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Faux Queen Pageant 2014: Fashion Faux-ward, September 6

The Faux Queen Pageant is an “only-in-SF!” glamour contest founded in 1995 that benefits many local community organizations. Originally intended for female female-impersonators, that is, women-dressed-as-men-dressed-as-women, the FQP has been restored to glory by title winner Bea Dazzler (FQ 1998), …

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Artist Interview: Xiao Wang

What was your inspiration for depicting interior details in your paintings? It is intriguing how interior spaces can carry certain moods and emotions, and this kind of psychological quality has been a major inspiration for me. It can come from …

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Make Your Art Your Business: Healthy Art Workshop, September 23

This workshop gives an overview of how to search and identify healthier art materials, and will cover how to identify, work with, and dispose of materials that may be toxic to your health and to the environment. About the presenter: …

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Artist Interview: Felicita Norris

Why did you choose painting over other artistic expressions? Even though I consider myself primarily a painter, my practice is multidisciplinary, including performance, installation, and photography as precursors to the final “edit.” As for why I chose to make painting …

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Artist Interview: Brian Pittman

What are the materials you use for the body of your work? Could you tell more about your work process from start to finish?   I paint with charcoal ash acquired from a Klansman’s charred cross, a linen flag from …

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TSFF & SOMArts Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition

Experience the bright future of the Bay Area visual and media arts landscape. Opening reception & award ceremony Friday, September 5, 6:30–9pm, awards at 7pm.

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Water Storied

Artists explore water through sound, movement, storytelling and unique musical instruments, Saturday, August 23

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Call To Artists: Gathering The Embers 2014

Curators Amanda and Natalia Vigil are soliciting applications from emerging and established artists interested in producing work for Gathering the Embers: The Spirit of Home on October 24, 2014, 7–9:30pm at SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan St. (between 8th & …