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The News: An Evening of Fresh, Queer Performance, Oct 6

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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Artist Interview: Denise Benavides

  Your work often deals with the themes of institutional racism and violence that are being featured in this year’s Day of the Dead exhibition. Why do you feel it’s important for artists to address these issues? I think that …

Gathering the Embers: The Fifth Annual Día de los Muertos Tribute Show, Oct 23

Now in its fifth year, Gathering the Embers brings the spirit of Día de los Muertos to the stage and is part of SOMArts’ annual Day of the Dead exhibition and accompanying public programming. Gathering the Embers, Friday, October 23, 7–9:30pm, is …

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Today is the Shadow of Tomorrow: Día de los Muertos 2015 Exhibition Unveiling, Oct 9

The 16th annual Día de los Muertos exhibition opens Friday, October 9, 6–9pm, with performances from music and theatre ensemble Loco Bloco and poets Denise Benavides and Adrian Arias.

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Artist Interview: Elizabeth “Oscar” Maynard

Behind your work are emotions of outrage, fear, and visibility. What did your process look like to create this alter? Did it differ from your usual process? My process of creating this paper-cut is intrinsically tied up in being a …

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Artist Interview: Elena-María Bey

Your work speaks to institutional racism in organized religion. What do you think we can learn from exploring how it shapes intergenerational knowledge and traditions? Religion has been traditionally one of the main colonizing powers in all of world history …

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Technical Assistance Workshops for San Francisco Arts Commission Grant Applicants

These 15-minute one-on-one consultation with SFAC grants staff are designed to provide newcomers and seasoned grantees access to program-specific grant information, technical assistance materials (exemplary applications), and the opportunity to engage staff about specific components of the grant application, from …

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RUBY, A RED Fashion Event, Sept 26

Premier SF Bay Area and International fashion designers present an all RED collection in a highly anticipated fashion industry gathering. In a community spirit, all proceeds of the show will be donated to City Studio, a program offering art classes …