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Sat, March 2, 2013

Asian Art Museum China's Terracotta Warriors: The First Emperor's Legacy
Discover why the terracotta warriors are the eighth wonder of the world. Along with over 100 rare artifacts unearthed from the burial complex of China's First Emperor, the Asian Art ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Mel Ramos Mel Ramos: New Paintings at Modernism
Mel Ramos began making his mark on the art world in the early 1960s as part of the Pop Art movement exhibiting alongside artists like Andy Warhol, Claes Oldenburg, and ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Cost: Free
Tracey Snelling Parallax Views: Photography Exhibition
http://www.sjica.org/detail.html?eid=948Whether by photographing environments they have constructed or through deconstructing and reworking photographs they have taken, the artist in Parallax Views offer the viewer a new line of sight. Faced ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
KQED Education Educator Workshop: Work Voices Series
City College of San Francisco ESL Colloquium and KQED Education present a workshop that demonstrates how to use the Work Voices interview series with ESL students. Through the voices of ...
Categories: KQED Education
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost: Free
Gutai Historical Survey and Contemporary Response at SFAI
The San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) presents the first West Coast survey exhibition of Gutai (1954-1972), a significant avant-garde artist collective in postwar Japan that was founded by Jiro Yoshihara ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Cost: Free
Cat in the Hat Meet the Cat in the Hat at the San Francisco Zoo
Join KQED and the San Francisco Zoo for a celebration of Dr. Seuss' birthday and Read Across America! Stop by the Wildlife Theater to listen to celebrity guests from the ...
Categories: Family Friendly
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Cost: Free with zoo admission
Victoria May Victoria May's Maintenance and Operations at Don Soker Contemporary Art
Using the framework of cultural constructs, such as abstraction, codification, circumscription, Victoria May's work highlights the absurdity they often impose. By pitting the organic or visceral against the institutional, May ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Only a Signal Shown: Video Exhibition (Week #5)
Southern Exposure's video exhibition, Only a Signal Shown, presents the work of over twenty-eight local, national, and international artists through five one-week projects. Each week's program includes up to five ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Cost: Free
SF Ballet SF Ballet: The Rite of Spring, Beaux, and Guide to Strange Places
SF Ballet is thrilled to present the world premiere of choreographer in residence Yuri Possokhov's interpretation of Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring (Le Sacre du Printemps). The program also ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 2:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Light in her Eyes Film Screening: The Light in Her Eyes
Houda al-Habash, a conservative Muslim preacher, founded a Qur'an school for girls in Damascus 30 years ago. Every summer, her female students immerse themselves in a rigorous study of Islam. ...
Categories: Arts: Movies
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Pamela Z Pamela Z at Other Minds Festival
The Other Minds Festival runs from February 28 to March 2. The final evening focuses on works for live musicians with audio and visual accompaniment. The electroacoustic experimentalist and installation ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: $20-45
3 For All 3 For All: Improv Trio
The internationally and critically acclaimed improvisers 3 For All (Rafe Chase, Stephen Kearin and Tim Orr) return to the Bayfront with more hysterical performances of completely spontaneous improv! The trio ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $25-30
SF Ballet SF Ballet: The Rite of Spring, Beaux, and Guide to Strange Places
SF Ballet is thrilled to present the world premiere of choreographer in residence Yuri Possokhov's interpretation of Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring (Le Sacre du Printemps). The program also ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Tanning Dorothea Tanning: Unknown But Knowable States exhibition at Gallery Wendi Norris
Unknown but Knowable States (January 10 through March 2, 2013) features rare and ground-breaking paintings, drawings, and sculptures by Dorothea Tanning. For the first time, the gallery will be dedicating ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free
Hung Liu Hung Liu: Offerings Art Installation
Recognized as one of the most prominent Chinese American painters working in the United States today, Hung Liu's installations have played an important role in her work throughout her career. ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free
Noise Pop Noise Pop Festival
The Noise Pop Festival is San Francisco's favorite indie music, arts and film festival. Now in its 21st year, Noise Pop has brought early exposure to many emerging artists in ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free-$150
The Fourth Messenger The Fourth Messenger at the Ashby Stage
The world premiere of The Fourth Messenger features music and lyrics by Vienna Teng. What if the Buddha were a woman? What if she were alive today? Loosely inspired by ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: All Day Event
Cost: $5-50

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