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The News 3 Year Anniversary Performance, February 3

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 …

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Glamorgeddon Final Spectacle & Limo Lectures

On Friday, January 30th enjoy free performances among the visual art in Glamorgeddon and circle the city of San Francisco in a garish pink limousine while enjoying one (or more!) of an array of ticketed 30-minute performative lectures.

Dis/Play Group Exhibition, March 24 through April 23, 2015

SOMArts Cultural Center presents DIS/PLAY, a multidisciplinary exhibition of work by more than 30 Bay Area artists and groups who are stretching and expanding predictable representations of disability in the gallery space. DIS/PLAY centers the perspectives of artists with and without …

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Axis Dance Performance & DIS/PLAY Artists Panel, April 8

Dig deeper into the themes of the group exhibition DIS/PLAY with docent-led tours, a performance by AXIS Dance Company and a panel discussion featuring dancers and exhibiting visual and media artists. The panel probes the limits of disability as a …

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DIS/PLAY Closing Reception with Film, Pizza & Poetry, April 23

The final opportunity to view and interact with DIS/PLAY on Thursday, April 23, 6pm to 9pm, features short film screenings in the gallery, including recent work by artist Todd Herman, co-founder of performance project “Sins Invalid”, as well as poetry, …

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Memory of Trees, April 13–22, 2015

Memory of Trees, curated by Annalisa D’Angelo, features the work of photographer Kathryn Cook as she traced the memory of the Armenian Genocide across Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Armenia, Israel and France. The core of Cook’s work revolves around the Turkish …

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Selections Artist Reception presented by ArtSpan, January 24

Selections 2015 elevates artists from the SF Open Studios circle into a more visible place of honor. Success as a professional artist relies on opportunities to be recognized as exceptional; thus ArtSpan produces this exhibition as a vehicle to launch …

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On The Edge 5: Erotic Art Exhibition, February 13–15

On The Edge 5 is an exhibition of 26 erotic photographers and sculptors displaying sculptures and over 450 photographs, from fine art nude to extreme erotica on Valentine’s Day Weekend. Friday & Saturday evening events feature erotic entertainment and a …