Neighborhood Notes: A La Doña Mural, Art Exploration, Pride Party and more!


A new La Doña mural is in progress on Mission and 26th Street.

La Doña de Mission, which just performed in Stern Grove last weekend, is painted on a wall on the 26th and Mission by legendary Bay Area muralists DJ Agana, Robz and Vogue. “I feel like she’s someone girls and women admire and who represents who we are, reflecting the neighborhood and where we come from,” Agana said.

The wall is outside the Casa Guadalupe Market. “With the impact of the supersexualization of young women of color in the media, it’s even more important to recognize the advancement of musically talented icons like La Doña,” said Agana. Vogue, one of the artists who worked on the mural, which was funded by the San Francisco Giants, said it has an impact when people drive and instantly recognize the musician in the community.

This weekend, stop by and check out the mural en route to the many events happening in the Mission! To witness it:

Who doesn’t like wet paint? Friday and Saturday are the last days to experience Jen Props’ art at The Drawing Room

In the Drawing Room on 23rd Street, there is much more than drawings. In fact, nowadays it is filled with acrylic and ink based works. The current exhibition of “Wet Paint” by artist Jen Prop will be on view until Saturday, so stop by between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. if you want to meet the artist and hear him talk about his work. .

Otherwise, The Drawing Room is open Friday and Saturday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

An artistic exploration through the Mission

On Saturdays from noon to 5 p.m., you can stroll from the Catharine Clark Gallery to the David Ireland House, KADIST and Southern Exposure – and enjoy the art that these spaces have to offer. Sounds like a perfect plan for Saturday and a great way to take advantage of the first official Saturday of summer. No appointment is necessary, just go out and enjoy the art.

Want to be proud of pride?

Well, Curio Bar is here for you. They are having a pride party on Saturday which will run from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the Curio Bar at 775 Valencia. Get the info to get your dance here.

Get Jazzy at Etcetera Wine Bar

The velor seats outside the Etcetera Wine Bar evoke that old-fashioned nostalgia we all crave from time to time. So grab a friend, put on something fun if you like, and head to Valencia Street from 5-9pm on Sunday nights to listen to 29th Street Swingtet playing some jazz!

Laugh in the afternoon at Café Atlas

There is a comedy show at Atlas Cafe on Saturday hosted by Mutiny Radio. If you want to stop, consider reserving a place! The show is free, but they ask you to tip the comedians (i.e. if they make you laugh). More info here!

An indoor dance show presented by Dance Mission! Imagine that.

Dance Mission Theater still has something in the works. And this time they have an indoor show! “I Want This Place” is a dance exploration of desire, vulnerability and personal authenticity presented by Tim Rubel.

Warning: the show contains nudity, body positivity… and fierce dancing.

The show takes place at the Dance Mission Theater, 3316 24th Street on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., and Sunday at 7 p.m. Live tickets are also available. Tickets for the show are sold on a sliding scale of $ 10 to $ 35. Get them here.

Also, you can now go to SFMOMA for free on the first Thursday of the month

Bay Area residents can enjoy SFMOMA for free from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month. Two tickets per reservation. Reserve them here, if you wish. Or just enter.


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