Cellista/Joshua Icban/Ransom Dance: “Testimony”

Cellista/Joshua Icban/Ransom Dance: “Testimony”
Thursday, July 20 @ 7:30PM
“Testimony,” a reprise of Cellista’s performance art piece “Wants,” confronts issues of identity, loss, displacement, and acceptance within the Bay Area arts community, is an avant-garde response to the experiences of artists during these uncertain, sour times. The evening features sound design and performance by Cellista, choreography by Lilith Ransom of Ransom Dance, and the ambient music of composer and guitarist Joshua Icban. Featuring: Cellista - cello, live score Lilith Ransom - chor...
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Cuban Documentary “Rodando en La Habana: Bicycle Stories” San Francisco Premiere with Filmmaker Q&A

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Directed by Jennifer Ruth Hosek and Jaime Santos Menéndez, Rodando en La Habana: Bicycle Stories tells of bicycling and community in Havana today, 20 years after the Special Period, when over 1 million Chinese bicycles were imported to Cuba to aid survival on an island suddenly without Soviet petroleum. The independent documentary first premiered to sold-out audiences and intensive media interest at the 2015 Havana Film Festival. For its San Francisco debut, co-filmmaker Jennifer Ruth Hosek join...
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The Bug Tones: Spooky Toons, Blues, and Boogies

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The golden age of the silver screen and Halloween featuring Betty Boop and Mickey Mouse! For an evening of scary fun and beautiful music, watch the magic of early 20th century cartoons as The Bug Tones play music to make your feet tap and your head bounce. A composer, bassist, and bandleader, Safa Shokrai is inspired by visual art, architecture, and movement. They inform the color and tone of his work. He strives to create a performance experience in which the audience steps into a film, ...
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“The Other Barrio” CD Launch Party: Songs From the Motion Picture

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The Other Barrio, the sold-out Centerpiece Film of the 2015 San Francisco Independent Film Festival, returns to SF's Brava Theater on October 16th. In preparation of the opening, Producer Lou Dematteis and Producer/Director Dante Betteo release the new CD, Songs From the Motion Picture The Other Barrio, containing nine songs from the film produced by Barrio Music Supervisor and Composer Greg Landau. Featured on the album are Veronica Valencia, Jerry Gonzalez, Omar Sosa, Dr. Loco, Culture Clash, ...
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