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Celebration for Philip Choy’s Release of Guide to the History of Chinatown

Celebration for Philip Choy’s Release of Guide to the History of Chinatown

Renowned architect, lecturer and historian of Chinese America, Philip P. Choy, celebrates the release of his new book with an appearance at the Chinese Historical Society of America Museum.

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SOMA Bad Art Gallery Presented by SF Indie Fest Opens

SOMA Bad Art Gallery Presented by SF Indie Fest Opens

While there’s arguably an exhausting amount of bad post-modern art continuing to crop up in SOMA art galleries, SF Indie Fest is hosting a new event to recognize what they deem to be good local art.

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Oksana Marafioti, American Gypsy Author, in Conversation at The Booksmith

Oksana Marafioti, American Gypsy Author, in Conversation at The Booksmith

With her parents members of a traveling troupe of Romani until she moved to America when she was 15-years-old, Oksana Marafioti got a chance to experience life on the road and accumulate a wealth of experiences.

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Screening at the de Young Examines Career of Jean Paul Gaultier

Screening at the de Young Examines Career of Jean Paul Gaultier

In addition to the fabulous Jean Paul Gaultier exhibit currently on display at the de Young Museum is an upcoming special treat–a film screening hosted by museum curators that visually explores his storied 30 year career. 

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The Language of Madness and Art Exhibition at Salon DeHon

The Language of Madness and Art Exhibition at Salon DeHon

Taking the concept of delirious language,  as defined by French philosopher Michel Foucault is the jumping off point and slant of an intriguing new exhibition at Salon DeHon.   

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A Chance to Publicly Spout Off About Your Ex

A Chance to Publicly Spout Off About Your Ex

Storytelling is perhaps the most distinguishing characteristic of humanity, and the story of what went wrong between erstwhile infatuated lovers is one that has been told again and again in myths, folktales, literature and on-screen in film and television.

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Enron the Play Makes its Debut on the West Coast

Enron the Play Makes its Debut on the West Coast

The banality of greed, the excesses of unencumbered market capitalism, the danger of too cozy a relationship between business leaders and government—apposite topics for a contemporary play given the persistence of the financial downturn that began in 2008 and continues to wreak financial havoc.

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Mini Film Festival at the Roxie Unearths Post-Punk Cinematic Gems

Mini Film Festival at the Roxie Unearths Post-Punk Cinematic Gems

Much of the underground and alternative rock music released in the last ten years draws inspiration from the prolific post-punk movements of the late 1970s and early 1980s. 

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Citywide San Francisco International Poetry Festival Returns

Citywide San Francisco International Poetry Festival Returns

Poets from all over the world will trek to the city for the third annual San Francisco International Poetry Festival, commemorating an ongoing international dialogue extolling the beauty of language.

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Weekend Treasure Hunting at the San Francisco Renegade Craft Fair

Weekend Treasure Hunting at the San Francisco Renegade Craft Fair

Independent arts and crafts merchants flock to Fort Mason Center for the annual San Francisco Renegade Craft Fair to show off homemade wares and celebrate hands-on production.

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Relationship Between Man Ray and Lee Miller Unveiled in Exhibition

Relationship Between Man Ray and Lee Miller Unveiled in Exhibition

The creative relationship between Man Ray and Lee Miller spawned some of the most iconic pieces of the surrealist movement, and arguably, of the twentieth century, in the visual arts.

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Retrospective Cindy Sherman Exhibition Comes to SFMOMA

Retrospective Cindy Sherman Exhibition Comes to SFMOMA

The immediate visceral reaction to the new Cindy Sherman Exhibition at SFMOMA is laughter, the droll laughter of disbelief and awe at the sheer breadth, intellectual complexity and playful verve of Sherman’s photos.

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