Arts and Culture

24 Apr 2020

Bay Area Artists: Sources for Emergency Grants

Most grant giving organizations are overwhelmed right now.  Many have already given away all their money and are looking for more donors to second or third rounds of grants & loans.  So, artists, realize that some of these organizations may be maxed out, and all will have different timelines, guidelines

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11 Jun 2021

Magic Lantern Film Series on Kerouac Alley: A Night of Cacophony

As North Beach awakens from its pandemic hibernation, Magic Lantern film events return to Kerouac Alley.  Lights, tables, chairs, and a screen transform this narrow street, between Vesuvio and City Lights, into a mesmerizing outdoor theater. On June 16th, filmmaker Steve Mobia and culture-jamming icon John Law—both survivors of the

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11 Jun 2021

‘Noodling’ Around San Francisco, a Unique Way to Explore

The art of noodling around:  an aesthetic meditation for the constantly curious “I don’t give tours. That’s not what I’m doing. I take people on an experience. I’ve taken people out and they’ve said, ‘I’ve walked by this building probably a hundred times and I never, ever noticed that.’ That

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08 Jun 2021

Stern Grove Festival Drops Amazing Summer Series Lineup. Hurry to Reserve Spots!

What do you get when you mix OGs of East Bay R&B, a gothic rock goddess and a dirty 80s rap legend, and then stir in some new soul, big brass and indie love? Damn good times, that’s what.  Just a sampling of the musical geniuses scheduled to grace the

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07 Jun 2021

Sexy Stuff to Do This Week: Stripper History, Steamy Storytelling, and Sinful Summer Shows!

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. Ah, summer in The City! The nudists are out and about in the Haight and the Castro, the parks are full of stripped-down singles peacocking

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04 Jun 2021

The Best of June On Netflix

Despite it being June, Netflix is a bit light on Pride-related programming.  However, that doesn’t mean Netflix’s new programming will be boring.  Some ot this month’s offerings will take interested viewers to Iceland, Japan, Vietnam, South Africa, or even the Messier 87 galaxy.  Prepare to say goodbye to a beloved

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04 Jun 2021

SF DocFest Turns 20 and This Year’s Lineup is Awesome!

Documentaries have always been a staple of film festival programming.  What makes the scrappy San Francisco Documentary Film Festival (hereafter “SF DocFest”) a treasure to SF Bay Area filmgoers is its willingness to take that extra step to show films a little more out there than bog standard documentaries.  Over

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03 Jun 2021

Artist Kirsten Farr is Taking Over Heron Arts!

She has an incredible color palette and a talent for line work, she also writes and edits articles at Juxtapoz, she’s curated for Facebook’s fancy artist in residency program (FB Air) and has made cool videos at KQED Arts, that kind of make you feel like you’re on drugs.

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