David Tomb in Manila and Mountainfilm

Some views from the Ayala Museum Gallery in Manila where David Tomb’s Rufus Hornbill has flown in for the 6th Annual Hornbill Conference organized by Mike Lu of the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines. View the exhibit until May 5.

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Tomb will be a special guest at Mountainfilm in Telluride, May 24-27. Join him Friday, May 24, 3:30-6:30 for the Gallery Walk, one of the highlight events of the weekend.

Mission between 9th and 10th

We are happy to be in the ‘hood with CounterPULSE on Mission between 9th and 10th. Our neighbors are celebrating their 8th anniversary with May Day a showcase of local artists to raise funds for the nonprofit experimental space for art and social action. Support CounterPULSE as a hub for risk-taking community-based performance. May Day features an all-star lineup including March Bamuthi Joseph, Keith Hennessy, Dohee Lee, Scott Wells & Dancers, Axis Dance Company,Jess Curtis/ Gravity, Erin Mei-Ling Stuart, Byb Chanel Bibene, and Duniya Dance and Drum Company and a silent auction every night!

May Day 2013
Performance Festival to Benefit CounterPULSE
1310 Mission between 9th and 10th
May 3 -5, FRI-SUN at 8PM
$35 and up Buy tickets

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Trapped in Your Mind Feeling

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Sometimes it does feel as if the sky is tumbling down- if only for a split second. A Trapped in Your Mind Feeling, an exhibition curated by Lucy Puls will provoke those unwelcome jolts of pernicious unease. With Tim Armstrong, Sarah Bliss, Kirk Crippens, Aida Gamez, Farley Gwazda, Richard Haley, Conrad M. Meyers II, Sandra Ono, Melissa Pokorny, Emma Spertus and John Tronsor.

Alex Bigman in the East Bay Express describes The Anxiety that Artists Feel.

A Trapped in Your Mind Feeling runs through May 4 at Aggregate Space (801 West Grand Ave., Oakland), 510-832-3807 or AggregateSpace.com; and through May 18 at Transmission Gallery (770 West Grand Ave., Oakland), 510-835-2626 or TheTransmissionGallery.com