Tenderloin Arts LIVE, March Arts Listing
Welcome to Tenderloin Arts LIVE, a collection of monthly Tenderloin arts events sourced from organizations, individuals, and venues from the neighborhood. Here are some of the many arts & culture happenings in the Tenderloin this month.
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Some Enchanted Evenings at EXIT THEATRE
Date: Friday, March 8- Saturday, March 23
Location: EXIT Theatre, 156 Eddy Street
Join Christina Augello—EXIT Theatre’s founding Artistic Director—on a exploration of three playful one-acts by contemporary playwright, Don Nigro. Take a stroll through the enchanted woods in “The Garden” embark on a journey with world-renowned spiritualist Mme. “Blavatsky” and hear of sweet love and sweeter revenge in “A Discoverie of Witchcraft.” An unforgettable evening of mystery, mirth, and a touch of the macabre.
Ages 16+, cost: $20-$30. Check the website for full lineup and additional shows!
CounterPulse & Artspan for a reception for works by Brea Weinreb
Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 6-8pm
Location: CounterPulse, 80 Turk Street
Brea Weinreb is a visual artist and writer who is currently exploring ways to bend the practice of citation and restructure rituals of paying tribute. Brea holds a dual BFA in Art Practice and English from UC Berkeley and is a member of CTRL+SHFT Collective in Oakland.
when you lay your body on mine is part of To Be Free: CounterPulse Festival 2019
Free | More info
A Love Extreme at COUNTERPULSE
Date: Saturday, March 2, 7pm, and Sunday March 3, 2pm
Location: CounterPulse, 80 Turk Street
How will we survive—and thrive—in these extraordinary times? How will we navigate the un-navigable landscapes of deeply entrenched systems of oppression?
Shakiri & Anne Bluethenthal, with jose e. abad, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Malia Byrne, Gabriel Christian, Dazié Grego, Nicole Maimon, Rama Hall, and Frances Sedayo, explore the notion of love as resistance in this workshop performance at CounterPulse! Join us for this conversation and work in progress!
Suggested $10 donation | More info
Concerts at CENTER FOR NEW MUSIC
Location: 55 Taylor Street
The Center for New Music (C4NM) fosters contemporary music’s growth by giving practicing artists access to professional resources and expertise, and by providing them with opportunities for sharing knowledge and exploring new ideas. On evenings and weekends, C4NM presents concerts of all types of new creative music, from contemporary classical to avant-garde, to new jazz, and more.
PIANOFIGHT, Multiple Live Performances Nightly
Location: PianoFight, 144 Taylor Street
Starting at 5pm, Monday through Saturday, PianoFight has nightly performances.
Check out the complete show calendar and be on the look out for the following events:
From live music to magic, find a little bit of everything at SF's premier indie arts venue. PianoFight is a community-driven indy arts venue that takes pride in partnering with local artists to make great shows, mouth watering eats and delicious cocktails adding up to a uniquely San Francisco experience. Piano Fight includes two intimate theaters and cabaret stage that hosts music, comedy, plays, dance, film screenings, drag, magic, variety shows and more, while the restaurant and bar serves up new American bites and classic cocktails.
Prices vary | All ages, 21+ for alcohol
SF First Thursday Art Walk: Tenderloin and Lower Polk
Date: Every First Thursday
Mark your calendars! The next SF First Thursday Art Walk is set for March 7. Come check out the multifaceted display of color and imagination. Make sure to visit their website for a list of participating galleries and to download the map. Over 20 galleries and art spaces bringing together the arts and culture of the surrounding Lower Polk and Tenderloin communities.