Support the Women’s Film Institute: IAM Year-Ender No. 1

IAM is honored to fiscally sponsor the Women’s Film Institute — producer of the SF Women’s Film Festival, the Reel Women Workshops, the WFI Shorts Tour, and the Generation HERstory Media Arts Project for SF Bay Area girls. We’re helping them raise $1,500 to support film and new media programs that amplify the voices of women and girls.

Happy Hour Benefit at Tonic

Happy Hour Benefit for Independent Arts & Media Thursday, July 21st (5:30pm-8:00pm) On Thursday, July 21, from 5:30-8pm, all tips for happy-hour drinks dispensed at TONIC BAR (2360 Polk at Union Street in San Francisco’s Russian Hill neighborhood) will be donated directly to Independent Arts & Media! The pro-am mixologists of the IAM staff and […]

1st Annual Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival

Phono del Sol: free music and food festival debuts on Saturday, July 16th If you enjoy great music and great food, you better plan to be in San Francisco’s Potrero del Sol Park on Saturday, July 16th, 2011 for the first annual Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival. Organized by The Bay Bridged and […]

Lower Polk Art Walk

Lower Polk Art Walk Debuts On Thursday, July 14 the Lower Polk Art Walk will debut seven new murals dotting the lower Polk St. neighborhood. The event will feature a walking tour, meetings with artists, and open studios at seven fantastic galleries. Come on out and see the wonderful additions to the landscape!

Writers with Drinks Benefit, Saturday June 11th

Independent Arts & Media to be Beneficiary of Writers with Drinks Event Our amazing friends at Other Magazine will be hosting their monthly series Writers with Drinks this Saturday, June 11th at the Make-Out Room in the Mission. All proceeds benefit Independent Arts & Media, as well as the Center for Sex and Culture. $5-$10 […]

IAM to be Featured Non-Profit at Straw!

Independent Arts & Media to be Featured Non-Profit at Straw! Independent Arts & Media to be featured recipient of 10% of food sales every Monday in June at San Francisco’s exciting new restaurant Straw! Please join us for some delicious treats at this one-of-a-kind carnival themed restaurant this month and beyond! From SFGate: “Who wants […]

3-D Movie, No Glasses Required, To Be Screened at SF International Arts Festival

Auto-stereoscopic Movie to Screen at San Francisco International Arts Festival This month, the San Francisco International Arts Festival is going to feature a stereoscopic film that doesn’t feature 3D glasses. The film, created by Walter Funk of Hologlyphics and titled “Spaceforms: Homage to Homer”, will allow viewers to walk around the viewing area; when the […]

6th Annual CounterCorp Festival Begins May 19th 2011

6th Annual Anti-Corporate Film Festival Begins Thursday, May 19th 2011 (San Francisco, May 16) The 6th Annual CounterCorp International Anti-Corporate Film Festival opens this Thursday, May 19, and runs through Saturday, May 21, at the Victoria Theatre, 2961 16th Street in San Francisco. The goal of the CounterCorp Festival is to raise public and media […]

SF Public Press Spring Edition and Launch Party

Issue No. 3 of the San Francisco Public Press Will Hit the Streets Wednesday, May 11, 2011 This edition features a special report on the rapidly evolving local media landscape and a mix of exciting stories from Public Press freelancers and more than a dozen nonprofit news partners. We’re dropping the retail price to $1 […]

Hyphen Magazine Wins Major APA Heritage Awards

SAN FRANCISCO APA HERITAGE AWARDS HONOR HYPHEN FOR COMMUNITY IMPACT AND PUBLISHER LISA LEE FOR EMERGING LEADERSHIP CONTACT: Lisa Lee, lisa.lee@hyphenmagazine.com Irene Kao, irene.kao@hyphenmagazine.com San Francisco – May 5th, 2011 – Hyphen magazine and Hyphen Publisher Lisa Lee were honored May 2 with Asian Pacific American Heritage Awards from the city of San Francisco. Hyphen […]

Arts Market Returns to UN Plaza

More than a Market… The San Francisco Arts Market looks forward to its 2011 kick-off on June 16th! Since the 2010 Grand Finale day on December 16th the Market has had time to reflect and build on last year’s first annual weekly outdoor Market for arts, crafts and performance in United Nations Plaza. With this […]

Circus Bella on Tour!

Circus Bella Touring Las Vegas, NV and Utah Circus Bella is bringing their one ring circus performance ensemble to Las Vegas and a number of stops in Utah. Follow their blog for photos and stories from their adventures: “…Of course there were the expected unexpected glitches and switches.  Most unbeknown to the audience except one […]