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Friday Digest: Liu Xiaobo, Danube, Haiti, EA…

This is our new Friday Digest! Every Friday, this weekly news round-up gives us the occasion to share with you news from various topics: politics to arts, entertainment, media, science, sports, fun and less fun news… This digest is a list of news published this week on the Internet (Friday to Friday), selected by the Sama Team, and it is by no means exhaustive. If you want to suggest a news to be added in the next Friday Digest, contact us. The ...


Run for Congo Women: Big Things Begin with Small Steps

The Run for Congo Women has been working to raise awareness and funds in the U.S. and abroad to support Congolese women. As you already know if you read the Sama Gazette, we support the Women for Women campaign and we posted about the Run for Congo Women in San Francisco. Among the runners in San Francisco on June 12, 2010 was Carissa Weir from Oakland, California. A former actress and now a ‘filmmaker in the making’ according to her short ...


SFMOMA Celebrates 75th Anniversary!

In 2010, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art marks its 75th year as a pioneering force in art, locally and globally. Founded in 1935, SFMOMA was the first museum on the West Coast devoted to modern and contemporary art. The museum invites you to join them for a once-in-a-lifetime gala celebration in honor of 75 years of groundbreaking art. About the event: To celebrate our anniversary, we present a series of exhibitions and events that illustrates ...


Keith Haring’s 1985 Mural at Deitch Projects

  In 1985, Keith Haring painted a 70-foot-long mural for the South of Market Childcare Center (SOMACC) in San Francisco. Today the wall is exposed at Deitch Projects (18 Wooster Street, New York), until February 16, 2010. Keith Haring is unquestionably one of the most iconic artists of the 20th century, mixing Abstract Expressionism and Pop in a very unique way.   Information about the exhibition at Deitch Projects (visit website):   Deitch Projects ...


IXIA: nature, whimsically re-arranged

  Working with Max Dana for quite a long time now, we are used to discover almost everyday, the many aspects of the World of Sama and the creative world of our beloved artist. We appreciate creativity whatever the form is can take and recently, we were very impressed by the amazing work done by the San Francisco based company, IXIA. ‘Nature, re-arranged’ that’s it.   Read ‘About IXIA’ from their Website:   Walk into IXIA ...


San Francisco Street Art Mecca to be demolished

Yesterday, Max Dana came with an unexpected news, saying: “SF Street Art Mecca to be demolished in September“. The Sama Team was there, we were all working at our desk (well, sort of) and we didn’t exactly understand what this news was about… As you may already know if you follow Max Dana’s work, she started by making graffiti in the mid-80’s and this a movement she continues to support, althought she doesn’t ...






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