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The News: Fresh, Queer Performance

Monthly performance event taps the pulse of the Bay Area’s flourishing queer performance scene. Be bold & try new things at The News on Tuesday, July 2, 7:30–9pm.


Hyphen Magazine’s 25th Issue and 10 Year Anniversary Kick-Off

Hyphen Magazine is pulling out all the stops for an evening of entertainment to celebrate 10 years and a landmark 25th issue.


Performing Community

In Performing Community, curators Laura Poppiti and Kara Q. Smith connect artists with audiences to explore and inform community building and creative placemaking in SOMA, San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood, July 6–July 28.


Game Design Workshop, July 1

What: Play-test three new games at a Game Design Workshop When: Sunday, July 1 from 2PM—3PM Where: SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan St. (between 8th and 9th) What else: Wear comfortable clothes that you can move freely in and shoes …

Neil Rivas in the Ramp Gallery June 27—July 16

  What: Illegal Super Heroes by Neil Rivas (Clavo) When: June 27—July 16 Where: The Ramp Gallery, a community curated space at 934 Brannan St. (between 8th and 9th) If humans can be declared illegal aliens due to immigration policies, then …

Holiday Closure Notice

SOMArts Cultural Center will be closed Wednesday, July 4th for Independence Day.

Guest Blog by Erica Gomez: ReFueling with ReMix: ReFraming Appropriation

As a recent transplant to the Bay Area, I’ve spent the past eight months in a queer state of bliss: I’ve now come to the conclusion that it was naivety. I’m familiar with being subjected to the stares, grimaces and …

Bobby Coleman in the Ramp Gallery, June 11–June 25

What: “Piecing it Together” by Bobby Coleman When:  The Ramp Gallery, a community curated space at 934 Brannan St. (between 8th & 9th) Where:  June 11­–June 25, 2012 “Piecing it Together” is a series of wood panel paintings that explores …