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ART

ONGOING

RENA BRANSTEN GALLARY
1275 Minnesota Street #210
San Francisco
Get Direction

LAWRENCE FERLINGHETTI:
LOVE AND WAR
(July 8 — Aug 20, 2016)
Ferlinghetti painting
Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Boat People 2006
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July 7–August 17, 2016
SOMA
Main Gallery
934 Brannan St. (between 8th/ 9th )
San Francisco

THE BLACK WOMAN IS GOD
KAREN SENEFERU and MELORRA GREEN
curate 50+ artists celebrating the vital
contributions of Black women as
artists and change-makers.
Gallery Hours:
Tues.–Fri. 12–7pm & Sat. 12–5pm
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ONGOING

The Legion of Honor
100 34th Avenue
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WILD WEST
Plains to the Pacific
(June 18, 2016 – Sep 11, 2016)Chiura Obata Color woodcut
Chiura Obata, "Setting Sun on Sacramento
Valley, California", 1930. Color woodcut,

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Contemporary Jewish Museum
736 Mission Street
San Francisco (map & parking)
415.655.7800


STANLEY KUBRICK: THE EXHIBITION
(June 30–Oct 30, 2016)
11am - 5pm every day,
Kubrick
Exhibition covers the breadth of
Kubrick’s achievements.
* Alamo New Mission Theater will be
showing Kubrick’s color films
in August 2016.

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GALLERIES

Asian Art Museum
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco
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De Young Museum
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr.
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco
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The Legion of Honor
100 34th Avenue
San Francisco map
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Live Worms Gallery
1345 Grant Avenue
San Francisco
415.307.1222
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111 Minna Gallery
111 Minna Street
San Francisco
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Women Artists Gallery
647 Irving Street
San Francisco
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CIty Art Gallery
828 Valencia St.
San Francisco
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Think Round Fine Arts Gallery
2140 Bush Street, Suite 1B
between Fillmore and Webster
(entrance on the driveway.)
San Francisco


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FILM
moviewatchers
Please give your SUPPORT to our independent Theaters

Thursday & Fridays

  ODDBALL FILMS
275 Capp Street,
San Francisco

Oddball Films presents rarely screened genres of cinema as well as avant-garde and ethno-cultural documentaries. Weekly screenings of offbeat cinema. ~ 8pm Screenings
Tickets: $10.00 - Limited seating RSVP @oddballfilm.com or 415-558-8117
OddBall Theatre front door 275
* please note: Oddball films is upstairs in an attic warehouse of film cans - there are Stairs - NO Elevator and it may not be comfortable for allergy sufferers or people with claustrophobia.
♥~*~♥

Tuesdays
The Alliance Française of San Francisco
7:00 pm
1345 Bush Street
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The Alliance Française
of San Francisco offers a weekly French Film
To help non-French speakers discover French cinema, all films are screened with English subtitles,
Free admission ($5 suggested donation
)
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NOW SHOWING


36TH SAN FRANCISCO JEWISH FILM FESTIVALSan Francisco Jewish Film Festival
July 21 - August 7, 2015
More Information / Tickets
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DeafMovies.org ~
(aka the Deaf Cinema List)
a collection of films in ASL & other Sign Languages.
Thanks to John Lubostky who researched and compiled the DeafMovies special list!
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Love in Action eventLOVE IN ACTION


The Prisoners Literature Project
The Prisoners Literature Project
Volunteer With Us

these three special programs are excellent example of Love in Action
California Poets in the Schools


826 Valencia the Writing Center
826 VALENCIA
is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting students ages six to eighteen with their writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write.
 Since opening in 2006, they have enlisted help from hundreds of qualified volunteer tutors eager to teach students in the area.   
 Volunteer now »

Children's Creativity Museum
221 Fourth Street ~ San Francisco


The Imagine Bus
The Imagine Bus

bringing arts education
where it's needed most

ART CHANGES LIVES
you can, too.
Creativity Explored ~
(where art changes lives) ~
3245 Sixteenth St ~
San Francisco (map)

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SeeThe Poet's One Page Guide to San Francisco's Open Mic Poetry Scene by Dan Brady for a more complete list


***RADIO ONLINE***©
Wednesday: 3:00 pm
JACK FOLEY's
"Cover to Cover"
KPFA 94.1 FM streaming audio
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First two Weds each month:
3-3:30 pm on KPFA (94.1 fm)
NINA SERRANO hosts
Cover to Cover- Open Book -Poet to Poet
where writers, poets, and lyricists read their works and discuss their creative process.
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Every Friday -Noon to 3pm
AVOTCJA On The Radio &
The World Wide Web
KPOO-FM 89.5FM
La Veda Musical/The Musical Truth
playing the best of African, Caribbean,
Jazz, Bomba, Plena & Latin dance.

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Fridays ~ 4pm- 6pm
Diamond Dave Whitaker's
COMMON THREAD COLLECTIVE
www.MutinyRadio.fm
OPEN MIC with co-host Global Val Ibarra broadcasting live from Mutiny Radio
at 2781 21st St. (@Florida St.)
in San Francisco.
Index of /Diamond Dave
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starVAL IBARRA is a member of KPFA's
Women's Magazine and once a month produces and hosts their excellent weekly show on 94.1
& kpfa.org, Monday 1-2pm - Podcast's for
ALL shows, including Women's Magazine
with Global Val
- in association with KPFA 94.1 - and Common Thread Collective are available
at www.MutinyRadio.FM
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Sundays from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
POET AS RADIO~ weekly program on
KUSF In Exile, @ www.savekusf.org
Links to all our archived shows, at poetasradio.blogspot.com You can also find our podcast's by going to ITUNES
and searching for ‘Poet as Radio.
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JOHN RHODES"
SAN FRANCISCO POETRY
S.F. Open Mic Poetry Podcast TV
hosted by JOHN RHODES & CLARA HSU
will now be produced by John Rhodes at Clarion Music Center on a regular monthly basis. Featured Guests og Clara and John followed by STEPHEN KOPEL presenting SPECIAL EDITION with his guest, and hosting the open mike for all who attend.
You are all invited to come and celebrate with us. august date tba
Clarion Music Center. 816 Sacramento St. SF


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1ST & 3RD MONDAY - 7:00 pm ~ BIRD and BECKETT BOOKS AND CULTURAL PROJECTS ~ 653 Chenery ~ San Francisco map  
POETS! featured poet followed by open mic    Hosted by Jerry Ferraz.
Second Tuesday of the month ~ 7:00 to 8:45 pm ~
On the Page, Off the Page Open Mic Poetry ~ (acoustic music,too)
Park Branch Library, (downstairs) 1833 Page, between Cole & Shrader, San Francisco Food for the body, the mind, and the spirit. Everybody (performers, audience, and friends) welcome!    ~  Hosted by Richard Ivanhoe
Sacred  Grounds CafeEvery Wednesday ~7 pm sign up -reading begins 7:30
~ Sacred Grounds Cafe, 2095 Hayes Street ~ San Francisco.
with an open mic and the feature follows. The Sacred Grounds Poetry reading series is long running poetry reading (since 1972)w/ feature poets and open mic. Hosted by Dan Brady
Every Thursday~7 pm ~ sign up  Bazaar Cafe - 5927 California Street -
between 21st / 22nd Avenue - (415) 831-5620 -San Francisco map
open mic, spoken word, original acoustic music.  Go early to get a seat.
Hosted by Josh Beemish
Every Thursday ~6:30 pm -Poetry Reading at Readers Cafe -featured Poets -curated byJack Hirschman,poet-in-residence. Sponsored by the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library . Readers Café & Bookstore ~Building C, South End, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco - 415)771-1011

Every Friday ~3pm- 6pm ~ Diamond Dave Whitaker's -
COMMON THREAD COLLECTIVE OPEN MIC with co-host Val Ibarra broadcasting live out of the MutinyRadio & Cafe ~ 2781 21st St. @ Florida ~ S.F.

Every Friday Night - Cafe International 508 Haight (at Fillmore)
OPEN MIC -7:30 signup on a lottery; show's over at 11pm
Original material only (no covers allowed) All performance styles welcome (music/comedy/poetry/rap/clowning/acting/dancing-juggling/magic/puppetry, etc. etc. etc.) ~ Participants must patronize the cafe~
Host: *** Clyde ALWAYS, the Bard of the Lower Haight
peace Every 3rd Friday ~6:00 to 8:00 pm ~ Haight Ashbury Peace Vigil
corner of Masonic and Fell, Golden Gate Park Panhandle. We will have our usual signs, music, candles, and snacks. Join us for the whole two hours or for just five minutes. Everybody welcome! If you join us, please dress for the weather. Pictures from past vigils can be seen here
***  First Saturday ~ 7 - 9:30 pm ~ La Promenade Poetry Series
with featured readers followed by open mic. Host ~ Bill Mercer
La Promenade Café -3643 Balboa St-.San Francisco
1st Saturday~- 5:00-7:00pm ~
THE MUSIC OF THE WORD / (LA PALABRA MUSICAL) SERIES
still in English,Spanish, Spanglish y Lo Que Sea ~ Featured poets followed by open mic, hosted by Avotcja, ~*~ No Cover ~*~ (Donations for flyers accepted & Always the word festival to remember! @ CESAR E. CHAVEZ BRANCH Suite 271 -OAKLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY - 3301 East 12th Street @ 32nd Avenue -(½ block North of Fruitvale BART & 1 block South of International) - Oakland, CA (510)535-5620
First Sunday each month - signup 5 pm- start 5:15- ~POETRY UNBOUND, a monthly reading series featuring three poets each month at the Art House Gallery in Berkeley , 2905 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley, Ca. (one block north of Ashby, close to Ashby BART)
This series dedicates itself to presenting new work in a broad range of styles and genres, and to bringing together writers from different circles and communities, Hosts Clive Matson, Karla Brundage
2nd Sunday - 7:30 -POETS UPSTAIRS- Inner Sunset Reading Series + Open Mic. www..facebook.com/poetsupstairs - 345 Judah St.- Come early and sign up to read.
2nd Sunday - 4:00 pm - sign-up 3:45 - TURNING GEARS - - MODERN TIMES BOOKS -2919 24th St. Featured Poets followed my Open Mic Hosted by Kim Shuc

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      Poets: Here Now and There Then, Beats and Otherwise, Artist Friends, Odds and Ends

 Poets
 Virginia Barrett
 Jennifer Barone
 Charles Curtis Blackwell   ART
Charles is (.mini documentary of the
painter Charles Curtis Blackwell)
 Bob Booker Ambush Review
Bob Booker @ The 8th Annual Beat
Museum Poetry Festival (youtube)
 Don Brennan
 Neeli Cherkovski
 Poem for Harold Norse
  by Neeli Cherkovski
 Ana Elsner poem for George Tsongas
  Ferlinghetti
 Auto/Biographical Sketch of Jack Hirschman by Matt Gonzalez
 Clara Hsu
Diamond Dave, S. F. Rabble Rouser and Revolutionary Rebel By Hugh Dander
 Q R Hand
 Fifteen Poems Jack Hirschman
 YOUKNOWOMSAYIN
 devorah major
 David Meltzer
 A Tribute to David Meltzer
 THE ART / THE VEIL:Meltzer
 HD MOE
 Blake Moore
 Jeanne Powell poet, publisher,
 performer, and producer
 Diane di Prima
 Diane di Prima Lunch Poems - video
 Gary Snyder
 North Beach Alba by Gary Synder
 Tony Seymour's Biography
 Mark Schwartz
 Mel Thompson
 George Tsongas North Beach Poet
 Cara Vida
/Al Young California Poet Laureate emeritus
 Antonin Artaud
 Anais Nin
 Baudelaire -Les Fleurs du mal
 William Blake Archive
 Charles Bukowski - The Great Poet
 John Cage
 Ira Cohen
 Robert Creeley
 ee cummings  paintings
 Hermann Hesse  Paintings
 T. S. Eliot
 Krishnamurti
 Robert Lax
 Robert Lax poetry
 Pablo Neruda   poems
 Charles Olson
 Documentary of Ezra Pound youtube
 Ezra Pound's "Cantos," section LXXXI
  read by the poet
BEATS    gone/ gone/ gone beyond
Allen Ginsberg
Allen Ginsberg performs William Blake
Richard Brautigan
William Burroughs
William Burroughs Reality Studio
Howard Hart by Armour Garland
Jack Hirschman Remembers:
Kenneth Rexroth and the Beats
Gregory Corso
Kirby Doyle links:
obituary, & announcement of memorial readingS F Chronicle, 05.14.03
Kirby Doyle page - Hammond Guthrie's Third Page
"The Birth of Digger Batman" by Kirby Doyle,as published in The Digger Papers
photo of Billy Batman & Kirby Doyle by Chuck Gould, (Diggers website)
Remembrances of Kirby Doyle
by McClure, Peter Coyote,Tisa Walden, Philomene Long and John Thomas, and Claude Hayward.
Jack Kerouac
Bob Kaufman (1925-1986)
Philip Lamantia
Jack Micheline
In memory of Jack Micheline Poet-
by Jack Hirschman
Tribute to Jack Micheline by A.D. Winans
Lew Welch

Harold Norse July 6, 1916 - June 8, 2009
Charles Olson
Kenneth Rexroth
Rexroth in the Anachist Encyclopedia
Jack Spicer
 
Philip Whalen  
a chapbook
Mark Other Place by Phillip Whalen
Jack Foley The alsop review
Academy of Beat Poets
American Museum of Beat Art
The Beat Generation:
Beat SuperNova
California Beat Era
Cultural Chronology of Early Beat Generation Literature
THE GREAT BEAT GROUP PHOTO
Cosmic Baseball Association
How Beat Happened
Lit Kicks
Decade of Bebop, Beatniks & Painting
Arthur Monroe1998
Naropa U. Internet Archive
Harry Redl : Portraits of Beat Generation
Unspeakable Visions:
Beat Generation/Bohemian Dialectic
Why the Beats Still Matter
Beat Generation Video Archive
Artists San Francisco
Agneta Falk
Video
Agneta Falk creating Blue
JAMES CHA
and the North Beach Contrarian
George Long artist, musician
Phil Deal poet, artist, musician, inventor
Kim Schuck poet/artist
Larry Keenan photographer
Anahid artist
Torrey Nommesen  fractal artist
REDO artist
Visionary artist Ned Millett
Richard 'Lucky' Perri' Artist
Tina Tarnoff Artist
Christopher Trian Artist
Pecita Eyes Muralists
San Francisco Women Artists

The fight for the bohemian soul of North Beach's Caffe Trieste

Shig Murao: The Enigmatic Soul of City Lights and the San Francisco Beat Scene

BJ PAPA Interview by Catz Forsman.

Harry Smith Archives (1923-1991)
M.C. Escher Gallery
Paul Klee
Vincent van Gogh Gallery
Vincent van Gogh Letters
 
Literary stamps
Art Crimes Writing on the Wall
Art Daily
Women in the Arts National Museum
Women Painters Index: 1893 Expo
Women in Art video
Women are Art - Corot video
For the Love of Beauty!
Wenaus favorite poems
Ancient Greek Philosophers
Bartleby great books/classic poetry
Poetry Library UK *
The Poets Corner
Bibliomania Free Online Literature/ ?
The Library of Congress
Project Gutenberg
Poetry through the Ages
Poetry Foundation
*UBUWEB*
*Aspen web version - multimedia magazine in a box
Light and Dust Anthology
Neurotic Poets
Institute for study of Bohemian Literature
surrealist.comm ~ A history of surrealism, surreal art, and the artists involved in the surrealist art movement. A definitive history of the surrealist movement.
ODDS & ENDS
BayTaper.com
One Man's Multimedia Journey Through the San Francisco
Live Jazz & Creative Music Scene
Fusion Anomaly
objects that were found, mixed
and compiled by Atomjack
International SurreaLists Art
*dada - situationist
The Physik Garden
Transcendental Biographies:
The effect of the Transcendental Planet in the lives of historical, cultural and artistic personalities
 
Political Writings of George Orwell
Essays, newspaper columns, letters and editorials.
George Orwell
complete works,photos
For the Love of Beauty!
On The Edge The Hidden Art of Fore-Edge Book Painting
Sacred Text the largest freely available archive of online books about religion, mythology, folklore and the esoteric on the Internet. The site is dedicated to religious tolerance and scholarship.
Kenneth Patchen links
Kenneth Patchen
—Poetry and Jazz days, 1957–1959
Painted and Silkscreened Poems by Kenneth Patchen
Kenneth Patchen Home Page
Excerpts from Kenneth Sleeper Patchen Awake
Patchen: Man of Anger & Light by Henry Miller and A Letter to God by Kenneth Patchen 
open culture
The best free cultural & educational media on the web


more poetry at sfheart.com
Poetry a few of my favorites

The Desiderata

Love Quotes
eclectic snippets of prose and poetry.
Excerpts From "The Prophet" by Kahlil Gibran
"On Love"
by Kahlil Gibran

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ACTIVISM . NATURE . HUMANITIES . PHILOSOPHY . PEACE AND LOVE IN ACTION

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