Arts and Culture

20 Sep 2019

Creativity Explored Supports Artists With Developmental Disabilities and it is Wonderful!

This profile of Creativity Explored is the second in our Nonprofit of the Month series where we focus on smaller Bay Area nonprofits. If you’d like to nominate an organization to be featured, please email Stuart@BrokeAssStuart.com When many people hear the term “people with developmental disabilities,” they think of limitations.

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19 Sep 2019

de Young museum’s “Ed Hardy: Deeper Than Skin” Elevates Tattooing to High Art

This post is made possible by the fine folks at the de Young museum. Interested in supporting an article? Holler at Alex@BrokeAssStuart.com  Now on display through October 6, the de Young museum presents Ed Hardy: Deeper Than Skin, a retrospective of the life and career of California native and Bay

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18 Sep 2019

We Wanna Send You to Check Out Ed Hardy: Deeper Than Skin

Ed Hardy: Deeper Than Skin at the de Young Museum is the first museum retrospective of renowned tattoo artist and California native Ed Hardy tracks his goal of elevating the tattoo from its subculture status to an important visual art form. The exhibition surveys Hardy’s life in art that has as

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16 Sep 2019

The Body Positivity Movement Doesn’t Include My Body

by Deardre Thompson This morning, I made my first purchase at Adore Me, a subscription-based online retailer for sleepwear, lingerie, and activewear. After a few months of disappointment with the plus-size options at Savage x Fenty (Rihanna’s lingerie subscription site) I decided to try something new, and admittedly a little

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12 Sep 2019

Voodoo as a Means of Political Resistance

by Willem Frankfort I’ve been an activist for a long time, since my mother led me by the hand to Free Mandela rallies. I’m pretty sure that my first words were probably condemning Ronald Reagan. I marched repeatedly; against two wars, against the one percent with Occupy Wall Street at

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12 Sep 2019

SEPTEMBER ART EVENTS, PARTIES, & OPENINGS

Make the most of your September in San Francisco by checking out one of these cool art events, parties and openings.  There will be tons of opportunities for you to purchase art (with the funds going to great places), lectures that unpack some of the biggest cultural phenomenons, and crazy

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10 Sep 2019

I Screamed Like an Emo Teenager on BART Because Green Day, Fall Out Boy, & Weezer Are Touring Together

This Tuesday started like any other, a drowsy morning filled with fumbling around in my Walnut Creek apartment, trying not to wake my sleeping boyfriend as he snored through the morning.  I took my pills and walked into my “beauty room,” the den I’ve converted into a space reserved for

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