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The Bayview Opera House is proud to host a workshop for Bayview based or connected artists. The focus of this workshop will be a brief overview of SFAC’s Public Art Program, with examples of types of public art projects commissioned by the program; helpful tips on submitting a competitive application; and walk-through of the online application system Slideroom. We will not be reviewing specific opportunities for upcoming projects as these have not yet been determined. One-on-one technical assistance will be…Find out more »
The Office of Economic and Workforce Development is inviting community leaders to hear about the process by which cultural districts can come about, since there has been strong interest in making Bayview, or a section of Bayview, into a place where African American culture is preserved. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLICFind out more »
In honor of Women’s History Month, the painting series “Mujeres Luz” by @Talavera-Ballón celebrates the women of our time who are making history thanks to their courage, generosity and commitment to making the world a better place. Such is the case of a group of extremely brave and generous group of women in the small village of “La Patrona”, Veracruz, Mexico, who feed migrants traveling atop the freight train known as 'The Beast' during their way north. It is also…Find out more »
The Bayview Opera House is proud to host A.C.T's rendition of Twelfth Night, Or What You Will as part of the Will on Wheels tour. Twelfth Night, or What You Will is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written around 1601–02 as a Twelfth Night's entertainment for the close of the Christmas season. The play centers around the twins Viola and Sebastian, who are separated in a shipwreck. About A.C.T. & Will on Wheels One of the…Find out more »
Please get your free ticket here: https://community-bvoh.eventbrite.com/?aff=web. We invite you to come over and help us create the future of the Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre and the community that surrounds us. The Bayview Opera House seeks to preserve, enhance, and reinforce the significance of Arts & Culture here in the Bayview community. As we undergo the development of a strategic plan, we invite you to participate in an open dialogue about the future of the historic Bayview…Find out more »
Andrea Baker Consulting invites you to participate in the first of three community dinners and panel discussions on Race & Equity. Guest chef Nigel Jones will be cooking for all of you, and the discussion will be moderated by Bayview Opera House board president, Theo Ellington. This first panel will focus on housing practices, financial empowerment and creating generational wealth. Guest chef Nigel Jones grew up on Kingston, Jamaica, and recently opened a restaurant in San Francisco, Kaya. The event…Find out more »
The Bishop Movie San Francisco Premier Gala and Fundraiser for Renaissance Parents of Success Friday, March 30th, 2018 The Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theater, 4705 3rd Street, San Francisco VIP Gala: 6:00pm - 7:15pm General Admission Doors Open: 7:15pm Movie Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm VIP Gala Ticket $40 General Admission Ticket $20 VIP Gala Ticket include VIP Table Seating, Appetizers and Meet and Greet with Producer and Director Farah Dews. The Bishop Movie Winner of The Equality International…Find out more »
#FELTFest blends the internet's dopest rap music and new media art. Live Indoor and Outside performances going down on 2 different stages set the soundtrack to your interactive Virtual Reality experience, and Projected 3D animations. Featuring Live Performances by: Qing Qi - https://youtu.be/V_onHqF4vYI?t=34s Space Dolphin - https://soundcloud.com/spacedolphinproductions Orrin - https://soundcloud.com/orrincampbell That Boy Miles - https://soundcloud.com/lahmiles Shino Smoke - https://soundcloud.com/shinosmoke ambasadeur - https://soundcloud.com/ambasadeur DJ Sets By: Cellus - https://textmerecords.bandcamp.com/album/bang-my-line-mixtape-hosted-by-cellus Kawaski aka Kawasace - https://soundcloud.com/kawasace Fuzzoscope Records - http://fuzzoscope.com/ Corbo - https://soundcloud.com/corbomusic…Find out more »
Join us for a Free Screening of Dolores! Dolores Huerta is among the most important, yet least known, activists in American history. An equal partner in co-founding the first farm workers unions with Cesar Chavez, her enormous contributions have gone largely unrecognized. Huerta tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice alongside Chavez, becoming one of the most defiant feminists of the twentieth century-and she continues the fight to this day, at 87. With intimate and unprecedented access to…Find out more »
The Bayview Opera House will be a part of the Sunday Streets Action this weekend from 11-4PM! MJ's Brass Boppers is back by popular demand, performing live on our outside stage from 11am - 3pm. Our Dare 2 Dream artists will be running arts activities for the children. Come out and celebrate the #Bayview! Supported by the San Francisco Arts Commission, Grants for the Arts and The San Francisco Foundation.Find out more »
Raissa Simpson's Codelining A performance inspired by technology and youth THURSDAY, APRIL 19TH AT 7:00PM (Doors 6PM) TICKETS: https://codelining.eventbrite.com/?aff=web In the final event of choreographer Raissa Simpson’s residency at the Bayview Opera House, PUSH Dance Company teams up with Bayview high school students who have been studying with Raissa, technologist Daevron of We Inventing the Real (WIR) and BVOH production manager, David Saenz, for the past three months. Raissa Simpson is the founder and artistic director of PUSH Dance Company,…Find out more »
Celebrate the Sounds of California in Bayview on Sunday April 29th The Bayview Opera House alongside The Alliance for California Traditional Arts (ACTA) invite you to a lively afternoon of music and conversations from the Bay Area's African-American, Vietnamese, Kurdish, and Chicano communities. The event begins at 2pm on Sunday, April 29th at the historic Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre. The musicians' song and stories reflect their histories of displacement, migration, and creating a new sense of home. The program is…Find out more »
Join the BAYCAT Community for a Night of Truthful, Inspiring Media.
What does activism mean, and why is it important in today's society?
BAYCAT youth will explore those questions at the world premiere of Zoom In: Episode 39, a collaborative media production around the theme of ACTIVISM!
The SFUSD invites you to participate in a celebration of music, dance performances, and art displays from students attending Bret Harte, Malcolm X Academy, Dr. Charles Drew and Dr. George Washington Carver Elementary Schools.
RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/199844690659147Find out more »
Listen to Nadine Burke-Harris' influential TED talk on the Lifetime Effects of Childhood Trauma, then get your free tix to hear her speak right here on Thursday, May 17, 7-9pm. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/walls-and-bridges-zipcode-and-health-tickets-44117678163Find out more »
Outdoor Tareada on the Bayview Opera House Garden Stage.
DJ Leydis (https://tinyurl.com/ycmm6qay), Gina Madrid (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFUh5BZJlGU), Chuchito Valdes (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B92hHO1Qlck) and others. Local food, activities for kids. Mix and mingle on the lawn, enjoy perfect sound from our brand new sound system.
See the amazing Elé Howell on drums with his youthful quintet. Drummer, pianist, and composer, Elé Salif Howell was born and raised in San Francisco California. Elé is the drummer for the spirited jazz ensemble Richard Howell and Sudden Changes who recently released a CD entitled Burkina. Elé graduated from Drew College Preparatory High School in San Francisco with honors and has continued his education at New York University. Pivotal drum masters such as Babatunde Lea, Lenny White, E.W. Wainwright,…Find out more »
D10 Pride Committee & Bayview Opera House present: Moonlight Doors 6:00 PM Free tickets: https://moonlight-bvoh.eventbrite.com/?aff=fb Watch Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NJj12tJzqc No Host Bar New York Times: The coming-of-age drama “Moonlight” is nominated for eight Academy Awards. It tells the story of a gay African-American boy growing up in the impoverished Liberty City neighborhood of Miami. Here’s what else you need to know about the movie as it continues through awards season. • Here’s The New York Times review, in which A. O. Scott…Find out more »
D10 Pride & Bayview Opera House present: Pink Saturday Bayview Day Ball Doors 5:00 PM $10 pre-sale tickets: https://bvoh-pinksaturday.eventbrite.com/?aff=eb $15 at the door Bar/Snacks DJ: Legendary Spiider https://www.facebook.com/deshawn.boyceCommentators: Indigo Ebony + Special GuessThe Bayview Opera House, D10 Pride, and the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence invite you to the official Pink Saturday 2018 event:PINK SATURDAY: THE BAYVIEW BALL5PM - 10 PMAT THE BAYVIEW OPERA HOUSE$10 TICKET PRE-SALE$15 TICKET AT THE DOORNO ADDITIONAL ENTRY FEE FOR COMPETITORSTICKETS: https://bvoh-pinksaturday.eventbrite.com/?aff=ebPERFORMANCES. FOOD & DRINK. BALL COMPETITION. MORE!Come join…Find out more »
The Bayview Opera House is proud to present a collection of Ira Watkins' works. Ira has been a Bay Area resident since 1957. He is a self-taught artist whose work depicts motifs of liberation, art, success and celebrates the African-American community in the Bay Area that migrated from the South during WWII to find jobs in the shipyards.A 2015 New York Times piece opened with Mr. Watkins’ story as one of the “hidden gems” of the Tenderloin recognized by the…Find out more »
What is it? Please join us for an evening filled with music and Bharatanatyam (Indian Classical dance) as we support a local Bayview-Hunter's Point organization, Literacy for Environmental Justice. We hope to raise awareness of pressing issues that threaten the livelihood of our own communities here, in San Francisco, and beyond, through several original performances by talented Bay Area Bharatanatyam dancers. Why Does It Matter? Southeast San Francisco is home to more than two-thirds of San Francisco’s pollution sources and…Find out more »
FREE Admission ~ Bring Your Family ~ Tell Your Friends Bayview Opera House in collaboration with NOW Hunters Point are proud to present Bayview Hunters Point’s 7th Annual Summer Circus Festival. Doors will open at 12 noon to this popular FREE family-friendly event. Event goers will be able to enjoy a myriad of activities from hobnobbing with stilt walkers and eating treats from local vendors. Children will have a blast riding the Giant Fun Slide or skating along the shoreline…Find out more »
Join us for the fourth edition of Bayview Uncorked! Bayview Uncorked is a celebration of San Francisco’s Bayview district. This annual fundraiser brings the community together and supports local makers, wineries, breweries, and artists. This year's beneficiary is Bayview non-profit organization, Imprint City. Over 30 wines and beers to taste | Light Food Bites | Live Music | Art WHEN: Thursday, August 2nd 2018 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Wineries & Breweries: August West WineCellars 33Fort Point Beer CompanyFlywheel WinesHarmonic…Find out more »
Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre| Free. Indoors. Live! In the midst of today's political climate, the San Francisco Mime Troupe delivers yet another wild, thought-provoking ride through their newest work Seeing Red. True to tradition, SFMT has been actively producing subversive works since the civil rights movement in the early 1960s. Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical Written by Rotimi Agbabiaka Music & Lyrics by Ira Marlowe Directed by Edris Cooper-Anifowoshe SEEING RED features Mime Troupe veterans Lisa Hori-Garcia,…Find out more »
WELL KMJ HAS DONE IT! HIT THE FIVE YEAR MARK!!
The 5th Annual KMJ SC WARRIOR WALK hosted by Sickle Cell Anemia Awareness a non-profit organization located in San Francisco will be at a new venue this year.Find out more »
Artists: George McCalman Jason Madara Exhibit: We Are Bayview, complete collection of 29 images on display Dates: September 27 - October 4 Events: Sept 27 6:30 - 9PM Opening Reception Oct 4 6:30 - 9PM Panel Discussion September 27 - Photo Booth: Photographer Jason Madara will take photos of anyone who feels they are a part of Bayview and not part of the original project. These photos will be projected at the closing reception. The “I Am Bayview” photo series,…Find out more »
EXHIBIT HOURS Daily Oct 28 - Oct 4, 1PM - 4PM Drop by anytime during those hours! The “I Am Bayview” photo series, currently installed in the T stations that run along the 3rd Street corridor of Bayview and the Dogpatch, is a project by artists George McCalman and Jason Madara Photography. The original purpose of the campaign was to capture Bayview Hunters Point residents who represent their neighborhood proudly and to visually communicate that if one is going to…Find out more »
The “I Am Bayview” photo series, currently installed in the T stations that run along the 3rd Street corridor of Bayview and the Dogpatch, is a project by artists George McCalman and Jason Madara Photography. The original purpose of the campaign was to capture Bayview Hunters Point residents who represent their neighborhood proudly and to visually communicate that if one is going to move into a neighborhood, you should get to know the people who live there, not simply displace…Find out more »
Bayview Business Extravaganza Saturday, October 6, 2018Located at the Ruth Williams Memorial TheaterFree EventKids Activities FOOD & DRINKSCraft Vendors Mayor Ed Lee Big Impact Award presented along with other awards for Bayview business and Leaders CLARK ON THRID Marketplace: 11AM-1:30PMBayview Awards Reception: 2PM-4PMInvited Presenters:Mayor London Breed and Board of Supervisors President CohenFind out more »
FREE Admission ~ Bring Your Family ~ Tell Your Friends Join us for this free interdisciplinary site-specific performance work that focuses on the dreams and aspirations of Bayview Hunters Point residents. Artistic Director Joanna Haigood and dancers will be collaborating with video artist Mary Ellen Strom, composer Walter Kitundu, and non-profit media company BAYCAT for this exciting multi-media community event. Picture Bayview Hunters Point is made possible through generous support from the Kenneth Rainin Foundation, Grants for the Arts, San…Find out more »
Join us for 2018 Fall Open Studios and the Annual Fundraiser Auction at Hunters Point Shipyard! Over 170 artists will open their studios to the public from 11 am to 6 pm on October 20th and 21st. Enjoy food and beverages while getting an exclusive insider view of the creative process behind each artists' work at the county's largest artist community. The silent auction will include work from a variety of Shipyard Artists, and proceeds will benefit the Shipyard Trust…Find out more »
Join us for dancing to live, swinging jazz music at the Bayview Opera House! All are welcome! Lindy Hop is the original form of Swing dancing, created by African American youth in Harlem, NY in the late 1920s. The dance spread and became popular through the 1930s and into the 1940s - being seen in movies and danced across the country. Today, you can find Lindy Hop in most major cities across the globe! As a fundraiser for Old Skool…Find out more »
As part of the annual trick-or-treat trail along 3rd Street, Bayview Opera House will be featuring a haunted house as one of the trick or treating stops! Stop by our Haunted House (created by BMAGIC and other youth partners) to grab a map of all of the participating merchants on the Trick or Treat Trail along 3rd Street, stretching from Evans to Williams. Additional Halloween activities: • Performances • Mask Making • Pumpkin Decorating • Haunted House and more! This…Find out more »
The Bayview Opera House presents a free screening of: SORRY TO BOTHER YOU Directed by Oakland's own BOOTS RILEY Doors at 6:30pm Film at 7:00pm In an alternate reality of present-day Oakland, Calif., telemarketer Cassius Green finds himself in a macabre universe after he discovers a magical key that leads to material glory. As Green's career begins to take off, his friends and co-workers organize a protest against corporate oppression. Cassius soon falls under the spell of Steve Lift, a…Find out more »
Our annual Community Tree Lighting event, features music, holiday cheer, arts and crafts activities, s'mores roasting, local food and craft vendors, and the ceremonial lighting of the Bayview community tree! We will be showcasing local performers throughout the night! Special appearance by the gospel singers from Shekinah Christina Fellowship. Come and enjoy our activities, performers, and all of the shopping from local vendors to celebrate the holiday season! Featuring the Bayview Underground Pop Up Market and Mercadito del Encanto. Supported…Find out more »
A once in a lifetime experience combining: Immersive Theater + Orchestral Hip-hop + Inspired Dance DEATH BECOME LIFE: BANISH DARKNESS a future vision by Crowded Fire Theater Company, AXIS Dance Company, #StarFinch, and Ensemble Mik Nawooj November 16 @ 8pm November 17 @ 3pm and 8pm Presenting Sponsor: Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre A woman asks of the world, “Nothing feels real anymore...what could you possibly still believe in?” Featuring internationally-renowned, revolutionary Bay Area musicians, dancers, and theater…Find out more »