01 Nov 2021

SOMArts Dia de Los Muertos Exhibition Honors Late SF Artists & Latinx People Killed by Police

by Jennifer Modenessi For more than two decades, San Francisco’s SOMArts Cultural Center has been ground zero for one of the Bay Area’s longest-running annual Dia de los Muertos exhibitions. Founded in 1999 by the late artist, curator and community activist René Yañez and now curated by his son, Rio

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01 Nov 2016

Día De Los Muertos in San Francisco & East Bay

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is coming up November 2nd. There are a ton of events and ways to participate in this Meso-American holiday that honors people who have passed. Before you go, just be sure to read our guide on how to do it the right way and be respectful of cultural traditions. If we missed anything, let us know and we’ll keep adding to the list!

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13 Nov 2015

Nite Owl: Noche de Muertos In the Foothills

The weather has been indecisive since the day I arrived and today is no different. Heavy oversaturated thunderheads lean on the craggy edges of El Mordor: Mexico City. I’m not sure if it’s lightning I see in the corner of my eye, or my espantos arriving uncharacteristically early. Still, no

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14 Oct 2015

Dia de los Muertos : Do It The Right Way

We’re showing you the significance of the holiday, as well as where to get the best make-up and costume tips. And remember, Dia de los Muertos IS NOT MEXICAN HALLOWEEN…bro

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01 Nov 2010

How to Have an Amazing Dia de los Muertos

So maybe your Halloween sucked.  Maybe you spent all day dressing up to find that the one dude or dudette you planned on going home with was more into the sexy nun than you.  Or maybe no one got the obscure comic book reference for your costume but members of

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02 Nov 2021

Dance Right Into This Week’s Best Events!

Every Tuesday our subscribers get this awesome roundup in their inboxes. You should sign up right here to make sure you never miss a thing. This week is one for all you dance-lovers, from world premieres to live performances to films and DJ dance parties, from hip hop to cumbia

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26 Oct 2021

The Spookiest Mischief to Get into This All-Hallow’s Week!

Every Tuesday our subscribers get this awesome roundup in their inboxes. You should sign up right here to make sure you never miss a thing. Werewolves, witches, warlocks! Wyrms, wizards, wights! Tonight let us party – let us weirdos unite! It is All-Hallow’s Week in our City sublime, And there’s plenty

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27 May 2021

Artist René Yañez & San Francisco’s Great Tortilla Conspiracy

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights Bay Area artists who are doing incredible work, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep San Francisco a strange and wonderful place.  By Ray Conteur What would San Francisco look like without the influence of Frida Kahlo? What about Día

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