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Courtesy PhotoBallet Folklórico Netzahualcoyotl opens the monthlong Ethnic Dance Festival with a free performance at noon at City Hall.

June events, Summer Arts 2013 preview

Union Street Festival Saturday, June 1 through June 2 From 10 a.m.…

Courtesy PhotoBallet Folklórico Netzahualcoyotl opens the monthlong Ethnic Dance Festival with a free performance at noon at City Hall.
Courtesy PhotoHarry & the Hit Men  headline a set of gems from the golden years of Motown and Stax records at Slim's this Thursday.

May 30: Motown gems at Slim's and more San Francisco events

Who’s in town Comedian Jake Johannsen kicks off a three-night engagement at…

Courtesy PhotoHarry & the Hit Men  headline a set of gems from the golden years of Motown and Stax records at Slim's this Thursday.
Courtesy photoSymphony concert: The San Francisco Symphony

Young piano star Yuja Wang to play Rachmaninoff with symphony

Twenty-five-year-old pianist Yuja Wang, one of the most talked-about artists in classical…

Courtesy photoSymphony concert: The San Francisco Symphony
Tom Otterness’ sculptures are on display in the New York City subway system. (Joseph Clerici/The Examiner)Tom Otterness’ sculptures are on display in the New York City subway system. (Joseph Clerici/The Examiner)

Dog-killing artist's $1.4M commissions with San Francisco at risk

The City may terminate $1.4 million in art contracts with Brooklyn artist…

Tom Otterness’ sculptures are on display in the New York City subway system. (Joseph Clerici/The Examiner)Tom Otterness’ sculptures are on display in the New York City subway system. (Joseph Clerici/The Examiner)
Tom Otterness was hired  to create a sculpture called Mother with Children for San Francisco General Hospital. The project is now on hold. (File photo)Tom Otterness was hired  to create a sculpture called Mother with Children for San Francisco General Hospital. The project is now on hold. (File photo)

Another project by artist who shot dog put on hold in San Francisco

A Brooklyn artist who has sparked outrage for killing a dog for…

Tom Otterness was hired  to create a sculpture called Mother with Children for San Francisco General Hospital. The project is now on hold. (File photo)Tom Otterness was hired  to create a sculpture called Mother with Children for San Francisco General Hospital. The project is now on hold. (File photo)

Find Maharajahs, Houdini, Pissarro and more at museums this fall

International themes, past and present — from maharajahs in India to Impressionist…

Artist finds the organic beauty in synthetic sculpturing

Bay Area artist Sandra Ono creates dense, evocative organic sculptures that often…

Geneva Car Barn director to host youth art showcase

Kenji Liu, program director for the Geneva Car Barn will be hosting…

Local artist Steve Backman on toothpick sculpture

The San Francisco native and toothpick artist currently has an exhibit on…

The Eye: Lo Llevas por Dentro, Potrero

Today’s artwork chosen by Roger Hillyard AGE: 65 OCCUPATION: Owner, Farley’s coffeehouse…

The Eye: Three Models for 580 California

Today’s artwork chosen by Kalman Muller AGE: 32 OCCUPATION: Film production NEIGHBORHOOD:…

The Eye: The Market Street Railway Mural by Mona Caron (2004)

Today’s artwork chosen by Brian Singer, aka ‘Someguy’ AGE: 34 OCCUPATION: Artist…