open studios

17 Sep 2020

Dope Outdoor Art Walks & Eats in San Francisco

I know that the air is unhealthy, the pandemic is deadly, and the only thing we’re missing seems to be the streets turning to lava.  But it’s fall in San Francisco goddammit, that’s OUR summertime, that’s outdoor beer and wine, that’s renegade parties in the park, that’s making several Halloween

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13 Dec 2018

Weekly News: Bad Santas, Text Tax, Tactless Twits y Mas

Welcome to your week in news. On the menu this week are two very bad Santas, the undignified treatment of Oakland’s homeless, the state of the Raiders, talk of a text message tax, some tactless winners of the week, a national rundown and a couple ideas to help keep your

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20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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30 Oct 2018

Excellent Art Parties, Paint Battles & Performance Artists in SF

If you want to mingle with performance artists at the top of their game, or have a full-on Berlin style dance party with them, then you’re in luck this week.  November is jam-packed with really immersive, creative, and hands-on events in the city.

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10 Oct 2017

The Best Art Parties, Street Fests & Shows in San Francisco

There is an explosion of fun, artsy events happening in San Francisco this time of year.  5 weekends of art fairs, artist hosted parties, as well as music and literary themed festivals.   It’s October in SF, so it’s time to get out there and mix it up with thousands of artists, makers, movers and

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23 Sep 2016

Artists are Openning Their Studios in San Francisco

San Francisco’s 41th annual Open Studios kicks off this weekend!  Hundreds of SF local artists will opening up their work space to hangout with you for several weekends!  Weekend 1 takes place at the massive Hunters Point Shipyard where large buildings next to the bay play home to thousands of pieces of art.

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06 Nov 2015

Artists You Shouldn’t Miss At Open Studios Wknd 4

The final weekend of ArtSpan’s 2015 Open Studios is upon us, and it’s a doozie.   Mission, Castro, Bernal, Noe, Upper Market & Glen Park all reporting for duty.  There are lots of studios within walking distance, many that contain some of our favorite artists.  This weekend of Open Studios is

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30 Oct 2015

ARTISTS YOU SHOULDN’T MISS AT OPEN STUDIOS WKND 3

Districts for Weekend 3: SOMA, Tenderloin, MIDMA, Downtown, Potrero Hill, Dogpatch, Bayview, Portola, Excelsior, Balboa Park

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18 Apr 2015

UPDATE – Owner Claims Studio 17 Will Remain For Artists

Thanks to Daniel Hirsch at www.missionlocal.org for this update! This week we received information from the historic art collective Studio 17 in the mission.  It explained how Studio 17’s owner Rick Holman was not going to renew their lease.  Holman was not responding to any of the tenants’ emails and they took

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