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Human Rights Drink + Think, July 25

What: Human Rights Drink + Think, presented by CJA’s “Young Professionals’ Committee for Human Rights,” a group with a shared dedication to promoting the vital work of the Center for Justice & Accountability. When: Thursday, July 25, 6:30–8:30pm Where: 934 …

Temples of Light, July 22–August 18

What: Temples of Light, Photographs by Bryan Hewitt When: July 22–August 18, 2013 Where: The Ramp Gallery, a community curated space at 934 Brannan St. (between 8th and 9th) These palatial photographs by Bryan Hewitt, of buildings ablaze in artificial light, attempt …

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Convergence Line: A Mixed Reality Concert

Witness the convergence of punk rock and electronic music forces from around the Pacific Rim in the gallery among the art on Thursday, August 1, 2013, 7–9pm.

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Call for Participation! Flag Stories: Citizenship Unbound, a cultural exchange project for youth ages 13–17

What: Flag Stories: Citizenship Unbound, a cultural exchange project for youth ages 13–17 When: Click here to apply online by August 8th, 2013 at 5pm. Project consists of four 10-week sessions, 2–4 hours of instruction each week, beginning Wednesday September …

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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 …