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Swan Day 2009

Posted on March 27, 2009 Under Art

This Saturday marks the second international Support Women Artists Now (SWAN) day, a commemoration and series of celebrations to raise visibility for women artists around the world. Whether you're in Austin, Jerusalem, or Nairobi, there are a series of events…

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Playing For Change

Posted on March 24, 2009 Under Music

Smiles are sure to abound for North American audiences of Playing for Change as the musical extravaganza goes on tour this week. The multimedia, artist-driven effort is working to promote peace and music education through collaboration and live performances of…

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Che: A Graphic Biography

Posted on March 23, 2009 Under Books

While Steven Soderbergh's film Che has gotten mixed reviews on the festival circuit, there's one piece of media, Che: A Graphic Biography, that provides an indisputably great snapshot of the Argentinian Marxist revolutionary's life and death. Created by longtime cartoonist…

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Morgans Hotel Group x Recess Sessions

Posted on March 23, 2009 Under Music
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Sean Tubridy

Posted on March 20, 2009 Under Art

It would be a sin of omission to call Sean Tubridy a photographer when he's in fact a publisher/activist/graphic designer/salesman. And by salesman, we mean the "stuff" he sells, that includes screenprinted shirts with illustrations of Leica M3s and transistor…

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San Francisco Women's Film Festival

Posted on March 20, 2009 Under Life

Crowdsourcing is coming to this year's San Francisco Women's Film Festival, the Bay Area's annual celebration of recent contributions to documentary, LGBT, and dramatic film. Indie-Fest recently opened an online screening competition sponsored by the film forum and marketplace IndieFlix.…

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Alec Soth x The Last Days of W

Posted on March 13, 2009 Under Art

If you've seen images at the Whitney, SF Museum of Modern Art, or Minneapolis' Walker Art Center (or the Magnum Photos archives for that matter), the shots of photographer Alec Soth may have caught your eye. The Minnesota-based artist's photos…

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Handmade Nation

Posted on March 11, 2009 Under Life

Tonight the San Francisco Film Society will play host to a screening of Handmade Nation, a documentary about the work and connections between independent artists across the country. Made by first-time filmmaker and craft blogger Faythe Levine, the film focuses…

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International Doc Challenge

Posted on March 9, 2009 Under Life

Today will close the International Documentary Challenge 2009, a filmmaking competition that solicits the work of brilliant (and crazy) storytellers and editors racing against the clock to put together thematic work. After choosing from one of two assigned documentary genres…

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Posted on March 5, 2009 Under Fashion

Yelpers are a notoriously fickle bunch, and pretty verbose when it comes to the recently opened San Francisco men and women's apparel boutique SHOTWELL. Carrying "vintage Lacoste sweaters, plaid shirts ... and reconstructed dresses", as well as lines from Cheap…

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