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 …


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.


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 …


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.


Kulu Fund presents A Night for Sudan

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


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.


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 …