Weekend Warriorings

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Some quick thoughts about a few cultural activities I got up to this weekend... 1)Liz Caruana is a fabulous art and commercial photographer in the Bay Area. Friday night saw the launch of Caruana's new collection of photographs in book and gallery exhibition form at Carte Blanche Gallery in The Mission. The series, The Bay: Creators of Style, lis at the intersection of Caruana's work as an art and commercial photographer in its depiction of portraits of  Bay Area fashion designers. The images are glossy, vivid and unabashedly pose-y. It's … [Read more...]

Weekend Roundup: Unsayable, Slide, Ruined, Fabulation

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Here’s a bit about some of what I did at the weekend: 1) Hope Mohr Dance presents The Unsayable at Z Space: At the start of Friday evening’s performance, choreographer Hope Mohr walked on stage and made a tidy little speech about her new work based on a collaboration with war veterans. The fact that the speech sounded exactly like the pitch a non-profit arts organization writes to get funding from a foundation for a project pretty much sums up the experience of seeing the work presented that evening. The piece, which included dancers … [Read more...]