An Argentine Tango Quartet
Tangonero is a San Francisco based ensemble dedicated to preserving the tradition of Argentine Tango. From the folk styling of Roberto Grela to the jazz infused grandeur of Astor Piazzolla, their arrangements cover the broad scope of tango history. Overflowing with intense passion, lust and sorrow, their performance will capture the fire of the dance and the essence of a culture.
Michèle Walther – violin
I-Yun Chung – piano
Richard Duke –…
Featuring the current resident artists of the Red Poppy Art House!
Family Art Activities: 1pm-4pm
Red Poppy Resident Artist Performance Night: 7pm-10pm 7:00PM: Vocalist Tiffany Austin – Creole and Jazz 8:00PM: Live music by The View from Bernal Hill 9:00PM: Live chamber hip-hop with EMN – Ensemble Mik Nawooj
On Exhibit: Works by Paz de la Calzada, Alberto Toscano, Todd T Brown, and Ytaelena Lopez
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Originally from Rio de Janeiro but currently based in the Bay Area, guitarist/composer Ricardo Peixoto is among the top representatives of Brazilian guitar in the US today. He deeply explores the melodic and compositional structures of his country’s rich traditions, and strong Brazilian influences can be heard in both his original works as well as in arrangements of classics. He has recorded, performed, and collaborated with some of the very best and has performed throughout the US, Europe, Canada, Japan…Find out more »
“His compositions…move against the current, by retracing the arc from West to East …not for a departure from Iranian form nor the emulation of Western genres, but arrival at the point where binaries and boundaries bleed and blend until they dissolve completely.” – Frontline, PBS.org
Fared Shafinury is an artist that best represents the hyphenated-generation of Iranian-Americans today. He is a critically acclaimed composer, vocalist,…Find out more »
The Red Poppy Art House is thrilled to present an evening of music and film collaboration featuring the vocal talents of Los Cenzontles and animated short film, Tata’s Gift, in a special matinee performance.
Los Cenzontles (Nahuatl for “The Mockingbirds”) dig deep into Mexico’s diverse cultural traditions while creating a vibrant, contemporary sound infused with the gusty soul of their rural roots. Los Cenzontles (senn-SONT-less) has released 21 albums and performed across the U.S., Europe, the Dominican Republic, and throughout Mexico. They have collaborated with…Find out more »
Alex Conde is an internationally renowned pianist and Spanish native who has a versatile background stemming from classical, jazz, and Spanish religious folklore. Beginning his career in Boston as a composer, Conde released his first album entitled, “Jazz and Claps”, which included guest artists from around the world, and received considerable praise. Now residing in the Bay area, Conde collaborates with top Flamenco companies in San Francisco such as the “Theatre Flamenco of San Francisco”, all the while being an active force within…Find out more »
Featuring the Hothouse Transplants Writing Group!
The Lit Crawl was created by San Francisco’s Litquake Literary Festival in 2004 with a simple concept: transform a bar crawl into a fast-paced mob scene of literary mayhem. Lit Crawl takes over a neighborhood, adding pop-up events to every conceivable venue - bars, cafes, bookstores, galleries, clothing boutiques, furniture showrooms, parking lots, laundromats, bowling alleys, barbershops, bee-keeping supply shops, parks, police stations. Experience dozens of writers read from their work, and…Find out more »
GPS stands for a title that is malleable and varied, much like the group’s frontman. David James visits the Poppy with a musical background of playing in settings ranging from ambient/noise (Thessalonians) to Hip-Hop (The Coup, Spearhead). His music is as diverse as the range of places he has performed. For this special night, David James will guide his GPS through a number of classic Brazilian songs, newly arranged for six equally diverse musical luminaries who make afrobeat-inspired…Find out more »
Wil Blades and Scott Amendola first became a duo when Scott had the vision of performing Duke Ellington’s “Far East Suite” with Wil on his Hammond B3. Originally written for big band, translating the suite for a duo was quite a daunting task. With Wil’s extensive knowledge of the Hammond organ and Scott’s desire to push boundaries, they accomplished this feat in a explorative, yet cohesive manner. Their live shows have been generating a buzz around the Bay Area ever…Find out more »
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Admission: $10-15. Doors at 7:00pm. Show at 7:30pm. All ages welcome.
Tickets will not be sold in advance for this event. Please arrive at the Red Poppy when doors open to purchase tickets.