Arts + Culture
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.
For a generation seemingly addicted to discord and isolation, the impending end of the world has become something we can all get together on, though we don’t know how it will come — solar flares, earthquakes, global warming, and even the mere existence of the year 2012 have all been put to film. In Denis Hennelly’s new movie, the EOTW boldly enters the information age, and it begins with a simple text message: “Goodbye World.”
Mixed media artist Jim Campbell has been fascinating us with his light displays for years, so it’s no surprise that a retrospective of his work is being celebrated in NYC at two different locations in Manhattan (the third just finished).
Every other week, we bring you our top picks for the four most intriguing literary events in the Bay Area. All events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise mentioned.
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)!
In the interests of full disclosure, I should tell you up front that while I’ve been an editor for a decade and a writer for as long as I can remember, I don’t like to read. I like to write and flip through magazines and watch television, but books have never quite captured me.