MAPP: Mission Arts & Performance Project

MAPP: Mission Arts & Performance Project
Saturday, December 2 @ 7:30PM
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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13th Annual Lit Crawl SF: The Republic of Sin / The Escapery

13th Annual Lit Crawl SF: The Republic of Sin / The Escapery
Saturday, October 14 @ 6:30PM
Readings, live music accompaniment, and vivid projected images will recreate an episode of "The Republic of Sin" podcast, the story of a lost English-speaking colony of pirates, spies, and mercenaries on the legendary Coast of Sin, a tropical paradise full of dark secrets. After the intermission, writers will explore the ebullient linguistic space of animals, stories, and translation.   SCHEDULE: 6:30 - 7:30pm (Phase 2): The Republic of Sin 8:00 - 9:00pm (Phase 3): The Escapery   ...
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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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STOOP: Sounds & Stories of the Mission

STOOP: Sounds of the Mission
Sat, Dec 3 @ 2:00PM @ 1018 Shotwell & 24th St
Mission Stoop Fest (STOOP) is a civil society arts experiment that transpires on the front stoops of local residences, where traditional and contemporary artists perform and where local residents share stories and histories. The front stoop represents a literal threshold between the public and private spheres and is a historic site of spontaneous community interaction and exchange. Occurring during the day on the same bi-monthly dates as sister-project, Mission Arts & Performance Project (MAPP),...
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Día de los Muertos – Soñar con espíritus: Altars of Ancestry

Día de los Muertos – Soñar con espíritus: Altars of Ancestry
Wed, Nov 2 @ 5:00PM
Día de los Muertos is an extraordinarily auspicious time for the Mission community, and the Red Poppy Art House is humbled to participate in the annual celebration that honors the ancestral memory of the departed. We invite all of our community to join us on Wednesday, November 2 for a day of remembrance. The Red Poppy will be open from 5pm to 10pm. During those hours, community members are welcome to bring photos, candles, food, and gifts for our indoor altar. Let’s celebrate our beloved fam...
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12th Annual Lit Crawl SF: Naughty, Good Magic

12TH LIT CRAWL SF: NAUGHTY, GOOD MAGIC
Sat, Oct 15 @ 8:30PM
Six literary burlesque readers tease you with each story, taking it all off, one word at a time. About Lit Crawl: The 12th annual Lit Crawl will span over three hours in San Francisco's Mission District, featuring 99 events and over 400 performers. From fiction to nonfiction and poetry to comedy, these events will take place in bookstores, bars, galleries, restaurants, stores, cafés, and community spaces. One of the most anticipated literary nights of the year, San Francisco’s Lit Crawl a...
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June 4th STOOP: Mission Stoop Fest

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Mission Stoop Fest - "A neighborhood festival initiative to transform resident stoops into sites of oral history and performance" Yes, we changed the name! Formally called PORCH, we discovered there was another Porchfest happening in the Mission, so as to avoid confusion, we are now Mission Stoop Fest (or STOOP for short). STOOP is a civil society arts experiment that transpires on the front stoops of local residences where traditional and contemporary artists perform and where local resid...
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April 2nd MAPP: “My Heart, Your Sleeve” and the Porch Performance Festival

MAPP: Mission Arts & Performance Project
Saturday, December 2 @ 7:30PM
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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