CH+D High Five: 5 Art+Design Events for Oct. 29 – Nov 4



Suzanne Husky Exhibiiton at Gallery Wendi Norris 

In “Shovels, Physiocrats, and the Light-footed Heavy Souls”, San Francisco-based artist Suzanne Husky presents the results of her ongoing artistic research into the history, moral underpinnings, quotidian realities, and potential futures of green anarchist lifestyle practices. This is her first exhibition with Gallery Wendi Norris, and Husky is the recipient of the 2011 San Francisco Artist Award (SFAA), a juried biannual award created to honor and support emerging and under-recognized artists living in San Francisco with a solo exhibition and full promotional gallery support. This exhibition includes two documentary films, as well as found images and ceramics reclaimed from oil and fracking processes. Reception November 1, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Gallery Wendi Norris, 161 Jessie St., San Francisco

Social Mixer & Fashion Shoot at NNEKA

NNEKA Oakland

Come enjoy a glass of wine or two, shop and mingle, and watch the fashion shoot for NNEKA, a new clothing line designed in Oakland. A $5 donation at the door includes your first glass of wine. The fashion shoot will feature the best of NNEKA’s Fall & Winter line, showcased by local models. From the Slit Sleeve Wrap Dress to the Peek-A-Boo Long Sleeve Top, they are sure to be show-stoppers. November 3, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., NNEKA, 1427 Broadway Street, Oakland

San Francisco Design Center Sample Sale 

SFDC Fall Sample Sale

Visit the San Francisco Design Center to shop the Bay Area’s most extensive and luxurious collection of one-of-a-kind home furnishings at remarkable discounts. Open to trade professionals on November 1–2 and to the public on November 3–4, the sample sale is the ideal opportunity to shop the latest trends and products in home furnishings.


Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA


Opening November 1 (members can see it now), Stanley Kubrick is the first major retrospective in the United States of the notoriously scrupulous filmmaker’s work. Featuring annotated scripts, production photography, lenses, costumes, and props, exhibition spans the breadth of Kubrick’s practice and offers viewers insight into the uncompromising vision of one of cinema’s greatest directors. Film Independent at LACMA curator Elvis Mitchell reflects on Stanley Kubrick as filmmaker, photographer, and myth. November 1 through June 30, LACMA, Los Angeles


‘Howloween’ at Annex Wine Bar

Annex Wine Bar Loves Dogs!

Bring your dog to Annex Wine Bar for their Howloween Party where people come dressed in costume, along with their spookily dressed up dogs. Prizes will be awarded for best costume, most original costume and a special prize for best dog and human partner. Judges will include the Honorable Ken Brown and Sheriff Bruce. Ghoulish appetizers plus wines and beers from the Annex cauldron will be available for purchase, with a portion of the sales donated to Pets LifelineOctober 31, 5-7 p.m., Annex Wine Bar, 865 West Napa Street

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