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2017 How Weird Street Faire: Music, Visionary Art, Tech & Trippy Poster Art

2017 How Weird Street Faire: Music, Visionary Art, Tech & Trippy Poster Art

Known for groundbreaking creative events, the organizers of the 18th Annual How Weird Street Faire have been busy planning new ways to wow crowds—even jaded San Franciscans who experience “weird” on a regular basis. The theme for 2017 is “Summer of Weird,” honoring the 50th anniversary of…

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6 Awesome Museums Outside San Francisco

6 Awesome Museums Outside San Francisco

While San Francisco is considered Northern California’s art gem, surrounding Bay Area cities have, in recent years, posed worthy art destinations of their own, initiating renovations and promoting daring exhibitions. From Berkeley’s new and stunning BAMPFA to the talked-about Pace in Palo Alto, here are…

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Just Announced: $10 Hamilton Lottery Tickets

Just Announced: $10 Hamilton Lottery Tickets

The producer for the world’s most popular Broadway musical Hamilton announced a digital lottery for $10 tickets to the upcoming San Francisco shows. These tickets will begin in conjunction with the show’s first performance in San Francisco SHN Orpheum Theatre (1192 Market Street at Hyde…

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Laura Berger & Sarah Bowser Explore Identity and Escapism in Athen B. Gallery’s Upcoming Show

Laura Berger & Sarah Bowser Explore Identity and Escapism in Athen B. Gallery’s Upcoming Show

Athen B. Gallery’s upcoming show “Nobody, Everybody,” explores concepts of identity and escapism through the female-centric worlds of Laura Berger, a Chicago-based painter, illustrator and sculptor, and Sarah Bowser, a paper collage and sculpture artist based in Oakland. The two will be present for the opening on…

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This Year’s ‘Summer of Love’ Gets No Love

This Year’s ‘Summer of Love’ Gets No Love

The “Summer of Love” Concert, a free show planned for June 4th at the Golden Gate Park Polo Fields, has come under fire from the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department. On Thursday, more than sixty community members and residents showed up to a hearing…

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Radiotopia West Coast Tour Announced (99% Invisible, Criminal, Memory Palace)

Radiotopia West Coast Tour Announced (99% Invisible, Criminal, Memory Palace)

The curated podcast network Radiotopia just announced they’re embarking on a West Coast Tour. The shows will include live radio, with conversations, stories and music from Radiotopia podcasts including 99% Invisible, Criminal, The Allusionist, The Memory Palace, Mortified and more still to be announced. A couple of…

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Inspiring Young Creatives: Disney Family Museum’s Teen Animation Festival Accepting Applications

Inspiring Young Creatives: Disney Family Museum’s Teen Animation Festival Accepting Applications

In Presidio Park, just behind the Golden Gate Bridge, lies a haven for over half a century of works inspired by the imagination of ubiquitous animator and film producer Walt Disney. Currently, the Walt Disney Family Museum will give budding artists a chance to explore…

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Guide: 7 Local Opportunities for Artists & D.I.Y. Creators to Sell their Goods

Guide: 7 Local Opportunities for Artists & D.I.Y. Creators to Sell their Goods

For artists, craftspeople, and anyone trying to make some income off their creations, there is a huge creative community in the SF Bay Area (yay!) and also some serious competition (d’oh!). And while the gatekeepers for the city’s galleries and event spaces tend to run the gamut…

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Cartoons Forever! Five Essential GLAS Animation Festival Events

Cartoons Forever! Five Essential GLAS Animation Festival Events

Starting this Thursday, the Bay Area will be experiencing an animation takeover! One that will expand way past the classic, Saturday morning cartoon variety. GLAS Animation, the non-profit “run by animators, for animators” regularly heads special programming and events in LA, and is bringing the…

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RayKo Photo Center Says Farewell with 10th Annual Plastic Camera Show

RayKo Photo Center Says Farewell with 10th Annual Plastic Camera Show

RayKo Photography Center’s 10th Annual International Juried Plastic Camera Show features “the best images from the worst cameras,” photos taken with Holga plastic cameras and other toy cameras which offer just the bare bones. The beauty of these medium-format camera, with limited controls, a fixed…

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Book Signing & Screening at the Roxie Theater Explore the Underground World of Film Collectors & Dealers

Book Signing & Screening at the Roxie Theater Explore the Underground World of Film Collectors & Dealers

Classic movie buffs, this film screening and book signing event is for you. Legendary film detective and archivist Jeff Joseph is bringing a one-of-a-kind 90-minute compilation of rare movie clips to the Roxie Theater on Thursday, February 23. The event is in line with his new…

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Historical Society Revisits ’72 Exhibit on the Internment of Japanese Americans & Book ‘Executive Order 9066’

Historical Society Revisits ’72 Exhibit on the Internment of Japanese Americans & Book ‘Executive Order 9066’

The California Historical Society has an upcoming program to celebrate their landmark 1972 exhibition and book of historic photographs, Executive Order 9066. This Thursday’s discussion will include individuals and descendants of those who visited the original exhibit, as well as the curator of the Oakland…

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