Free Dance Performance: Sailing Away: SF’s 1858 Black Exodus | SF
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Cable Car Turnaround | Market Street and Powell Street, San Francisco, CA
Sailing Away is a site-specific performance presented by Zaccho Dance Theatre and inspired by San Francisco’s early African American settlers.
Free performances occur from September 13-16, 2012 at 12pm, 1:30pm, and 3pm traveling along Market Street beginning at the Market & Powell Street Cable Car station.
On opening day, September 13, 2012, the California Historical Society will hold a reception and discussions at 678 Mission Street, San Francisco.
Created by Choreographer and Director Joanna Haigood, Sailing Away features eight prominent African Americans who lived and worked near Market Street during the mid-nineteenth century and evokes their participation in the mass exodus of African Americans from California in 1858.
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