2018 San Francisco International Arts Festival

2018 San Francisco International Arts FestivalThe 2018 San Francisco International Arts Festival runs from May 24th through June 3rd at the Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture. It features over 100 brilliant live performances by artists from around the world and the Bay Area.

It is a gathering that celebrates diversity, multiculturalism, curiosity and the value of otherness—a commitment that advocates for experiencing the cultural expressions of different societies and civilizations as a way to help understand and embrace them.

Artist Disciplines include Dance, Music, Theater, Performing Arts, Events & Activities.

The festival establishes San Francisco as a model for integration of the arts into the fabric of the community in a meaningful, productive and mutually beneficial fashion.

Their headline concert honors the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. The world premiere of the work Down by the Riverside: Requiem for a King is a composition by Anthony Brown with spoken word by Angela Davis. It will be performed by the Asian American Orchestra and the ensemble Voices of a Dream on Saturday, May 26th in the Cowell Theater. More details can be found here.

Check out this link to their diverse and full calendar—where you can also purchase tickets.

Get directions to the Fort Mason Center including public transportation and parking here.

Since 2003, the San Francisco International Arts Festival has presented artists from across the world with innovative projects dedicated to increasing human awareness and understanding — in work not seen anywhere else in the U.S.


This year is no different, with dance, theater and musical performances by some 40 ensembles and individuals (including some local artists) in the program…
Leslie Katz for the San Francisco Examiner
Read the full article here.


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