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Week of February 18th, 2013

Tuesday, February 19

Chris Anderson Presents: Makers Revolution

Chris Anderson Seminar @YBCA 7PM | $15

Former editor-in-chief of WIRED magazine Chris Anderson's new book, Makers, looks at how the web and technology have transformed manufacturing. Specifically, Anderson discusses how technological improvements have allowed small companies to compete with large-scale industry. A prominent figure in the emerging Makers Movement, Anderson has worked to spread the word that anyone and everyone can be an inventor.

Wednesday, February 20

The Falls

Elizabeth Mooney, The Falls, 2010, Acrylic on panel, 36 x 36″

Supra Natural Artist Reception: Berkeley Central Arts Passage 6 – 8PM | Free

Kala Art Institute and Berkeley Central Arts Passage present the work of five visual artists and a writer for it’s exhibition Supra Natural, art as it relates to nature.

Thursday, February 21

The Invisible Man, Harlem, New York, 1952

The Invisible Man, Harlem, New York, 1952, 16 x 20 inches

Gordon Parks: Centennial Opening Reception: Jenkins Johnson Gallery 6 – 9PM | Free

Considered to be one of the most important photojournalist photographers in history, Jenkins Johnson Gallery celebrates what would have been the 100th birthday this past November of Gordon Parks with Gordon Parks: Centennial. The exhibition shares a collection of photographs spanning the 1940’s through the 1970’s. Notable works include prints from the Invisibile Man Series, color prints from Segregation Story, and images of the California-based black panthers.

Saturday, February 23

Annual San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade

Annual San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade 5:15PM – 8:00PM | Free

A San Francisco tradition for over 100 years, the annual Chinese New Year Parade is a celebration of the Chinese-American culture unique to San Francisco. The parade is the largest celebration of its kind and attracts over three million spectators each year.

Parade Route and Travel Information: www.chineseparade.com