Thursday, April 15, 2021

Tag: Visual Arts

The curious case of the Gray Lady and the Museum of Sentimental Taxonomy

The New York Times denies awareness of Kija Lucas's ongoing project as it launches a very similar feature. The artist calls BS.

In Lisa Levine’s house photographs, an exploration of isolation and comfort

Alameda artist's 'Virtually No Place Like Home' series captures emblems of solitude, change, and personal identity

Cartoonist Tanna Tucker creates works of art to celebrate voices of incarcerated kids

Last May, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a plan to close California’s state-run youth prisons, an initiative that has since been stalled. But San Francisco may have set a precedent....

Let your mind take ‘a darling walk’ through Creativity Explored’s latest

We’re more than halfway into 2020, and yet, many of us are still adjusting to major changes in our daily routines. For some of us, that’s included skipping out...

Arts Forecast: Help save bookstores, drag queens, Frameline, more

Let's start with something positive! And then some more things positive! We deserve it. Except those of you joggers still cutting me off on the sidewalk. (For general arts...

KQED says 48 Hills is a story of the decade

KQED released a beautifully designed, memory-triggering package yesterday called "Our Turbulent Decade." It's an in-depth, year-by-year look some of the most impactful events and trends in the Bay Area,...

Fall Arts aflame! The 50+ best things to do this season

FALL ARTS PREVIEW The light is deepening, the food is getting heartier, harvest is bringing much good grape and green, and fall arts season is lighting up the longer nights...

Opera singer Russell Thomas on diversity, drive, and ‘Roberto Devereux’

ALL EARS When opera singer Joy Davidson heard tenor Russell Thomas sing in his high school choir in Miami, she asked him if he’d ever considered voice lessons. Thomas didn’t understand...

Arts Forecast: Soundwave’s diverse, reverberating visions

ARTS FORECAST The biennial Soundwave festival (Sat/8-October 26) is one of those incredible Bay Area experiences that really connects music and performance with the feeling and history of life here:...

Arts Forecast: A Princely debut, the Science of Rhythm, Haight Street Fair, more …

ARTS FORECAST It's not every day a new art gallery opens up in this SF economic climate, especially one in tune with the laidback, music-loving, funky groove of Lower...