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MetroWize Presents: Open Canvas at the Independent


Sunday, September 1, 2013 at 9:00 PM - Monday, September 2, 2013 at 12:00 AM (PDT)

MetroWize Presents: Open Canvas at the Independent

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MetroWize celebrates

Open Canvas - San Francisco 

Sunday, September 1, 2013 at the Indepenent

Lights Down Low

Sleazemore - Richie Panic - Eli Glad

Live painting by Victor Reyes

Free with RSVP

... more surprises to come



Yes, you read it right, we're putting on our biggest event of the year this Labor Day Weekend at our favorite live music venue in the city, and its all free.  We have the Light Down Low crew on the decks and celebrated local street artist Victor Reyes painting a wall sized mural on stage.  Cocktail creations provided by SF Mixology, vibe provided by the Independent.  Come to the hood early and check out building sized art installations in the area, brought to you by the Absolut Open Canvas art project.  This event will reach capacity and there are no walk ups.  Free with RSVP.


About Open Canvas: The future is yours to create

From Warhol to Jay-Z, ABSOLUT vodka has a rich heritage of collaborating with inspirational artists and is now evolving the spirit of creation for the next creative generation - inspiring others to pick up their own paintbrush or pencil or plywood and experience the power of creative transformation.  With the ABSOLUT Open Canvas initiative, ABSOLUT empowers an extraordinary group of contemporary artists to transform an unlikely setting – the street & structure of a normal city block- into an interactive outdoor art exhibition. A reminder that we can all transform our present and future if we adapt a daring spirit and use creativity to stretch everyday reality from the mundane to the extraordinary - TRANSFORM TODAY.


About Lights Down Low:

Lights Down Low is a fixture in the Bay Area nightlife scene, bringing some of the most forward thinking music events to San Francisco and Los Ageles over the last 5 years.  In 2013, Lights Down Low has kicked things up a notch with acts like Simian Mobile Disco, Skream, Eqyptrixx coming to SF in the next few weeks.  We're stoked to bring the LDL residents back to the Bay Area from their new homes in Los Angeles.

About Victor Reyes:

Painting has been a constant study in the life of Victor Reyes.  From Graffitti in cities worldwide to large scale murals, he has worked within the medium of painting for 20 years.  Drive through the Mission or SOMA and you will see his artwork everywhere.  


Here at MetroWize, we know how have a good time but we also we want to remind you to drink responsibly. Don't overdo it, get wize. Need a designated driver? Check out our suggestions at

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When & Where

628 Divisadero St
San Francisco, CA 94117

Sunday, September 1, 2013 at 9:00 PM - Monday, September 2, 2013 at 12:00 AM (PDT)

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