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SOMArts Summer Shindig

Do you like hot bands, cold beer and the warm glow of giving to a good cause? If so, we hope you will join us on Saturday, July 20, 3–6pm for the first-ever SOMArts Summer Shindig—an urban garden party, silent auction and fundraiser to support SOMArts.

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Kulu Fund presents A Night for Sudan

Support the Harvesters’ House of Hope Hospital in South Sudan on Saturday, July 13, 2013, 7–10pm

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Electronic Pacific

Group exhibition Electronic Pacific, July 12–August 17, investigates the liminal spaces of language translation, digital communication as a visual art medium, and trans-oceanic cultural exchange. Local and international artists with connections to the Pacific Rim transform shipping containers into installation spaces to showcase time-based media and electronic communications as transitional cultural space.

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SOLD OUT Feast of Words: A Literary Potluck features Mia McKenzie & Yvonne Fly Onakeme Etaghene, July 16

What: Feast of Words: A Literary Potluck (Theme: Convergence) Where: SOMArts Cultural Center (934 Brannan St, between 8th and 9th) When: Tuesday,  July 16, 2013, 7–9pm, house opens 6:30pm How Much: Tickets are $10 advance, $5 with a potluck dish, and $12 at the …

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Electronic Pacific Opening features Live Tattoos, Performance & Film Screening

Celebrate the opening of a new group exhibition featuring artists from around the Pacific Rim on Thursday, July 11, 6–9pm

From the Hill and Beyond, June 24–July 22

What: From the Hill and Beyond, a solo exhibition by Malik Seneferu When: June 24–July 22, 2013 Where: The Ramp Gallery, a community curated space at 934 Brannan St. (between 8th and 9th) This ongoing series of paintings by Malik …

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Make Art Your Business: Exposure Alternatives for Your Art

On Tuesday, June 25, 6–7:30pm, learn about alternative spaces and strategies to expose and sell your artwork with ArtSpan’s Make Art Your Business workshop series.

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Artist Workshop: Selling Art Online, July 30

What: Selling Art Online: Choosing an e-Commerce Platform When: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 6–7:30pm Where: 934 Brannan St. (between 8th & 9th) How Much: Free for SF Open Studios artists, ArtSpan members and SOMArts artists. $10 suggested donation from the general …