Friday, September 18, 2020

Tag: SOMArts

Purpose in precarity: SF arts orgs share COVID-era gameplans

The COVID crisis has hit us all differently, and that variance certainly applies to local arts organizations. While the virus refuses to give a clear timeline for its defeat,...

Arts Forecast: And here’s the real kicker…

ARTS FORECAST The Stomp tour stomped into town for a very brief visit at ACT last weekend (why, when it could stay so much longer?)—and the minute I saw that looming...

Arts Forecast: Day of the Dead in the City of Souls

Ready to shed the rotting pumpkin skin of Halloween and sniff the sweet spice of the afterlife? OK that question is a lot, but after this year's All Hallow's...

Arts Forecast: El Rio saved, Litquake aquiver, Open Studios opens….

ARTS FORECAST File under: more of this please! According to the Bay Area Reporter, the buildings housing legendary Latinx queer bar El Rio have been acquired by the Mission...

Arts Forecast: Here come the Sisters

MUCH ADO ABOUT FOLSOM Folsom Street Fair is two Sundays away (watch for my party guide), and what better way could organizers seize the news cycle ahead of time than......

Fall Arts Preview: 37 cool things to do this season

FALL ARTS PREVIEW Let's keep this short because there's a lot to do and see, obviously! Proclamations of the SF arts scene's demise—despite the continued hounding of artists and...

Fall Arts Preview: 10 can’t-miss art shows

FALL ARTS PREVIEW Gallery season leaps into fall affect this week: Check out arts writer Matt Sussman's picks for enlightening, expanding experiences.   Africa State of Mind + Rashaad Newsome at...

Pride time: 6 quick picks at the National Queer Arts Festival

Despite the tea on Twitter, Pride month isn’t just about the continued corporate cashing-in on on-normative identity disguised as celebratory hedonism. Case in point: the National Queer Arts Festival....

SOMArts’ ‘Forever, A Moment’ curators build Blackness allowed to define itself

Those with the chance to visit “Forever, A Moment,” the SOMArts exhibition curated by Yetunde J. Olagbaju and Kevin Bernard Moultrie Daye that opens Thu/14 will not be experiencing...

Arts Forecast: Mezzanine closing, Taylor Mac, Laurie Anderson, Angela Davis…

ARTS FORECAST Right before Thanksgiving came the infuriating news that, after 16 years, SF's largest woman-owned independent music venue, Mezzanine, was planning to close next year due to landlord greed....