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[videos] Encuentro Del Canto Popular // San Francisco

Saturday, December 1st.
7 p.m. at The Brava Theater
24th St., San Francisco

The FREE evening event featured John Santos, La Favi and Almas Fronterizas fest. Gilberto Daniel Rodriguez and DJ Leydis.

The theme was OPEN BORDERS: Peace For All Asylum Seekers. A Direct response to Trump threats to immigrants seeking asylum at the border.


See 3 videos!





Feeling the magic of #JohnSantos from Afro Puerto Rico!



The artists:

John Santos
La Favi
Almas Fronterizas
DjLeydis DeCuba


The free show!

The Encuentro Del Canto Popular will feature SF Mission District native and Latin Jazz celebrity John Santos, up and coming reggaeton femme La Favi, the barrio groove of Almas Fronterizas, and the energy of Dj Leydis from Cuba.

Alley Cat Bookstore and Gallery will be celebrating its 7th year on Calle 24 by hosting a silent auction and fundraiser. As a gift to you they will be offering 20% off all books (excluding rare and collectibles) through the entire day! They are currently seeking donations of work for artists to show in the gallery, with proceeds directly benefiting the space. If you would like to donate please contact Alley Cat Books at: books@alleycatbookshop.com or call 415-824-1761.

The Mission Arts and Performance Project is a community art and music event that takes place in the Mission for almost 15 years. MAPP is always the first Saturday of every other month and it is admission free and volunteer run. Mapp will be encompassing over 14 venues as well as public spaces, street corners, BART stations, cafes, bars, taquerias, homes all over La Mission.

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PASEO ARTISTICO SCHEDULE December 1st from 11:00AM-7:00PM.

This Saturday, December 1st, from 11am to 11pm, the Calle 24 Latino Cultural District will be pulsating with free, artistic events: Paseo Artístico, Encuentro del Canto Popular, Alley Cat Bookstore’s 7th Anniversary, and Mission Arts and Performance Project (MAPP).

The December 1 Paseo Artistico will promote the theme of Open Borders and support for those seeking amnesty at the southern border with local artists showcasing in different mediums and genres. Paseo Artistico is partnering with Precita Eyes, Dance Mission, Mission Cultural Center, Adobe Books, AlleyCat Books, and EQUINOM Gallery.



Precita Eyes Presents: Josue Rojas “Enrique’s Journey ” Mural tour & Artist Talk.

Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts 2868 Mission Street @25th Street


Figure Drawing for All Ages with Claudio Talavera


live music from Mission Cultural Center theater tba

Alley Cat Books 3036 24th Street


Open Borders Poetry Reading Featuring poet Tomas Riley

Accion Latina 2958 24th Street


Screen Printing Workshop with Calixto Robles, and special guests. FREE

EQUINOM Gallery 1295 Alabama Street on the corner of 25th

3:30PM – 5:00PM

POETRY READINGS: Tongo Eisen-Martin, Cathy Arellano, Valentina Lopez Cortes, Josiah Luis Alderete

Dance Mission Theater 3316 24th Street

4:30PM-5:30PM HIP-HOP DANCE CLASS with Jessica Recinos of Rising Rythms

Adobe Books 3130 24th Street

5:30-6:30 PM LIVE music local dream-pop w/ TIME-CAT

7:00PM-8:00PM local old school modern jazz w/ The GGR Trio

Brava Theater 2781 24th Street (in the Cabaret)




Almas Fronterizas

La Favi

John Santos

DjLeydis DeCuba

The Mission community’s annual celebration of resistance through music, the “Encuentro del Canto Popular,” is returning for its 37th year! For Encuentro 37 we’re doing something a little bit different: an intimate evening at Brava Theater with psychedelic Indigenous soul rockers Almas Fronterizas and Bay Area Latin percussion legend John Santos. Entrance is Free!

All events are FREE

Produced and Presented by Acción Latina

For any questions please contact paseoartistico@accionlatina.org

December 01 2018


Date: 12/01/2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cost: FREE
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Brava Theater

2781 24th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States

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