MAPP: Mission Arts & Performance Project

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Art can be used to bring awareness. Through art and culture, we can learn to identify with each other and explore what we all have in common. In a journey of peace and understanding, we can explore the six countries on Donald Trump's travel ban, which are a source of rich music and art. We are inviting the artistic ambassadors of these Muslim countries to lay down the drawbridge to their countries’ soundscape and beauty, and invite us all in. In today’s America, there is a lack of awareness o...
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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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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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STOOP: “Our Spring” in the Mission

STOOP: Mission Stoop Fest
Sat, June 3 @ 12:00PM
"Our Spring" in the Mission: Through music, art, and song, we reflect traditions of protest and resilience inspired by the popular demonstrations in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and Jordan between 2010 and 2013.   ABOUT STOOP: 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...
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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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Red Poppy Art House Presents: Crossover Collaborative Residencies, Cohort II

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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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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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