Emerging Arts Professionals presents Re-Imagining The Box

Join an open forum for discussion around how R&D fits into arts and cultural innovation, Monday, May 13, 6–8pm.


Taste of Potrero

Taste of Potrero is San Francisco’s premier food gala, showcasing stellar tastes and libations from local top restaurants on Thursday, May 9th. All proceeds will benefit Daniel Webster Elementary School.


The News: Fresh, Queer Performance

The News is the new place to see fresh, queer performance by Bay Area artists. This May The News collaborates with Queer Cultural Center to give audiences a first look at four National Queer Arts Festival performances on Tuesday, May 7, 7:30–9pm.


Opening Reception for underCurrents & the Quest for Space

On Thursday, May 2, 5–8pm, meet the artists whose work detonates a discourse on the under-discussed issues impacting Asian Americans.


Night Light: Multimedia Garden Party

ADVANCE TICKETS SOLD OUT! One night only, Saturday, April 27, 2013, 8pm to midnight, the group exhibition Night Light: Multimedia Garden Party blankets SOMArts in site-specific luminous art installations, live music and performances, and digital and cinematic projections by more than 50 artists.

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Silent Karaoke and Snippet Interviews

Experience karaoke as you never have before before— without speakers! Become part of Lori Gordon’s Snippets project and KJ Paul’s interactive karaoke installation, Thursday, April 11, 7–9pm in the gallery among the art in Dial Collect.

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San Francisco Yellow Bike’s Upcycle Ball

San Francisco Yellow Bike Project (SFYBP) for educational, volunteer-run workshops, a community silent auction, custom screen prints painted live, tasty bites and a dance party to benefit their volunteer-powered community bike shop, Saturday, April 6, 6pm–12am.

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Dial Collect Opening Reception

Experience large-scale, audience-interactive installations and meet the artists behind them on Thursday, April 4, 6pm–9pm