Friday, September 7th at 8pm Saturday, September 8th at 8pm
Mary Sano and Her Duncan Dancers Presents Dancing Dreaming Isadora: Reflections on the Past, Visions of the Future The Mary Sano Studio of Duncan Dancing commemorates 20 years in San Francisco with Dancing Dreaming Isadora; a celebration of Isadora Duncan’s past, present, and future. This dance production will highlight choreography from the traditional Duncan repertoire as well as Sano’s original work,
Saturday, September 8th 3pm (live music at 4) Join SFEMF Artists and Staff for an AFTERNOON RECEPTION & ALBUM RELEASE featuring Leila Abdul-Rauf
ADOBE BOOKS & ARTS COOPERATIVE 3130 24th Street
September 7-9, 2018
SOULSKIN Presents HERO
Friday-Saturday 8pm, Sunday 5:30pm
HERO features a young woman who unexpectedly receives a message from faraway; a doorway mysteriously reveals itself. An odyssey of the individual merging with the universal (and vice versa) is the parallel realm that envelops her, testing her fortitude through longing and love, struggle and salvation, loss and remembrance. At once mystical and mundane, HERO explores the multitude of roles the hero plays in our everyday, extra-ordinary lives.
Aligning with partner organizations across the city to celebrate the Global Climate Action Summit, (Sept 12-14), bringing leaders from around the world to San Francisco to support the Paris Climate Agreement.
September 6 – 14
Opening Night at the CASTRO SEP 6 6pm
Green Film Fest
Join us for the eighth edition of Green Film Fest, September 6 – 14 at the historic Castro Theatre, YBCA, and Cowell Theater at Fort Mason Center. We’ll be bringing you urgent new stories from the environmental front-lines Water. Fire. Air. This year the conversation is elemental. #ItsElemental greenfilmfest.org/
September 9 - September 11, 2018
Soil Not Oil International Conference
Gray Area invites you to the Grand Theater for the 4th Soil Not Oil Conference, an event which emphasizes agro-ecological practices and presents alternatives to the industrial food system. Farmers, environmental activists, and farmworker organizations came together to found the Soil Not Oil Coalition in 2015. The main focus is to educate about soil
The Global Climate Action Summit will bring leaders and people together from around the world to “Take Ambition to the Next Level.” It will be a moment to celebrate the extraordinary achievements of states, regions, cities, companies, investors and citizens with respect to climate action.
It will also be a launchpad for deeper worldwide commitments and accelerated action from countries—supported by all sectors of society—that can put the globe on track to prevent dangerous climate change and realize the historic Paris Agreement.
The decarbonization of the global economy is in sight. Transformational changes are happening across the world and across all sectors as a result of technological innovation, new and creative policies and political will at all levels.
MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet presents GLACIER: A Climate Change Ballet
Part of the Global Climate Action Summit
GLACIER is choreographed by DC-based climate change policy analyst and former ballet dancer Diana Movius with a moving video backdrop by Robin Bell, a visual artist known for his #resist projections on Trump Hotel. GLACIER marks the San Francisco premier of the production and of MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet, a rapidly-rising ensemble from Washington, DC. Tickets @ Brava Theater
SEPTEMBER 13- OCTOBER 6
Ray of Light Theatre presents: Hedwig and the Angry Inch
VICTORIA THEATRE 2961 16th St at Mission Street
A gender- and genre-bending feast for the eyes and ears, Hedwig and the Angry Inch tells the tale of one of the Eastern Bloc’s most unique characters…and her small, yet very agitated, appendage…through a pulsing rock score. http://rayoflighttheatre.com/2018-season/
Sunday, Sep 16th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m
Fiesta de las Américas from 24th and Mission Street to 24th and Hampshire Street
The Calle 24 Latino Cultural District presents the second annual Fiesta de las Américas taking place on 24th Street, within the Latino Cultural District in San Francisco. The festival will extend from 24th and Mission Street to 24th and Hampshire Street on Sunday, September 16th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is a free and family friendly event for the community. It highlights the unique Latino diaspora experience which has cemented the Latino Cultural District as the center of Latino activism, arts, commerce, and culture in San Francisco since the 1940’s
Saturday, September 15 at 8pm Includes post-show convivencia with DJ crew Sunday, September 16 at 5pm The pre-show lowriders, drinks, music starts at 4pm La Mezcla presents Pachuquismo, an all-female Tap and Son Jarocho performance of Chicanx culture, Pachucas and the Zoot Suit Riots. Featuring Chicana poly-rhythms, live music, and video, this work explores the role of the Pachuca in the 1940's and examining systemic racism and the struggles communities of color continue to face today. Choreography and Direction by Vanessa Sanchez Dance Brigade's Dance Mission Theater3316 24th St. @ Mission St. dancemission.com/performances/upcoming.html
Women’s Audio Mission (WAM), a San Francisco Bay Area-based nonprofit dedicated to advancing women in music production and the recording arts,celebrates 15 years of training over 12,000 women and girls in the recording arts with a benefit concert. The concert will feature performances by R&B/pop artists, St. Beauty, currently touring with Janelle Monáe, and Mexican American singer/songwriter Diana Gameros, as well as a cocktail reception with a DJ set by Chulita Vinyl Club.
September 28 - September 29, 2018
Women Sports Film Festival
Join us for two days of films, panels, workshops and music at the Women Sports Film Festival.
Yelp announced it would be rolling out health scores nationally last month. While San Francisco country has been dealing with this issue since 2013, our neighboring counties are already seeing problems with this expanded roll out. Senator Scott Weiner's City Option to close bars at 4AM is likely to happen in San Francisco unless Governor Brown vetoes. [More at reddit.com/]
Mayor London Breed Questions Scooter Selection Process: MTA spokesman Paul Rose expects many more questions and appeals about the process that picked just 2 of 13 applicants.MTA sustainable streets director Tom Maguire, who oversaw the scooter scoring, said, “We picked the two companies that met our standards for safety and accountability,” but the scoring was done only after “pretty clear input” from the MTC board whose prominents member Art Torres is questioning the process. Mayor London Breed, has raised concerns about the openness of the selection process in a recent letter, so far is staying mum about the outcome. sfchronicle.com/bayarea/matier-ross/article/SF-scooter-permit-process-questioned-by-transit-13197990.php
Moving Forward as a Legacy Business: Good Vibrations which has received $10,826 in grants from San Francisco’s Legacy Business Historic Preservation Fund to pay for facade and interior improvements. City voters established the fund, the first of its kind in the nation, when they passed Measure J in 2015. To be eligible, businesses must have operated in the city for more than 20 years, be in danger of displacement, and meet other criteria. sfchronicle.com/business/article/How-SF-s-legacy-retailers-reinvent-themselves-13202077.php