Category Archives: Cool Stuff To Do In The Bay Area

Annual Day of the Dead Altar Show at SomArts

Every year SomArts puts up a wonderful show of altar art installations for Dia de los Muertos. This year they really outdid themselves with a larger installation. Lots of great altars and some that lacked much creativity – but overall … Continue reading

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Barry McGee in Berkeley

If you haven’t already seen the Barry McGee show at the Berkeley Art Museum, you must have at least heard all the hoopla surrounding it. We were not led astray – it is a monster of an exhibition in all … Continue reading

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The Whimsy of Brian Goggin’s Installations

Many locals must be familiar with SF artist Brian Goggin’s “falling furniture” installation at the corner of 6th  and Howard Streets. Titled ‘Defenestration” — it is an NEA funded site-specific sculptural mural on a dilapidated building in San Francisco. “Defenestration”, … Continue reading

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Can You Say Va-gi-nah?

Women’s Caucus for Art (WCA) is sponsoring a blockbuster art exhibit at the National Steinbeck Center in collaboration with an Honoring Women’s Rights conference. You can get a sneak peek of the art during the Steinbeck’s First Friday – it’s … Continue reading

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Art Festivals Paint the Town This Weekend

This weekend, beginning today – is the humongous art fair weekend in San Francisco. Lots of art and fun events all over town. So get your peepers on and go enjoy some inspiration… Check the sites below for bus shuttles, … Continue reading

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Artful Easter Dresses Harajuku Style

Stumbled upon a beautiful little shop, Harajuku Hearts on Kearny in San Francisco recently. Couldn’t resist doing a little post here, especially since the dress (above) would be perfect to wear for the Easter bunny. Or the Spring goddess… This place … Continue reading

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Villain Art Opening Tonight

Thought I’d share this with you all, looks like it might be an interesting array of art! Mission Comics & Art is pleased to announce “Villain”, curated by Ben Collison. Featuring local San Francisco artists as well as artists from Portland and … Continue reading

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Feelin’ the Fog City Love

Had a festive dinner at the Fog City Diner over the holidays and had to share their incredible neon signage. The whole place just takes you back to the good old days, one half expects Humphrey Bogart to walk thru … Continue reading

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