Posts tagged arts
Call for Artists: Apply for a solo/dual ArtSpan Exhibition at CounterPulse

A call for artists! Display your visual art at CounterPulse. Submit to this open call to be considered for an upcoming solo/dual ArtSpan Art-in-Neighborhoods Exhibitions at CounterPulse this September 2019 through January 2020. Also don’t forget about their Lending Library program. You can borrow artwork every first Tuesday of the month at CounterPulse.

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Tenderloin Arts LIVE, March Arts Listing

Welcome to Tenderloin Arts LIVE, a collection of monthly Tenderloin arts events sourced from organizations, individuals, and venues from the neighborhood. Want to submit your events for next month’s listing? Fill out the submission form here.

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Darwin Bell and the Lashes of Love [SF Weekly]

Photographer and Tenderloin resident Darwin Bell has a new exhibit on view at the Tenderloin Museum. Chronicling vibrant photos of the neighborhood he calls home, SF Weekly writes:  "Nothing about this show feels exploitative. Bell doesn’t capture images of people or things that would inspire humiliation if the subjects ever saw the photograph, and he marvels about how living in the neighborhood has guided his sense of perception."

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Foundation Awards $500,000 to Local Orgs for Public Artworks [KQED]

The Kenneth Rainin Foundation announced Tuesday the awarding of $500,000 in grants to four local arts organizations for temporary public art projects in Oakland and San Francisco. Among the projects:  

TENDER (n) a person who takes charge – Flyaway Productions will work with artists Vân-Ánh Võ and Sean Riley to produce a multi-faceted performance celebrating 100 years of outcast activism in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood.

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Crochet Jam creator makes art a form of liberation [KALW]

Local public radio, KALW, recently sat down with one of our Turk Hyde Mini Park activators, Ramekon O’Arwisters, to discuss his life, Crochet Jam art practice, the power of listening, and freedom of expression. Check out his audio interview, which holds tremendous wisdom in 7 minutes and 45 seconds. Ramekon O’Arwisters' current show, Mending, is at the Patricia Sweetow Gallery until February 10th.

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Arts, Culture Thriving in SF's Tenderloin [Beyond Chron]

Beyond Chron looks at the Tenderloin's long surging theater arts scene. But it's about more than what's on stage. At a recent meet and greet held at PianoFight, representatives from several Tenderloin theater and arts organizations along with residents had a chance to talk with and listen to new station Captain Carl Fabbri about their experience in the neighborhood.

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