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SF Drag King Contest

Fudgie Frottage & DragStrip Productions present the 19th Annual San Francisco Drag King Contest: the biggest drag king contest in the universe! This “only in San Francisco” annual event blasts off into the Final Frontier with a Sci-Fi themed show Saturday, August 16.

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In the Cloud by Shelley Monahan in the Ramp Gallery, August 12–September 9

In the Cloud is a new group of paintings on paper by Shelley Monahan, depicting a series of portraits in various states of abstraction and dissolution. Human faces emerge from within a morass of clouds in a rush of streaks and smears and …

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Call to Artists for Día de los Muertos 2014

Apply by August 11th to participate in the 15th annual Day of the Dead exhibition at SOMArts! Click here for more information about the theme, dedication and important dates.

Pop-up Art Show with artist Kim Jung Gi, August 8

Kim Jung Gi is an established artist from South Korea whose art work has attracted the international attention of millions over the last few years. This will be Kim’s first-ever appearance in San Francisco. He has the ability to visualize …

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The News: Curatorial Best Practices Roundtable

Bay Area curators of queer performance to convene in an open conversation to discuss best practices in queer performance curation, Tuesday, August 5, 7–9pm. RSVP requested.

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New Maps Performances: ANICONIC & U Define

Attend an evening of two internationally constructed interdisciplinary dance performances negotiating human presence at the edge of object, image, and place, July 25–27

SOMArts 35th Anniversary Celebration, July 19

What: SOMArts 35th Anniversary Party When: Saturday, July 19, 7–9pm, just before Night Light: Multimedia Garden Party  Where: 934 Brannan St. (between 8th & 9th) How Much: $35 admission, tickets at http://nightlightparty.eventbrite.com  Come a little early to Night Light: Multimedia …

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Pieces of the Excelsior by J. Astra Brinkmann in the Ramp Gallery, July 14–August 11

Pieces of the Excelsior is inspired by the vibrant neighborhood of the Excelsior. When J. Astra Brinkmann settled in the Excelsior neighborhood, it was evident to her that the neighborhood felt unexplored and could become a great project filled with hidden …