Tomorrow you can join The Bay Bridged and over 100 organizations in Dolores Park from 11am - 6pm at the 2008 Expo for Independent Arts. This event, hosted by The Bay Bridged's new non-profit fiscal sponsor, Independent Arts & Media, is being billed as the only grassroots connection fair for independent arts, music and culture. The fair will bring together groups focusing in a wide range of helpful areas including: galleries, labels, media organizations, publishers, venues, culture groups and non-profits. The best part is that the entire event is FREE.

In addition to visiting the various organizations the day will also showcase a variety of performances, tree-side chats, and a children's art corner. The Bay Bridged will be there all day hosting a few giveaways and showing off the website, so be sure to drop by the table and say hi. A list of all of the organizations who will be attending as well as a schedule of events can be found below.

Exhibitors
Arts Services
Arts Providers' Alliance of San Francisco *
Artist's EDGE
California Lawyers for the Arts/ArtHouse
Center for Cultural Innovation
Creativity Support
Foundation Center
Full Calendar
Independent Arts & Media
Intersection for the Arts
Network of Bay Area Worker Cooperatives *
The Present Group
Public Glass
SCRAP -- Scroungers' Center for Reusable Art Parts
Theatre Bay Area (and TAO: Teaching Artists Organized)

Crafts/Artisans/Fashion
Aud Art *
angelcake accessories *
Bahama Kangaroo *
Becca Vershbow: Bamboo, Bugs, and Bodies *
Blackbird Photography *
Common Coin of Communication *
the change-id *
DA BOMBa Presidential T-Shirt *
Danielle Kardum *
The Girl and Rhino *
Hershman Glass Studios *
Jewelry Design *
Joso Vidal shell jewelry *
Lee Harvey Roswell *
Lindy Gill artisan jewelry *
LLM Creations *
Marie Kelzer Designs *
Never Never Designs *
Priscilla's Parasols *
qUirkFACTORY *
Shawn Rowland, Rachel Michaelsen (photography, dollmaking) *
Ruchi *
Richard Bolingbroke, artist *
Saaz Designs *
Siya Clothing *
Stanimation Productions *
Stavroula Kolitsopoulos *
stay stylish *
Stephen Bray Photography *
Unspokn (Art Drives Dialogue) *
Wen and Jamie Creations *

Culture/Community
Cataclysmic Megashear Ranch Studios
LeftSide: Skate Culture + Advocacy *
Manilatown Heritage Foundation, Manilatown Center *
ME'D1.ATE NETWORK
NIMBY *
Paths of Native Africa *
Planet Drum Foundation
Rock Paper Scissors Collective
San Francisco Vegetarian Society

Education
Brush Fire Painting Workshops
Calornia Institute of Integral Studies *
The DJ Project
Fashion Arts & Youth Enterprises Inc
Interplay/Body Wisdom *
Official Business Lunch.com *
San Francisco Children's Art Center
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Families Program *
ShovelfaceArt.com/Vernon the Gardner *
Trash Mash-up
Women's Audio Mission
World Savvy: Global Youth Media & Arts

Film + Video
African/African Diaspora Film Society *
CounterCorp Film Festival
Exiled in America: Iraqi Refugees in California *
Haiku Films *
ITVS Community Cinema, Bay Area *
Middle Path Media
Oddball Film + Video
SF IndieFest *
San Francisco Media Archive
San Francisco Women's Film Festival
Tents: A Darfur Documentary *

Music
924 Gilman Street Project
Alternative Tentacles Records
Byron Au Yong (Composer) *
Classical Revolution *
Community Music Center
Esaul: Ambient & Experimental Music *
Gamelan Sekar Jaya *
KFJC 89.7 FM
KALX 90.7 FM
Friends of KUSF 90.3 FM *
Mission Creek Music Festival
Mount Vicious *
San Francisco Civic Symphony *
San Francisco Chamber Orchestra *
San Francisco Conservatory of Music *
San Francisco Symphony *
The Bay Bridged *

Performance (Dance, Theater)
Axis Dance Company
Casting Connection *
CounterPULSE
Dancer's Group
The LAB
Z Space Studio *

Publishing & Media
Art XX Magazine *
Cary Tennis Books *
Eth6 *
The Fabulist *
Funcheap.com *
Hyphen Magazine: Asian America Unabridged
Instant City / Dublit *
Joey Sayers Comics *
Manic D Press
Re/Search Publications
Tea Party Magazine *
Thrillist *
White Fungus Magazine (New Zealand!) *

Visual Art: Galleries
For venues, see "Performance" and "Music"
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Families Program *
San Francisco Women Artists
McCaig Welles and Rosenthal Gallery *

* indicates first-time exhibitor

Scheduled Events

TREESIDE CHATS, by the Big Tree in Dolores Park :

1:15 - Underground Venues and How to Use Them, with Killian of the Gun & Doll Show and Melinda Lilycat

3:15 - Censorship: What we can and can't do, lead by John Hell, with John Miller

4:15 - New Technology - the best, worst, & what's next, with John Miller and more

CHILDREN'S ART CORNER

All day: The Art's On You: Live face Painting at The Expo near the Children's Art Corner at the Expo.

1:30-3pm: Children's Art Activities in CHILDREN'S ART CORNER
San Francisco Children's Art Center and Paint Brush Fire will host.

1:20-4pm: Make a Musical Instrument: Sponsored by SCRAP, in the CHILDREN'S ART CORNER
Children and their families are encouraged to come play with colorful materials to build their own musical instrument.

MUSIC AND PERFORMANCE

1 p.m.: Circus Bella MAIN STAGE
One-ring circus w/ a beatboxing strongman, aerialists, and SF horn legends Ralph Carney and Ara Anderson in the band.

1:35-2 p.m.: Z Space Studios Guitar Performance MAIN STAGE

2 p.m.: San Francisco Chamber Orchestra MAIN STAGE
Brass Quintet!

2:30: Foxtails Brigade MAIN STAGE
Twang-inclined folky bramble ...

3 p.m.:Axis Dance Company MAIN STAGE
Duet Dance Performance

3:20 p.m.: Uni & Her Ukelele (with the Ding! String Trio) MAIN STAGE
New take on a fine old vintage

4:10: The Aerosols MAIN STAGE
Pop-psyche returns to San Francisco!

Time TBA: Young Fashionista Show
Fashion Arts & Youth Enterprises will debut the designs of their young designers in a 20 minute Fashion Show.

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