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THE CHANGEMAKER SOCIAL 2014

When:  April 25th, 2014 | 6PM

Location:  925 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Tickets: http://changemakersocial2014.brownpapertickets.com/

The Changemaker Social celebrates those on the leading edge of positive social change, raising funds to support and bring awareness to the great diversity of artists, educators, and activists that make San Francisco the unique city that it is.

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Chasing Mehserle a new performance piece

  Intersection for the Arts with Campo Santo and the Living Word Project CHASING MEHSERLE A NEW PERFORMANCE PIECE WRITTEN BY CHINAKA HODGE DIRECTED BY MARC BAMUTHI JOSEPH and SEAN SAN JOSE Mapping Oakland in 12 scenes and 12 months In the aftermath of the Oscar Grant murder  MAY 08- 24, 2014   Chasing Mehserle is a [...]

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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

April 9-June 7, 2014

Opening Reception: Wednesday April 9, 2014, 6-9pm

Where: 925 Mission Street SF CA 94103

Gallery Hours: Tuesdays – Saturdays, 12–6pm, FREE

“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 Bernie Lubell’s new large-scale interactive wood installation monitors Intersection for the Arts’ building systems. The installation uses wood computers to slowly get nothing to happen as we [...]

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Off the Grid Every Friday: LIVE MUSIC for April 2014

When: Friday afternoons, 12 to 2pm

Where: Minna Street tunnel, btwn 5th St & Mary Alley

FREE

All performances are FREE and happen every Friday afternoon from 12 to 2pm in collaboration with Off The Grid‘s food trucks! Location: Minna Street tunnel, between 5th Street and Mary Alley, near corner of 5th and Mission Streets.  Click here for map! *************************************************************************** FRIDAY APRIL 4, 2014, 12 to 2pm GURKESTRA Charlie Gurke – baritone saxophone; Colin Hogan [...]

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SYSTEMS

Intersection for the Arts presents SYSTEMS An exploration of everyday mechanisms, both omnipresent and hidden, functional and broken February-June 2014 Throughout Spring 2014, Intersection’s multi-disciplinary program explores various mechanisms of social order at work.  The artists in Systems offer economic, historical, political, and aesthetic regimes as subjects for discussion. The series boasts a wide array [...]

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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 [...]

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Changemaker Profile: Cheryl Dunye

CHERYL DUNYE  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: Mia Nakano

MIA NAKANO   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 [...]

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Changemaker Profile: Joan Osato

JOAN OSATO   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 [...]

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Changemaker Profile: Christine Lee

CHRISTINE LEE   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 [...]

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Changemaker Profile: Arielle Julia Brown

Arielle Julia Brown is the Director of The Love Balm Project. “I have been a supporter of Intersection since I walked into the gallery space on Valencia after just moving back to the Bay Area.”

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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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Infrastructure – A Solo Exhibition by Jenny Odell

Jenny Odell, 964 Round Parts of Wastewater Treatment Plants, 2013 For Immediate Release PRESS CONTACT: Kevin B. Chen, Program Director – Visual Arts kevin@theintersection.org, (415) 626-2787 x106 Intersection for the Arts Presents: Infrastructure – A Solo Exhibition by Jenny Odell FEBRUARY 5 – MARCH 29, 2014 Opening Reception: Wednesday February 5, 2014, 6–9pm, FREE Gallery [...]

The Califas Festival, October 2 – November 17, 2013

Press contact: Marilyn Langbehn Phone: 510.809.3290 Email: press@calshakes.org Intersection for the Arts and California Shakespeare Theater Present The Califas Festival October 2-November 17, 2013 on the 5M Campus and Around the State The Califas Festival in collaboration with Campo Santo features ALLELUIA, THE ROAD, a new performance piece with text by Luis Alfaro, performed alongside stories of our [...]

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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.