Photolucida's program is to bring top emerging talent to the public. Here, industry jurors have narrowed the group down to the Top 50 works photographers from around the globe.
When: Through Fri. 6/15
Where: Rayko, 428 Third St.
Richard Blakely "Between the Lines"
The artist's first solo exhibition at Incline Gallery features drawings, paintings, animation, and sculpture, plus a presentation of his earlier commercial work.
When: Through Fri. 6/22
Where: Incline Gallery, 766 Valencia St.
The Head and the Heart
The on-fire indie folk band from Seattle is taking over the Fillmore three nights in a row, but you'll have to beg for tickets on Craigslist.
When: 9 p.m., Fri. 6/1 – Sun. 6/3 (8 p.m. Sunday)
Where: The Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd.
Gossip Girl's Blair Waldorf moonlights as a musician. And she loves SF. Check out her love letter to the city here.
When: 8:30 p.m., Fri. 6/1
Where: Slim's, 333 11th St.
SF Symphony B&W Ball
Paul Simon, Cyndi Lauper, Janelle Monae. Need we say more?
When: 8 p.m., Sat. 6/2
Where: Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave.
Make the trek east to check out the retro stylings of SacTown native Mel Ramos.
When: Sat. 6/2 – Sun. 10/21
Where: Crocker Art Museum, 216 O St., Sacramento
Ethnic Dance Festival
More than 30 Bay Area troupes represent world cultures through dance.
When: Sat. 6/2 – Sun. 7/1
Where: various venues
Great Gatsby Garden Party
Join special guests Amy Tan, Joyce Maynard, and Don Novello at a fundraiser for this year's Litquake festival. Don your whites and get ready for a game of croquet ... with jazz-age cocktail in hand, of course.
When: 4 - 7 p.m., Sat. 6/2
Where: Hillside Gardens, Mill Valley