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    News, The Snitch Weekly Ink: Artist Homage

    Weekly Ink: Artist Homage

    Welcome to the second installment of Weekly Ink!Vital Statistics: Tonya, 28, studio manager Spotted at: A dinner party Tattoo: Drawing by Yoshitomo Nara Why/When: I got it about four years ago. I just always wanted a tattoo on my arm…
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    Calendar, Night&Day Miss Misery

    Miss Misery

    The Japanese pop phenomenon known as "kawaii" encapsulates the cult of cuteness that's run amok over the last few years, but there are signs of subversion. Take the work of artist Yoshitomo Nara, whose motley cast of tots, with their…
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    Culture, Art

    Artbeat

    "Anne Appleby." These paintings are easy to love. Though Appleby's work has changed very little over the years, it always appears fresh, and is always a pleasure to look at. Her masterful monochromes are luminous meditations on color -- leafy…
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    Culture, Art

    Artbeat

    "Beniamino Bufano." It's no secret that plenty of adults enjoy entertainment created with kids in mind, which seems fine to us. And we've all known girls who were reading Jane Austen at age 12 -- also OK. But it's something…
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    Culture, Art

    Artbeat

    "Beautiful Losers" and "Free Basin." What do 14-year-old skate rats have to do with art? Are hip hop and punk kids somehow important in the grand cultural scheme of things? And is it really cool to walk around underneath a…
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  • clipping at Brava Theater Sept. 11
    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"

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