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Grounded? Week One - Suicide Kings, Marc Bamuthi Joseph

Date:
Thursday, November 15, 2007
Time:
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Event Type:
Concert/Show
Organizer/Author:
Tom
Email:
Phone:
415-626-3311
Address:
446 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94103
Location Details:
446 Valencia St.
Btw 15th and 16th Sts
San Francisco, Ca 94103

GROUNDED? Festival
Week 1: November 15-17

Suicide Kings
In Spite of Everything
The spoken word trio explores through poetry, vaudeville, and
confession how a rebel heir of Scientology, a Jew who used to run with
Nazi's and an immigrant punk rocker end up teaching poetry in our
Public Schools?! This show is about to go on tour after their smash
performances at this year's Hip Hop Theatre Festival. Catch it this
last time before it leaves.

Marc Bamuthi Joseph
Special excerpt preview of the break/s
Be among the few to experience an excerpt from one of the most
anticipated new works coming out of the Bay Area. Joseph's multimedia
journey through verse, contemporary dance and video interweaves his
personal story with the history of hip-hop.

THREE NIGHTS ONLY!
November 15, 16 & 17 $10-$25 Thursday, Friday & Saturday @ 8pm
Thursdays are Pay What You Can Performances
Location: Intersection for the Arts
446 Valencia Street btw 15th and 16th Street
San Francisco, CA

To make reservations for any of these performances, visit us online at
http://www.theintersection.org or call us at 415-626-3311
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GROUNDED? Festival
Week 2: November 23-25 (Friday through Sunday)

Chinaka Hodge, iLL-Literacy, Michelle Mush Lee & Jason Mateo & Brothers Keeper
New Works in the Mix
A spoken word show that promises to rock a crowd? Yes! This week of
new works highlights the deep roster of Living Word artists, many of
them Youth Speaks staff members. These shows - some being heard for
the first time - will bring you spoken word art in production. This
unique fusion of spoken word with elements of hip-hop, experimental
theatre, and visual arts is performed by some of this generation's
most exhilarating young poets.

THREE NIGHTS ONLY!
November 23, 24 & 25 $10-$25 Friday, Saturday & Sunday @ 8pm
Sunday is a Pay What You Can Performance
Location: Intersection for the Arts
446 Valencia Street btw 15th and 16th Street
San Francisco, CA

To make reservations for any of these performances, visit us online at
http://www.theintersection.org or call us at 415-626-3311
_____________________________________

GROUNDED? Festival
Week 3: November 29- December 1

Carlos Aguirre, Tommy Shepherd, Dan Wolf & Radio Active
Three actors and MC's from the Hip Hop group Felonious along with
Radio Active each create solo theatre pieces

Carlos Aguirre The Tell Tale Heart
A freestyle story, rap and sonic journey into the terror of the tell
tale heart as created and performed by MC Infinite with text, loop
station and beats.

Tommy Shepherd The MF in ME
The longtime Hybrid Project pillar and Campo Santo actor creates his
first solo show, telling the story of how he follows the beats inside
him and reacts to the rhythms around him.

Dan Wolf Angry Black White Boy, from the book by Adam Mansbach
Inspired by the book The New York Times Book Review says "captures
vividly the inhuman sadism inherent to racial violence," this solo
work grabs white guilt and racism in a chokehold.

Radio Active She's Alive
New first time theatrical work from the groundbreaking hip-hop MC and
beatboxer whose work has rocked crowds across the globe both as part
of the band Spearhead and as a solo act.

THREE NIGHTS ONLY!
November 29 & 30 & December 1 $10-$25 Thursday, Friday & Saturday @ 8pm
Thursdays are Pay What You Can Performances
Location: Intersection for the Arts
446 Valencia Street btw 15th and 16th Street
San Francisco, CA

To make reservations for any of these performances, visit us online at
http://www.theintersection.org or call us at 415-626-3311

___________________________________________

GROUNDED? Festival
Week 4: December 6-8

Denis Johnson
Everything Has Been Arranged
A new theatre piece created by Resident Theatre Company Campo Santo
and Sean San José from the story The Small Boys? Unit from Johnson?s
book Seek

THREE NIGHTS ONLY!
December 6, 7 & 8 $10-$25 Thursday, Friday & Saturday @ 8pm
Thursdays are Pay What You Can Performances
Location: Intersection for the Arts
446 Valencia Street btw 15th and 16th Street
San Francisco, CA

Directed by SEAN SAN JOSE
Featuring Michael Cheng, Robert Hampton, Ryan Peters and Paul Santiago

Denis Johnson was assigned by The New Yorker to track down and meet
the dictator Charles Taylor during the height of the civil wars in
Liberia. The assignment, relived here, culminated in Johnson being led
to one of infamous and horrifying "Small Boys' Units" - armies of
young boys trained and armed for war.

This evening will also feature a performance of unpublished interviews
on the Sudan civil wars culled by the newest publishing imprint from
McSweeney's, Voice of Witness.

To make reservations for any of these performances, visit us online at
http://www.theintersection.org or call us at 415-626-3311
______________________________________

GROUNDED? Festival
Week 5: December 13-15

Vendela Vida
let the northern lights erase your name
A new theatre piece created by Resident Theatre Company Campo Santo
and Sean San Jose from Vida's novel.

THREE NIGHTS ONLY!
December 13, 14 & 15 $10-$25 Thursday, Friday & Saturday @ 8pm
Thursdays are Pay What You Can Performances
Location: Intersection for the Arts
446 Valencia Street btw 15th and 16th Street
San Francisco, CA

Directed by DANNY SCHEIE
Featuring Maria Candelaria, Kalli Jonsson, Marc Pinate, Nora El
Samahy, Brian Yates Sharber, Jonsen Vitug

This brand new piece from the Co-Editor/Founder of The Believer is
based on the novel of which the New York Times says, "maybe there
aren't any other books that walk this very fine line between high-camp
comedy and the lyrical seriousness?"

To make reservations for any of these performances, visit us online at
http://www.theintersection.org or call us at 415-626-3311
Added to the calendar on Tue, Oct 16, 2007 5:27PM
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