GSDM July 2

The Black Lives Masquerade in Oakland, Sunday, July 2, 2017, 1–4 pm

SOMArts is proud to partner with the Global Street Dance Masquerade and Artistic Director Rashad Pridgen to present: The Black Lives Masquerade & The Elevation of Black Men on East 14th in OaklandThis creative direct action is the closing instalment of The Global Street …

Queer Comics Expo 2017 featuring Irene Koh (Legend of Korra)

2017 Queer Comics Expo features Legend of Korra Artist Irene Koh

The fourth annual Queer Comics Expo (QCE) will take place on Saturday, July 8 and Sunday, July 9, 2017 from 11am to 5pm. Spend the weekend discovering new comics, going to thought provoking panels and meeting creators in this intimate …

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Kristen Wong in The Ramp Gallery, May 18–June 20, 2017

Nothing You’ve Heard About Me Is True is a series of self portraits about mental illness that run parallel to her previous solo exhibition, Everything You’ve Heard About Me Is True. Nothing You’ve Heard owns up to and embraces the performative …

Night Light 2016

Calling Artists for Night Light: Multimedia & Performance Festival, Submissions due June 13, 2017

SOMArts Seeks Artists for Night Light: Multimedia & Performance Festival About Night Light SOMArts Cultural Center seeks artists of color to exhibit in the two-night, large-scale exhibition, Night Light: Multimedia & Performance Festival, on Friday and Saturday, August 25 and …

Urban X Indigenous

URBAN x INDIGENOUS III: Keep Pushin’ remixes Hip Hop and indigenous cultures for the community, June 11, 2017

URBAN x INDIGENOUS (UxI)* is an intercultural art collective centered on providing an intergenerational and multidisciplinary framework for uplifting narratives of hxstorically marginalized communities. For its third installment, URBAN x INDIGENOUS III: Keep Pushin’ will celebrate the resilience of our …

Shifting Movements

The Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center & Asian American Women Artists Association present Shifting Movements, May 4–25, 2017

Asian American Women Artists Association (AAWAA) and the Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC) join forces to present the multidisciplinary art exhibition Shifting Movements: Art Inspired by the Life & Activism of Yuri Kochiyama (1921-2014) , as part of the …

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Pablove Shutterbugs Gallery Show, Tuesday, June 27, 6:30–9:30 pm

Pablove Shutterbugs teaches kids and teens living with cancer to develop their creative voice through the art of photography. With the Shutterbugs graduates’ photographs on display, Shutterbugs families and friends and San Francisco community members will gather to celebrate their …

Network Art & Soul

Uniting Creativity, June 25, 2017

Uniting Creativity, a networking venue that provides new business owners, vendors, artists and musicians to come together under one roof and showcase their creativity and ideals. This event will host a night of unique vendors, music, food and live entertainment from …