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Support Your Local Artists, One Selfie at a Time

Support Your Local Artists, One Selfie at a Time

If you do a search for ‘great SF Bay Area artists’ it’s sure to turn up a rabbit hole of results. Technology is funny like that. It can’t always replace what you’re sure to learn from hands-on experience. From May 6th – May 9th, The Great Northern…

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La Frontera Between Art and Activism

La Frontera Between Art and Activism

As the country seems to grow more diverse with each passing day, LA FRONTERA brings the conversation of national identity front and center. On Thursday, April 25th, the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco will host works by artists in LA FRONTERA, an exhibition that navigates Mexico/US border relations and…

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The Bay’s Curiosity in 3,900 Questions and Counting

The Bay’s Curiosity in 3,900 Questions and Counting

There’s a limit to the questions Siri and Alexa can answer for you. You might get a few hits on a subject, but it’s not in their wheelhouse to explain how stories have changed across tradition or time. Who invented the martini? Is there a San Francisco accent? Is the…

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Thao Nguyen Gets Down with Song Exploder

Thao Nguyen Gets Down with Song Exploder

You might say that Thao Nguyen knows music inside and out. As the front person for the band Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, she’s been playing music before some of us knew how to operate a cell phone. This year, she also landed a spot replacing the host and…

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Printmaking in These Modern Times at Heron Arts

Printmaking in These Modern Times at Heron Arts

Printmaking is one of the oldest art forms. On Saturday, March 23rd, a group of artists who use printmaking in their work will come together for “Press On” at Heron Arts, paying tribute to this ancient art form. “Press On” explores how printmaking can manifest on paper, wood, and even…

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Benny Gold Says Goodbye, Huf Returns to San Francisco

Benny Gold Says Goodbye, Huf Returns to San Francisco

At the end of last month, the iconic skate-inspired streetwear brand Benny Gold announced plans to close its doors at 968 Valencia Street in the Mission. To many, it must have seemed the only logical doom. Boutique brands and historic venues seem to be going out of…

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All Things Peculiar and Nothing Short of a Dark Cabaret

All Things Peculiar and Nothing Short of a Dark Cabaret

It’s difficult to define the strange. What feels oddly peculiar to one person, might not bear the same uncanny fruit it does for another. When it hits us, though, it’s like the slow buzz from a cocktail: one part curiosity, two parts the thrill of a…

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New Year, New You: Ten Artists Share Their 2019 Resolutions

New Year, New You: Ten Artists Share Their 2019 Resolutions

Whew, it’s been quite a year. If you had a particularly rough 2018, the only promise we can make is that 2019 will be different. Some people just don’t believe in New Years resolutions. We get it. There are plenty of reasons to be seizing the…

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Lessons in Impermanence From a Wandering Earth Artist

Lessons in Impermanence From a Wandering Earth Artist

It was through impermanence that Day Schildkret found his calling as an artist. Looking for a way to move past a breakup, he awoke one morning to trek through the hills behind his house at the base of Wildcat Canyon in Richmond. Since childhood, he’d been drawn to things that…

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Artistic Reflections from the Iranian Diaspora at SOMArts

Artistic Reflections from the Iranian Diaspora at SOMArts

For two days, beginning Saturday, December 1st, SOMArts will showcase works by twenty-two Iranian contemporary artists, reflecting the struggle and growth that emanates from Iran. Art Brief IV: Iranian Contemporary San Francisco explores themes of gender politics, modernization and political conflict. The works in the…

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Recombinant Festival Brings Seismic Sounds to SF

Recombinant Festival Brings Seismic Sounds to SF

From November 26th through December 2nd, three San Francisco galleries will host an array of international and Bay Area artists to put on the Recombinant Festival, a showcase of ethereal and immersive audio-visual performances. Dubbed Transmissions from the Seismic Stations, you’d think the show would have something…

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Heron Arts Explores Nordic & American Cultural Identities in Upcoming Group Exhibition ‘Illuminate’

Heron Arts Explores Nordic & American Cultural Identities in Upcoming Group Exhibition ‘Illuminate’

On Saturday, September 22nd,  Heron Arts will open its doors to “Illuminate,” a group show exploring the significance of multiculturalism amidst a world of continuously shifting borders. Opening night debuts work from fourteen Nordic-bred and local artists, with new and original works spanning photography, painting, sculpture and installation. As…

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