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Shifting Movements

The Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center & Asian American Women Artists Association present Shifting Movements, May 4–25, 2017

Asian American Women Artists Association (AAWAA) and the Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC) join forces to present the multidisciplinary art exhibition Shifting Movements: Art Inspired by the Life & Activism of Yuri Kochiyama (1921-2014) , as part of the …

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Pablove Shutterbugs Gallery Show, Tuesday, June 27, 6:30–9:30 pm

Pablove Shutterbugs teaches kids and teens living with cancer to develop their creative voice through the art of photography. With the Shutterbugs graduates’ photographs on display, Shutterbugs families and friends and San Francisco community members will gather to celebrate their …

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Sunshine Velasco in The Ramp Gallery, April 18–May 13, 2017

The Unveiling: Spiritual Invocations of Queer Femmes of Color evokes who you really are, the voice of your story, the different shades of your dreams, the truth of your everyday life. Sunshine Velasco’s lens captures the voices of those who share their …

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Shifting Movements Opening Reception, Thursday, May 4, 6–9 pm

We Did it for Yuri and Malcolm 2, Image courtesy of the Asian American Women Artists Association Asian American Women Artists Association (AAWAA) and the Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC) join forces to present the multidisciplinary art exhibition Shifting Movements: …

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The Global Street Dance Masquerade presents A Grand March at SOMArts, Saturday, May 6, 8–10pm

SOMArts is proud to partner with The Global Street Dance Masquerade to present A Grand March at SOMArts on Saturday, May 6. This site-specific dance performance is the culmination of Global Street Dance Masquerade Artistic Director Rashad Pridgen’s year-long residency at SOMArts …

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FOREIGN LANGUAGE MAGIC WORD MOTHER TONGUE Artist Interview: Christy Chan

                        Could you tell us more about the performance you did for the exhibit? I read an English-language book “backwards” to gallery guests using the traditional Chinese modality of …

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The Masquerade 4 Prince, April 29, 6:30–8 pm

  SOMArts is proud to partner with The Global Street Dance Masquerade to present A Masquerade 4 Prince on Saturday, April 29. Beginning at the Luggage Store Gallery (1007 Market Street) at 6:30 pm, this site-specific dance, drag-memorial and creative offering will culminate with …

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FOREIGN LANGUAGE MAGIC WORD MOTHER TONGUE Artist Interview: Jamil Hellu

        “I”, 2016,  Jamil Hellu. Image courtesy of the artist.  Where and how did the idea for “I” originate? Although I am of Syrian descent, I did not learn Arabic growing up. With the war in Syria …