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August 2014
$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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$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 Praise for the Poppies: Benefit and staff celebration on 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. For advance tickets visit: http://praiseforthepoppies.bpt.me/.

Praise for the Poppies is a special summer benefit that will honor the female…

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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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$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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$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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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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$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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$10 - 15

pickPocket Ensemble with special guest Doralice

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

New Music for the Traveler’s Café

Inspired by musical traditions from around the world, the pickPocket ensemble inhabits a country all their own. Original, fresh and engaging, the pickPocket ensemble creates contemporary chamber café music that moves both body and soul. Though the origins remain nomadic, the music of the pickPocket ensemble sustains intensely personal and immediately engaging rhythms, inviting the listener to an intimate and ongoing conversation. PickPocket Ensemble has toured internationally, released 6 CD’s of original music, and have been featured in several films, as well…

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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

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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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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$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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$15-20

VidyA: Double Show!

August 7 @ 6:30 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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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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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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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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July 2014
$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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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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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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$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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