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April 2014
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Khmer Arts Salon

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

Developed as a prayer in movement for the deliverance of rain, renewal, and fertility, Khmer classical dance is an art form that is more than 1,000 years old. This intimate presentation of the Khmer Arts Salon Series features a program designed to introduce audiences to this venerable tradition. Led by Khmer Arts associate artistic director Prumsodun Ok, audiences will explore the dance’s history and vocabulary through lecture, demonstration, and live performance.

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$15-20

Tim Snider and House of Waters

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

Music that Reflects Our Times

Violinist and singer-songwriter, Tim Snider has traveled the world studying new and different styles of music. He’s teaming up with the Brooklyn-based band House of Waters to present a show that has been described as a blend of multinational “folk aimed at the heart, the head, and the feet.” All virtuosos in their own right with impressive performance credentials, House of Waters consists of Max ZT, Luke Notary and Moto Fukushima. The upbeat…

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$10-15

Bay Tones Trio

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

Jazz, Swing, Bebop, Piano Trio, Interplay

 Bay Tones Trio was first created when Ollie Dudek, Omar Aran, and Grant Levin shared the serendipitous experience of providing joy through music to elderly residents at the Broadmoor Hotel. Since then, the three have worked together intimately to learn to create just the right balance that a piano trio format requires: each instrumentalist providing their own unique voice while producing a unified sound. Only two years old, the trio sound is…

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Free

Family Art: Secret Box

April 19 @ 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 19th: Secret Box

Small empty mint and candy boxes will be decorated with fabirc, paint, and other decorative elements to make secret boxes. Secret boxes can store the special treasures, letters, or money!

 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.…

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$15-20

Los Boleros

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

Join Los Boleros for a night of hot havana heat at the Red Poppy! In a time of the modern salsa band Los Boleros stays true to the traditional Cuban music styles of an era when music was golden. You’ll get a taste of traditional salsa music, traditional Cuban music, Cuban son, cumbia, merengue, cha cha, danzon, vals (waltz) and yes of course… bolero music. Imagine dinner with Ricky Ricardo’s Tropicana Havana then dancing…at the Buena Vista Social Club!

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$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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