Friday, July 17, 2015
A group exhibition in which artists Bask, Nate1, Christopher de Leon, Joshua Lawyer, Jet Martinez, Askew, Sam Rodriguez, VyalOne, Mark Bode, Mike Tyau, Nuria Mora, J.S. Weis and Steven Lopez interpret and express what they personally value, ranging from freedom to strength to joy and integrity, through paintings. First Amendment Gallery, 1000 Howard St., S.F. (415) 523-8282, www.1AMGallery.com.
"Beauty and Resistance" by Jet Martinez. Image courtesy of the First Amendment Gallery.
“Fight or Flight,” by J.S. Weis. Image courtesy of the First Amendment Gallery.
"Old Skool VS New Skool Bay Bridge" by NATE1. Image courtesy of the First Amendment Gallery.
"Freedom to Speak" by Sam Rodriguez. Image courtesy of the First Amendment Gallery.
"Hoodoo Affair" by Steven Lopez. Image courtesy of the First Amendment Gallery.
“I am Kikaida,” by Mike “BAM” Tyau. Image courtesy of the First Amendment Gallery.
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Meyerovich Gallery presents works by Donald Baecher, Alex Katz, Donald Sultan and Bernar Venet through July 31
The Meyerovich Gallery presents “Donald Baecher: The Rose Portfolio,” and “New Works on Paper by Alex Katz, Donald Sultan and Bernar Venet.” Through July 31. Meyerovich Gallery, 251 Post St., Suite 400, S.F. (415) 421-7171, www.meyerovich.com
“Red Rose,” (2015), from “The Rose Portfolio,” by Donald Baechler. Image courtesy of the Meyerovich Gallery.
“Christine,” (2013) by Alex Katz. Image courtesy of the Meyerovich Gallery.
“Big Poppies, Sept 10, 2014 (Blue)” (2014), by Donald Sultan. Image courtesy of the Meyerovich Gallery.
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The 78th annual Stern Grove Festival free summer concerts include tUnE-yArDs and DakhaBrakha, Sunday, July 19 and the San Francisco Ballet July 2
2 p.m., Sunday, July 19
Singer Merrill Garbus performs tUnE-yArDs, her musical project with Nate Brenner on the electric bass. Experimental in nature, it utilizes looping techniques and unusual percussion.
The quartet DakhaBrakha also performs that day. Originally from Kiev, Ukraine, the world music group powerful vocals are accompanied by Arabic, African, Australian, Indian and Russian instrumentation.
2 p.m., Sunday, July 26
Under the artistic direction of Helgi Tomasson, the San Francisco Ballet performs works from its current repertory. These include “Rush,” by composer Bohuslav Martinu with choreography by Christopher Wheeldon and “Lambarena” by composer Johan Sebastian Bach, traditional African music arranged by Pierre Akendengue and Hughes de Courson and choreography by Val Caniparoli. www.sfballet.org.
All concerts begin at 2 p.m. Sigmund Stern Grove, 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard, S.F. (415) 252-6252, www.sterngrove.org.
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For her solo exhibition, “Hyperspace,” at the Dolby Chadwick Gallery, Jenifer Kent marries Conceptualism, Expressionism and Minimalism through a series of drawings. Using black ink on white clayboard, she creates intricate, highly detailed works evocative of master etchings and scientific drawings.
"Interval Series: Plate 4," (2015), ink on clayboard, by Jenifer Kent. Image courtesy of the Dolby Chadwick Gallery.
"Array," (2014), ink on clayboard, by Jenifer Kent. Image courtesy of the Dolby Chadwick Gallery.
Dolby Chadwick Gallery, Shreve Building, 210 Post St., S.F. (415) 956-3560, www.dolbychadwickgallery.com.
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