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Closer to home, there are lots of art shows worth checking out… On my list:

This film screening in conjunction with We have as much time as it takes sounds interesting. If you haven’t had a chance to see the show (to which I contributed Unlimited Promise), the gallery’s open late…
Tuesday, May 18, 7–10 pm
Wattis presents Another Time
A one-night-only screening of James Benning’s 2005 film One Way Boogie Woogie / 27 Years Later in Timken Lecture Hall. The film portrays an industrial, blue-collar town, in the filmmaker’s hometown of Milwaukee. The first 60 shots of the film–depicting factories, lonely railroad tracks, and desolate construction sites–were captured in 1977. Twenty-seven years later Benning returned to restage the film shot-by-shot, revealing the transformation of the landscape over time. One Way Boogie Woogie / 27 Years Later is exemplary of Benning’s distinctive cinematographic language, including extended shots that prolong anticipation.
CCA Wattis, 1111 Eighth Street @ Irwin, San Francisco

Leah’s delightful and intriguingly odd stripey, colorful paintings…
May 13–June 30, 2010
Time Will Tell
Solo Show by Leah Rosenberg
18 Reasons, 593 Guerrero St., San Francisco, CA 94110

Immersive light and video artists’ projects.
May 14-July 3, 2010
Jars Filmed Inside (Elaine Buckholtz Solo Show)
Perception Projection Delay (Hunter Longe Installation)
Triple Base, 3041 24th Street, San Francisco, CA
Gallery Hours: Thu-Sun 12-5pm

The inaugural show at Intersection’s new downtown space! A little bird told me it’d be good!
May 19 – July 3, 2010
Let’s Talk of a System
A group exhibition featuring work by April Banks, Sergio De La Torre & Vicky Funari, Suzanne Husky, Laura Parker, Favianna Rodriguez, James Reed and Banker White.
Intersection 5M, 901 Mission Street @ 5th, San Francisco, CA 94103
Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 12 to 6pm / First Thursdays: 12 to 8 pm
Opening reception: Wednesday May 19, 2010, 6-8pm

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