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Community Calendar: April 2017

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Now through 7/2 Art: Lettering and Calligraphy This exhibition uses examples from more than four centuries of typographical practice to examine lettering from many perspectives; as fine art, design, and inspired invention. Included with museum admission. Legion of Honor Museum, Lincoln Park, 100 34th Avenue. More information: https://tinyurl.com/mmq7d2j April 1 – Music: Diego Davidenko Los…

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Community Calendar: March 2017

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March 3 – Food:  Off the Grid With roughly 30 food trucks/vendors, a full bar and live music, Off the Grid is California’s largest weekly street food market. Fridays, 5 to 10 p.m., Fort Mason Center.  For schedule and more information: http://bit.ly/2kOIWAj March 4 – Family: Yoga You’re your baby’s best teacher.  Adult yoga is matched with developmentally appropriate…

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Artist Sofia Carmi Explores Inner and Outer Worlds

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The University of California, San Francisco-Mission Bay Memory and Aging Center is an apt setting to exhibit paintings by Potrero Hill artist Sofia Carmi, who produced the works while healing from the recent loss of her long-time husband, artist Brent Bushnell.  Abstract art often attempts to connect the inner world of feelings and memories with…

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Community Calendar: February 2017

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Now through February 14 Library: Forgiveness Program For the first time since 2009, the San Francisco Public Library is offering their “Fine Forgiveness Program, under which SFPL will waive late fees on all returned books, compact discs, DVDs and other materials, regardless of how overdue they are. For more information: http://tiny.cc/3eatiy Now through February 15…

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Community Calendar: December

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Now through 1/1/2017 Outdoor Exhibit:  Winter Walk SF Back after its popular inaugural year, this year’s Winter Walk features food vendors, live performances, appearances by the Macy’s Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animal’s window puppies, and other wintery surprises. Free.  Stockton, between Geary and Ellis streets. For more information: http://www.visitunionsquaresf.com/winterwalksf Now through 1/29/2017 Science Exhibit:…

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Community Calendar, November

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11/5 MakeArt: Hand-Stamped Holiday Design and carve your own temporary or reusable rubber stamps, then use them to make your own cards, tags, and papers for sending or gifting. 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. $10 non-member child, $5 member child. Museum of Craft and Design, 2569 Third Street. For more information: http://sfmcd.org/event/mcd-makeart-hand-stamped-holiday/ or 415.773.0303. 11/8 ELECTION…

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Community Calendar: October 2016

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10/5  Book Launch: Mad Hungry Family: 120 Essential Recipes to Feed the Whole Crew Lucinda Scala Quinn is an evangelist for daily family meals. Her book offers survival strategies for nothing-in-the-fridge crises, feeding unexpected guests, getting Thanksgiving dinner on the table before your family revolts, and more. Free. 6:20 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Omnivore Books on…

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9/2/16 – Architecture & the City Festival Kickoff Party Join AIASF and the Center for Architecture + Design to celebrate the opening of the Architecture and the City festival and the individuals and organizations that make this month of learning and exploration possible.  Drink, nibble, and network for  an inspiring night with festival partners, sponsors…

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July 20 – August 28 FOUR PHOTOGRAPHERS – A selection of works from photographers Tama Hochbaum, Fabiola Menchelli, Susan Mikula and Paul Rickert. Hochbaum will show a preview of her series in-progress, Cross/Walks; Menchelli presents exemplary pieces from her 2012-3 Constructions series;  Mikula juxtaposes the intimate scale of 2012 u.X with the insistence of 2014 Thrill Show;…

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July 7 through August 17 Exhibition: The Black Woman is God: Reprogramming that God Code Curated by Karen Seneferu and Melorra Green, The Black Woman is God: Reprogramming that God Code celebrates the Black female presence as the highest spiritual form and challenges viewers to do the same. Over 60 Bay Area artists refocus the…

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June 1 through July 16 Exhibit: Jenny Bloomfield Twinning: Recent Diptychs is an exhibit of new works in oil on canvas in diptych format by Jenny Bloomfield. Born in London, Bloomfield lives and works in Canyon and West Oakland. For these paintings, she explores pairing panels and canvases, with a saturation of color that consists…

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June 6 Family: Yoga and Playtime This song- and play-filled class will help teach your crawler or toddler, up to two years-old, yoga basics. 10 a.m. Recess, 470 Carolina Street. Reserve your space:  recess-sf.com/events. June 8th and June 25th Community:  Dogpatch & Northwest Potrero Hill Green Benefit District Meeting  These board of directors meetings will…

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April 1st through 3rd Art:  Open Studios San Francisco’s largest artist collective, with more than 100 creatives, exhibit work from their studios and galleries, including painters, sculptures, photographers, fashion designers and jewelers. Support local artists, expand your art collection and find great deals; quality art at studio prices. Opening Reception, April 1st, 7 to 11…

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February 1 Tour: Anchor Brewing Company For the first time ever, Anchor Brewing Company opens its doors to the public for a self-guided facility tour, which will take visitors through the taproom and brew house, showcasing several beers along the way. Tourists will view the traditional all-copper brew system and unique open-fermentation techniques. There’ll be…

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January 5th – Art: Philip Sager Art opening for local photographer Philip Sager, 7 to 9 p.m. at Farley’s, 1315 18th Street. January 8th – Dance: Salve Regina San Francisco-based dance company punkkiCo will present the premiere performance of Salve Regina, an original work celebrating and exploring the human female spirit. Six different pieces choreographed…

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December 3rd – Theater: SubUrbia SubUrbia examines young adults’ trials and tribulations, particularly when society offers a cynical perspective that turns the American Dream into the American Nightmare. However, the play isn’t depressing.  Writer Eric Bogosian provides the humor needed to empathize with SubUrbia’s complex characters. $15. 8 p.m., Bindlestiff Studios, 185 Sixth Street. Information:…

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Through October 11 Theater: CRANE In the world premiere of JC Lee’s CRANE, directed by Mina Morita and performed by Ferocious Lotus Theatre Company, when Sadako stumbles into a mountain cabin in the dead of winter she meets Bradley, a young, hermitic artist who once created a great art work but has since descended into…

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September 1st – Writing: Radar Reading Series at SF Library The RADAR Reading Series is a periodic event that features independent and underground writers, emerging voices and bona fide superstars. Local author Michelle Tea (Valencia, Sister Spit tour) hosts this showcase of underground heroes. Each RADAR Reading consists of four dynamic performers, followed by a…

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Community Calendar August 2015

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August 1st – Film/Culture:  Well-known Taiwanese film director Mei-Juin Chen will screen her movie about the life and times of Li XiangLan, also known as “Shirley” and “Yoshiko Yamaguchi.”  From the late-1930’s to 1958 XiangLan was an opera singer, actress in Chinese and Japanese films, pop idol, and accused traitor of China.  She retired from…

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Saturdays in April, Family: Drop In Activities at Randall Museum The Randall’s exhibitions are open all day, with special hours for the Golden Gate Model Railroad exhibit, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; drop-in family ceramics classes at 10:15 a.m.; “Saturday Science,” which features a morning workshop that explores the wonders of science with a…

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