Picks of the week: Free for all

There’s no doubt that the Bay Area arts scene is thriving, but taking part often requires the sort of funds that aren’t so student friendly. If you can’t shell out the cash for expensive festival tickets or even a movie matinee, don’t despair! We’ve scouted out the best free events
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Queer artists encourage booing at SOMArts show

Bay Area performers present new works on the theme of 'This Is What I Hate'

On the first Tuesday of every month, SOMArts presents The News, a series in which queer Bay Area artists perform new theater pieces. This month’s edition saw the artists ironically dedicating their segments to what they hate most. The audience was encouraged to shout calls of disdain rather than applaud
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SOMArts exhibit spotlights illegal expressions of art

Your heart accelerates as adrenaline soaks through your system. The “high” is triggered by the SOMArts exhibition “I Am Crime: Art on the Edge of Law” where amber lights flash from a mock police car and panicked voices echo out of video sets. The show captures the weight of the
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