SF Bay Area

04 Aug 2022

SoMa’s 111 Minna Gallery Presents ‘Brain-Rattling’ Artworks

San Francisco’s SoMa neighborhood, like much of the city, is a picture of disparate details: luxury, innovation and fine dining, shadowed by rampant homelessness, substance abuse and human suffering. It seems appropriate, then, that SoMa’s 111 Minna Gallery is no home to vacuous art. In recent months, gallery owner Michelle Delaney has

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04 Aug 2022

Artist You Should Know: THAILAN WHEN

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights Bay Area artists who are doing incredible work, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep San Francisco a strange and wonderful place.  BY NAVYA POTHAMSETTY If you’ve ever enjoyed coffee or a bike repair at Luckyduck Bicycle Cafe, you’ve probably noticed

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03 Aug 2022

Little Miss Bay Area Fault Lines

Mr. Worry: the San Andreas Fault The title of Mr. Worry goes to the San Andreas Fault, since he worries the whole state of California. The San Andreas is arguably the world’s most famous fault. It leveled Los Angeles with a fictional M9.9 in 1974’s cleverly-titled Earthquake. Casualties included characters

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02 Aug 2022

Club Deluxe Is Closing

  San Francisco appears to be losing another beloved art space. This time it’s Club Deluxe. Cathy Lemons, a local San Francisco musician, reposted a status update by the owner of Club Deluxe, Sarah Wilde, as well a call to action for artists and local news media to get San

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02 Aug 2022

Is Los Angeles Better Than San Francisco?

In the last few months there doesn’t seem to be a day that goes by where I don’t hear about a friend who has moved or is considering a move to Los Angeles. When and if they decide to make this move to the endless sprawl that we know as

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02 Aug 2022

Is Sacramento Underrated?

The Bay Area and Sacramento have a complicated relationship. When people from the Bay fall on hard times, we often seek refuge in Sacramento. Then we complain about it. We say Sacramento is too hot, boring and that the city’s mostly flat topography doesn’t compare to the temperate weather and

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31 Jul 2022

Someone Finally Fused Pink Floyd and Circus Performances

It’s hard to believe this hasn’t happened before in San Francisco of all places, but someone has finally done it: this September 2022, you can watch an intricately choreographed circus show set to Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon.” That’s right, September 16-18 at Dance Mission Theatre, while you

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31 Jul 2022

12 San Francisco Secrets You Probably Don’t Know About

Think you know San Francisco? Think again. 1. Lincoln Park Golf Course used to be a cemetery and there are still bodies that remain on the premises. 2. There is a “Wood Line” installation piece, made of eucalyptus trunks and branches by artist Andy Goldsworthy, running near the Presidio’s oldest

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