Events

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Making a Scene: 50 Years of Alternative Bay Area Spaces

Making a Scene, which received critical support from the National Endowment of the Arts, spotlights a rich history of Bay Area artist-run, independent and alternative spaces, as well as the pioneers and contemporary trailblazers of social justice who utilized these spaces as a catalyst and megaphone. The exhibition is free to visit through August 20th during gallery hours.

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Making a Scene Interview: QWOCMAP

2015 Queer Women of Color Film Festival TRAILER from QWOCMAP. For Making a Scene: 50 Years of Alternative Bay Area Spaces we interviewed T. Kebo Drew the Managing Director of the Queer Women of Color Media Arts Project (QWOCMAP) in San Francisco. …

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Night Light: Multimedia Garden Party

One night only, Saturday, July 18, 8:30pm–midnight, Night Light blankets SOMArts in luminous art installations, including audiovisual performances and performative interventions by 30 artists, and digital and cinematic projections by 27 artists. This year Night Light evolves in a new direction: as an homage to the Bay Area’s rabble-rousers, trouble-makers, independents and outliers, in conjunction with Making a Scene: 50 Years of Alternative Bay Area Spaces, a gallery exhibition on view through August 20, 2015.

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SOMArts SOULstice Party & Fundraiser

Help us usher in our 36th year at a fundraiser for SOMArts featuring live music, a dance battle, art and a tasty silent auction featuring over 100 Bay Area restaurants! Pre-sale tickets on sale now!

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APICC presents ONE IN WHICH WE ARE

A visual arts exhibition which explores the complex interdependencies between structures, processes, events, and the collective individual, on view May 1–27

USF Dept. of Architecture and Design

The Department of Art + Architecture at USF presents: [End]eavors

A free to visit exhibition of BA thesis projects from students in the Design program on view May 16–22, 2015

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The News features a Wild Card Night of New, Queer Work

On Tuesday, May 5, free admission, creator of The News Kolmel W Love hosts the very first live performance by The Homobiles, as well as performances by Katie Kelly, Cassandra Falby, OutLook Theatre Project, and W Love.

DIS/PLAY Poets

Last chance to view and interact with DIS/PLAY

On Thursday, April 23, 6–9pm, the closing reception for DIS/PLAY features short film screenings in the gallery, poetry performances and pizza from Mozzeria.