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Saturday, September 1, 2012

Antoine Hunter performing again JOANNA HAIGOOD’S SAILING AWAY, SEPT 13-16, 2012


This is NOT the show to miss - Such beautiful dance that was made with Joanna Haigood- This Dance is about the Real life Story/history that happen here in Bay Area, Where the people of color fleeing away from discrimination - If i tell you more it would be like telling you what happen in the movie- so I say unto you - COME SEE!!! 


Events - August 27, 2012
In partnership with California Historical Society
“...hauntingly poetic...”- Rita Felciano
SF Bay Guardian, Aug 2012
September 13-16, 2012
12:00pm, 1:30pm, 3:00pm
On Market Streets in San Francisco
Performance begins on Market/Powell Streets and ends on Battery St
All Sailing Away performances & community events are free and open to the public. For more information call 415-822-6744.
Inspired by San Francisco’s early African American settlers, this site-specific performance features eight prominent African Americans who lived and worked near Market Street during the mid-nineteenth century and evokes their participation in the mass exodus of African Americans from California in 1858.
Read our official Press Release

Choreography & Direction by Joanna Haigood
Scenic Designer: Wayne Campbell
Writer: Kim Euell
Costume Designer: Callie Floor
In collaboration with Performing Artists: Bibene Byb Chanel, Antoine Hunter, Robert Henry Johnson, Jetta Martin, Shakiri, Raissa Simpson, Amara Tabor Smith, Travis Santell Rowland, and Matthew Wickett

This performance is made possible with generous support from the Walter and Elise Haas Fund, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Grants for the Arts/San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund, Wells Fargo Foundation, Bayview Community Fund of the Tides Foundation, California Historical Society, Bayview Opera House, and the Museum of the African Diaspora.  Sailing Away was originally commissioned and presented by the San Francisco Arts Commission's Art on Market Program in 2010.   

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