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.
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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 »
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 »
Students will learn to set up and break down sound equipment on indoor and outdoor stages. They will learn to mix and record live sound, light performers and create ambient lighting, project videos, manage the stage and gain other event production skills. Students will support live events at the Bayview Opera House in the later part of the program.Find out more »
Doors 5:30PM Reserve you free ticket now: https://tinyurl.com/celebrate-aaacd Join us as we celebrate Black History and Bayview Hunters Point history in the making! This year San Francisco recognized Bayview Hunters Point as San Francisco's African American Arts + Cultural District. This recognition has been a long time coming and now, we celebrate. Featuring performances by Fely Tchaco Akinyele Sadiq Tribe SF Cheri Miller Dee Hillman Photographs by the official photographer of Bop City, Steven Jackson, and images of our current…Find out more »
*This event is part of the Frameline Encore series, all of which are FREE & open to the public*Presented by:Frameline, Bayview Opera House, EDot- Economic Development on Third, Gratta Wines, Merchants of ButchertownDoors: 6:30PMExpected Guest:Director Jamal SimsWHEN THE BEAT DROPS2018 | USA | 86mTrailer:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGxZ5d_nk9sDefined by dynamic and unified movements and full of bold pageantry, fierce style, and undeniable form, "bucking" is a dance subculture that is slowly entering the mainstream. More than two decades old, it was created by African American…Find out more »
Black Light Cinema at The Bayview Opera House presents a free screening of:THE HATE U GIVE Directed by: George Tillman Jr.Screenplay by Audrey Wells Doors at 6:30pmFilm at 7:00pm Starr Carter is constantly switching between two worlds -- the poor, mostly black neighborhood where she lives and the wealthy, mostly white prep school that she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is soon shattered when she witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend at the hands of…Find out more »
Black Light Cinema at The Bayview Opera House presents a free screening of:IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK Watch the trailer Directed by: Barry JenkinsDoors at 6:30pmFilm at 7:00pmIn early 1970s Harlem, daughter, and wife-to-be Tish vividly recalls the passion, respect, and trust that have connected her and her artist fiancé Alonzo Hunt, who goes by the nickname Fonny. Friends since childhood, the devoted couple dream of a future together, but their plans are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime…Find out more »
Join us for the debut of Codelining 2.0 at PUSHfest Spring 2019. Click here for Tickets to Opening Night: The 2019 season of PUSHfest Spring will feature performances by youth groups and guest companies, hosted by PUSH Dance Company and San Francisco's historic Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre. As the culminating performance of each evening, PUSH Artistic Director Raissa Simpson will premiere Codelining 2.0, a performance inspired by movement and technology. Codelining 2.0 was developed as part of the Bayview Opera House Performing Arts Residency and…Find out more »
Join us for the debut of Codelining 2.0 at PUSHfest Spring 2019. Click here for Tickets to our Opening Night performance on Friday 4/26 at 8:00pm The 2019 season of PUSHfest Spring will feature performances by youth groups and guest companies, hosted by PUSH Dance Company and San Francisco's historic Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre. As the culminating performance of each evening, PUSH Artistic Director Raissa Simpson will premiere Codelining 2.0, a performance inspired by movement and technology. Codelining 2.0 was developed as part of…Find out more »
Join us at The Opera House for the Spring Showcase of the BvOH + San Francisco Girls Chorus program! We are beyond proud of our Bayview girls that have participated in this inaugural 15-week program, part of the Grammy-Award-Winning SF Girls Chorus. Our girls have worked, practiced and sang their hearts out with Girls Chorus Teaching artist and Bayview's own, Christopher Street. They've been working on understanding rhythm, sight-reading music, pitch recognition, confidence, and stage presence. This is the night…Find out more »
Join us as we celebrate the legacy of the legendary filmmaker, John Singleton with a free screening of Poetic Justice. Doors at 6:30pm Film at 7:00pm On Monday, April 29, John Singleton passed away, leaving behind an undeniable legacy of feature films, documentaries, and episodic television that, above all, authentically captured a segment of American life, way too often ignored. Poetic Justice is John Singleton's second film (following Boyz n the Hood) and it is a meditation on all forms…Find out more »
Come to a great yoga vinyasa class with live music! Armando teaches Vinyasa Flow with live music by DJ Mata, performing tracks from her recent albums HIGH ENERGY Vol 1 and 2. DJ Mata is the artist Wah! - she is a legend in the yoga music world and has spent many years creating music and events that inspire personal growth. Armando Luna is a yoga teacher serving the Bay Area - his yoga classes incorporate stretching, toning, and flexibility. The 90-minute…Find out more »
In celebration of Juneteenth 2019, The Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre and the Bay Area Theater Company (BATCO) are producing a one-night-only encore performance of BATCO's I, Too, Sing America. Channeling the poetic works of Langston Hughes, Jean Toomer, Beyonce, Frances Chung, Gwendolyn Brooks, Alice Walker and more, I, Too, Sing America honors the perspectives and experiences of American artists of color with poetry, song, music and movement, featuring original compositions by Othello Jefferson using a diverse cast of singers,…Find out more »
Black Light Cinema at The Bayview Opera House presents a free screening of: US Watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNCmb-4oXJA Directed by: Jordan Peele Doors at 6:30pm Film at 7:00pm Accompanied by her husband, son, and daughter, Adelaide Wilson returns to the beachfront home where she grew up as a child. Haunted by a traumatic experience from the past, Adelaide grows increasingly concerned that something bad is going to happen. Her worst fears soon become a reality when four masked strangers…Find out more »
Black Light Cinema at The Bayview Opera House presents a free screening of: Fast Color So excited for to watch this science fiction story all about that black-girl-magic with you! Watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tySUZIiXObc Starring: Gugu Mbatha-Raw Doors at 6:30pm Film at 7:00pm Tickets Hunted by mysterious forces, a young woman who has supernatural abilities must go on the run when her powers are discovered. With nowhere else to go, she flees back to her family and the farmhouse…Find out more »
Your D10 Community Grant Award is at work...bringing you the biggest Youth Explosion in our 20 year history! https://www.facebook.com/events/388502861755033/Find out more »
4PM - Tenants' Right Workshop
5PM - Party and Networking
THE ANTI-EVICTION MAPPING PROJECT & THE SAN FRANCISCO TENANTS UNION PRESENTS:
LEARN YOUR RIGHTS & HOW TO FIGHT BACK AT THE FREE TENANT RIGHTS BOOTCAMP!
UNFAIRLY LOSE YOUR DEPOSIT? OUTRAGEOUS RENT HIKE?
WORRIED ABOUT EVICTION? LANDLORD CHARGING ILLEGAL FEES?
The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project is proud and excited to announce and invite you to a launch party and community gathering to celebrate the print and online publication of (Dis)Location: Black Exodus, the culmination of several years’ work in the community.
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Join us at The Opera House for the Summer Showcase of the Bayview San Francisco Girls Chorus program! Our 20+ girls have been singing all summer under the direction of Christopher Street and would like to share their accomplishments with you. They've been working on understanding rhythm, sight-reading music, pitch recognition, confidence, and stage presence.Free Tickets Fall Session is now open for enrollment - interested families are encouraged to attend the concert. Program: “Mami Wata” “Kpa Kpa Ngolo” “I Am” “My…Find out more »
Black Light Cinema at The Ruth presents a free screening of: Amazing Grace Free tickets Watch the trailer here: Directed by: Sydney Pollack, Alan Elliott Special Guest: Shekinah Christian Fellowship Praise Team with a live performance of Amazing Grace Join us for a screening of Amazing Grace and witness singer Aretha Franklin as she performs gospel songs at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles in 1972. "It’s the closest thing to witnessing a miracle — just some…Find out more »
Black Light Cinema at The Ruth presents a free screening of: Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am Doors: 6:30PM Screening: 7:00PM Directed by: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders An artful and intimate meditation on the life and works of the legendary storyteller and Nobel prize-winner. From her childhood in the steel town of Lorain, Ohio, to ʼ70s-era book tours with Muhammad Ali, from the front lines with Angela Davis to her own riverfront writing room — Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers,…Find out more »
Celebration and Performance!The San Francisco Girls Chorus and The Bayview Opera House invite you to celebrate their music education partnership at The Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre Campus.Featuring performances by The San Francisco Girls Chorus premier ensemble, chorus essentials and prep chorus. With special guest dancers from The SF Ballet School Trainee Program. This event is free and open to the public with a reception to follow the performances.Find out more »
Black Light Cinema at The Ruth presents a free screening of:The Wiz Doors: 6:30PMScreening: 7:00PMHey Bayview,The Holiday Season is coming fast! We want to kick off the holiday spirit with a classic, THE WIZ! Before you say anything, yes, it is a holiday film, the whole movie starts at Dorothy's family Thanksgiving dinner. Let's make a new holiday tradition- The Wiz at the Opera House- bring the whole family!DESCRIPTION: When Harlem schoolteacher Dorothy (Diana Ross) tries to save her dog from…Find out more »
Join us at The Opera House for Winter Wonderland! There will be: Ice Skating ($1, for kids only, skate rental included)Snow-Land ($1, for kids only)Santa's Workshop (Holiday crafts with the SF Chapter of the Links)Holiday Market (Gifts by local artisans and vendors)Roasting S'mores and more!________________________________________________________________________________________Winter Wonderland is presented by The Bayview Opera House: Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre, Bayview Bistro, BMagic, Andrea Baker Consulting, Museum of Craft and Design and CYC (Community Youth Center)Winter Wonderland is made possible with the generous support of…Find out more »