SOMArts and the San Francisco Opera present a Free Screening of Carmen for Families

Bring the children and grandchildren for a fun, free opera experience on Saturday, January 19! Showtimes are 1pm–2:15pm or 3pm–4:15pm.


Eat, write and share at Feast of Words: A Literary Potluck

Join playwright Thao P. Nguyen for a performance and a writing exercise, and enjoy french comfort fare by Celia Racicot on Tuesday, January 15th!

Evan Reiser in the Ramp Gallery, January 9–27

What: Cortés and Moctezuma, drawings by Evan Reiser When: January 9–27, 2013 Where: The Ramp Gallery, a community curated space at 934 Brannan St. (between 8th and 9th This series of drawings depicts early 16th century historical figures Hernán Cortés, the …


Life and Death: A Community Conversation on Capital Punishment

Join an audience-participatory conversation around human rights, justice and prison reform in the gallery among the art in Speak Your Peace, Thursday, January 10th.


Breaking News: A One-Night-Only Radical Collaboration

What happens when we trust disorder? When we trust a moment and just make? Find out on Tuesday, January 8th at Breaking News, when the audience is invited to watch improvisational, collaborative and in-process performances created during the event, or to become part of the action.

Protected: Fiscal Sponsorship & Incubation

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Forage SF’s Last-Ever Underground Market, December 22

What: The last Forage SF Underground Market When: Saturday, December 22, 11am–4pm (day market featuring packaged food and gifts), 6pm–12am (night market with street style hot food, drinks, and music) Where: 934 Brannan St. (between 8th and 9th) How Much: …


Speak Your Peace Exhibition

January 4–24, Speak Your Peace brings together Bay Area-based painters, digital, video and installation artists ranging in age, ethnicity and nationality to explore intercultural communication and social justice and propose new iconographies of peace through visual art.