Arts and Culture

20 Sep 2019

Creativity Explored Supports Artists With Developmental Disabilities and it is Wonderful!

This profile of Creativity Explored is the second in our Nonprofit of the Month series where we focus on smaller Bay Area nonprofits. If you’d like to nominate an organization to be featured, please email Stuart@BrokeAssStuart.com When many people hear the term “people with developmental disabilities,” they think of limitations.

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20 Sep 2019

New NYC Art Show Celebrates the “Back Room” of Old Video Stores

by Jonas Barnes I was lucky enough to sit down with the creators of a new immersive art exhibit coming to NYC this month that celebrates something a lot of us grew up with as kids, teens and young adults. Is this a Nickelodeon exhibit? No. Is this is a

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19 Sep 2019

de Young museum’s “Ed Hardy: Deeper Than Skin” Elevates Tattooing to High Art

Now on display through October 6, the de Young museum presents Ed Hardy: Deeper Than Skin, a retrospective of the life and career of California native and Bay Area resident Ed Hardy, one of the most respected tattoo artists in the world.

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18 Sep 2019

We Wanna Send You to Check Out Ed Hardy: Deeper Than Skin

Ed Hardy: Deeper Than Skin at the de Young museum is the first museum retrospective of renowned tattoo artist and California native Ed Hardy tracks his goal of elevating the tattoo from its subculture status to an important visual art form. The exhibition surveys Hardy’s life in art that has as

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17 Sep 2019

SF Drag Queen : Rita Bitch

DRAWN FROM THE CITY: Illustrations and Interviews of SF’s Best, first appeared in The Bold Italic in 2015 and ran through 2016. We at broke-assstuart.com liked them so much we asked Crystal if we could put them out again as a time capsule of SF’s creative scene during the height of the

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16 Sep 2019

The Body Positivity Movement Doesn’t Include My Body

by Dee Dee Thompson This morning, I made my first purchase at Adore Me, a subscription-based online retailer for sleepwear, lingerie, and activewear. After a few months of disappointment with the plus-size options at Savage x Fenty (Rihanna’s lingerie subscription site) I decided to try something new, and admittedly a

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12 Sep 2019

Voodoo as a Means of Political Resistance

by Willem Frankfort I’ve been an activist for a long time, since my mother led me by the hand to Free Mandela rallies. I’m pretty sure that my first words were probably condemning Ronald Reagan. I marched repeatedly; against two wars, against the one percent with Occupy Wall Street at

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12 Sep 2019

SEPTEMBER ART EVENTS, PARTIES, & OPENINGS

Make the most of your September in San Francisco by checking out one of these cool art events, parties and openings.  There will be tons of opportunities for you to purchase art (with the funds going to great places), lectures that unpack some of the biggest cultural phenomenons, and crazy

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