Artist you should know

31 May 2016

San Francisco Artist Talks Race, Police Violence & Protest

Today’s San Francisco: The absence of a middle class, the narrow perception of black people by new residents, the heightened police violence towards people of color, and the need for citizens to protest

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24 May 2016

Over 30 Years of Dope Concert Posters by Mike King

I was 14 years old and had just discovered the heady combination of smoking weed, listening to punk rock, and staring at posters that I had bought at my local music shop.

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20 Apr 2016

EDM DJ & Composer To Play With The SF Symphony Orchestra

Calling all EMD and Classical music fans; composer and DJ Mason Bates joins the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor Pablo Heras-Casado to bring us Auditorium, an electro-acoustic soundscape that unites two incredible methods of making music.  Portions of the performance contain sounds from Nasa’s first space walk, another has beats from

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17 Mar 2016

Artists Taking Over Bus Benches in Oakland

Art instead of empty advertising. Check out the artwork on our public benches & roadways in Oakland

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02 Mar 2016

“An African City’s” Nana Mensah Talks Diversity, Style, and What it Takes to be an Actor

Working actor” is not a term that many understand. When you say the word “actor,” people picture Tom Cruise, Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts. But an actor’s success isn’t determined by their level of celebrity, but by the integrity of their work.  Many wouldn’t know the names of thousands of working

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11 Feb 2016

Engineers Empower an Artist

The FabLab was alive with energy, dozens of engineers working with impenetrable focus on all sorts of machines I’d never seen before, shop bots, laser cutters, 3D printers; computer screens flashed with renderings of Raul’s arms while a big ass fan whirled above.

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28 Jan 2016

Giving a Painter New Arms

A story of how an artist lost the use of his arms, and how a new design may give him back the power to eat, drink, and paint again. Meet Raul Pizarro, an artist you should know

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30 Nov 2015

Artist Depicts Changes in Mission Neighborhood

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights local artists in the NYC and Bay Area.  It’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep these cities strange and wonderful places.  Meet SF native Alberto Ybarra. Ybarra is a native San Franciscan who grew up skateboarding and hanging out in

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