So Soul San Francisco: Passing The Torch

  • Brava Theater Center 2781 24th Street San Francisco, CA, 94110 United States

Brava, BACCE & Bundle of Sticks presents So Soul San Francisco: Passing The Torch

An Art Salon 

Sunday, January 31, 5pm - FREE

On the eve of Black History Month, Black Artists Contemporary Cultural Experience (BACCE) will host "So Soul San Francisco:"Passing The Torch" a salon featuring work by Black Queer Performance artists who hold space and pass the flame.
 
Headlining the evening will be San Francisco-based performance artist, poet, dancer, actor, and activist, Dazié R Grego-Sykes, who will be sharing new work. Nigga-Roo:Make Me Black.
 
Dazié will be in conversation with and performing alongside up-and-coming young, gifted, black, & queer artists, Ramona Webb and Sevan Kelee Boult.
 
This special event will be the first time Dazié R. Grego, Ramona Webb and Sevan Kelee Boult all perform on the same stage. Join us as we gather the tribe and claim space in our rapidly changing Bay Area.
 
Ramona Webb's How to Catch a Rapist in 12 Parts: Act I
(This is A Work in Progress Performance )
 This work in progress performance piece poetically chronicles the artist's journey to reporting and seeking justice for a rape that took place 20 years ago. This piece features the performance artist Lee Berger.
 
Sevan Kelee Boult will honor us with a fusion of spoken word and song. 

SevenKelee Boult (bka Lucky 7) is a well known Bay Area poet and host.  She has represented several Bay Area slam teams over the past 10 years. Hosting such shows as AI Live (2005-2009), and The Berkeley Poetry Slam (2006-2013). Recently, she became the only woman in the Bay to win the honored title Grand Slam Champion of 4 different Bay teams (SF, Berkeley #1 Group Piece Finals '09, Palo Alto #5 Group Piece Finals '14, and Oakland).

Sevan now incorporates ukulele with her spoken word. She has a style of her own.
 
So Soul San Francisco honors those who made this city a cultural hub for black queer arts and artists who smash boundaries and re-define blackness, queerness, and performing arts.
 
Join us as we declare February Black Queer Arts Month!