Kirsten Chen

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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13 Jun 2019

Beat the Heat with Cool Art Events

Has the recent heatwave got you feeling beaten down?  Cool off by checking out these art happenings and by checking out SF Design Week at the end of June.  As Pride approaches, there are also a ton of related art events where you sh0uld discover your next favorite LGBTQ artist! 

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30 May 2019

Summer Art Openings, Parties, & Beautiful Performance Art

Start your summer off right in San Francisco with these art events, openings, and parties– there are sexy burlesque performances, exciting shows from LA-based artists, and tons of opportunities to support local creative spaces.  Here are some of the team at Broke-Ass Stuart’s best art recommendations for June: THE GREATEST

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16 May 2019

Art Events at the End of May in the Bay

It’s still not too late to make May an art-filled month– there are tons of innovative performances, popping parties, and tons of exhibitions opening.  Get to know some of the local art collectives and performers from around Bay Area, too. CAAMFEST37 For this year’s CAAMFest, an 11 day celebration of

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02 May 2019

Art Parties All over the Bay this May

May is popping off with more community-oriented art events than ever– join a session of “DRAW CLUB” or go shop local artisans at the Asian Art Museum’s Spring Market. See all the new murals, shops and art in the SOMA with 2 Blocks of Art, hangout with Mission artists at

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25 Apr 2019

TROY CHEW’S “SLANGUAGE” OF PAINTING

Troy Chew is an artist whose work explores the African Diaspora within the context of urban culture.  His ongoing painting series “Slanguage” references the colloquial speech rooted in our urban areas and Hip-Hop music.  He has a new solo show at Cushion Works (yes, an actual cushion-making business) in the

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17 Apr 2019

Introducing Immi: An Immigrant & Community Inspired Pop-Up

Kevin Law and Rum Chicharoen, two chefs who’ve previously worked at some of San Francisco’s finest establishments like State Bird Provisions, have teamed up to create a new neighborhood food pop-up called immi.  immi is dedicated to the immigrants who raised our generation, and the menus they create pull from

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17 Apr 2019

The Awesome Art Fairs & Parties this April!

San Francisco will be hit with not one, but two big art fairs at the end of this month, so be sure to check them out!  End this month by learning about a new creative medium, whether it be dance, drag, or shibori dye! STARTUP ART FAIR SF 2019 Check

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