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Culture, The Exhibitionist National Conference Focuses on Oakland Artists

National Conference Focuses on Oakland Artists

The National Alliance for Media Arts & Culture's conference, ALLIANCE, is in Oakland this weekend, and heavy hitters are coming along for it. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts’ Marc Bamuthi Joseph, who the Rockefeller Foundation calls one of the…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Bill T. Jones Brings His Tribute to His Mother-in-Law, a World War II Survivor, to YBCA

Bill T. Jones Brings His Tribute to His Mother-in-Law, a World War II Survivor, to YBCA

Legendary choreographer Bill T. Jones has a warm relationship with his mother-in-law, Dora Amelan, a French-Jewish survivor of World War II, who calls him her third son, along with her two biological ones. Jones decribes Amelan, who was a nurse…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Beck, Ed Ruscha, and Leon Russell in YBCA's "Everything but Christmas Music" Music Movie Series

Beck, Ed Ruscha, and Leon Russell in YBCA's "Everything but Christmas Music" Music Movie Series

Joel Shepard, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts' film and video curator, recently married a woman from the Philippines. Over the years visiting her there, he says he heard a lot of Christmas music. A whole lot. “They start…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist YBCA 100: Gathering the Very Best and Brightest From American Culture

YBCA 100: Gathering the Very Best and Brightest From American Culture

Many arts organizations dream of the type of programming you’ll find at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, but few pull off so successfully. But their constant stream of diverse events and exhibitions across virtually every platform (…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Picture Puzzle Pattern Door: New Insight Into Inner Peace and IBS

Picture Puzzle Pattern Door: New Insight Into Inner Peace and IBS

Irritable Bowel Syndrome might not seem like the stuff great art is made of, but try telling that to video and performance artist Shana Moulton. And as her piece Picture Puzzle Pattern Door, currently exhibiting at Yerba Buena Center…
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Film, "In Case of No Emergency: The Films of Ruben Östlund"

"In Case of No Emergency: The Films of Ruben Östlund"

Before his formally arty, festival-friendly narratives, Swedish writer-director Ruben Östlund made ski films, which seems like a good foundation for evolving one's point of view on bourgeois behaviorism and ironic male arrogance. Östlund sure knows his way around the slopes…
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Film, "Altmanesque" Celebrates Director Robert Altman in Features and Shorts

"Altmanesque" Celebrates Director Robert Altman in Features and Shorts

Here's how the late American movie maverick Robert Altman liked to describe his relationship with Hollywood: "I make gloves, and they sell shoes." So we see in "Altmanesque," a selection of three features and assorted shorts at Yerba Buena Center…
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Culture, Art Early Release: Incarcerated Artists Get a Chance to Exhibit Their Work Outside the Bay Area's Most Notorious Prison

Early Release: Incarcerated Artists Get a Chance to Exhibit Their Work Outside the Bay Area's Most Notorious Prison

San Quentin State Prison has a reputation for being a prison of last resort, a place where death-row inmates like Scott Peterson (who murdered his pregnant wife and unborn child) and Richard Allen Davis (who kidnapped and killed Polly Klaas)…
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Arthouse listings for July 16-22, 2014

518 Valencia. Black & White and Dead All Over: LaborFest and FilmWorks United present a documentary about the declining economic fortunes of the newspaper industry and its effect on investigative journalism's ability to expose injustice and corruption. Thu., July…
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Calendar, Night&Day The Shore

The Shore

When looking for a regular experimental art fix, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts' monthly event ConVerge is pretty hard to beat. Every third Thursday of the month, YBCA puts together a free, participatory exhibition featuring a different contemporary…
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Arthouse Movie Listings July 9-15, 2014

518 Valencia. Black & White and Dead All Over: LaborFest and FilmWorks United present a documentary about the declining economic fortunes of the newspaper industry and its effect on investigative journalism's ability to expose injustice and corruption. Thu., July 10,…
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Arthouse Movie Listings July 2-8, 2014

Balboa Theater. The Klezmatics: On Holy Ground: Documentary about the Grammy-winning klezmer band. Thu., July 3, 7:30 p.m. $7.50-$10. 3630 Balboa, San Francisco, 221-2184, www.balboamovies.com. The Castro Theatre. Midnites for Maniacs: Triple bill featuring all three films in the Back…
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Calendar, Night&Day Orbital movement

Orbital movement

The 36th annual San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival is in full swing, with over 300 musicians and dancers bringing traditions from every corner of the globe to stages in the city and around the Bay Area. Highlights this year…
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Arthouse Movie Listings June 11-17, 2014

Artists' Television Access. Delusions of Grandeur: Cine+Mas presents an encore screening of the 2012 feature film that put a distinctively San Franciscan spin on the traditional coming-of-age story (where else would your rite of passage into adulthood include a transgender…
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Calendar, Night&Day Spring Farewell

Spring Farewell

Alonzo King LINES Ballet, known for intricate choreography executed by elegant dancers of supernaturally elongated proportions, presents its "Spring Season." The company debuts an untitled premiere by its celebrated founder and choreographer King to music by contemporary composers John…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Anna Deavere Smith, Star of Stage and Screen, Offers a Workshop to Free Your Imagination

Anna Deavere Smith, Star of Stage and Screen, Offers a Workshop to Free Your Imagination

"If I asked you to tell in 10 words what your story was, you'd pick the most crucial thing," says acting teacher Anna Deavere Smith. "Then let's say 'father' was one of those words, and a jazz musician asked…
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Calendar, Night&Day Daisey Does America

Daisey Does America

In early reviews, Mike Daisey was often compared to monologist Spalding Gray. Nowadays, it's Mark Twain because, from 2001's 21 Dog Years: Doing Time at Amazon.com to 2013's Fucking Fucking Fucking Ayn Rand, Daisey has deftly reflected the conceits…
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Calendar, Night&Day So Eccentric

So Eccentric

Smuin Ballet rounds off its 20th anniversary season with its "XXcentric Spring Dance Series," making its first stop on its tour of the Bay Area at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts before heading to theaters in Walnut…
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Arthouse Movie Listings April 23-29, 2014

Artists' Television Access. Selected III: British touring collection of short films and video co-curated by Videoclub and the Film London Artists' Moving Image Network (FLAMIN). Fri., April 25, 8 p.m. $7-$10. videoclub.org.uk. Other Cinema: Google Boondoggle: The S.F. Tenants Union…
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Arthouse Movie Listings April 16-22, 2014

Artists' Television Access. Periwinkle Cinema: Bits & Pieces: A night of short films by LGBT artists. Wed., April 16, 8 p.m. $7. facebook.com/PeriwinkleCinema. Sistah Sinema: The cinema series for queer women of color hosts a screening of The New Black,…
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