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Refuge in Refuse Opening Event

Visual art opening features three film screenings, informal chats with former Albany bulb residents, participating artists, and other experts about the Bulb, and curbside tours of the LavaMae bus, a project of the Tides Center that provides mobile showers for the homeless in re-purposed SF MUNI busses


Taxes for Artists, February 17

Get organized for tax season. Gary Bishop of niceRecords demystifies what tax prep looks like with a special insight into the needs of individual artists. Topics to be covered include organizing expenses, tracking information, using available tax and finance resources, …

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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 …

Refuge in Refuse Film Screenings on SF Public Access Television

If you miss the film screenings during the opening reception of Refuge in Refuse, never fear! Thanks a special partnership with Bay Area Video Coalition, these films are broadcasting on SF Commons, San Francisco’s Public Access Television Station while the exhibition …

SOMArts Announces Director of Neighborhood Arts Services: Zach Slater

SOMArts is pleased to announce the promotion of long-time staff member Zach Slater to Director of Neighborhood Arts Services, which provides support and consultation for San Francisco’s many street fairs and festivals ranging from small neighborhood film screenings to San Francisco Pride …

SOMArts is accepting Board nominations

  Nominate a Board Member candidate here. SOMArts Cultural Center is currently accepting nominations for its volunteer Board of Directors. Self-nominations and nominations of others are both welcome. SOMArts is an independent nonprofit organization and one of six cultural centers that work in …

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Celebrate Your Body with Kearny Street Workshop

Kearny Street Workshop presents a one-of-a-kind, body-positive expo of fashion, art, music and food, Saturday, January 31, 7–10pm.

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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 …