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Culture Wire: The Cult of Beauty


The Cult of Beauty exhibits the art and craft of the Victorian Avant Garde. San Francisco’s Legion of Honor is the exclusive American host for The Cult of Beauty. Learn more here.

Culture Wire: RADAR Reading Series

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The “best literary night in San Francisco” is at the Main Library. For almost a decade, Michelle Tea has been presenting the best of Queer Lit at the RADAR Reading Series.

Culture Wire: Exploratorium After Dark


After Dark adds a jigger of fun to a science mixer in The Exploratorium. Once a month, you can come feel all the cool displays without all the kids hogging the seats.

Culture Wire: Stephen De Staebler


Bay Area sculptor Stephen De Staebler is celebrated in a career-spanning retrospective at the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park. The artist helped curate “Matter and Spirit” in the months before he died.

Culture Wire: “New Fire” at Brava


Cherrie Moraga returns to Brava Theater to stage New Fire. The veteran playwright is directing her own script for the first time, creating a performance that blends theater, dance and traditional ceremony.

Culture Wire: Zaccho Dance Theatre


Zaccho Dance Theatre and the Marcus Shelby Orchestra presented Dying While Black and Brown at Yoshi’s in December of 2011. The work is a commentary on conditions inside prison, specifically focused on the lives of inmates who are on death row.

Culture Wire: Jim Campbell


This episode of Culture Wire features Jim Campbell discussing his public art installation Exploded Views, now featured in the SFMOMA atrium.

Culture Wire: Meridian Gallery


In this episode of Culture Wire, discover how the non-profit Meridian Gallery established itself as a cornerstone of the arts community.

Culture Wire: Intersection for the Arts: Chico & Chang


Intersection for the Arts presents Chico & Chang, a group exhibition that looks at the impact of Latino and Asian cultures on California’s visual landscape through new sculpture, video, and painting. Director of Visual Arts Programming, Kevin Chen, introduces the exhibit’s four topic areas and two of the artists, Charlene Tan and Sergio De La Torre.

Culture Wire: Artists at SF Dump


RecologySF is celebrating twenty years of one of the most unique and one of a kind artist residency programs. SFAC gallery director Meg Shiffler talked with Deborah Munk, director of the artists in residence program, to learn about how the program got started, how its grown and changed, and what it offers today. RecologySF has hosted 95 professional artists and 25 student artists who have a unique access to supplies: the public disposal. Current resident artists include Lauren Dicioccio and Abel Rodriguez.

Culture Wire: Peter Voulkos Restoration

A public sculpture by Peter Voulkos is restored through ArtCare, a partnership between the San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) and the San Francisco Art Dealers Association. Untitled (1971) is located in front of the Hall of Justice at Bryant and 7th Streets. Luis Cancel, Director of Cultural Affairs at SFAC, speaks with gallerist Ruth Braunstein… Read more