Arts + Culture
Since 1985, San Francisco-based literary journal ZYZZYVA has been promoting the best and brightest of West Coast writers and artists, publishing the work of everyone from Haruki Murakami to Sherman Alexie to Raymond Carver. The journal just issued their 100th edition, and the path to that achievement hasn't always been easy.
For its inaugural art fair, Silicon Valley Contemporary draws an international roster of 50 exhibitors showcasing 300 artists. The styles and mediums of the works on display will vary – large-scale robot-produced paintings by the prolific graffiti artist Katsu, a sculpture made of razor blades by South Korean monk and artist Jungsan Senim, ethereal photographs of women by Isreali photographer Yigal Ozeri – but the selection is tied together by technology’s impact on art practices around the world.
7x7 editors reveal the hottest events going on this week and give you a head's up on tickets to grab in advance (before they sell out)!
Skipping Coachella this year, but dreading the idea of missing all your favorite bands congregating for the biggest, raddest party known to California? Fear not, for Fauxchella has arrived again to save your FOMOing souls.
On April Fools' Day, legendary San Francisco designer Ken Fulk enticed his guests to his All Fools' Party, an evening of illusion, merriment, and more than a few surprises. After issuing a faux press release declaring Fulk's desire to bring back the saber-toothed tiger from extinction, Fulk set the scene for an evening of fantastical suspended reality.