Stories about Visual Art

Saving radical actions and spaces, virtually

Bay Area Society of Art and Activism "Collective Memory" project archives alternative history -- and wants you to contribute. By Caitlin Donohue ART LOOKS How to...

BIG WEEK: What to do Aug. 4-10, 2015

J-Pop Summit, Shakespeare in the Park, Pistahan Festival, Les Nubians, Janeane Garofalo, Jorge Drexler, and more essential events.  By Marke B. BIG WEEK First off, this weekend...

La Chica Boom explodes herself (almost)

Multimedia artist brings raw, transformative retrospective to Galeria de la Raza -- hot sauce strap-ons included.  By Caitlin Donohue ART LOOKS Xandra Ibarra, a.k.a. Bay Area multimedia artist La...

BIG WEEK: What to do July 28-August 3, 2015

Jerry Day, Jimmy Carter, Nihonmachi Street Fair, Ginger Pride Fest, Great Apes, Outsound, more essential events this week. By Marke B. BIG WEEK Alas, another abrupt closure...

BIG WEEK: Reggaefest, Night Light, National Ice Cream Day, MEX I AM, AC/DShe

Plus: Milk Gayla, Playwrights Festival, Cold Cave, Tenderloin Museum, Art of Rap fest, more: What to do this week, July 14-20, 2015 By Marke B.  Editor's...

Art Looks: Hardcore Cronenberg, Beast Crawl, Monster Drawing Rally, ‘Making a Scene,’ Symphony at Pier 27…

Colorful arts and culture events and happenings of note this week, July 8-13. By Marke B.  ART LOOKS After a too-long absence (about 10 years), Burning Man...

ULTIMATE PRIDE GUIDE 2015

All-night drag-a-thons, cheap disco man-a-thons, queer prom, neon fairies, a mustache party, Lexington Club and Cookie Dough tributes, Horsemeat Disco, Pound Puppy, Hard French,...

Queer Comics Expo spotlights sauciness, sincerity, superpowers

Huge weekend for local queer cartoonists and fans at Cartoon Art Museum, Sat/20-Sun/21. By Marke B. ART LOOKS You know what's awesome? "Fun Home," the musical based on Alison...

National Queer Arts Festival in full, fabulous swing

Monthlong, immersive celebration of queer expression takes on cholo culture, punk outbursts, hot comics, high-wire acts, #queerfails, hanky code twists, more  By Marke B. ART LOOKS...

Art Looks: Mirrored explosions, CiTiZen KiNo, ‘Fast Food Lane,’ Queericulum, Cookie Mueller, save Lobot, save Studio 17, more

Great local art openings and happenings April 14-20, from poignant reflections to junk food love affairs.  By Marke B.  ART LOOKS There's so much going on in the...