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July 2014

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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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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$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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$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

Fadista Angela Brito with guitar trio Sete Colinas

July 19 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Fado, the Portuguese Blues

Angela Brito is a fadista born in Northern California who has won over audiences everywhere with her powerful voice and passionate delivery. Fado is a genre of Portuguese music typically characterized by sentiments of longing or melancholy. Sete Colinas is a string trio made up of Helder Carvalheira, Manuel Escobar and John Cardadeiro. Together, Angela and Sete Colinas provide an unforgettable and authentic fado experience full of the passion and emotion that fill the…

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Free

Family Art

July 19 @ 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

FivePlay Jazz Quintet

July 18 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Jazz for Hungry Ears

FivePlay is a Bay Area-based band performing original music that nourishes both mind and heart. Whether you’re an experienced jazz listener or you’re hearing jazz for the first time, FivePlay’s approachable music is the byproduct of modern creative jazz, reaching the ears of any spectator involved. Their repertoire encompasses a wide range of influences: from tango, samba and Afro-Cuban sounds, to up-tempo modal jazz, poignant waltzes and contemporary jazz/rock tones. FivePlay has performed at…

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$10-15

Jason Ewald & Friends

July 12 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

An Evening of Soulful Grooves

Jason Ewald has spent his career deeply immersed in diverse musical environments and, as a result, has developed his own particular brand of soulful, groove-driven music.  His original compositions are inspired by a plethora of sounds that he’s picked up along the way – in his words, “by the refined sounds of 70s pop, the greasy soul of Muscle Shoals, the explorations of jazz, and the insistent rhythms of funk…

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Free

Family Art

July 12 @ 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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$10-20

Jesse Olsen Bay and Charming Hostess

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

The Red Poppy Art House offers you a double bill of eclectic tunes on Friday July 11th, bringing you the words of author and activist Tillie Olsen in musical form along with songs about social justice. Composer/multi-instrumentalist Jesse Olsen Bay celebrates the album release ofMakings, songs based on unpublished writings by his grandmother, acclaimed author/activist Tillie Olsen. Jesse is known as part of the eclectic folk duo Ramon & Jessica, as well as for his frequent collaborations with dance and…

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$10-20

Celebrating The Pablo Neruda Centennial Festival’s 10th Anniversary

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

A Poetry Fiesta of Love, Social Justice, Live Music and Film

Presented by Red Reels Film Series & Red Poppy

Join us for a unique evening celebrating The Pablo Neruda Centennial Festival’s 10th Anniversary a night of poetry, music, film and everything Neruda. The evening will kick off with readings from poets central to Neruda’s works including visual artist and curator Adrián Arias, WordParty Poetry and Jazz Open Mic host Jennifer Barone, editor of City Lights’ The…

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$15-20

Prasant Radhakrishnan & Kavita Shah

July 5 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

On this evening the Red Poppy Art House will present two full sets of music by different artists, bridging the worlds of South Indian Classical music and Jazz. Two concerts in one, the first being focused in traditional South Indian Carnatic music, and the second in jazz.

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PRASANT RADHAKRISHNAN & ROHAN KRISHNAMURTHY

Prasant Radhakrishnan is a versatile saxophonist identified with both the South Indian Classical (Carnatic) and jazz disciplines. The unique vocal texture of his…

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Free

Family Art

July 5 @ 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

Gillian Harwin

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

Sultry R&B Meets Contemporary Soul

 Californian turned New Yorker, Gillian Harwin is a true performer whose soulful sounds will be sure to make you get up so you can get down! This vocalist, multi-instumentalist, composer and entertainer brings back the old school R&B groove with her saucy, sultry band, Reverse Double Clutch. Winner of amateur night at the world famous Apollo Theater, Gillian has been taking New York by storm and will be releasing her new album, “Lost…

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$15-20

Ila Cantor & Jacob Aranda Band

July 3 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

A Night of Intimate, Evocative Songwriters

Come join us for Ila Cantor’s CD Release, Highlights of the Grey, as well as a separate performance by Jacob Aranda Band. Together, these two songwriters promise a night of soulful and personal music.

Ila Cantor is a guitarist, composer, and singer/songwriter who has performed worldwide. Highlights of the Grey is her third original album. Cantor’s emotional songwriting takes unusual and beautiful turns captivating her listeners. Throughout her career, Cantor has received…

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June 2014

Accessories to an Eviction: A Garage Sale by Yolanda Lopez!

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

Join us for a garage sale of Yolanda Lopez’s accessories! Make the best of a bad situation, and exchange mementos with Yolanda: Dollar bills in exchange for classy accessories from her personal closet! As proven by the items in the last garage sale https://www.facebook.com/events/234466683412729, this artist has great taste! You are invited to actively participate in Yolanda’s accessories market.

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Onda Brasileira Featuring Sonia Caltvedt and Eduardo Corzo

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

Music of Master Brazilian Composers Gismonti, Jobim, and Pascoal

 Join flutist Sonia Caltvedt and pianist Eduardo Corzo as they explore the music of influential Brazilian composers Gismonti, Jobim, Pascoal and others. The pair will be accompanied by Eric Garland on drums and joined by other surprise guests. Sonia Caltvedt is a classically trained flutist who fell in love with Latin music a little over a decade ago. Since then, she has performed in the flamenco-latin ensemble Potingue, bossa…

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Free

Family Art

June 28 @ 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

Naomi Wachira

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

A Folk Soloist on her African Girl, African Woman Summer Tour

The Red Poppy Art House is pleased to present “The Best Folk Singer” in Seattle as deemed by Seattle Weekly. Since Naomi’s appearance on the cover of Seattle Weekly, she’s teamed with the much-loved indie songwriter Damien Jurado to produce her debut album. When you listen to Naomi, you’ll hear the influence of two powerful, groundbreaking female songwriters: Miriam Makeba and Tracy Chapman. Naomi croons with a…

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$15-20

Diego Garcia “EL TWANGUERO”

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

Latino-Twang and American Roots Music

Latin Grammy winner, songwriter, and guitarist Diego García “El Twanguero” presents his acclaimed new album blending Latino-Twang & American roots music: “Argentina Songbook” (Warner Music). This Spanish guitar virtuoso and pioneer of the Latin-Twang genre that inspired his nickname has played this unique style of music all around the world. El Twanguero has shared stages with acclaimed latin artists such as Juanes, Calamaro, Fito Paez, Bunbury, Diego El Cigala, Mercedes Sosa, and much…

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$10-15

Katy Stephan

June 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Brewing Stories & Drinking Songs

Katy returns to the Poppy for a night of wild tales and beguiling serenades. Combining theater, music and movement, this special Monday evening performance will include Katy’s intricate handcrafted songs. Katy’s sweet and salty songs will feature characters brought to life by Bay Area theater veteran Robert Parsons, known for his spellbinding performances, and by the enchanting Marissa Keltie. Expect a night of stories and songs, myths, larks, tragicomic fascinations.

 

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$10-15 each

Antique’s Worksuite and Antique Naked Soul

June 21 @ 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St., San Francisco,

A Beatbox-sing soul revival

 Come explore your personal potential to be an influence as an artist or educator in Antique’s Worksuite and stay for a live performance by Antique Naked Soul’s LIVE beatbox-sing soul!

Oakland Indie Award and Oaktown Music Festival nominee Candice “Antique” Wicks is the Founder and President of Antique Music, a music edu-tainment company encompassing her work as an educator, with collaborative music projects. Antique is the lead singer of an all-vocal beat-boxing band called…

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Free

Family Art

June 21 @ 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 Arsonists and The Jon Hatamiya Quintet

June 20 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

A Night of Fervent (Post) Jazz

 Describing themselves as a “post-jazz shred fest” with promised results of “ecstatic eardrum immolation”, the Arsonists’ energy and intensity are immediately clear in both mentality and performance. Melding East Coast jazz conservatory training with an open minded and passionate approach to composition, they fuse together a diverse array of influences including contemporary jazz, neo-Caribbean dancehall, and funk-metal grooves. The unified sound emerging from these disparate influences is at once idiosyncratic and organic,…

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$10-15

Stringquake & Amy LaCour EP Release with Misha Khalikulov

June 19 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

Soulful Folk And A Boundary Melting Trio

An internationally recognized trio, StringQuake pushes musical boundaries with its dynamic arrangements and unique harp/percussion/cello instrumentation. The trio has toured Mexico and performed extensively in the Bay Area, releasing their first album, “Take 15,” in summer 2013. Nourished by the musical traditions of the Americas, Greece, Africa, India, and Europe, StringQuake’s original repertoire is served with a copious amount of improvisation and unusual rhythms that will leave listeners clamoring for more.

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$10-15

Ensemble Mik Nawooj

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

Ensemble Mik Nawooj returns to the Red Poppy to present C.R.E.A.M., Shame on a Nigga and Wu-Tang Clan Ain’t Nothing ta Fuck Wit from Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), and Gin & Juice from Doggystyle. This concert continues their Artist Residency in which EMN will do a partial premiere of a 6 piece commission for Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. EMN music director, composer, and pianist JooWan Kim will re-imagine 6 classic hip-hop songs from 1993 for YBCA’s “Clas/sick…

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Free

Family Art

June 14 @ 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

La Familia Peña-Govea

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

Dance to cumbia, merengue, ranchera, valse, danzone and more!

 La Familia Peña-Govea is a band of four family members who have played music together for three decades. They have lovingly shared their music at countless weddings, baptisms, festivals, and birthdays, both locally in the Bay Area and beyond, as well as more formal venues like Davies Symphony Hall. They share their music with the simple intention of bringing people together and making them smile and dance. La Familia…

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$10-15

Chutzpah!: The Musical by Rainbow Geffner

June 12 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Arthouse,
2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, 94110 United States

 Original script reading

A San Francisco Premier: A fundraiser against domestic violence

 

Rainbow Geffner has performed original theatrical works ensembles like A Travelling Jewish Theater, Teatro Kismet O.P.E.R.A, Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre, and Touchstone Theatre. Her writing credits include a solo show called Emily: On Clerical Errors and Destiny and Tales From the Tub which she wrote, directed and produced in 2008.

Her latest work, Chutzpah!, is an irreverent musical comedy about a…

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Free

MAPP (Mission Arts Performance Project)

June 7 @ 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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