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April 2014
$15-20

Lavay Smith: Two Shows!

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

A Billy Holiday Birthday Celebration

Lavay Smith sings the Billie Holiday Songbook

 As a recreation of Lavay Smith’s four-night residency in the Joe Henderson Lab at SFJazz, Smith is joined by a four piece version of her world-class band, led by pianist Chris Siebert, Danny Armstrong on Trombone, Ron Belcher on bass, and featuring the legendary Jules Brossard on sax (Brossard has played with Ray Charles, Big Mama Thorton and Eddie Cleanhead Vinson.). Ms.Smith and her…

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Free

Family Art: Surprise Project

April 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

 

Family Art takes place every Saturday afternoon.

Time: 1pm-4pm

April 12th: Surprise Project led by Fay Chazin

 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.
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$10-15

Fantastic Negrito

April 11 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St., San Francisco,

Black Roots Music for Everyone

Fantastic Negrito is a man’s truth told in the form of black roots music. Each song helps from the real story of a musician from Oakland who experienced the highs of a million-dollar record deal, the lows of a near-fatal car accident that put him in a 4-week coma, and is now in a phase of rebirth despite his playing hand being mangled. Negrito’s music emphasizes rawness and space. Slide guitar, drums, piano.…

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Free

MAPP 3 yr Anniversary of Fukushima & Regeneration!

April 5 @ 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Since 2003, Mission Arts and Performance Project (MAPP) has produced 63 neighborhood pop-up art happenings of intimate spaces, all without ever formalizing into a non-profit organization, seeking funding, nor establishing a formal staff structure. Across these 10 years, the MAPP has featured thousands of artists, helping to cross-pollinate ideas and launch careers of artists engaged in social issues. It is a kind of otherworldly art walk, not centered on commercial corridors but within intimate spaces where the magic of genuine…

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Free

Family Art: Flower Stencils

April 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Family Art takes place every Saturday afternoon.

Time: 1pm-4pm

April 5th: Flower Stencils

Stencils made of paper and cardboard will be provided to use for this print-making project. Using paints of various colors the participants can make small posters for their rooms, or as a gift for their parents. This MAPP project is dedicated to regeneration and healing of our planet, and in memory of Fukishima nuclear disaster in Japan.

 All Activities are FREE unless otherwise listed.
Todas…

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Free

Art Auction to Benefit Red Poppy Art House

April 4 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Friday, April 4th

Art Auction Benefit

Come join us for a special evening admiring (and possibly owning!) art pieces from local SF artists. Poppy themed refreshments will be available for purchase.

Artists: Todd Brown, Susana Aragon, Ximena Soza, Marc Hors, Indira Urrutia, Adrian Arias and more

Free!

 

 

 

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March 2014
$10-15

Nicholas Barron

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

New  Chicago Blues and Soul

Nicholas Barron is a highly celebrated Chicago singer-songwriter. James Taylor called him “undeniable” when he introduced him as the launch artist for the New York Times emerging artists series @joes pub in NYC. Wayne jackson of the Memphis horns says he’s the real deal! He’s got a rare voice and totally authentic guitar style and sounds like a whole band by himself!

Nicholas has opened for Al Green, Buddy Guy, BB king, John…

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$10-15

Quijeremá

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

A merging of classical and jazz with poetic undertones

After 12 years of performances throughout the US, Canada and South America, Quijeremá returns to the Poppy for a night of retrospection and celebration, featuring new work from their upcoming project “El Viaje/The Journey”. Their music features traditional instruments and vocal poetry to create a unique style that merges jazz, classical and world idioms. Quijeremá is a 2012-13 California Arts Council grantee, performs worldwide, including special performances for the…

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Family Art

March 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Family Art takes place every Saturday afternoon.

Time: 1pm-4pm

March 29th – Marshmellow Spaghetti Geometry/ Formas Geometricas

Participants will explore the creation of two or three dimensional geometric shapes such as cubes, squares, or trapezoids. Using marshmallows and uncooked spaghetti to create a unique shape and explore geometric forms.

 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…

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$10-15

Sariyah Idan and The Maccabees

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

Sariyah Idan, an internationally touring vocalist, songwriter and actor, is jazz trained, hip-hop educated and influenced by music of her Jewish roots. She blends musical styles into an alternative sound seasoned with soul and passionately hopeful longing while riffing on topics ranging from romance to politics. Akin to Nneka and Amy Winehouse, Sariyah takes inspiration from a across the musical spectrum and has shared stages with notable Bay Area artists Aima the Dreamer, La Gente, Jordan and the RituaL and…

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$18

Teobi’s Dreaming: Sunday Performance

March 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

A Performative Inquiry into Biology and Being

The 2014 Premier

 

Conceived and Directed by Todd Thomas Brown
featuring Camille Mai, Ellen Oliver, Schuyler Karr, Tiffany Austin, Adrian Arias, and Kenya Moses.

The Red Poppy Art House is experimenting with its first foray into presenting a multi-performance theater/dance production. We are pleased to announce the production of Teobi’s Dreaming – A performative Inquiry into Biology and Being, a new work by Red Poppy Art House founding artist, Todd…

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Family Art: Dream Catchers/ Atrapa Suenos

March 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Family Art takes place every Saturday afternoon.

Time: 1pm-4pm

March 22nd- Dream Catchers/ Atrapa Suenos

This all natural process will involve sticks, rocks, and yarn to create dream catchers. The participants can utilize paints, various yarns, and shapes of supplies to create a one of a kind dream catcher.

 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…

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$18

Teobi’s Dreaming: Friday Performance

March 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

A Performative Inquiry into Biology and Being

The 2014 Premier

 

Conceived and Directed by Todd Thomas Brown
featuring Camille Mai, Ellen Oliver, Schuyler Karr, Tiffany Austin, Adrian Arias, and Kenya Moses.

The Red Poppy Art House is experimenting with its first foray into presenting a multi-performance theater/dance production. We are pleased to announce the production of Teobi’s Dreaming – A performative Inquiry into Biology and Being, a new work by Red Poppy Art House founding artist, Todd…

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$18

Teobi’s Dreaming: Thursday Performance

March 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

A Performative Inquiry into Biology and Being

The 2014 Premier

 

Conceived and Directed by Todd Thomas Brown
featuring Camille Mai, Ellen Oliver, Schuyler Karr, Tiffany Austin, Adrian Arias, and Kenya Moses.

The Red Poppy Art House is experimenting with its first foray into presenting a multi-performance theater/dance production. We are pleased to announce the production of Teobi’s Dreaming – A performative Inquiry into Biology and Being, a new work by Red Poppy Art House…

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Family Art: Clay Day/ Dia de Plastelina

March 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Family Art takes place every Saturday afternoon.

Time: 1pm-4pm

March 15th Clay Day/ Dia de Plastelina

Various colors of clay will be used to create figures such as animals, shapes, or uniquely inspired forms by participants.

 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…

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$10-15

Sureando: Rambling through the South

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

A Concert Featuring South American Gems Mochi Parra and David Pinto

Born in the rural town of Parral, Chile, Mochi Parra began training as a concert cellist and performer at the age of five. Deeply rooted in Chilean folk songs, her repertoire stretches to embrace musical influences from all over South and Central America as well as the Caribbean. Her captivating voice has been heard in combination with a number of remarkable musicians such as Carlos Hayre, Juan…

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$10-15

Kats and Mano meet the Dragon

March 14 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Acoustic Reggae, New Beats, and Blue Nights

A quartet with an intimate history, Kats and Mano Meet the Dragon have worked together for over three decades, creating original compositions that encompass elements from roots reggae, dancehall, and ska, to rock-jazz and R&B. At the core, their eclectic style focuses on three part harmony, percussive rhythms, and a dual bass line played by two bass players. They are currently working on their third album, which includes only…

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$20-25

Salaam, Shalom, Coming Together

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

Salaam, Shalom, Coming Together

A concert of Prayer for Peace

Lior Tsarfaty is an internationally-touring singer, songwriter, recording artist and director of Prayer Songs Project, an ensemble founded create a space where music from a diverse range of cultures and traditions could be combined and explored in unique ways. His debut CD “The Prayer Songs Project” features Tsarfaty’s warm, textured vocals and other renowned musicians from Israel including Yossi Fine, India, Morocco and…

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$10-20

Bang Data

March 8 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

 

Fast forward with the new sound of Latin Alternative music

Bang Data was created in early 2008, bringing you a mix of slick and melodic guitar, gritty synth & bass, over banging electro-acoustic rhythms; making this the perfect canvas for Deuce Eclipse’s bilingual rhymes and melodies. Bang Data’s sound is a mash-up of styles combining hints of latin, reggae, hip-hop & rock triggering memories of music we once grew up with yet offering a futuristic vision of…

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Family Art: God’s Eyes/ Ojos de Dios

March 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Family Art takes place every Saturday afternoon.

Time: 1pm-4pm

March 8th God’s Eyes/ Ojos de Dios

This project involves weaving yarn around sticks in order to create a triangular figure that is detailed in color and can be various sizes. The God’s eyes have been made traditionally by indigenous people. Supplies will be provided for participants to create God’s Eyes for homes or other spaces.

 All Activities are FREE unless otherwise listed.
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Squid Inc with Special Guest Carrie Katz

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

A dance between popular music and classical tradition!

A compelling brew of back beat rhythm, multicultural groove, and modern classical, Squid Inc  is made up of a group of Bay Area’s fiercest string players advocating for classical instruments  and classical music. The group creates both original works and unique adaptations of  mainstream alternative and rock music, which is sure to be an unusual experience! For a portion of this special evening Squid will be joined by Carrie Katz…

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$10-15

Acentos Revival

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

In this event, co-founder of the Acentos Bronx Poetry Showcase Fish Vargas unites with the co-founder of The Acentos Review, Raina J. León, and former guest editor, Bonafide Rojas in a powerful reading of new poetry. Acentos has shifted in forms for over 10 years – poetry showcase, foundation, and workshops. In the end Acentos Review creates a supporting environment for Latina and Latino artistic voices. There will be three featured poets and two open mic segments. It will be…

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Family Art: Stencils

March 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Family Art takes place every Saturday afternoon.

Time: 1pm-4pm

March 1st- Stencils

 Pre-made stencils made of paper and cardboard will be provided to use for this print-making project. Using paint of various colors the participants can make small posters for their rooms, or as a gift for for some one.

 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…

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February 2014
$10-15

Broken Shadows Family Band

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

 

Broken Shadows Family Band is comprised of an all-star cast of musicians from diverse backgrounds; Western European to Arabic classical music, slavic choral music to Americana, classic jazz to the sounds of Macedonia and beyond. They’ve created a truly unique sound, balancing the old with the new, and telling human anecdotes that are ready to be danced to. Originals by trumpeter/composer Darren Johnston are extremely unique and integrate selections of recorded interviews and letters by immigrants in the US.…

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$10-15

Therianthrope with Ian Faquini & Rebecca Kleinmann

February 27 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Nylon with Tabla and Guitar with Flute: Two Duos Exploring the Art of Genre Blending

Therianthrope is the musical duo led by nylon string guitarist, Dusty Brough and tabla artist, Miles Shrewsbery. The wide spectrum of sounds presented by Therianthrope are inspired by their diverse backgrounds in flamenco, Balkan, Indian classical, jazz, Persian and pop, to name just a few. They unabashedly break down genre barriers while reinterpreting the sounds of today’s jazz and other traditional music. Therianthrope…

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$10-15

Redwood Tango Ensemble & Trio Zincalo

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

The Red Poppy Art House is pleased to announce a special line-up featuring two groups of top-notch tango innovators, The Redwood Tango Ensemble and Trio Zincalo. The Redwood Tango Ensemble is one of the Bay Area’s busiest tango ensembles, renowned among the dance community for their live performances at milongas (tango dance parties) and concerts. This all-star quintet’s sound ranges from traditional tango of the 40′s and 50′s to original compositions and compelling instrumentation from the more modern tango work…

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Free

Family Art: Sock Puppets with Theatre/ Títeres con Teatro

February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Family Art takes place every Saturday afternoon.

Time: 1pm-4pm

Feb. 22nd- Sock Puppets with Theatre/ Títeres con Teatro

Using white socks, googly eyes, bon bons, and yarn all kids are invited to create a sock puppet. It can be an animal, a self portrait, or a make-believe character. Volunteers of Family Art will present a finished wooden theatre that has been a work in progress for the Family Art community.

All Activities are FREE unless otherwise listed.

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$15-20

Tiffany Austin Quartet

February 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Vocalist, composer, and Los Angeles native Tiffany Austin possesses a soulful and subtle delivery, that has placed her onstage and onscreen with artists such as Roy Ayers and Marcus Shelby. A  friend of the Red Poppy, The Tiffany Austin Quartet will be gracing the Red Poppy with their presence for a night of smooth sensual vocals and invigorating swing music.

Tiffany Austin is a vocalist, song writer, and Los Angeles native whose soul, subtlety and versatility has brought her work…

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$15-20

Fishtank Ensemble

February 20 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

The Red Poppy Art House is humbled by the opportunity to being able to offer two seventy-minute shows from Fishtank Ensemble in one night.  Doors will open for the first show at 6:30pm, the performance will start at 7pm. For the second performance, doors will open at 8:20pm, and the performance will start at approximately 8:40pm. Whether it’s for the early show, or the later one, make sure you don’t miss this spectacular troupe!

Formed in 2005 and playing everywhere from…

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$15-20

Sophisticated Ladies (From Bordeaux France)

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

The Sophisticated Ladies features Emilie Clamée and Rachael Magidson. Emilie mastered the flute and bansuri, and has performed throughout Asia, India, Europe and in the US. Lead vocalist Rachael Magidson also shines on percussion and the trumpet. Having grown up in a family of musicians, naturally music became Magidson’s preferred language of expression.

Two local pearls from Bay Area will be joining this pair this evening: Carlay Kay, an upright bass player from New Orleans, and Maya Kronfled, a superb…

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