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Central Market Arts Festival Kick-Off Weekend | Mint Plaza

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Friday, September 23, 2011 - All Day | Cost: FREE
Mint Plaza | Mint Plaza, San Francisco, CA

Event Details

Celebrate the start of the annual 24 Days of Central Market Arts Festival at Mint Plaza with a weekend of performances by acclaimed local companies on Friday, September 23 through Sunday, September 25.

Featuring dancing, live music and more, come join the party at this kick-off weekend gathering filled with family-friendly activities for all to enjoy and a wonderful showcase of the uniquely vibrant arts scene that San Francisco has to offer.

About the 24 Days of Central Market Arts Festival
A three-week performing arts festival in San Francisco’s Central Market district, the Central Market Arts Festival continues through October 16 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.”

Friday, September 23
Noon-1p: Noontime Concert presented by People in Plazas, featuring MC & musician team The Freeze.
6-6:45p: Performances by Jesse Hewit, Christine Bonansea,Laura Arrington, Macklin Kowal Environmental Installation
7-8p: The Garage presents Here Now Dance Collective, project.b, CALI & CO and Alyce Finwall Dance Theatre.

Saturday, September 24
Noon-1:45p: KUNST-STOFF Dance Company, La Alternativa,Robert Moses Kin, Hope Mohr Dance, MaryCarbonara Dances, Nina Haft & Company and STEAMROLLER.
2-3:30p: Environmental Installations in the Plaza with Jesse Hewit, Christine Bonansea, LauraArrington, Macklin Kowal plus Silvia Girardi Acting and guest artist Sara Shelton Mann.
4-5:30p: Copious Dance Theatre, Push Dance Company,Liss Fain Dance, Sarah Bush Dance Project,Joshua Klipp, Mary Sano and Her DuncanDancers, Alonzo King LINES BFA Program and Ballet Training Program

Sunday, September 25
11a-2p: Featuring live music, performances andinteractive classes with City Circus & AcroSports plus all-ages dance classes hosted by Alonzo King LINES Dance Center in funk fusion,contemporary jazz and musical theatre.

Mint Plaza (SF) | Fri, Sept. 23-Sun, Sept. 25 | Noon | FREE

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, Fairs & Festivals, Kids & Families, Recurring – Annual - September, San Francisco
Venue: Mint Plaza
Address: Mint Plaza, San Francisco, CA