artists

13 Mar 2020

How to Support Artists, Performers, and Service Industry Folks During Coronavirus

Let’s get real: the American system of “Fuck you, I got mine!” has been proven to be woefully unprepared for the coronavirus pandemic. What a surprise! This plague is laying bare the fact that not having Universal Healthcare or other social safety nets is terrible for society. If we had Universal

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03 Jan 2020

This is How Difficult it is to be a Performance Artist in the Bay Area

Guest post by Max Silver Things are not good for artists in the Bay Area. In August, a collaborative space for known as Moxy burned down in Oakland. The tragedy of the Ghost Ship fire continues to have rippling effects on the Bay Area community as a whole. The Mezzanine

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29 Oct 2018

The Best Ways to Support Broke Artists

Guest post by Haley Reen I am an artist, a writer mostly, and the writing work I do is sporadic, piecemeal, and varies widely in payscale from client to client. In the beginning, I did a lot of writing unpaid, you know, for “exposure” and while it did pad my

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04 Jun 2018

Mexican Artist, Detained by ICE Since September, Needs Your Help

Guest Post by Alejandra Rosero immigration attorney at Dolores Street Community Services  It’s evident that the Trump administration has twisted the United States’ overall views towards immigrants, turning society’s attitude from “welcome them” to “criminalize them.” As a result, the situation for immigrants has dramatically deteriorated in recent months, as

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30 Jan 2018

Housing for SF Artists

Yo, if you’re an artist (of any kind) living in the bay or looking to move here, there’s s free seminar today on how to get affordable housing and free financial services in San Francisco.  It is possible!!  And thank the SF Arts Commission for providing the funding and MEDA for the

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15 Mar 2012

Creativity + Money = ??

I was walking down the street the other night pondering the relationship between creativity and money.  I was walking past an art gallery and looking at the art displayed in the windows, and “poof!” there it was, a large green painting with big white dollar sign in the middle.  Huh,

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01 Mar 2012

Broke-Ass Style Inspiration: The Baby-Sitters Club

My babysitting days were the richest days of my life. Okay, so maybe I only babysat the 4-year-old down the street every once in awhile– whenever his mother decided that she wanted to change out of her San Diego Chargers Ryan Leaf jersey into her San Francisco 49ers Jerry Rice

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