Kirsten Chen

15 Aug 2019

Art, Festivals, Launches, & Parties in the Bay

If you’re still recovering from the craziness of Outside Lands, check out a more mellow local show, a community poetry reading, or art exhibition!  There are tons of these events for the Bay Area’s creative community at the end of August, so don’t miss out.  And if you still can’t

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01 Aug 2019

Art Events, Screenings, & Performances in August

As another August in the Bay Area rolls around, get ready for these artsy events, screenings, performances, and the annual return of Outside Lands Music Festival.  Get outside to watch some sort of creative event– there are tons of free concerts happening before the festival, too. MISSION VOICES OPENING Southern

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18 Jul 2019

SF ART BOOK FAIR SPOTLIGHT: LEE OF MODLITBOOKS

The 2019 San Francisco Art Book Fair (SFABF) is multi-day festival of artists’ publications. This event is free and open to the public and will feature artists’ books, art catalogs, monographs, periodicals, zines, printed ephemera, and artists’ multiples.  Learn more about one of this weekend’s exhibitors, Lee Reymore of modlitbooks and his

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10 Jul 2019

End July with Art Openings, Fairs, & Parties

Summer is in full swing in the Bay Area, so get out of your house and hit some of the art events happening this month.  The end of July will feature the return of multiple fairs and festivals including the annual San Francisco Art Book Fair, Gray Area’s Annual Festival,

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03 Jul 2019

SHOW SUPPORT FOR 500 CAPP ST ON SATURDAY

If you haven’t heard about the sudden termination of the 500 Capp Street Foundation‘s Head Curator Bob Linder and its impact on the future of the exhibitions at artist David Ireland’s house, now’s the time to start paying attention!  Local artists Alicia McCarthy and Jonathan Runcio have organized a Petition

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01 Jul 2019

WTF is Happening at 500 Capp Street?

On June 27, the nonprofit arts organization 500 Capp Street Foundation‘s Board of Directors announced a series of controversial changes, which includes laying off its head curator Bob Linder.  The effort to “re-balance 500 Capp Street future exhibitions and public programs” is heavily misguided and local artist Alicia McCarthy has

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27 Jun 2019

Openings, Closings, and other Artsy Happenings in July

The summer season is just getting started in the Bay Area, so get out of your house and check out these openings, closings, and other artsy events in July.  The Renegade Craft Fair and Stern Grove Festival (with Mitski, thanks Noisepop!) are also returning later this month, not to mention

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13 Jun 2019

Raise Money for Ramen: Support Artist Yarrow Slaps’ New Book

Calling all ramen heads, creative types, chefs, or any other type of noodle enthusiasts!  Local painter Yarrow Slaps (of SWIM Gallery) has launched a GoFundMe campaign for his new book RAMEN FOREVER, an artist’s guide to ramen.   This avante-garde cookbook is an illustrated love letter to ramen and an overall observation

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