Artist you should know

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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Noise SF
17 Sep 2020

Two SF Natives Doing Big Things with a Small Record Shop

“I was at Monterey Pop. I was also at the very first Monterey Jazz Festival in 1958. There’s a photograph in the Chronicle with a woman with a baby in a stroller August, 1958. And that’s me. My ex in-laws helped Bill Graham to start a lot of the early things to do with the Fillmore and Winter Land…

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10 Sep 2020

Artist Captures the Emptiness of 2020 in San Francisco

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights Bay Area artists before they exhibit their work somewhere awesome, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep San Francisco a strange and wonderful place. Hiroshi Sato was born in Japan and spent his childhood in Tanzania, he got his BFA and an

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10 Sep 2020

How the DNA Lounge is Keeping SF Weird During the Pandemic

The club has significantly upgraded its webcast technology, and has transformed itself into a de facto television studio, for broadcasting live events from its stage to the world.

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Eric Jones of Let it Bleed Tattoo
06 Aug 2020

Eric Jones of Let it Bleed discuses Tattoo culture and trends

Eric Jones of Let it Bleed discuses Tattoo culture and trends

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06 Aug 2020

SF Artists Create ‘Thank You’ Posters for Healthcare Workers

Life is strange.  This week nurses across the nation, including many cities in the Bay Are, had to hold protests demanding they be provided the proper safety equipment and staffing they need to continue saving lives. As the pandemic continues, and we shelter in place.  It’s important that we support

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24 Jul 2020

A MAP OF SAN FRANCISCO’S NEW STREET ART 2020

San Francisco art organization ‘Paint the Void’ has commissioned something like 100 murals across San Francisco and the East Bay during shelter-in-place.  84 different boarded up storefronts got covered with art by Bay Area artists.  Turning many of our empty, commercial corridors into actual art walks. Visit the interactive Paint

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George Floyd Protests: Photo Chris Tuite
16 Jul 2020

Rock Photographer Turned BLM Photojournalist: Chris Tuite

Chris Tuite is an EastBay photographer who you have probably seen in front of the barricade at any number of the concert halls in and around SF.

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