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Artist Interview: Candi Farlice

What altar were you most surprised or excited by? My favorite piece is the one with the computers and the headsets by Howie Katz because I have a big family and I realize how we’re losing the ability to communicate. …

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Late Nite Art, October 30

Late Nite Art, presented by ArtSpan to accompany the SF Open Studios Exhibition 2014,  is an evening of collaborative art-making, delicious food, music and insightful discussion. In a few words, it’s a social art and dining experience. Alongside a locally-sourced …

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Artist Interview: Martha Rodriguez

What is the single most important take-away that you want viewers to get from your altar? Either visually or conceptually. I want viewers to understand that there are no easy answers to gentrification. We are all angry about the changes …

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Wake Up the Walls, December 5

Wake Up the Walls is an evening of creativity, music and art for all ages to accompany Place/Displaced. Hands-on activities for everyone include: theater games inspired by Augusto Boal and led by American Conservatory Theater’s Stage Coach program, an acrobatic …

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Place/Displaced Exhibition, November 20–December 13, 2014

Place/Displaced invites everyone to the table to explore the role we each play in a changing Bay Area in the present moment, marked by an unprecedented increase in Ellis Act evictions, Black flight and the outmigration caused by an affordability crisis. …

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Visions at Twilight: Día de los Muertos 2014

Now in its 15th year, the Day of the Dead exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center offers a visually dense and stimulating environment of elaborate, traditional altars and multi-dimensional art installations where creativity leads the way to meaningful reflection. Inspired by …

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Gathering the Embers: The Spirit of Home

Multi-disciplinary performers connect past and present with an evening of story and performance on Friday, October 24, 2014

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Place/Displaced Opening Reception, November 20

The opening reception for Place/Displaced features a drum circle led by Kulture Freedom that anyone can join, live performances hosted by American Conservatory Theater’s Stage Coach program, live painting, brief artist talks and interactive installations facilitated by more than 13 participating …