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May’s Bay Area Art Shows

Derek Macario May 1, 2015

Image courtesy of Ryan Whelan Events start this weekend: Friday, May 1: Having Fun by Ryan Whelan at Farley's East. 5-9pm, 33 Grand Avenue, Oakland. RSVP here. Friday, May 1: Golden by Sarah...

Dena Beard, Executive Director of The Lab, paces through the space in the last hours before the opening of the

Revival of an experimental art space

Derek Macario April 29, 2015

Dena Beard, Executive Director of The Lab, paces through the space in the last hours before the opening of the "A Journal of the Plague Year" exhibition on Wednesday, April 1. (Kate Fraser / Xpress Magazine)   While...

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April’s Bay Area Art Shows

Derek Macario April 10, 2015

Image courtesy of Good Mother gallery Events start this weekend: Saturday, April 11 - Channing Morgan: Off The Surface Curated by: Patricia Cariño at Burnt Oak Gallery. 2pm, 306 15th St, Oakland....

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March’s Bay Area Art Shows

Derek Macario March 6, 2015

Image courtesy of Unpiano Books Events start this weekend: Saturday, March 7 - Cycles Art Show, featuring Reynaldo Cayetano Jr., Al Khum, Topher Maka, Brian Brophy at Rainbow Bubble Laundry. 5-9:30pm,...

Oakland welcomes new art gallery

Derek Macario February 27, 2015

The first group show at Good Mother gallery, Tired Hands, brought out the largest crowd for an art reception I’ve ever seen in SF or Oakland. As I approached the gallery I could see from the end of...

Gentrification: An Installation for Awareness and Call to Action

Derek Macario February 19, 2015

Being a native San Francisco working class student myself, gentrification has been an ongoing condition for life in the city. From elementary and middle school in the Excelsior, high school in the...

Social Sketch: A Creative Gathering for Community

Derek Macario February 17, 2015

Creative gatherings take shape in many different forms, from art exhibitions, workshops, public lectures and readings and so on. For San Francisco-based artists Courtney Cerruti and Mike McConnell...

February’s Bay Area art shows

Derek Macario February 6, 2015

Events start this weekend: Friday, February 6 - "Packrat's Paradise" by Tim the Optimist at Le QuiVive. 7pm, 1525 Webster Street, Oakland. RSVP here. Friday, February 6 - "Portraits of Strangers,...

Ryan De La Hoz’s Cool Try Pop-up Shop

Derek Macario December 19, 2014

The rain had just begun to fall down, but people arrived early for the first opening of Cool Try. Plastic mini basket ball hoops with marble pattern backboards were stacked up, floral printed bottle...

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