Tag: San Francisco

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Glamorgeddon Opening Night Spectacle

Glamorgeddon: The Spectacle brings together visual and performance artists in a critical response and free-form celebration of the concept of glamour. The opening night spectacle on Thursday, January 8, 6–9pm, features live music and over-the-top performances, as well as limited-edition, artist-created swag.

Detail of mural by graffiti artist DISTORT in Miami

Blog Post: 10 Stories of Artists Responding to Police Brutality

Detail of mural by graffiti artists DISTORT, Gabe Tiberino, Ntel, and T.F. Dutchmanin in Miami Across the country these past few weeks, people have taken to the streets to protest the no-indictment verdicts for police officers in the shooting deaths of …

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Place/Displaced Exhibition, November 20–December 13, 2014

Place/Displaced, presented by SOMArts and Bayview Opera House, invites everyone to the table to explore the role we each play in a changing Bay Area in the present moment, marked by an unprecedented increase in Ellis Act evictions, Black flight …

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4th annual SF Youth Arts Summit, December 6

The San Francisco Youth Arts Summit brings together young artists from San Francisco organizations for a full day of exhibits, activities and performances. This year’s theme “Our Changing City” addresses the many shifts happening in the Bay Area from. While …

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Selfies On Our Own Terms, November 11–December 6, 2014

Queer Youth Arts (QYA) is a Bay Area intergenerational arts project centering LGBTQ youth creative expression. Selfies: On Our Own Terms, a group exhibition, features youth self-portraits and was first shown at the LGBT Community Center in San Francisco from …

New video! Meet the artists & curators behind the Day of the Dead exhibition

Video by Preston Curley

Police Brutality Zine Resources from the Altar “Not One More”

These zines are part of an altar installation dedicated to victims of police brutality. “Not One More” by Carrie Leilam Love, Fallon Young and their collaborators, is on view October 11–November 8 at SOMArts as part of Visions at Twilight: Dia …

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Artist Interview: Martha Rodriguez

What is the single most important take-away that you want viewers to get from your altar? Either visually or conceptually. I want viewers to understand that there are no easy answers to gentrification. We are all angry about the changes …