Arts and Culture

15 Jul 2019

The $5.4 Million Mistake That Was OneDome

Guest Post by Harrison Love I first met Brian back in February on 18th St. while working on The Mural of Possible Futures, a mural next to Bi-Rite commissioned by two of my favorite art patrons.The first day that I started working, he was ill and immoveable. It had been

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11 Jul 2019

Kate Rhoades : Artist You Should Know

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 the bay a strange and wonderful place.  If you’ve taken a bus lately you may have seen Kate’s work, she’s got a delightful series

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10 Jul 2019

End July with Art Openings, Fairs, & Parties

Summer is in full swing in the Bay Area, so get out of your house and hit some of the art events happening this month.  The end of July will feature the return of multiple fairs and festivals including the annual San Francisco Art Book Fair, Gray Area’s Annual Festival,

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09 Jul 2019

UK Punks Pro-Immigrant Anthem is Beautiful

There are punks on the other side of the pond, with a pro-immigrant, progressive message, and they happen to be fantastic to watch live. The Bristol band Idles exude a ton of charisma when they perform, watch as the lead singer is overwhelmed on stage, while the guitarist walks on

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03 Jul 2019

SHOW SUPPORT FOR 500 CAPP ST ON SATURDAY

If you haven’t heard about the sudden termination of the 500 Capp Street Foundation‘s Head Curator Bob Linder and its impact on the future of the exhibitions at artist David Ireland’s house, now’s the time to start paying attention!  Local artists Alicia McCarthy and Jonathan Runcio have organized a Petition

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02 Jul 2019

Tattoo Artists, Three Film Festivals, And More

The S.F. Bay Area’s art cinema has some great alternatives to the typical Hollywood summer fare.  The next few weeks offer three different film festivals, several music films, anniversary celebrations, an incredible South Korean political thriller that might otherwise slip under your radar, and a couple of Broke-Ass screenings for

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01 Jul 2019

WTF is Happening at 500 Capp Street?

On June 27, the nonprofit arts organization 500 Capp Street Foundation‘s Board of Directors announced a series of controversial changes, which includes laying off its head curator Bob Linder.  The effort to “re-balance 500 Capp Street future exhibitions and public programs” is heavily misguided and local artist Alicia McCarthy has

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