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The Serialized Paintings of Martin McMurray at Gallery 16

The Serialized Paintings of Martin McMurray at Gallery 16

Artist Martin McMurray has a knack for capturing the emotional drama and ritual of human everyday life with his paintings that offer a glimpse of the role chance plays in determining events that impact and mold the shape of our lives.

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Stunning North African Jewelry and Photography Exhibition at MoAD

Stunning North African Jewelry and Photography Exhibition at MoAD

During his career at the Paris-based fashion empire Hermès , Xavier Guerrand-Hermès amassed a substantial collection of North African jewelry and a significant number of historical portraits of the people inhabiting this region around the turn of the twentieth century.

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Librettist Gene Scheer in Conversation

Librettist Gene Scheer in Conversation

The iconic nineteenth-century American tale Moby Dick by Herman Melville about a sailor, Captain Ahab,  bent on revenge against the infamous white sperm whale that took his leg, is coming to the stage and San Francisco.

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The Art and Science of Poker at the California Academy of Sciences

The Art and Science of Poker at the California Academy of Sciences

Upcoming at the weekly Nightlife at the California Academy of Sciences is a lecture series with Stanford researchers and casino-game experts being called a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the statistics and artistry behind gambling.

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Apolitical Election Cycle Comedy at the Palace of Fine Arts

Apolitical Election Cycle Comedy at the Palace of Fine Arts

The Chicago-based comedy brigade Second City is coming to San Francisco to showcase their unique brand of straightforward political satire that they advertise as a relief to partisans of all affiliations weary of election year name calling and mistruth.

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Trainspotting Author Irvine Welsh in Conversation

Trainspotting Author Irvine Welsh in Conversation

As a part of the upcoming Litquake festival, and in honor of the release of his new novel, Skagboys, Irvine Welsh will be making an exclusive appearance at Z Space for a reading and conversation about his latest work.

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New Black Comedy From FoolsFury Troupe to Premier

New Black Comedy From FoolsFury Troupe to Premier

Coinciding with the end of summer fun and vacations comes the latest production from foolsFURY, Port Out, Starboard Home, which takes place in the strange space that is a cruise ship and promises to capture the unique aura cruise ship greenhorns experience.

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Open Tryouts Announced for Beach Blanket Babylon

Open Tryouts Announced for Beach Blanket Babylon

The folks from Steve Silver’s Beach Blanket Babylon have recently announced that anyone, à la American Idol, can now tryout for a part in San Francisco’s world famous theatrical production.

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MATCHA: Shamanism This Thursday

MATCHA: Shamanism This Thursday

Dohee Lee, current artist-in-residence at the Headlands Center for the Arts, fuses Korean Kyunggi-Do dance, percussion and vocals with contemporary elements and the shamanic traditions of her birthplace–Jeju Island in South Korea.

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San Francisco Arts Town Hall Festival

San Francisco Arts Town Hall Festival

The third annual San Francisco Arts Town Festival is happening again–giving the members of the art community a chance to engage with members of local government and demonstrate the immeasurable value of arts education.

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Conducting an Afternoon Photo Shoot of the San Francisco Bay Railroad

Conducting an Afternoon Photo Shoot of the San Francisco Bay Railroad

With the advent of the automobile at the turn of prior century, the railroad faded into the background as the people of the United States became less reliant on the railroad to get them from one place to another. 

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Litquake Presents Writer Joshua Cohen in Conversation With Ethan Nosowsky

Litquake Presents Writer Joshua Cohen in Conversation With Ethan Nosowsky

The author of  A Heaven of Others and Witz, writer Joshua Cohen, comes to the Epicenter for a conversation with McSweeney‘s editorial director Ethan Nosowsky about his latest book Four New Messages.

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