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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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Plant Therapy: New Local Shop Owners Bring Their Love of Plants to the Tenderloin

Plant Therapy: New Local Shop Owners Bring Their Love of Plants to the Tenderloin

Chai Saechao and his partner, Tony Stapor, had spent the better part of three years walking past an empty storefront at 687 O’Farrell Street. Just a short block away from their studio apartment in the Tenderloin, its potential had become something of a pastime to…

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Athen B Makes a Refresh as Part 2 Gallery in Oakland

Athen B Makes a Refresh as Part 2 Gallery in Oakland

It’s rare these days to hear about a new gallery opening in the Bay Area, with the majority of new development focused on shuttering old spaces to make way for the construction of large-scale housing projects and office spaces. That’s why it felt like cause for celebration when Athen…

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Dub Nation Takes Over SOMArts with Warriors-Themed Art Show

Dub Nation Takes Over SOMArts with Warriors-Themed Art Show

In its second installation, “Dubz Against the World” swishes into SOMArts Cultural Center over the weekend of April 6-8 with a gallery collection that’s sure to rally both art and basketball fans alike. The show will feature works from over 50 local and national artists…

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Worlds Fair Nano 2018: From Genius to Bizarre, the Latest in Art, Tech & VR

Worlds Fair Nano 2018: From Genius to Bizarre, the Latest in Art, Tech & VR

Beginning this Saturday, the epic 100,000 square foot warehouse at Pier 48 will transform into an expo of live tech demos, interactive art installations, food trucks and futurist speaker sessions for the 2018 Worlds Fair Nano. The two-day event will showcase emerging technologies across all…

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International Women’s Day in The Bay Heads to 1015 Folsom

International Women’s Day in The Bay Heads to 1015 Folsom

This Thursday, March 8th, 1015 Folsom takes attendees on a euphonic journey across electronic styles to honor the social, economic, cultural and political achievements women have made throughout history for International Women’s Day. The event will feature ten female DJs and producers who fuse together…

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From Romantic to Raunchy: 4 Ways to Really Heat Up V-Day

From Romantic to Raunchy: 4 Ways to Really Heat Up V-Day

It’s almost like you can feel the reservation books filling up. Valentines Day is upon us again, giving way to days spent brainstorming new and improved ways to pull at your lover’s heartstrings. However, if you aren’t particularly fond of showy displays of affection enforced by greeting…

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Q&A with Nerd Nite SF: Community, Drinks, Nerding Out & Learning a Thing

Q&A with Nerd Nite SF: Community, Drinks, Nerding Out & Learning a Thing

On the third Wednesday of every month, Nerd Nite (NNSF) returns in all its nerd-filled glory. Each month, Rickshaw Stop becomes the City’s go-to place to hear speakers break down an endless number of topics—everything from spider courtship to the Martian magnetosphere, to flute making,…

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The Edwardian Ball 2018: Fanciful Fashion, Treasure Hunts and Futurist Contraptions

The Edwardian Ball 2018: Fanciful Fashion, Treasure Hunts and Futurist Contraptions

Over the weekend of January 26th, the Regency Ballroom will be transformed for the annual Edwardian World’s Faire & the Edwardian Ball. Two nights of old-fashioned reverie, one-of-a-kind acrobatic performances and live music. In celebration of an era in which rotary phones and penny-farthing bicycles were…

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5 Winter Trips from the Bay Area: Bring a Jacket and Your Bae

5 Winter Trips from the Bay Area: Bring a Jacket and Your Bae

Picture this: you’re nestled up together—sprawled out on a faux sheepskin rug next to a crackling fire. There’s a mug of hot cocoa in your toasty hands and a sparkle in your eyes. If you live in San Francisco, you know this kind of romantic…

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