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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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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CARNAVAL WEEKEND: Post-Parade Samba Pagode de Mesa: Community Open House w/ Jorge Alabe and Friends

Carnaval
In celebration of the 38th Annual Carnaval San Francisco, The Red Poppy Art House is pleased to present three days of Carnaval-inspired performances beginning on Friday and wrapping up Sunday afternoon. We are bringing in artists from across the Bay Area to celebrate community, culture and art, all centered around the beloved festival. To round off the weekend, the Poppy will hold a traditional open-house Pagode de Mesa led by master drummer Jorge Alabe and some of the finest musicians in the...
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CARNAVAL WEEKEND: Kata-Vento Brazilian Sextet: Reunion Concert ft. Guitarist Carlos Oliveira – Double Show!

KataVento
In celebration of the 38th Annual Carnaval San Francisco, The Red Poppy Art House is pleased to present three days of Carnaval-inspired performances beginning on Friday and wrapping up Sunday afternoon. We are bringing in artists from across the Bay Area to celebrate community, culture and art, all centered around the beloved festival. After a hiatus, Kata-Vento reunites to play the moving music of Carlos Oliveira, a long-time important Bay Area musical presence. The concert will feature orig...
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CARNAVAL WEEKEND: Pagode Dos Amigos w/ Jorge Alabe & Special Guest Beicola do Cavaco

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In celebration of the 38th Annual Carnaval San Francisco, The Red Poppy Art House is pleased to present three days of Carnaval-inspired performances beginning on Friday and wrapping up Sunday afternoon. We are bringing in artists from across the Bay Area to celebrate community, culture and art, all centered around the beloved festival. For a special Carnaval weekend show, master drummer Jorge Alabe and friends bring to the Poppy an authentic Rio-style pagode. Pagode, meaning “party,” is the s...
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San Francisco Youth Theatre Presents: HAMLET: The Slings and Arrows of Outrageous Fortune. San Francisco 2016.

Hamlet Poster
The Poppy's youth arts partner, San Francisco Youth Theatre is proud to present SFYT DREAM Ensemble in William Shakespeare’s classic tragedy, Hamlet. Directed by Cliff Mayotte, SFYT’s production is set against the backdrop of present day San Francisco with Shakespeare's Danish monarchy transformed into tech giant Elsinore.com. This shortened version focuses on the domestic tragedy of Hamlet: power, love, violence and loss. The Red Poppy Art House is the perfect setting for this intimate producti...
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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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