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Over View Traveling Film Project in the Ramp Gallery September 18–October 18

Over View is an international traveling film project for which curators were invited to select films of outstanding audiovisual artists from their home countries. Eight curators were asked to program 30 minutes of contemporary short cuts of any genre, except trailers …

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The News, an evening of queer performance

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 style evening that spotlights 10-minute or less performance pieces, experiments, and works …

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Makers, Music & Mimosas

Register now for an free to attend afternoon of artist led creative workshops and live music, Saturday, September 20, 12–3pm

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ARTCRANK 2014

A poster party for bike people benefits the San Francisco Bike Coalition on Friday, September 12, 5–10pm, free admission.

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SOMArts Announces New Curator: Melorra Green

SOMArts is pleased to announce a new addition to our staff, Melorra Green, Curator for Inquiry and Impact. Melorra is a curator whose bold vision is deeply rooted in experience building community, supporting risk, and inspiring social change and cultural …

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ACTIVISM: within & without, workshops begin October 7th

ACTIVISM: within & without is a series of three workshops specifically designed for artists, youth workers, facilitators, educators, journalists, public servants, parents, and organizers. Workshops utilize hip hop, poetry, performance, visualization, storytelling, and media to teach civic engagement and community …

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Artist Interview: Leslie Dreyer

Your actions have fused guerrilla theatre, tactical media and smart mobs to spotlight the tech boom’s impact on displacement and wealth disparity in the Bay Area. For the uninitiated, what’s a smart mob and how can the public learn about …

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SF Coalition on Homelessness Art Auction

Bid on work by over 100 local artists in a live & silent auction for a great cause on Thursday, September 11th! Bid on work by over 100 local artists in a live & silent auction! Enjoy live music by Quinn DeVeaux and the Blue Beat Review, exciting raffle prizes, live tortilla screen printing by the Great Tortilla Conspiracy, complimentary dinner and an open wine & beer bar.