2012 Summer Artist Dates

Posted on: July 19, 2012
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Attention CYMC interns!!
At CYMC we encourage our young people to step out of their comfort zones and go on Artist Dates by attending arts events that can feed their creativity. Here are some free and affordable ideas this summer:

(**Remember that you will need to take a photo of yourselves at the event and be prepared to share your experience to receive internship credit)

This Weekend July 20th-22nd

Youth Speaks – Brave New Voices

Finals at the Fox Theater Oakland
Fox Theater – Oakland Oakland, CA
07:00 PM
Click here for ticket information

Featuring Performances from Mayda Del Valle

Free Events

16th Annual Urban Youth Arts Festival
July 21, 2012 (1p-6p)
Precita Park (Precita Ave. & Alabama St.), SF

– Live Music & DJs
– Youth skate competition
– Skate deck painting
– Stencil Station

The Precita Eyes Mural Center puts on the event. Every year 200 to 300 people show up and organizers think that it’s a good way to keep kids out of trouble–given the 200 cans of aerosol paint that are used to make art on the walls, instead of tags on public spaces.

Extra incentive: the best art pieces are kept and shown throughout the year at galleries. The city’s Parks & Rec Dept even gave them their blessing this year by absorbing the cost of the permits.

Free Food Truck Sunday
Grub for free at any of 8 food trucks at the SOMA StrEat Food Park this Sunday! (sf.funcheap.com )

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