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Red Poppy Art House

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2698 Folsom St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
(650) 731-5383 http://redpoppyarthouse.org/

October 2018

Red Poppy Art House: Duo Violão Plus 1: Brazilian Jazz, Samba & Choro

October 25 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Art House, 2698 Folsom St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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On tour from Rio de Janeiro, Duo Violão Brasil presents a special evening of choro featuring compositions by Baden Powell, Pixinguinha, Radames Gnattali, as well as originals by Rogerio Souza. They will be accompanied by special guest percussionist Ami Molinelli. FEATURING: Rogerio Souza – 7-string guitar Edinho Gerber – 7-string guitar Ami Molinelli – percussion ABOUT THE ARTIST: Duo Violão Brasil is the result of guitarists Rogério Souza and Edinho Gerber’s reverence for Brazilian guitar—the violão—and their desire to explore…

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Red Poppy Art House: RagaMenco: A Musical Journey from India to Spain

October 26 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Art House, 2698 Folsom St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Javier and Luis Jiménez, founders of the acoustic global music septet Barrio Manouche, present new project RagaMenco along with Mallar Bhattacharya, Nilan Chaudhuri, and Satish Pillai. The group has been working together on the great adventure of blending Indian classical music with flamenco grooves and melodies. They will perform original arrangements influenced by ragas with an improvisational jazz approach. FEATURING: Devi SenGupta – vocals Mallar Bhattacharya – sarode Javier Jiménez – guitar Satish Pillai – piano Nilan Chaudhuri – tabla…

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Red Poppy Art House: Teslim: The 7 Decades Project

October 27 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Art House, 2698 Folsom St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Teslim (tes-LEEM) consists of three composers—violinist Kaila Flexer, multi-instrumental string wizard Gari Hegedus, and Elana Brutman on Cretan lyra with sympathetic strings—who share a common love of modal music from Turkey and Greece. Joined by percussionist Joshua Mellinger, the group presents the 7 Decades Project, which features original compositions by Flexer in honor of her parents, Abe and Bobbie. Flexer’s parents met when they were just 11 years old. Now 83, the two have been together for over seven decades…

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Red Poppy Art House: Rumberos de Radio Habana: Monthly Community Rumba

October 28 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Red Poppy Art House, 2698 Folsom St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Rumba music originated in the Afro-Cuban neighborhoods of Havana and Matanzas as the soundtrack to community, partnered dancing and get-togethers as a means of cultural expression. Its global diaspora means rumba rhythms have found their way into other genres of music such as country, rock, and blues, and continue to impact the genres of today. Rumberos de Radio Habana bring their own contribution to the Red Poppy on the fourth Sunday of each month for a free afternoon of beat-making,…

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Red Poppy Art House: 3 + 3: A Collaboration Between 3 Poets & 3 Musicians

October 28 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Art House, 2698 Folsom St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Three musician-poet pairs each perform a set—one new poem inspired by an original song, one new song inspired by an original poem, and one piece of pure collaboration. FEATURING: Heather Bourbeau – poet Raman Osman – musician Maw Shein Win – poet Evan Karp – musician Nick Johnson – poet Arula – musician ABOUT THE ARTISTS: Heather Bourbeau’s writing has been published in Alaska Quarterly Review, Eleven Eleven, Francis Ford Coppola Winery’s Chalkboard, The Stockholm Review of Literature, and the…

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