Performance inspired by the career of dancer Maclovia Ruiz (1910-2005) and San Francisco's Latin Quarter created by San Francisco Poet Laureate Emeritus Alejandro Murguía.
This project was made possible with support from California Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visit www.calhum.org for more information about their work.
The Museum of Performance + Design will commemorate 50 years of San Francisco dance history with a FREE outreach party celebrating the launch of our new site, Captured Live: Fifty Years of Bay Area Dance Photography. The event will include a presentation of the website and remarks from some of the dancers and artists featured in the project. Light refreshments will be provided.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
6:00pm-7:30pm - Site Presentation and Remarks at 6:30pm
Museum of Performance + Design, San Francisco
The Board of the Museum of Performance + Design takes great pleasure in announcing that Tony Taccone will be presented with the 2018 San Francisco Arts Medallion for his outstanding leadership in the arts on March 26, 2018 at The Battery in San Francisco. The San Francisco Arts Medallion was created in 2005 by the Museum of Performance + Design (MP+D) to recognize those individuals whose leadership, action, and generosity have benefited the cultural life of the San Francisco Bay Area. Proceeds from the event benefit the preservation and educational programs at MP+D.
Past Arts Medallion Honorees include Stanlee Gatti (2005), Gordon Getty (2006), Diane B. Wilsey (2007), Mr & Mrs. George F. Jewett, Jr. (2008), Mayor Willie L. Brown, Jr. (2009), Nancy Hellman Bechtle (2010), Delia F. Ehrlich (2011), Roselyne C. Swig (2012), John Goldman (2013), Frederica von Stade (2015), Robert Mailer Anderson & Nion McEvoy (2016) and Carl & Yurie Pascarella (2017).
* Respond by March 14, 2018 to be listed in the program
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