Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

29 Jan 2020

Film Festival-Packed February Plus Cat Videos Too

February may be the shortest month of the year.  But who would have expected it to be packed with film festivals?  Even if you don’t consider the S.F. Independent Film Festival, there are four other film festivals happening this month.  In those other festivals, you can see first-hand accounts of

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18 Sep 2018

Bay Area Artists Have Taken Over Yerba Buena

It’s opening night for the latest exhibit at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.  Under-, over-, and well-dressed people of every age and persuasion are chatting in drink lines and dancing in the pink-tinged darkness of the Center’s theater. In short order the DJ will blast a snarky, sugary

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18 Jan 2021

The 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 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

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26 Feb 2015

Art Activist, Gallerist & Co-Creator of Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz: Local Legend Cheryl Haines

(photo credit for-site.org) Cheryl Haines is the curator, gallerist, and executive director responsible for putting the work of China’s most famous artist, inside of America’s most famous prison on Alcatraz Island.  Her project with the artist and activist Ai Weiwei has been visited by some 500,000 people since it began in the fall

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29 Oct 2014

Win Tickets to ‘Clas/Sick’ | 1993 HipHop Tracks Gone Chamber Orchestral

Clas/sick Hip Hop: 1993 Edition recreates some of 1993’s most successful hiphop songs through a chamber orchestra; Ensemble Mik Nawooj and Oakland’s own Kev Choice, Lauryn Hill’s former musical director, performing with the 11-piece Kev Choice Ensemble. In 1993, OutKast, A Tribe Called Quest, Snoop Dogg, Wu Tang Clan, and Tupac Shakur

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04 Dec 2010

Free First Tuesdays = The Opportunity for a Cheap Date

For some reason, being smart and cultured is considered sexy. Whether you actually are these things doesn’t really matter as long as you pretend to be, or at least pretend to want to be. And that’s where museum free days come in. Pretty much all of the best museums in

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10 Aug 2010

FREE DIY Party at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

The folks over at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) got at me because they wanted you to know about this kick ass sounding party they are throwing.  They are calling it DIYbca – get it? – and billing it as “THE free late-night art party of the summer”.

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03 Apr 2010

Party Among the Artwork at YBCA for FREE Tonight

As art museums go, I’ve found that YBCA can be surprisingly broke ass-friendly. Actually, I think I’ve been there 4 or 5 times and I have yet to actually pay for admission to anything. But in addition to FREE first Tuesdays every month (that’d be next Tuesday, the 6th) they

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16 Feb 2010

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts: Freebies and Cheap Thrills

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts has a page called ‘œFreebies and Cheap Thrills,’ which pretty much sounds like a Broke Ass motto.  Events and movies and exhibitions aren’t super cheap there, but with the help of the Freebies page, your broke ass might be able to look at some

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