Culture & Arts

Judy Chicago’s Feminist Art is Unapologetically Colorful

Orange, purple and pink smoke filled Golden Gate Park this weekend, as feminist artist Judy Chicago debuted her latest exhibition at the de Young Museum.

‘Phoenix Day’ to Celebrate the Revival of San Francisco’s Streets

After an 18 month hiatus, Sunday Streets is making a strong comeback with five open street destinations, dozens of neighbor-hosted block parties, and a 20-mile bike ride.

Wuhan-Born Artist’s ‘Chinatown Ghost’ Photos Explore Asian-American Hate in San Francisco

Chinese visual artist Yunfei Ren hopes that the series will “remind people what has changed and what has not.”

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Castro Street Fair Returns to San Francisco with Pride Costumes, Vaccinations

Costumed attendees and vendors were out in full force Sunday for the 47th annual Castro Street Fair, which returned this year after a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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In the 80s, Punk Ruled San Francisco’s Streets. Here’s What It Looked Like

A new exhibit transports you to a time when rent was dirt cheap, punks crammed into underground clubs, and artists and activists reigned in San Francisco.

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Scenes From Folsom Street Fair 2021 (SFW)

After canceling last year’s event due to COVID-19, the highly anticipated annual Folsom Street Fair returned with vigor on Sunday.

Dear San Francisco: A Circus Comes To Town

Created by Bay Area residents Shana Carroll and Gypsy Snider, co-founders of the Montreal-based circus troupe The 7 Fingers, “Dear San Francisco” will pay homage to the stunning beauty, storied characters and astounding resilience of the City by the Bay.

A Whole New Voyage: Floating Media Art Installation ‘Night Watch’ Makes its West Coast Debut in San Francisco Bay

The barge with a 20-foot LED screen displays moving images of asylees along San Francisco’s shoreline this weekend.

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Scenes From the 22nd Annual ‘How Weird Street Faire’

Now in its 22nd year and sporting the theme “Eternal Return,” the How Weird Street Faire is a celebration of the city’s diversity.

Meet Tim ‘The Optimist,’ Muse of the Muni Transfer

For native San Franciscan and graffiti artist Tim “The Optimist” Williams, growing up taking the MUNI bus meant more than getting where he needed to go. It was about creating a nostalgic moment by saving a scrap of paper that served as a memory of the day’s events—a bus transfer.