SF Live Arts at St. Cyprian's

 

 

SF Live Arts
at Cyprian’s

formerly the
Noe Valley Music Series

2097 Turk Street
San Francisco 94115

Tel 415.454.5238

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  • Upcoming Events

    2014

    ShadowLight Productions presents

    WAYANG BALI: BALINESE SHADOW PLAY

     

    Saturday, November 22 8:00pm

    $20 door / $17 advance

    Performed by Artistic Director and Shadow Master Larry Reed
    Featuring ShadowLight Gamelan Gender Wayang: Carla Fabrizio, Lisa Gold, Paul Miller& Sarah Willner (members of Gamelan Sekar Jaya)

    Wayang Bali, the Balinese shadow play, is one of the most exciting undiscovered events of world theater. Until recently, language barriers have kept its drama and humor hidden from the world at large. Plots for Wayang Bali are drawn from the Mahabharata myth cycle, in which five brothers are pitted against one hundred jealous cousins in a struggle for power involving gods, demons, magical weapons, and the inevitable beautiful princess. Larry and the Gamelan musicians make it possible for Western audiences to enjoy this classical form of storytelling adding contemporary humor & references to the traditional stories.

    ShadowLight Productions
    is one of the very few professional shadow theatre companies in the world honoring ancient shadow theatre traditions while innovating through the use of contemporary technologies and interdisciplinary approaches. Founded in 1972 by Larry Reed, the company’s mission is to expose the general public to shadow theatre in a wide range of forms including, but not limited to, live performances, film, and other media. In addition to the entertainment value, their work serves as a tool for cultural diplomacy.   Shadowlight

    Doors open 25 minutes before the concert. And, YES! There is free parking!

     

    Coming up…

    Sat Dec 6 - Special Holiday concert

    Sat Jan 10, 2015 - RAMBLIN' JACK ELLIOTT plus Vikki Lee & Russ The Muleskinner Whitehead

    Sat Jan 31, 2015 - Misner & Smith plus Patchy Sanders

     

     

    About SF Live Arts

    Presented by Larry Kassin since 1981, SF Live Arts at Cyprian’s has earned a reputation as one of the most diverse and innovative music/performance series in the Bay Area. See the archive of past events….

    Located at St. Cyprian’s Church, the series has garnered praise for its programming of nationally and internationally known musicians (many who’ve won Grammys, Guggenheim Fellowships and other awards) and Bay Area performers of the highest quality.

    In the News…

    Noe Valley series' new home has familiar vibe

    Jesse Hamlin, San Francisco Chronicle, Sunday, February 6, 2011

    The Music Man

    Andrew Gilbert, San Francisco Chronicle, Sunday, January 8, 2006