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Going Out, Sept. 28-Oct. 6, 2023

Going Out, Sept. 28-Oct. 6, 2023

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Sep 28, 2023

You can find plenty of arts and nightlife entertainment options whether you're in San Francisco, Oakland or anywhere in the Bay Area, this week and every week.

B.A.R.'s Bestie balloting begins

B.A.R.'s Bestie balloting begins

  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Sep 25, 2023

It's time for Bay Area Reporter readers to cast their ballots for the LGBTQ newspaper's annual Best of the Bay contest.

Shabbat at the Jewseum

Shabbat at the Jewseum

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Sep 18, 2023

On September 23 the Contemporary Jewish Museum will launch "Shabbat at the Jewseum," a new quarterly program that lets attendees immerse themselves in Jewish ideas of rest and rejuvenation while engaging in the ritual of Shabbat.

Picture this: museum and gallery highlights for fall

Picture this: museum and gallery highlights for fall

  • by Robert Brokl
  • Aug 29, 2023

Art exhibits to look forward to this fall run the gamut from spectacles to the more scholarly.

Five Memorable Gay Characters In Classic Literature

Five Memorable Gay Characters In Classic Literature

  • by Advertising Department -- Sponsored content
  • Aug 28, 2023

Despite its taboo and marginalized side for many years, homosexuality has always had a place in the masterpieces of classic literature. Ah yes ! This is in no way an evolution of sexual mores.

Castro Art Walk helps local businesses' revival

Castro Art Walk helps local businesses' revival

  • by J.L. Odom
  • Aug 22, 2023

Held the first Friday of every month, the self-guided walking tour steers attendees to neighborhood art galleries, art-focused spaces and other small businesses on Market, Castro and Noe Streets and at adjacent locations.

Art Events For Students in 2023

Art Events For Students in 2023

  • by Advertising Department -- Sponsored content
  • Jun 12, 2023

Discover the best art events for students this year! Learn more about what to look out for, where to find opportunities and how to make the most of them.

'Breaking the Rules' — Paul Wonner and Theophilus Brown at the Crocker Art Museum

'Breaking the Rules' — Paul Wonner and Theophilus Brown at the Crocker Art Museum

  • by Robert Brokl
  • Jun 6, 2023

Sacramento's new dual exhibit, "Breaking the Rules," benefits by the association that Crocker Art Museum curator Scott A. Shields had with both gay artists during their lifetimes.

Going Out, June 1-9, 2023

Going Out, June 1-9, 2023

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jun 1, 2023

While you may not yet have your full-tilt Pride on, never fear. June is already filling up this first week with fun arts and nightlife events. Get going out.

Arts notes: Cal. Academy talks; Frameline's Colin Higgins Foundation grants

Arts notes: Cal. Academy talks; Frameline's Colin Higgins Foundation grants

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • May 14, 2023

A new series of panels at the California Academy of Sciences reclaims scholarly research to underserved voices, and Frameline announced new young filmmaker grant recipients.

'Queer Threads' exhibit opens in San Jose

'Queer Threads' exhibit opens in San Jose

  • by Heather Cassell
  • May 11, 2023

The highly anticipated "Queer Threads" exhibit makes its Northern California debut at the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles May 12.

Michael Kruzich: mosaic moments with the local artist

Michael Kruzich: mosaic moments with the local artist

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Apr 22, 2023

Spring Open Studios finds opportunities for artists, fans and potential collectors to meet. One artist in particular, Michael Kruzich, works in the rarified genre of natural stone and Venetian glass called "smalti" mosaics.

Kehinde Wiley's 'An Archaeology of Silence' - stunning new exhibit at the de Young

Kehinde Wiley's 'An Archaeology of Silence' - stunning new exhibit at the de Young

  • by Cornelius Washington
  • Mar 21, 2023

Kehinde Wiley has been a very special, insightful artist for quite a while, but his work always appears fresh, modern and important. His new exhibition at the de Young reshapes the way we see Black people in portraiture and sculpture.

Unusual duo: Capp Street and Headlands paired art installations

Unusual duo: Capp Street and Headlands paired art installations

  • Feb 28, 2023

Although miles apart geographically, two conceptual art exhibits at the David Ireland House and the Headlands Center for the Arts bridge the work of pioneering designers and artists.