Intersection for the Arts is a leading-edge arts and community development organization that connects people and communities across physical, social, cultural, and economic boundaries to instigate change.

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LIVE CITY REVUE

Circuit Network and Intersection for the Arts present Live City Revue with Felonious featuring Keith Pinto, Sean San Jose, Tommy Shepherd and Dan Wolf A series of events supporting the development of a new hip hop theater piece by Felonious   Thursday, June 26, 7-9pm: Launch of Live City Revue at Intersection for the Arts, [...]

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San Francisco Innovative Art + Music Festival

Dates: July 12 & August 16, 2014
Location: 925 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Tickets & Info:  http://www.soundwavesf.com/6/

Soundwave ((6)) explores our sonic connections to WATER, our most important natural resource. This year’s Soundwave includes daring artists, composers and musicians who investigate WATER and examine its ecologies, stories, and properties through sound.

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AS PART OF MUGWUMPON10, ARTISTS AND THINKERS DISCUSS THE MOST PRESSING TOPICS FACING BAY AREA ARTISTS TODAY AND IN THE NEXT TEN YEARS.

Transition Team

June 7, 2014 — Intersection for the Arts is being led forward by a transition team made up of key community leaders including Kevin B. Chen, Deborah Cullinan, Jon Moscone, Joan Osato, Rebeka Rodriguez, Sean San Jose, and select members of the board. The team is focused on stabilizing the organization, bringing back the programs, [...]

Intersection for the Arts Restructuring Update and FAQ

May 30, 2014 INTERSECTION FOR THE ARTS RESTRUCTURING UPDATES AND ANSWERS TO FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS First, we offer our thanks to you all for your patience and support as we gathered our thoughts over the past week since announcing the restructuring. This tumultuous time in the life of Intersection has been highly emotional and unsettling [...]

Intersection for the Arts Announces Restructuring for a New Era

Dear Friends of Intersection for the Arts: We are writing on behalf of the Board of Directors of Intersection for the Arts to inform you of difficult but necessary decisions that we have taken to confront fundamental challenges to the organization. For nearly 50 years, Intersection has existed as San Francisco’s oldest alternative arts space, [...]

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CASTING NOTICE: Feature Film Public Reading / ALASKA IS A DRAG

THE BIG TABLE READ – A staged reading of winning screenplay ALASKA IS A DRAG. Wednesday May 28th, 2014 in San Francisco. Please send Photo, reel & online auditions to 4248 Productions: 4248prods@gmail.com SEEKING the following roles: TRISTEN, Female 18-25 years old – Any race – tough & fabulous DECLAN, Male 18-25 years old – Any [...]

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This semester Taraneh Hemami’s Telling Stories class at CCA partners with the Education & Community Engagement Program at Intersection for the Arts to explore with the rapidly changing neighborhoods of the Mission/Tenderloin in San Francisco. Using observations, interviews, and research on histories and stories of the everyday, the projects examine the dynamics of the changing [...]

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Changemaker Profile: Brenda Washington

BRENDA WASHINGTON What is a Changemaker? Changemakers are members of our community who have committed time, talent, resources, and financial support towards art and social change. In this series of blog posts, we are highlighting a handful of the countless number of artists and supporters who make Intersection thrive. Look for spotlights on these Changemakers [...]

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Changemaker Profile: Pratibha Tekkey

PRATIBHA TEKKEY What is a Changemaker? Changemakers are members of our community who have committed time, talent, resources, and financial support towards art and social change. In this series of blog posts, we are highlighting a handful of the countless number of artists and supporters who make Intersection thrive. Look for spotlights on these Changemakers [...]

Intersection for the Arts Restructuring Update and FAQ

May 30, 2014 INTERSECTION FOR THE ARTS RESTRUCTURING UPDATES AND ANSWERS TO FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS First, we offer our thanks to you all for your patience and support as we gathered our thoughts over the past week since announcing the restructuring. This tumultuous time in the life of Intersection has been highly emotional and unsettling [...]

Intersection for the Arts Announces Restructuring Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Lawrence Thoo (408) 794-1170 lawthoo@mac.com Intersection for the Arts Announces Restructuring Plan Greater emphasis on platform and incubator for local artists and arts organizations SAN FRANCISCO, May 22, 2014. The Board of Directors of Intersection for the Arts announced today that it will significantly restructure the organization to enhance its [...]

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World Premiere of Chasing Mehserle by Chinaka Hodge

This new performance piece maps Oakland’s changing demographics, morphing cultures, mass gentrification and the still active fears, angers and sadness surrounding the real-life tragedy of Oscar Grant’s murder by BART police officer Johannes Mehserle on New Years Day, 2009.

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Why Can’t the First Part of the Second Party be the Second Part of the First Party? A Solo Exhibition by Bernie Lubell

Above Image: Bernie Lubell, 2014. For Immediate Release Kevin B. Chen, Program Director – Visual Arts kevin@theintersection.org, (415) 626-2787 x106 Intersection for the Arts Presents: Why Can’t the First Part of the Second Party be the Second Part of the First Party? A Solo Exhibition by Bernie Lubell APRIL 9 – JUNE 7, 2014 Opening [...]

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Community Engagement Press Release

Press Contact: Rebeka Rodriguez, Outreach and Community Engagement Program Director rebeka@theintersection.org, (415) 626-2787 ext. 108 Intersection for the Arts presents Community Engagement Program Spring 2014 February – June, 2014 Intersection for the Arts 925 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 www.theintersection.org This Spring, Intersection’s Community Engagement Program continues its dedicated history of collaboration with local [...]

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Wrestling Jerusalem Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 10, 2014 PRESS CONTACT: Rebecca Ahrens, Marketing and Communications rebecca.ahrens@theintersection.org, (415) 626-2787   WRESTLING JERUSALEM A new play written and performed by Aaron Davidman will premiere at Intersection for the Arts in San Francisco in March 2014. Set in America, Israel and Palestine, WRESTLING JERUSALEM follows one man’s journey to understand [...]

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SYSTEMS Press Release

Jenny Odell, from Benicia Refinery, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS CONTACT: Rebecca Ahrens, Marketing and Communications rebecca.ahrens@theintersection.org, (415) 626-2787   Intersection for the Arts presents Systems An exploration of everyday mechanisms, both omnipresent and hidden, functional and broken January-June 2014 Intersection for the Arts 925 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 www.theintersection.org   Both omnipresent [...]

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TRIANGLE LAB PROJECTS

Projects Spunk (2012) A series of Triangle Lab experiments surrounded the production of Spunk, exploring how other voices could connect to and enrich our understanding of the play, and how Bruns audiences could participate in a way that let them access their creative selves. Youth residencies in Oakland and San Francisco explored the theme of home (a [...]

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Keep On Moving, Don’t Stop: New Measures Encourage New Audiences

Here’s an article from Mercury News’ correspondent Lou Fancher on the program horizon for The Triangle Lab’s current and upcoming projects:  The launch of the Artist-Investigator experiments and border-crossing explorations with Califas. Read complete article HERE.

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APPLY NOW: The Artist-Investigator Project

The Triangle Lab Announces a Call for Proposals   What’s the Triangle Lab?A joint program of Intersection for the Arts and California Shakespeare Theater, the Triangle Lab is investigating how more people can participate in theater-making in more and different ways. We’re a lab because we’re experimenting, and a triangle because we’re interested in the [...]

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INTERSECTION FOR THE ARTS AND CALIFORNIA SHAKESPEARE THEATER ANNOUNCE JOINT VENTURE, “THE TRIANGLE LAB”

Berkeley, CA – The East Bay’s California Shakespeare Theater and San Francisco’s Intersection for the Arts announce The Triangle Lab and the program’s new online home, www.thetrianglelab.org. Seeded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the two companies have formed the lab as a framework for collaborative experiments in theater-making, seeking to expand [...]

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Mobile Media Project: Youth Forging Community Solutions with Digital Tools

What makes our days truly vivid and meaningful here at Intersection for the Arts, are dynamo programs like this one: Mobile Media Workshop. A powerful collaboration between Intersection, The Triangle Lab, TILT, and City Crossroads – the drive was to offer a free mobile media production workshop for 12 San Francisco and 12 Oakland youth [...]

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April 19 Arts In Dialogue presents: Jonathan Moscone in Conversation

When: Thursday, April 19th

Location: 925 Mission Street, #109

Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3244493367

Arts In Dialogue presents: Jonathan Moscone in Conversation On Thursday, April 19th, the YBCBD is proud to announce their second Arts In Dialogue event featuring Jonathan Moscone, presently in his 12th season as the Artistic Director of the California Shakespeare Theater. Most recently he directed the world premiere of Ghost Light, which he co-created and [...]

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The Triangle Lab: What’s in a Name?

Rebecca Novick, Triangle Lab Director, discusses the naming of the innovative collaboration between Cal Shakes and Intersection for the Arts. Blog entry: Originally posted on the Cal Shakes Blog on January 30, 2012   The Triangle Lab: What’s in a Name? By Rebecca Novick Last August, I was invited by Jonathan Moscone and Deborah Cullinan [...]

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Intersection for the Arts is a leading-edge arts and community development organization that connects people and communities across physical, social, cultural, and economic boundaries to instigate change.