arts

05 May 2020

The Safety Net of Bay Area Artists

This organization is putting real money in the hands of hundreds of local artists, and plans to sponsor incredible public art projects as well.

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19 Feb 2019

Final Days of February: Artsy Openings, Concerts, & Parties

Here’s a hella long list of art events happening at the end of the shortest month of the year, so don’t make any more excuses to not go out… These exhibitions are forward-thinking (in curatorial choice and format), futurist in outlook, and just straight up fun! EDWARD SHANKEN + VIVIAN SMING +

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05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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15 May 2018

WE WANNA SEND YOU AND A FRIEND TO MAKER FAIRE 2018!

Come celebrate Maker Faire‘s 12th anniversary in the Bay Area, showcasing creative and resourceful people in the areas of science, technology, engineering, food, arts and crafts. Maker Faire is the premier event for grassroots American innovation. This three-day family friendly faire has something for everyone – a showcase of invention, creativity and

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27 Mar 2018

We wanna send you and a friend to the StARTup Fair!

Now in its fourth year stARTup Art Fair returns to transform the Hotel Del Sol into an immersive, contemporary art experience through the exhibition of artwork by a diverse group of independent artists, local art nonprofits, artist performances, installations and panel discussions over the course of three days from April 27 – April 29,

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22 Mar 2018

A Great City Program Replaces Vandalism with Street Art

You know what is a proven and effective graffiti deterrent?   Street art.  You can spend millions of dollars on anti-graffiti task forces and cleanup crews, but if you really want taggers to leave a wall alone, your best bet is to pay a local artist a few thousand bucks to paint

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04 May 2017

We wanna send you and a friend to Maker Faire!

Come celebrate Maker Faire‘s 12th anniversary in the Bay Area, showcasing creative and resourceful people in the areas of science, technology, engineering, food, arts and crafts. Maker Faire is the premier event for grassroots American innovation. This three-day family friendly faire has something for everyone – a showcase of invention, creativity and

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20 Oct 2014

What You Should Know About D.I.Y. Guru Faythe Levine

Faythe Levine is hard to categorize. She is a published writer, filmmaker, lecturer, artist, and a curator. But most importantly, she is a beautiful spirit who has helped create, push, and explore individual creativity and has brought it to the attention to anyone who is willing to observe. Her site

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01 Aug 2012

Skateboards, Pornstars, and Fatherhood (Chris Nieratko’s Life is Better Than Yours)

This was Chris and Chris’s Christmas Card one year I’ve known Chris Nieratko for like five years now. I first met him when my friend Sarah was working over at VICE in Brooklyn, and had to arrange his west coast book-signing tour for his then newly-released smut novel, SKINEMA (then a

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