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Elia Vargas in The Ramp Gallery, January 20–February 14, 2015

Video Walks is an ongoing series of recorded walks exploring place and terrain. It is a dérive, an aimless walk influenced by the surrounding environment. “What we mean by place is an intersection of narratives and infrastructure, constantly in flux. …

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Selections Artist Reception presented by ArtSpan, January 24

Selections 2015 elevates artists from the SF Open Studios circle into a more visible place of honor. Success as a professional artist relies on opportunities to be recognized as exceptional; thus ArtSpan produces this exhibition as a vehicle to launch …

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“Emerging Artists 101″ From the Coffee Shop to the Solo Show, Tuesday, January 27

Emerging Artists 101 is an interactive workshop designed for anyone looking to get started with selling their artwork in any form. Time tested techniques from a peer perspective will set you on the path to making your art work for …

The News: Curatorial Best Practices Round Table II, January 6

The News: Curatorial Best Practices Round Table this Fall was a rare opportunity for Bay Area curators of queer performance to convene in an open conversation to discuss best practices in queer performance curation. 40+ attendees discussed best practices in …

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Artist Interview: Laetitia Sonami

I’ve been watching and enjoying some of your past performances via your website, and confess that I’ve always wanted to be able to modulate sounds in real-time (basically, I’ve always wanted a lady’s glove). How has that instrument changed the …

Holiday Closure Notice

SOMArts’ building will be closed (with the exceptions of rentals & special events) December 21, 2014–January 1, 2015.

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Artist Interview: Theresa Wong

We asked Theresa Wong, one of the many performers contributing to the over-the-top atmosphere of Glamorgeddon’s Opening Night Spectacle, for a biography. She submitted this:  Her Unholiness the Nth Incarnation of the Dolly-Lama, was born in the obscure state of …

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Glamorgeddon Opening Night Spectacle

Glamorgeddon: The Spectacle brings together visual and performance artists in a critical response and free-form celebration of the concept of glamour. The opening night spectacle on Thursday, January 8, 6–9pm, features live music and over-the-top performances, as well as limited-edition, artist-created swag.