“24 Days of Central Market Arts” Free Festival | (Sept 24-Oct 17)
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Submitted by the Event Organizer
24 Days of Central Market Arts is a three-week performing arts festival in San Francisco’s Central Market district kicks off on Mint Plaza with a weekend of performances by acclaimed local companies on Friday, September 24 through Sunday, September 26. The kick-off weekend includes dance, live music, participatory and family-friendly arts activities for all to enjoy the uniquely vibrant arts scene that the neighborhood offers.
Participating arts groups include EXIT Theatre, Gray Area Foundation for the Arts, Levy Dance/Studio Gracia, Market Jenkins Dance Lab, People in Plazas, San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, The Luggage Store Gallery, The Luggage Store, Counterpulse
Kick Off Events:
1pm – KUNST-STOFF dance company, LEVYdance, Robert Moses Kin
5pm – CALI & CO & THE WELCOME MATT, Joshua Klipp featuring Sarah Bush Dance Project
1pm to 5pm – Project Bandaloop, Laura Arrington, Tanya Bello’s Project. B., Mary Carbonara Dances, Copious Dance Theater, Denia Dance, Virginia Iglesias’ Flamenco Academy of Dance and more
1pm to 5pm – Belly Dance Class, Funk Beyond Control’s Hip Hop Youth Group, Zimbabwean Traditional Dance, Handshake indie rock band and more
24 Days of Central Market Arts continues through October 17 with curated performances in dance, music and theatre at a variety of venues. With the theme of “Bringing Art to Our Neighborhood Streets/Bringing People to Where Art is Made,” festival organizers aim to encourage audiences to visit the spaces where art is envisioned and created. Following the kick-off weekend on Mint Plaza, festival programs will be presented in satellite venues ranging from nearby businesses to fully equipped theatres and studios. Programming is dynamic, with events being added daily.
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