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November 2018

Death Become Life: Banish Darkness

November 17, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Bayview Opera House, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States

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…

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December 2018

Film Screening | Blindspotting

December 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Bayview Opera House, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States

The Bayview Opera House presents a free screening of: BLINDSPOTTING Directed by Carlos López Estrada Written and Starring The Bay's own DAVEED DIGGS and RAFAEL CASEL! Doors at 6:30pm Film at 7:00pm Collin must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance at a new beginning in his Oakland, Calif., neighborhood. His bond with his volatile best friend soon gets tested when Collin sees a police officer shoot a suspect in the back during a chase…

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Winter Wonderland 2018

December 20, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bayview Opera House, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States

Bayview Opera House and 3rd on Third Present: 7th Annual WINTER WONDERLAND FREE ADMISSION ICE SKATING for KIDS $1 (includes skate rental) SNOW LAND with REAL SNOW for KIDS ($1) SANTA'S VILLAGE HOLIDAY GIFT MAKING FOOD AND CRAFT MARKET LIVE MUSIC S'MORES Special thanks to INVEST IN NEIGHBORHOODS and the SFPUC, and AECOM/Parsons for their sponsorship. Winter Wonderland gives families and community members a way to gather and celebrate the winter holidays. Kids enjoy arts and crafts, ice skating, playing…

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February 2019

History in the Making

February 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States
We are History in the Making

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…

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100% College Prep Annual Talent Showcase

February 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bayview Opera House, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States
100% College Prep Club Musical Showcase

Sing along and dance in the aisles as we recreate magic moments in R&B music history.

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100% College Prep Annual Musical Review and Showcase

February 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bayview Opera House, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States
100% College Prep Club Musical Showcase

Sing along and dance in the aisles as we recreate magic moments in R&B music history.

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100% College Prep Annual Musical Review and Showcase

February 24, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Bayview Opera House, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States
100% College Prep Club Musical Showcase

Sing along and dance in the aisles as we recreate magic moments in R&B music history.

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Uplifting Black Women Through Traditional Birthing Practices with Shafia Monroe

February 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Bayview Opera House, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States
Celebrating Black History Month - Shafia Monroe

To celebrate Black History Month, Expecting Justice, UCSF's National Center of Excellence in Women's Health and UCSF's California Preterm Birth Initiative are proud to co-sponsor a lecture on traditional birthing practices by Mama Shafia Monroe. Shafia Monroe is a veteran midwife, a cultural competency trainer, an herbalist, an author, and a motivational speaker. She is a channeler of the Black Granny Midwife and the keeper of cultural healing traditions.  She has spent over 40 years teaching the legacy of the…

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Free Frameline Encore: When The Beat Drops – Film + Q&A

February 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States
Movie - When the Beat Drops

*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…

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March 2019

Islais Creek-Bayview Community Waterfront Resilience Meeting

March 14, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Free Tickets: http://tinyurl.com/y55gt8yh Sea levels are anticipated to rise 6-10 feet by 2100. These changes will continue to increase flood risk and impact. The Port is partnering with agencies at the federal, state, and local levels to study risks and needed improvements. Proactive planning will help ensure the safety of citizens and prevent serious damage to vulnerable waterfront communities and city infrastructure over the long term. ISLAIS CREEK-BAYVIEW COMMUNITY WATERFRONT RESILIENCE MEETING The Southeastern stretch of San Francisco's waterfront, including…

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Mercadito Del Encanto

March 17, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bayview Opera House, 4705 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94124, USA, 3101 3rd St United States

Come and Shop for unique hand-crafted gifts, herbs, medicines, jewelry, and much much more. Time: 12pm-3pm Follow@MercaditoDelEncanto

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The Hate U Give || Film Screening

March 21, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States
Movie - The Hate U Give

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…

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April 2019

First Friday

April 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Bayview Opera House, 4705 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94124, USA, 3101 3rd St United States

Line Dancing with DJ Dr. Ross Line dance lesson with Ramona Pam 6-7PM Open dancing thereafter $5 cover charge includes food.

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Film: If Beale Street Could Talk

April 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States
Movie - If Beale Street Could Talk

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…

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PUSHfest::featuring Codelining 2.0 // Opening Night

April 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States
Codelining 2.0 - PUSH Dance Company

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…

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PUSHfest::featuring Codelining 2.0 // Matinee

April 27, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States
Codelining - PUSH Dance Company

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…

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May 2019

First Friday

May 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Bayview Opera House, 4705 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94124, USA, 3101 3rd St United States

Line Dancing with DJ Dr. Ross Line dance lesson with Ramona Pam 6-7PM Open dancing thereafter $5 cover charge includes food.

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Hunters Point Shipyard Artists – Spring Open Studios

May 4, 2019 @ 11:00 am - May 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
451 Galvez Ave.
Spring Open Studios at the HP Shipyard

CURIOUS about The Shipyard Art Scene? Get Free TicketsOver 120 artists located on San Francisco’s landmark Naval Shipyard invite you to their Spring Open Studios event for a weekend of art buying and browsing, great food from neighborhood providers and free family fun. This unique tradition, celebrating its 30th year, offers a chance to browse a diverse amount of art within an easy walking radius, to interact directly with creators in their workspaces, and to buy art directly from the…

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Sunday Streets Bayview

May 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday Streets comes to Bayview

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BAYCAT Spring Youth Showcase

May 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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BVOH+SF Girls Chorus Spring Showcase

May 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States

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…

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Poetic Justice :: Film Screening

May 23, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States

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…

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ARMANDO LUNA & DJ MATA – VINYASA FLOW with LIVE MUSIC

May 31, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States

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…

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June 2019

First Friday

June 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Bayview Opera House, 4705 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94124, USA, 3101 3rd St United States

Line Dancing with DJ Dr. Ross Line dance lesson with Ramona Pam 6-7PM Open dancing thereafter $5 cover charge includes food.

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I, Too, Sing America || Juneteenth Celebration Performance

June 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States

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,…

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Us :: Film Screening

June 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States

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…

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July 2019

Fast Color :: Film Screening

July 18, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States

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…

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Candlestick Development – Open House

July 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bayview Opera House, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States

FivePoint has been working on the Candlestick Development. Please join FivePoint for a community open house to see the updated design concepts, and the development schedule for the Candlestick and share your feedback.  Light refreshments provided. 

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Shekinah Christian Fellowship Presents: Youth Explosion

July 27, 2019 @ 8:00 am
Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States
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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/

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8th Annual Circus Festival

July 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
NOW Hunters Point, 155 Jennings St
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States

This free annual event is a collaboration between Bayview Opera House and NOW Hunters Point, and features performances by Circus Bella, games, and carnival attractions and food is available for purchase. Get you FREE TICKET Fun Slide and Games start at 12PM. Circus Bella:“Up in the Air”: Relishing the Joy of Uncertainty (show begins at 1:45PM)Join Circus Bella as we delight in the unexpected, and flip and fly through uncertainty. Be a part of our 11th Annual Circus in the…

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August 2019

Bayview Uncorked

August 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bayview Opera House, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States

An evening of food and drink from 20 of the best restaurants, brewers, and winemakers the Bayview has to offer. Join us for the fifth edition of Bayview Uncorked and enjoy over 30 highly rated wines, craft beers, and spirits to taste. Live music and light food bites. 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, Shipyard Trust…

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Dis)Location: Black Exodus Launch Party and Community Gathering

August 3, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States
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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.

RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/y57rx2np

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Youth Premiere of Zoom In 43: Start It Up!

August 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bayview Opera House, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States

Join the BAYCAT Community for a Night of Truthful, Inspiring Media.   In a city where entrepreneurship and tech start-ups are ubiquitous, BAYCAT youth are looking at what entrepreneurship means to them, how it intersects with race and wealth, and why it matters. Join us on Friday, August 9th at the World Premiere of Zoom In: Episode 43, Start It Up!, a collaborative media production by youth (ages 11-18). Invite your family, friends, coworkers and neighbors. Everyone is welcome to cheer on our…

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Bayview San Francisco Girls Chorus – Summer Showcase

August 13, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States

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…

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Amazing Grace :: Film Screening

August 29, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States

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…

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October 2019

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am :: Film Screening

October 17, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States

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,…

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November 2019

Campus Celebration & Performance

November 19, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States

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.

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The Wiz :: Film Screening

November 21, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States

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…

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December 2019

Holiday Party and Art Sale 2019

December 8, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hunters Point Shipyard, Building 101, 451 Galvez
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States

Holiday Art SaleDecember 8, 201911am – 5pmTickets: https://hps-holiday.eventbrite.com/Start your holiday shopping with an afternoon of art, treats, and festivities in Building 101 of Hunters Point Shipyard! Over 60 artists open their studios to you for this festive once-a-year event!Free admission and plenty of free parkingBuilding 101, Shipyard Artists Studios, San Francisco, CA(Google 451 Galvez, NOT Hunters Point Shipyard, to get there)Over 60 artists signed up to open their studios for you!Visit our website for more info on participating artists:http://www.shipyardartists.comFacebookInstagram

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Artist Talk: Amilton Neves Cuna

December 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bayview Opera House Art Space, 4702 Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94124
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States

Mozambican photographer Amilton Neves Cuna will be talking about his new series on climate change and the aftermath of Cyclone Idai, which caused widespread destruction in Mozambique this past March. Please join us at the new Bayview Opera House Art Space 4702 3rd St on Wednesday, December 11th at 4702 3rd St. 7-8:30pm. Amilton Neves Cuna is Pacific Felt Factory's new artist in residence this month and is the winner of the 2018 Portfolio Prize at the Palm Springs Photo…

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Materials in the Hands of Artists

December 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hunters Point Shipyard, Building 101, 451 Galvez
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States

THE POINT presents: TO THE POINTMATERIALS IN THE HANDS OF ARTISTS: JOSH FAUGHT, RAMOKEN O’ARWISTERS, ANNABETH ROSEN - A PANEL DISCUSSIONSaturday, December 14, 2019, 2:00 pmIn recent years, craft-based practitioners have been tapping conventions and overturning expectations of the artistic range of traditional materials such as clay and fiber. Three Bay Area artists—Josh Faught, Ramekon O’Arwisters and Annabeth Rosen—are in the forefront of these contemporary experimental and conceptual methodologies that extend beyond historical forms such as vessels and tapestries. Maintaining…

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Winter Wonderland (8th Annual)

December 19, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States

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…

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February 2020

Harriet :: Film Screening

February 27 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States

In Celebration of Black History Month and in celebration of powerful black women throughout time Black Light Cinema at The Ruth presents a free screening of: Harriet Doors: 6:30PM Screening: 7:00PM From her escape from slavery through the dangerous missions she led to liberate hundreds of slaves through the Underground Railroad, the story of heroic abolitionist Harriet Tubman is told. View the trailer HERE  Supported by the San Francisco Arts Commission and Grants for the Arts __________________________________________________________ This free event…

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Gregory Dawson: Reflections on Choreography

February 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hunters Point Shipyard, Building 101, 451 Galvez
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States

THE POINT presents: TO THE POINT Gregory Dawson: Reflections on Choreography Saturday, February 29, 2019, 2:00 pm Recognized locally and internationally Artistic Director and Educator Gregory Dawson, a former Lines Ballet dancer, is foremost a choreographer. At dawsondanceSF his primary mission is to enlighten artists and audiences and broaden the awareness of dance. His choreography breaks down the barriers imposed by classical ballet, transforming it to bring forward the strength and beauty of taking artistic risk and exploring ‘voice’ through…

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Black on Point Presents – An Exhibit of African American Shipyard Artists

February 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hunters Point Shipyard, Building 101, 451 Galvez
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States

In Celebration of Black History Month  BLACK ON POINT presents: An Exhibit of African American Shipyard Artists Reception: 4-6PM February 29, 2020 Attend the artist talk by African American choreographer and visual artist Gregory Dawson at 2PM, and stay for the reception for the collective of African American artists at the Hunters Point Shipyard. Black artists are now well represented at the Shipyard - check out their amazing work! Shown above is work by Black on Point leader Dolores Gray.…

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We Ain’t No Ghosts!: Photos from Harlem of the West

February 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States

As part of Black History Month, join us as we celebrate the republication of Harlem of the West: The San Francisco Fillmore Jazz Era by Elizabeth Pepin and Lewis Watts. The book compiles photos, ephemera and oral histories of the San Francisco's Fillmore District and the renaissance of black music and culture that took place there in the 1940s. The book charts the rise of this neighborhood as the nexus of an era of tremendous African American cultural production. It…

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March 2020

The Motley Experiment

March 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States

Join us at The Bayview Opera House for the world premiere of The Motley Experiment, Raissa Simpson’s evening-length, multi-media exploration of Jazz Age painter Archibald Motley, March 27-29 at Bayview Opera House. Featuring an original score created and performed live by Idris Ackamoor and The Pyramids and an innovative digital landscape. Simpson draws from Motley’s 1925 painting, The Octoroon Girl, which depicts multi-racial figures of African descent. For Simpson and African American mixed-heritage women, Archibald Motley's works represent an early…

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The Motley Experiment

March 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States

Join us at The Bayview Opera House for the world premiere of The Motley Experiment, Raissa Simpson’s evening-length, multi-media exploration of Jazz Age painter Archibald Motley, March 27-29 at Bayview Opera House. Featuring an original score created and performed live by Idris Ackamoor and The Pyramids and an innovative digital landscape. Simpson draws from Motley’s 1925 painting, The Octoroon Girl, which depicts multi-racial figures of African descent. For Simpson and African American mixed-heritage women, Archibald Motley's works represent an early…

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The Motley Experiment

March 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre, 4705 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States

Join us at The Bayview Opera House for the world premiere of The Motley Experiment, Raissa Simpson’s evening-length, multi-media exploration of Jazz Age painter Archibald Motley, March 27-29 at Bayview Opera House. Featuring an original score created and performed live by Idris Ackamoor and The Pyramids and an innovative digital landscape. Simpson draws from Motley’s 1925 painting, The Octoroon Girl, which depicts multi-racial figures of African descent. For Simpson and African American mixed-heritage women, Archibald Motley's works represent an early…

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April 2020

Shipyard Open Studios – Art on the Edge

April 18 @ 11:00 am - April 19 @ 6:00 pm
451 Galvez Ave.

Shipyard Open Studios - Art on the Edge On the weekend of April 18th/19th the Hunters Point Shipyard Artists collective kicks off the new decade with Shipyard Open Studios, as a part of the newly-minted African American Arts District. This year’s theme “Art on the Edge” reflects the unique location of the artist-run art fair. Sited on the historic and otherwise inaccessible Hunters Point Shipyard since 1983, this artists’ community is a flourishing and significant anchor in the burgeoning Bayview…

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