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July 2014
$15-20

Trio Unites for a Night of New Orleans Jazz

July 24 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Vocalist, pianist and percussionist join forces to create a unique jazz sound

McDermott, who is making a rare appearance in San Francisco, will be accompanied by the expertise of Jacques and Goerlitz to perform a night of New Orleans jazz.

Tom McDermott is a New Orleans composer and pianist who explores a broad range of styles. A longtime resident of the Crescent City, he has made a musical appearance and additional musical contributions on the HBO…

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$15-20

Namaskar

July 25 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

 Whirled Raga Jazz

 Namaskar is an ensemble that exists in two forms, one in the San Francisco Bay Area and the other in Brooklyn, New York. The group is led by percussionist Sameer Gupta and brings a unique approach to Indian/Jazz fusion. Namaskar is comprised of stellar local improvisers who individually represent modern extemporization. From Indian classical music, avant-garde jazz, R&B and soul, to funk and dub-reggae, Namaskar explores improvisational pathways through compositions from 1950s Golden-Era…

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Free

Family Art

July 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until August 30, 2014
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Family Art takes place every Saturday afternoon.

Time: 1pm-4pm

 All Activities are FREE unless otherwise listed.
Todas las actividades del programa de Arte en Familia son GRATIS a menos que esté indicado en el calendario. Calendar activities are subject to change. Check website for updates.
Las actividades están sujetas a cambio. Revise la página web.

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The View From Bernal Hill

July 26 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Original Jazz, Sultry Blues, and Chamber Sounds

Where Charles Mingus meets Doris Day, resident artists Camille Mai, Nahuel Bronzini, and Schuyler Karr kick off their first West Coast tour as The View from Bernal Hill. On the menu: mouthwatering harmonies, eccentric rhythms, and savory new songs straight out of the sonic oven. Hailing from Paris, Buenos Aires, and Seattle, the three musicians united in San Francisco in 2012, releasing their first EP, “We Are No Beautiful Children,” at…

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$20-25

Villalobos Brothers Special Double Show

July 31 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

The Poppy is especially honored to welcome the Villalobos Brothers, as their hopeful lyrics invite an optimism that seamlessly aligns with the Poppy’s mission as a socially conscious art space in the heart of the Mission. The brothers are known for masterfully blending the indigenous rhythms and melodies of their native Veracruz, Mexico with the intricate harmonies of jazz and classical music. A trio of virtuoso violinists, singers, composers and arrangers, they have performed at the Latin Grammy Awards, Carnegie…

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August 2014

MAD NOISE

August 1 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

“Best Band” by SF Bay Guardian Best of the Bay

The band got their name one fateful summer night in the alleyway beside City Lights Bookstore in North Beach. The bandmates were enjoying a 14 hour day of busking when a friendly neighborhood wino walking by yelled, “Y’all make MAD NOISE.” The crew embraced their new title immediately and four years later has been described as a hybrid of jazz and funk with a mixture of folk and…

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Free

Family Art

August 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until August 30, 2014
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Family Art takes place every Saturday afternoon.

Time: 1pm-4pm

 All Activities are FREE unless otherwise listed.
Todas las actividades del programa de Arte en Familia son GRATIS a menos que esté indicado en el calendario. Calendar activities are subject to change. Check website for updates.
Las actividades están sujetas a cambio. Revise la página web.

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Free

MAPP (Mission Arts Performance Project) #wheredoyoubelong

August 2 @ 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

This MAPP will present #wheredoyoubelong, a OutLook Theater Project investigation in collaboration with 14 Black Poppies. 

OutLook Theater Project and 14 Black Poppies present their first interactive, multi-disciplinary performance showcase as part of their #wheredoyoubelong investigation. And we’d LOVE for you to join us at the table!

The OutLook Theater Project ensemble is Shirley Acuna, Anne Carol Mitchell, Rebecca Schultz, Anthony Julius Williams, and Jason Wyman

Additional Artists include: Adriana Camarena, Oscar Salinas, Antoinette Rios, Henry Murrillo Jimenez, Ray Ysaguirre, Zeph Fishlyn,…

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$15-20

VidyA

August 7 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

South Indian Classical Music Meets Jazz

 Praised for their emotional energy and musicianship, VidyA has been featured at venues such as SFJazz, San Jose Jazz, Yoshi’s, Asian American Film Festival, Recontraire Internationale in France, and more. An effortlessly smooth saxophonist, Radhakrishnan’s original compositions for VidyA have been commissioned by the De Young Museum via the Jazz at Intersection series and awarded the Zellerbach Family Fund grant among others.

Todd Brown, founder of Red Poppy Art House, praised the…

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$20-25

The Supplicants

August 8 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Spontaneous Improvisational Tunes

 In 1999, The Supplicants recorded their debut album, previously un-rehearsed, at a loft apartment in the Fillmore District of San Francisco, and have since focused on bringing to life the same free-flow, spontaneous feeling in each of their unedited performances. From that day 15 years ago, this amazing music has emerged and flowed on a wave of like-minded communication and collective accompaniment, evolving at the edge of improvisation in its truest form. These musicians stay…

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Free

Family Art

August 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until August 30, 2014
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Family Art takes place every Saturday afternoon.

Time: 1pm-4pm

 All Activities are FREE unless otherwise listed.
Todas las actividades del programa de Arte en Familia son GRATIS a menos que esté indicado en el calendario. Calendar activities are subject to change. Check website for updates.
Las actividades están sujetas a cambio. Revise la página web.

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$10-15

Ensemble Mik Nawooj

August 9 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Hip Hop and Classical Genres Collide

Red Poppy group-artist-in-residence Ensemble Mik Nawooj (EMN) has been turning heads in the Bay Area Music scene with their innovative collision of classical and hip hop styles. The ensemble’s leader, composer and pianist JooWan Kim believes that hybridization, or the fusing together of musical styles, is the mechanism through which music has transformed so radically over the last century. In EMN’s case, JooWan Kim’s particular fusion of classical instrumentation’s rigorousness and technical…

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$7-$10

Formosus

August 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

An Evening With Four Latin American Poets

The Red Poppy Art House is delighted to bring you an evening of poetry from Roger Santivañez, José Antonio Galloso, Arturo Dávila and Adrián Arias on Thursday, August 14th, 2014.

ROGER SANTIVAÑEZ is a Peruvian poet of the 80s generation. He studied literature at the University of San Marcos in Lima and received his Ph.D. in Latin American Poetry from Temple University, where he is currently a professor. With Mariela Dreyfus,…

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$10-15

Natalia Contesse CANCELED

August 15 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

An Evening of Chilean Folklore and Song

Natalia Contesse is a singer/songwriter who works in the tradition of Chilean “cantoras” – women who tell stories through song. Natalia weaves a variety of influences into the fabric of her music: the folklore of her native Chile, the rhythms of the Cueca (a traditional style of folk music and dance), and the wisdom of Chilean proverbs. In her latest release, Corra La Voz, she pays particular homage to the iconic…

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Free

Family Art

August 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until August 30, 2014
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Family Art takes place every Saturday afternoon.

Time: 1pm-4pm

 All Activities are FREE unless otherwise listed.
Todas las actividades del programa de Arte en Familia son GRATIS a menos que esté indicado en el calendario. Calendar activities are subject to change. Check website for updates.
Las actividades están sujetas a cambio. Revise la página web.

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$15 - 20

Los Boleros

August 16 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

A Night of Cuban Rhythm & Dancing

Evoking feelings of romantic Havana nights, Los Boleros produces an electric, distinctly Cuban rhythm. Together, they play a range of musical styles including Cuban son, traditional salsa, cumbia, cha cha, merengue, danzan and of course, bolero. Led by Rudy Dylan on the tres Cubano and the powerful vocals of Felix Samuel, Los Boleros has continued to grow as a musical group over the years – imagine dinner with Ricky Ricardo’s Tropicana…

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$10-15

Rob Reich Quintet

August 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

New Innovations for the Accordion

The Rob Reich Quintet features the original music of multi-instrumentalist and composer, Rob Reich. Considered by many to be a virtuoso of the accordion, Reich is known for his work with Bay Area groups Tin Hat, Gaucho, Nice Guy Trio, and Circus Bella, as well as for his solo work on the accordion. Given the variety of sounds that influence him, from gypsy swing to film noir scores to circus psychedelia, it is…

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Free

Family Art

August 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until August 30, 2014
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Family Art takes place every Saturday afternoon.

Time: 1pm-4pm

 All Activities are FREE unless otherwise listed.
Todas las actividades del programa de Arte en Familia son GRATIS a menos que esté indicado en el calendario. Calendar activities are subject to change. Check website for updates.
Las actividades están sujetas a cambio. Revise la página web.

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$15 - 20

Benefit: Praise for the Poppies

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

The Red Poppy Art House cordially invites you to our Red Poppy Staff Celebration: Praise for the Poppies, Saturday, August 23 at 6:00 p.m. The event is all ages, Doors open at 6:00 p.m. for a happy hour and performances begin at 7:00 p.m. Admission is $15-20, sliding scale. A pot luck style meal is included in the admission price.

The Red Poppy Staff Celebration will honor the female staff of the Poppy and particularly the four key members of…

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$15 - 20

The Art of the Duo: Kathy Kosins & Adam Shulman

August 28 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Harmonious Jazz Collaboration

Kathy Kosins and Adam Shulman bring to the Poppy a musical conversation between voice, piano, and visual art, presenting material from Kosins’ 5 internationally acclaimed CD’s, including a few selections from her forthcoming soul infused jazz album, to be released in Spring of 2015. Showcasing her talents as an abstract artist, Kosins will also be painting live on stage, an act of canvas improvisation, inspired by the piano work of Shulman. The pieces created will…

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$10-15

The Tiffany Austin Quintet

August 29 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Creole, Swing & Soul Unite

Tiffany Austin, current artist resident at the Red Poppy, will perform her Creole Music Project, mixing swing, blues, soul and hip-hop. Performing in French Creole and English with an all-star lineup of players, Austin will explore the intersections between swing, soul, and creole music. Her unique, soulful sound draws upon the ground-breaking work of Creole accordionist Amede Ardoin and other songs from the blues tradition. This performance will be a culmination of her…

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Free

Family Art

August 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until August 30, 2014
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Family Art takes place every Saturday afternoon.

Time: 1pm-4pm

 All Activities are FREE unless otherwise listed.
Todas las actividades del programa de Arte en Familia son GRATIS a menos que esté indicado en el calendario. Calendar activities are subject to change. Check website for updates.
Las actividades están sujetas a cambio. Revise la página web.

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$15 - 20

Lavay Smith

August 30 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Sings tunes from the Sarah Vaughan Song Book

Smith promises to re-imagine the 1920s by performing her favorite pieces within the songbook of classic jazz artist; Sarah Vaughan.

Lavay Smith is the vocalist and bandleader of the Red Hot Skillet Lickers, one of the top swingin’ Jazz and Blues bands in San Francisco. Lavay grew up in Southern California and the Philippines and has become an internationally recognized Diva of Jazz and Blues, with a singing style influenced…

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September 2014
$15 - 20

TITO Y SU SON DE CUBA

September 6 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

A HOT NIGHT IN OLD HAVANA

Bringing their own blend of traditional sounds to The Red Poppy Art House, Tito y Su Son de Cuba will take you back to the old Cuba, interpreting and redefining classic Cuban son at its best! Son, a translation for rhythm, is the most popular style of music to come out of Cuba and is the primary contributor to today’s salsa music. Tito y Su Son de Cuba blends traditional Cuban music:…

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$10-15

Patchy Sanders

September 11 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

7-Piece Neo-Folk Revival Orchestra

Patchy Sanders is a 7-piece folk orchestra which goes beyond categorization. Some have hesitantly distinguished their sound as alternative, noir-grass, or perhaps neo-folk. Either way, this tight-knit group of extremely talented musicians take pride in their ability to pursue the broader folk revival in order to produce a new, but familiar sound. Guided by famed producer Sylvia Massey, Patchy Sander’s debut album is titled “& The Wild Peach Forest” and has been an immediate…

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$10-15

Broken Shadows Family Band

September 13 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Different Roots from a Single Tree

Led by long-time Poppy performer Darren Johnston, this all-star cast of musicians has come together to produce wide-ranging music including raucous violins and exciting trumpet solos.

With an emphasis on lyrics and song-writing, Broken Shadows Family Band is far from lacking in producing a variety of creative sounds – ranging from Western European to Arabic Classical, Slavic choral to Americana and classic jazz and R&B, as well as sounds from Macedonia and…

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