The One-Year-Anniversary of The News features a “Sweetheart Dance” theme

On Tuesday, February 5th, see new and experimental performances by 10 Bay Area artists, break a heart-shaped piñata and dance with your fellow audience member!


Mourning and Scars: 20 Years After the War Opening Reception

Join us February 1st, 6-9pm for a group exhibition of Salvadoran artists with live music and performances.


SOMArts Summer Shindig Donations

Wish list:  Catering & beverage donations for the SOMArts Summer Shindig on July 20, 3–6pm, or physical items & gift certificates related to: – Restaurants/cafés/culinary delights – Bikes & cycling accessories – Dog related services & accessories – Unique food or bike related experiences/tours …


BarBot: Automatic, March 1 & 2

What: BarBot: Automatic When: Friday & Saturday, March 1 & 2, 8pm–12am Where: 934 Brannan St. (bewteen 8th & 9th) How Much: $25 admission, click here for advance tickets  This March, come hang out with some alternate life-forms at BarBot: …

Elliott C. Nathan in the Ramp Gallery, January 30–February 24

  What: San Francisco on Ham (and other abnormal abstractions), paintings by Elliott C. Nathan When: January 30–February 24, 2013 Where: The Ramp Gallery, a community curated space at 934 Brannan St. (between 8th and 9th Elliott C. Nathan loves bright colors and thick black …

"Black Butterfly" by Juan Carlos Mendazibal

Mourning and Scars: 20 Years After the War, February 1–28

Twelve Salvadoran artists explore the individual experiences of reconstruction and healing in the context of El Salvador’s postwar period. The exhibition opens with a reception on Friday, February 1, 6–9pm.


Speak Your Peace Closing Reception & Panel Discussion

On Thursday, January 24, 6–9pm, the closing reception features a curatorial walk-through and panel discussions with five exhibiting artists.


Beginner Blues Dance Boot Camp with Ruth & Mike, January 26

What: Beginner Blues Dance Boot Camp with Ruth & Mike When: Saturday, January 26, 1:30–5pm Where: 934 Brannan St. (between 8th & 9th) How Much: Sliding scale $30–$50* in advance or $40–60 at the door; advance registration at Ruth …