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The News 3 Year Anniversary Performance, February 3

On the first Tuesday of each month The News, presented by SOMArts Cultural Center, features new, queer work by Bay Area artists. The News is a monthly cabaret evening that spotlights 10-minute or less performance pieces, experiments, and works in …

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DIS/PLAY Opening Reception, March 26

DIS/PLAY, a group exhibition on view March 24 through April 23, 2015, centers the perspectives of artists with and without disabilities who deconstruct and examine individual and shared experiences of disability culture, shatter assumptions about access in the arts, surface …

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Elia Vargas in The Ramp Gallery, January 20–February 14, 2015

Video Walks is an ongoing series of recorded walks exploring place and terrain. It is a dérive, an aimless walk influenced by the surrounding environment. “What we mean by place is an intersection of narratives and infrastructure, constantly in flux. …

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Artist Interview: Laetitia Sonami

I’ve been watching and enjoying some of your past performances via your website, and confess that I’ve always wanted to be able to modulate sounds in real-time (basically, I’ve always wanted a lady’s glove). How has that instrument changed the …

Artist Interview: Theresa Wong

We asked Theresa Wong, one of the many performers contributing to the over-the-top atmosphere of Glamorgeddon’s Opening Night Spectacle, for a biography. She submitted this:  Her Unholiness the Nth Incarnation of the Dolly-Lama, was born in the obscure state of …

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 …

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

Video by Preston Curley