MAPP: Mission Arts & Performance Project

MAPP: Mission Arts & Performance Project
Saturday, August 5 @ 7:00PM
Launched in 2003, the Mission Arts & Performance Project (MAPP) is a homegrown bi-monthly, multidisciplinary, intercultural happening that takes place in the Mission District of San Francisco. On the first Saturday of every even month of the year, the MAPP transforms ordinary spaces, such as private garages, gardens, living rooms, studios, street corners, and small businesses into pop-up performance and exhibition sites for a day/night of intimate-scale artistic and cultural exchange among a kal...
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MAPP: Mission Arts & Performance Project

MAPP: Mission Arts & Performance Project
Saturday, August 5 @ 7:00PM
Launched in 2003, the Mission Arts & Performance Project (MAPP) is a homegrown bi-monthly, multidisciplinary, intercultural happening that takes place in the Mission District of San Francisco. On the first Saturday of every even-numbered month, MAPP transforms ordinary spaces – such as private garages, gardens, living rooms, studios, street corners, and small businesses – into pop-up performance and exhibition sites for a day of artistic and cultural exchange. RED POPPY SCHEDULE Stay tuned f...
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MAPP: N.E.W. Experiences

MAPP: Mission Arts & Performance Project
Saturday, August 5 @ 7:00PM
The next edition of MAPP, on April 1, highlights the work of an international collective of producing artists who will be featured in the New Experimental Works Festival at CounterPulse on May 4-7th, 2017. The N.E.W. Festival, dedicated to radical theater-making and performance, is part of a collaborative effort between the California Institute of Integral Studies and the University of Chichester in West Sussex, England. The mission of the festival is to break traditional norms for both audience...
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MAPP: Mission Arts & Performance Project

MAPP: Mission Arts & Performance Project
Saturday, August 5 @ 7:00PM
Launched in 2003, the Mission Arts & Performance Project (MAPP) is a homegrown bi-monthly, multidisciplinary, intercultural happening that takes place in the Mission District of San Francisco. On the first Saturday of every even month of the year, the MAPP transforms ordinary spaces, such as private garages, gardens, living rooms, studios, street corners, and small businesses into pop-up performance and exhibition sites for a day/night of intimate-scale artistic and cultural exchange among a kal...
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MAPP: Crossover Collaborative Residencies, Cohort II, Final Performance

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An interdisciplinary residency program supported by the Kenneth Rainin Foundation and San Francisco Arts Commission, Crossover Collaborative Residencies provides a framework to support the exploration of collaborative processes between artists in dance and music disciplines. Pairing six choreographer/dancers and six composer/musicians, the program follows a four-stage development from preliminary artists gatherings and orientation workshops, to early-stage “raw” presentations of works-in-progres...
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October 1st MAPP: Calling Divine Spirits / Joining Opposing Forces

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Byb Kongo Bibene presents Nkisi Nkondi: A Divine Sculpture from Central Africa, a public talk which reveals the not so told functions of the nkisi nkondi, the sacred statues found in the great kingdom of Kongo in the 19th century. The Nkisis were power figures used by individuals, families, or whole communities to destroy or weaken evil spirits, prevent or cure illnesses, repel bad deeds, solemnize contracts or oath taking, and resolve disputes. A diviner or holy person would activate the statue...
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August 6th MAPP: “Surface” Artist Reception & Crossover Collaborative Residencies

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The exhibit Surface: Rodney Ewing & Joyce Nojima brings together works on paper by the two Bay Area artists. Ewing and Nojima have created work offering a transmutation of tactile and visual experience across the surface of the paper. This pairing allows for exploration of the various ways in which this familiar material is treated and how the marks made upon the surface may evoke diverse readings and interpretations. The curators, Modesto Covarrubias and Monica Lundy, present these works in the...
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April 2nd MAPP: “My Heart, Your Sleeve” and the Porch Performance Festival

MAPP: Mission Arts & Performance Project
Saturday, August 5 @ 7:00PM
For the April 2nd MAPP, the Red Poppy Art House has invited theater artist/playwright Mia Paschal to curate an evening of 7 solo theater performances titled My Heart, Your Sleeve. While this program is happening inside the Poppy, we will simultaneously be launching the the second test run of the Porch Performance Festival, done in partnership with independent artists and community members. PORCH is an in-progress initiative centered around transforming the stoops of local residences into sites o...
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February 6th MAPP: Stories of Revolt

MAPP: Mission Arts & Performance Project
Saturday, August 5 @ 7:00PM
The Red Poppy Art House presents Stories of Revolt, a trans-Bay, interdisciplinary exploration in narratives of belonging and displacement, culturally generative creative practices, and restorative justice. In collaboration with Dance Mission's annual festival, D.I.R.T. - Dance in Revolt(ing) Times, the Red Poppy will feature original works from music, dance, film and storytelling artists that investigate how image, body and language become tools for transformation in a sacred space. MAPP Sched...
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How San Francisco helped Meklit Hadero find her voice

Here at the Red Poppy Art House, we are inspired by the budding artist community that’s right in our neighborhood, our home, the Mission. An area vibrant and filled with art of all shapes and sizes. I’ve been combing through some old memories recently, and came across this article about my dear friend, Meklit Hadero, a former Red Poppy Director, TED Global Fellow and one of our many beloved performers who also calls the Red Poppy her artistic home. I think this article really serves as a bea...
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December 5th MAPP: Mission Arts & Performance Project

MAPP: Mission Arts & Performance Project
Saturday, August 5 @ 7:00PM
December 5th MAPP Schedule: 5:00pm - 7:00pm: Classical Revolution Chamber Music for the People 7:00pm - 7:10pm: Byb Bibene & Chris Babingui Afri-Contemporary Dance - Presented by Flying Under the Radar 7:15pm - 7:35pm: Ben Baker Experimental Butoh 7:45pm - 8:00pm: Anna Seva & Jessica Brown Postmodern Dance 8:00pm - 8:20pm: Camille Mai Alternative Jazz 8:30pm - 9:00pm: Dina Zarif Persian/Classical 9:00pm - 10:00pm: Makrú Rumba Flamenca, Cumbia, Ska & Reggae ...
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Oct 3rd MAPP: Mission Arts & Performance Project

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The Red Poppy Art House is pleased to participate in the Mission Arts & Performance Project on Saturday, October 3, 2015. Curated by Zéna Allen and Schuyler Karr, the Poppy's program will feature artists Zoe Page, Zéna Allen, Camille Mai, Jackie Ramos, Naima Shalhoub, Los Rumberos de Cali, and more. Schedule: 3:00pm – 5:30pm: Rumba with Miguelito Cuban rumba demonstration 3:00pm – 9:00pm: Sankara Sky The Fingerprint Pigmented Hand art installation 6:00pm – 7:00pm: Jackie Ramos &a...
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