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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 …

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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

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Visions at Twilight: Día de los Muertos 2014

Now in its 15th year, the Day of the Dead exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center offers a visually dense and stimulating environment of elaborate, traditional altars and multi-dimensional art installations where creativity leads the way to meaningful reflection. Inspired by …

The News: An Evening of Fresh Queer Performance featuring Oakland artists!

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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Opening Event for Visions at Twilight: Día de los Muertos 2014

Now in its 15th year, the Day of the Dead exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center offers a visually dense and stimulating environment of elaborate, traditional altars and multi-dimensional art installations where creativity leads the way to meaningful reflection. Don’t miss the exhibition unveiling with live music & performances on Friday, October 10, 6pm to 9pm!

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SOMArts Announces New Curator: Melorra Green

SOMArts is pleased to announce a new addition to our staff, Melorra Green, Curator for Inquiry and Impact. Melorra is a curator whose bold vision is deeply rooted in experience building community, supporting risk, and inspiring social change and cultural …