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December 5th MAPP

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Mission District, San Francisco

If you would like to get involved with MAPP as a performer, curator or collaborator don't hesitate in contacting us. Everybody's welcome! Email entry to: mappmission@gmail.com

MAPP is a familia, a community and a series of arts, music and activist events that has been taking place in the Mission for over 16 years. MAPP is always the first Saturday of the month every two months. MAPP is always free. Mapp will be encompassing several venues as well as public spaces, street corners, bart stations, cafes, bars, taquerias, homes all over La Mission. The event features taking common spaces and for one orchestrated beautifully chaotic evening, transforming them into whatever we want: including free live music, Spoken word, Performance art, Film screenings, BBQ's, garage sales, unorthodox conversations and happenings.

MAPP is dedicated to cultivating, building and defending the culture, history, character and community in the Mission District.

-SOCIAL MEDIA- -FACEBOOK PAGE- https://www.facebook.com/MissionArtsPerformanceProject -TWITTER- https://twitter.com/MAPPmission -FACEBOOK GROUP- https://www.facebook.com/groups/49866204088/ -INSTAGRAM- https://www.instagram.com/mappsf/

October 3rd MAPP

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Mission District, San Francisco

MAPP is a familia, a community and a series of arts, music and activist events that has been taking place in the Mission for over 16 years. MAPP is always the first Saturday of the month every two months. MAPP is always free. Mapp will be encompassing several venues as well as public spaces, street corners, bart stations, cafes, bars, taquerias, homes all over La Mission. The event features taking common spaces and for one orchestrated beautifully chaotic evening, transforming them into whatever we want: including free live music, Spoken word, Performance art, Film screenings, BBQ's, garage sales, unorthodox conversations and happenings.

MAPP is dedicated to cultivating, building and defending the culture, history, character and community in the Mission District.

-SOCIAL MEDIA- -FACEBOOK PAGE- https://www.facebook.com/MissionArtsPerformanceProject -TWITTER- https://twitter.com/MAPPmission -FACEBOOK GROUP- https://www.facebook.com/groups/49866204088/ -INSTAGRAM- https://www.instagram.com/mappsf/

August 1st MAPP

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Mission District, San Francisco

MAPP is a familia, a community and a series of arts, music and activist events that has been taking place in the Mission for over 16 years. MAPP is always the first Saturday of the month every two months. MAPP is always free. Mapp will be encompassing several venues as well as public spaces, street corners, bart stations, cafes, bars, taquerias, homes all over La Mission. The event features taking common spaces and for one orchestrated beautifully chaotic evening, transforming them into whatever we want: including free live music, Spoken word, Performance art, Film screenings, BBQ's, garage sales, unorthodox conversations and happenings.

MAPP is dedicated to cultivating, building and defending the culture, history, character and community in the Mission District.

-SOCIAL MEDIA- -FACEBOOK PAGE- https://www.facebook.com/MissionArtsPerformanceProject -TWITTER- https://twitter.com/MAPPmission -FACEBOOK GROUP- https://www.facebook.com/groups/49866204088/ -INSTAGRAM- https://www.instagram.com/mappsf/

June 6th MAPP

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Mission District, San Francisco

MAPP is a familia, a community and a series of arts, music and activist events that has been taking place in the Mission for over 16 years. MAPP is always the first Saturday of the month every two months. MAPP is always free. Mapp will be encompassing several venues as well as public spaces, street corners, bart stations, cafes, bars, taquerias, homes all over La Mission. The event features taking common spaces and for one orchestrated beautifully chaotic evening, transforming them into whatever we want: including free live music, Spoken word, Performance art, Film screenings, BBQ's, garage sales, unorthodox conversations and happenings.

MAPP is dedicated to cultivating, building and defending the culture, history, character and community in the Mission District.

-SOCIAL MEDIA- -FACEBOOK PAGE- https://www.facebook.com/MissionArtsPerformanceProject -TWITTER- https://twitter.com/MAPPmission -FACEBOOK GROUP- https://www.facebook.com/groups/49866204088/ -INSTAGRAM- https://www.instagram.com/mappsf/

April 4th MAPP

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Mission District, San Francisco

MAPP is a familia, a community and a series of arts, music and activist events that has been taking place in the Mission for over 16 years. MAPP is always the first Saturday of the month every two months. MAPP is always free. Mapp will be encompassing several venues as well as public spaces, street corners, bart stations, cafes, bars, taquerias, homes all over La Mission. The event features taking common spaces and for one orchestrated beautifully chaotic evening, transforming them into whatever we want: including free live music, Spoken word, Performance art, Film screenings, BBQ's, garage sales, unorthodox conversations and happenings.

MAPP is dedicated to cultivating, building and defending the culture, history, character and community in the Mission District.

-SOCIAL MEDIA- -FACEBOOK PAGE- https://www.facebook.com/MissionArtsPerformanceProject -TWITTER- https://twitter.com/MAPPmission -FACEBOOK GROUP- https://www.facebook.com/groups/49866204088/ -INSTAGRAM- https://www.instagram.com/mappsf/

February 1st MAPP

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Mission District, San Francisco

It's a new year and we're back to celebrate arts and community! This February 1st we'll show that we're stronger than ever.

  1. Pathos-on-Harrison 2754 Harrison Curator: David Kubrin 8:00-8:20 Intro & Invocation 8:20-9:00 Monica Maria (singer songwriter) 9:00-9:15 David Kubrin (word contortionist) 9:15-9:45 Misha Khalikulov & Eunjung Elise Kwon (original & classical cello & piano) 9:45-10:00 Tal Mor (poetry) 10:00 Black Magic Power Hour with Laya Wig Visual Art by: Indira Urrutia & Luis Piek

  2. Radio Habana Social Club 1109 Valencia Street at 22nd Curator: Kate Goldstein Hosts: Brittany Henry and D.Fantastic 7:00-7:45pm: Angel Sin Banda (World folk music) 8:00-8:45pm: Sofia Besosa (Jam session) 9:00-10:00pm: LA GENTE SF (Cumbia, Reggae, Hip-Hop)

  3. Red Poppy Art House 2698 Folsom @ 23rd Guest Curator: Adrian Arias Make Love Not War/Haz el Amor y no la guerra 4:33- 5:00 Art by Mara Hernandez (Visual Art Opening Reception)
    5:00- 6:00 “Placing language through visuals” (participatory Visual art workshop) 7:00- 7:07 Adrian Arias ( MC/ visual poet in movement) 7:07- 7:37 The Genie (looping guitar innovator) 7:49- 8:19 Genie Santiago (R&B and Hip Hop from Boston) 8:33 - 9:03 Anais Azul (new medicine music) 9:19- 9:59 LoCura (visual poet in movement) Visual art: “Placing language through visuals”, A participatory workshop by Mara Hernandez at 5:00pm

  4. Jardin Secreto Harrison Street between 24th & 23rd Xofia’s doble Quinceañerx Curators: Evelyn y Xofia 3:00- Blessing 3:20 Tal 3:40 Maria Xiomara (medicine musica) 4:15 Quinceañerx Cermonia 4:50 CAMBIA (revolutionary femme folk) 5:20 Cake + Piñata 6:00 Chicxs del Son (son jarocho) 6:30 Monica Maria (singer song writer)

  5. Alley Cat bookstore 3036 24th St (between Treat & Harrison) Curator: Eugenio Castro & Marco Razo 7:00-10:00pm Fernandinho's SAMBADUM (Brazilian music Batucada percussion) "Reencuentro" Visual exhibition by Marco Razo paintings and Eugenio Castro photography

  6. Adobe Books 3130 24th st Curator: Heather 6:00pm EartHeartBeat with Future Twin (abstract+grooves) Grandma’s Attic (funk) Bim Jeam and The Sadness (songs) Billy Banks (solo guitar)

  7. Artillery Art Gallery 2751 Mission St. @ 24th Curator: Alexa Treviño aka LexMex 7:00-10:00pm Monica Maria (singer-songwriter) and much much more Visual Exhibition by Artillery AG Artists

MAPP is a familia, a community and a series of arts, music and activist events that has been taking place in the Mission for over 16 years. MAPP is always the first Saturday of the month every two months. MAPP is always free. Mapp will be encompassing several venues as well as public spaces, street corners, bart stations, cafes, bars, taquerias, homes all over La Mission. The event features taking common spaces and for one orchestrated beautifully chaotic evening, transforming them into whatever we want: including free live music, Spoken word, Performance art, Film screenings, BBQ's, garage sales, unorthodox conversations and happenings.

MAPP is dedicated to cultivating, building and defending the culture, history, character and community in the Mission District.

-SOCIAL MEDIA- -FACEBOOK PAGE- https://www.facebook.com/MissionArtsPerformanceProject -TWITTER- https://twitter.com/MAPPmission -FACEBOOK GROUP- https://www.facebook.com/groups/49866204088/ -INSTAGRAM- https://www.instagram.com/mappsf/

February 2nd MAPP

Mission District , San Francisco

MAPP is a familia, a community and a series of arts, music and activist events that has been taking place in the Mission for over 14 years. MAPP is always the first Saturday of the month every two months. MAPP is always free. Mapp will be encompassing over 14 venues as well as public spaces, street corners, bart stations, cafes, bars, taquerias, homes all over La Mission. The event features taking common spaces and for one orchestrated beautifully chaotic evening, transforming them into whatever we want: including free live music, Spoken word, Performance art, Film screenings, BBQ's, garage sales, unorthodox conversations and happenings.

MAPP is dedicated to cultivating, building and defending the culture, history, character and community in the Mission District.

December 1st MAPP

Mission District , San Francisco

MAPP is a familia, a community and a series of arts, music and activist events that has been taking place in the Mission for over 14 years. MAPP is always the first Saturday of the month every two months. MAPP is always free. Mapp will be encompassing over 14 venues as well as public spaces, street corners, bart stations, cafes, bars, taquerias, homes all over La Mission. The event features taking common spaces and for one orchestrated beautifully chaotic evening, transforming them into whatever we want: including free live music, Spoken word, Performance art, Film screenings, BBQ's, garage sales, unorthodox conversations and happenings.

MAPP is dedicated to cultivating, building and defending the culture, history, character and community in the Mission District.

October 6th MAPP

Mission District, San Francisco

MAPP is a familia, a community and a series of arts, music and activist events that has been taking place in the Mission for over 14 years. MAPP is always the first Saturday of the month every two months. MAPP is always free. Mapp will be encompassing over 14 venues as well as public spaces, street corners, bart stations, cafes, bars, taquerias, homes all over La Mission. The event features taking common spaces and for one orchestrated beautifully chaotic evening, transforming them into whatever we want: including free live music, Spoken word, Performance art, Film screenings, BBQ's, garage sales, unorthodox conversations and happenings.

MAPP is dedicated to cultivating, building and defending the culture, history, character and community in the Mission District.

MAPP Meeting, Parties & Potlucks: 1. Monday September 3rd: @ Pathos-on-Harrison (2754 Harrison) 7:00pm Meeting of artists, curators & performers to fill up venues and deciding MAPP theme

  1. Monday September 10th: @ Pathos-on-Harrison (2754 Harrison) 7:00pm Parranda, Music, collaboration, lizard racing, ballet wood chopping, thumb wrestling, fish cleaning

  2. Monday September 17th: @ Pathos-on-Harrison (2754 Harrison) 7:00pm MAPP Potluck & Parranda!!!!!!

  3. Monday September 24th @ Pathos-on-Harrison (2754 Harrison) 7:00pm PROGRAM DEADLINE!!!!! Final meeting & Leaflet pickup

  4. Saturday October 6th: MAPP!

October 7th MAPP

Mission District, San Francisco

MAPP WEBSITE: https://www.mappsf.com/

MAPP is a familia, a community and a series of arts, music and activis events that has been taking place in the Mission for over 13 years. MAPP is always the first Saturday of the month every two months. MAPP is always free. Mapp will be encompassing over 14 venues as well as public spaces, street corners, bart stations, cafes, bars, taquerias, homes all over La Mission. The event features taking common spaces and for one orchestrated beautifully chaotic evening, transforming them into whatever we want including free live music, Spoken word, Performance art, Film screenings, BBQ's, garage sales, unorthodox conversations and happenings.

MAPP is dedicated to cultivating, building and defending the culuture, history and character and communites in the Mission District.

October 1st MAPP!!

All Over The Mission, San Francisco

MAPP is a community arts and music event that takes place in the Mission for 11 years. MAPP is always the first Saturday of the month every two months. MAPP is always free. Mapp will be encompassing over 14 venues as well as public spaces, street corners, bart stations, cafes, bars, taquerias, homes all over La Mission. The event features taking common spaces and for one orchestrated beautifully chaotic evening, transforming them into whatever we want including free live music, Spoken word, Performance art, Film screenings, BBQ's, garage sales, unorthodox conversations and happenings.

MAPP Potluck Parranda & Program Deadline

Pathos-on-Harrison, 2754 Harrison, San Francisco

MAPP Potluck!! Please bring something to eat, something to drink and be ready to dance, jam celebrate and organize the revolution.

This is also the absolute latest date to submit your program for MAPP venues: In order to be included in the printed and online MAPP program we need this information in this order. Email entry to

mappmission@gmail.com

Under the template list is an example of a complete submission.

MAPP program Template:

  1. Name of Venue

  2. Address (including cross streets)

  3. Curator

  4. Beginning AND ending time for each performer. Followed by name of performer and a 3 to 4 word description.

  5. If you have a visual exhibition. Please include the name of exhibition, artist and 3 word description.

Please ONLY include a 3 to 4 word description of each artist. It is always difficult to fit all the venues in the program. And it is time consuming for our all volunteer MAPP crew to have to edit each entry.

Example:

Cholo Collective Art Gallery

6486 Folsom @ 22nd

Curator: Ruben Darío

7:00-7:45 Santos Perdidos (Afro-Cuban dance music)

8:00-8:45 Stina Da Silva: (Portuguese Acoustic singer songwriter)

9-00-11:00 La Gente (Reggae, Latin, Hip-Hop)

"Concrete Corners" Visual Exhibition of the photography of Marina Sanchez

MAPP Gathering, Party, jam session, meeting

TBD, San Francisco

If you would like to get involved with MAPP as a performer curator or collaborator, please come to the MAPP meetings. There will be meetings every Monday leading up to the event @ 7:00pm. Check the listing below for location as we move around alot. The sooner you make it to a meeting the more options you will have as far as venues.

August 6th MAPP: In Memory Of

The Mission, San Francisco

MAPP is a community arts and music event that takes place in the Mission for 12 years. MAPP is always the first Saturday of the month every two months. MAPP is always free. Mapp will be encompassing over 14 venues as well as public spaces, street corners, bart stations, cafes, bars, taquerias,homes all over La Mission. The event features taking common spaces and for one orchestrated beautifully chaotic evening, transforming them into whatever we want including free live music, Spoken word, Performance art, Film screenings, BBQ's, garage sales, unorthodox conversations and happenings.

August 6th is the anniversay of the US dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima Japan. The MAPP community would like to honor the memory of those innocent lives and hope to draw attention to this date to address the growing militarization happening all over the world.

-MAPP SCHEDULE-

  1. Pathos-on-Harrison 2754 Harrison (Between 23rd and 24th St.) Curators: David Kubrin and Jorge Molina 9:30-9:45 Intro and Invocation 9:45-10:15 Juliana Mendonca &Carlos Caminos (contemporary music & dance) 10:15-10:30 David Kubrin (poetry and storytelling) 10:30-10:45 Jorge Molina (musical offerings) 10:45-11:00 Donté Clark (poetry) 11:00-11:40 Dina Zarif, Amelia Romano (Harp & vocal Persian music, International love songs) 11:45-12:30 Jorge Molina and "Warike" (la musica buena) Sculptures: "We live here/Vivimos aquí" by MAPPERAS Libations and snacks: Café Moreno, Sofia Elias and Alejandro Meza

  2. El Jardin Secreto/The Secret Garden Harrison Street between 23rd and 24th Curator: Cristina Ibarra 6:45 - Blessing by Jorge Molina 7:00 - Stina da Silva (acoustic songstress) 7:30 - Maria Jose Montijo (musica con harp y soul) 8:00 - Maya Luna (spoken word) 8:15 - Banda Sin Nombre (world folk) Visual Exhibition by Claudio Talavera-Ballon

  3. La Floridita Event Hall 710 Florida Street @ 19th (2nd Floor - entrance via Florida Street elevator) Curator: Jessica Anne Hendrick 7:30-7:45 Annie Klopfer (poetry) 8:00-8:30PM Taller Bombalele (Afro Puerto Rican Bomba) 8:30-9:00PM LA GENTE (Cumbia, Reggae, Hip-Hop) 7:00-9:00PM Culinary Art & refreshments by La Floridita Culinary Academy Visual Exhibition of painting and photography by Monica Galvan

  4. Community Music Center 544 Capp Street (between 20th and 21st Streets) Curator: Sylvia Sherman/Tregar Otton
    6:00 pm – 6:30pm Salsa Dance Class
    7:00 pm – 8:00pm CMC Cuban Music Ensemble (Afro Cuban Dance Music) 8:00pm – 8:15pm Salsa Dance Class
    8:15pm – 9:15pm CMC Cuban Music Ensemble (Afro Cuban Dance Music)

  5. Red Poppy Art House 2698 Folsom @ 23rd Curators: Modesto Covarrubias & Monica Lundy (Exhibition), Zena Carlota & Amara Tabor-Smith (Crossover Residencies) 1:00-4:00 Artist Reception ("Surface" Exhibition) 6:00-7:30 Collaborative Works in Progress with Daniel Riera/Latanya Tigner; Erika Oba/Sammay Dizon; Sandra Ndu/Larry Arrington (Crossover Residencies) 7:30-8:00 Artist Talk (Crossover Residencies) Visual Art Exhibition: ”Surface: Rodney Ewing & Joyce Nojima"

  6. The Juan R. Fuentes at Accion Latina 2958 24th St @ Harrison Curator: Jesus Varela 7:00-7:30 - Kristina Soriano 7:40-8:10 - David Starlight 8:15-8:35 - Artist Talks 8:40-9:10 - The Genie 9:20-10:00 - Amelia Romano and Pablo Davila "Faces, Spaces, and Genres: A Web of Intersections." group exhibition by Camille Mai, Alejandro Meza, Victoria Montero, Alejandro Palacios and Carlos Pillado

  7. The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics 518 Valencia @ 21st Curator: Roxie Theater 4:00-10:00pm Visual exhibition: Mujeres Luz (Portraits of Las Patronas) Artist: Talavera-Ballón (Peruvian-born painter)

  8. ADOBE BOOKSTORE & ARTS COLLECTIVE 3130 24th St @ Folsom curator: Mysterious shadowy entity 8:15-9:30 Jarvis Earnshaw (live music, photography/zine artist) Author/artist Arzu Mistry ("Unfolding Practice: Reflections on Learning and Teaching")

  9. Revolution Cafe 3248 22nd Street Curator: David Stark 5:00-8:00 Westside Jazz 8:30-11:30 Justin Rock

-MAPP WEBSITE- http://www.mappsf.com/ -MAPP FACEBOOK GROUP- https://www.facebook.com/groups/49866204088/ -MAPP TWITTER- https://twitter.com/MAPPmission -MAPP INSTAGRAM- https://www.instagram.com/mappsf/?hl=en -MAPP FACEBOOK PAGE- https://www.facebook.com/MissionArtsPerformanceProject/?fref=ts

June 4th MAPP

The Mission District , San Francisco

MAPP is a community arts and music event that has taken place in the Mission for 11 years. MAPP is always the first Saturday of the month every two months. MAPP is always free. Mapp will be encompassing over 14 venues as well as public spaces, street corners, bart stations, cafes, bars, taquerias, homes all over La Mission. The event features taking common spaces and for one orchestrated beautifully chaotic evening, transforming them into whatever we want including free live music, Spoken word, Performance art, Film screenings, BBQ's, garage sales, unorthodox conversations and happenings.

MAPP Program deadline and House Party!

Pathos-on-Harrison, 2754 Harrison , San Francisco, California

May 23rd is the deadline to be included in the online and printed Program. Also its time to get together MAPP out and watch David Kubrin & Cristina Ibarra fight to the death with dull spoons.

In order to be included in the printed and online MAPP program we need this information in this order. Email entry to

mappmission@gmail.com

Under tHE template list is an example of a complete submission.

MAPP program Template:

  1. Name of Venue
  2. Address (including cross streets)
  3. Curator
  4. Venue Theme (optional)
  5. Beginning AND ending time for each performer. Followed by name of performer and a 3 to 4 word description.
  6. If you have a visual exhibition. Please include the name of exhibition, artist and 3 word description.

Please ONLY include a 3 to 4 word description of each artist. It is always difficult to fit all the venues in the program. And it is time consuming for our all volunteer MAPP crew to have to edit each entry.

Example:

Cholo Collective Art Gallery 6486 Folsom @ 22nd Curator: Ruben Darío SUPPORT THE #FRISCO5 7:00-7:45 Santos Perdidos (Afro-Cuban dance music) 8:00-8:45 Stina Da Silva: (Portuguese Acoustic singer songwriter) 9-00-11:00 La Gente (Reggae, Latin, Hip-Hop) "Concrete Corners" Visual Exhibition of the photography of Marina Sanchez