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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 …

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Ubuntu: Everyone at the Table + Happy Hour

Ubuntu: Everyone At the Table invites everyone to the table, including artists, curators, educators, political organizers and more, to generate ideas and inspire action that will nurture art and artists in the Bay Area. Each course of the 3-course meal …

Police Brutality Zine Resources from the Altar “Not One More”

These zines are part of an altar installation dedicated to victims of police brutality. “Not One More” by Carrie Leilam Love, Fallon Young and their collaborators, is on view October 11–November 8 at SOMArts as part of Visions at Twilight: Dia …

The News: An Evening of Fresh Queer Performance featuring Oakland artists!

On the first Tuesday of each month The News, presented by SOMArts Cultural Center, features new, queer work by Bay Area artists. The News is a monthly cabaret evening that spotlights 10-minute or less performance pieces, experiments, and works in …