SFIAF 2016 Sample Features & Reviews

A sample of some of the features and reviews about artists presenting work at the 2016 San Francisco International Arts Festival.

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SFIAF 2016 Poster

Download a copy of the 2016 Festival Poster here.

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Visual Arts Media Release

Dada Here & Now Press Release

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Early Bird Ticket Press Release

For immediate release
February 26, 2015 

Contact: Andrew Wood andrew@sfiaf.org
Alice Malia alice@sfiaf.org
415-399-9554

San Francisco International Arts Festival $12 Early Bird Tickets Go On-Sale March 1 …plus Free Festival Bus Shuttle to Fort Mason

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Teatr Zar Press Release

For immediate release
January 5, 2015 

Contact: Andrew Wood andrew@sfiaf.org
Alice Malia alice@sfiaf.org
415-399-9554

Festival Announces Teatr Zar from Poland
to Present US Premiere of Armine, Sister
in May 2015

Performances Mark 100th Anniversary of Armenian Genocide

 

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Atamira

San Francisco International Arts Festival Presents

Atamira Dance Company
Contemporary Maori Ensemble Makes SF Debut as part of National Tour

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Big push to raise state spending on the arts

With California still ranked last nationally in per capita state spending on government grants to the arts, advocates hope an improving economy will bode well for the first legislative bid in four years to address its lowly status.

An Assembly bill introduced by Adrin Nazarian (D-Sherman Oaks) would dedicate $75 million a year from the state's general fund for the California Arts Council — up from the current $1 million.

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Support the California Arts Council. Fund AB580

Dear Friends,

We are writing to let you know about our efforts to increase the state funding allocation to the California Arts Council to $75 million per year.

The CAC’s current state funding allocation is just over $1 million (or 3 cents per California resident)—the second lowest in the nation (by comparison New York state is $5.80 per person and Minnesota is over $10 per person). Increasing the CAC’s funding to $75 million (just under $2 per person) will improve our rating to a more respectable 12th.

THE GOOD NEWS IS:

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Revisit the September's successful run of PLACAS! GO

  • 09/14/12 El Tecolote: Review of "Placas". READ.
  • 09/13/12 Scott Lettieri's review on KGO 810AM. LISTEN.
  • 09/09/12 La Espina del Norte: Review of "Placas". READ.
  • Mission Local interview with Paul Flores by Claudia Escobar. WATCH.
  • Paul Flores on Estrella TV / Al Dia with Lydia Mendoza (Spanish). WATCH.
  • Wanda Sabir's Review of PLACAS in The San Francisco Bayview. READ.
  • Univision 14: 'Placas': obra de teatro sobre las pandillas hispanas. WATCH.
  • Wanda Sabir interviews Paul Flores opening night on her radio blog Wanda's Picks. READ.
  • Wanda Sabir review. READ.
  • 09/04/2012 SF Bay Guardian: "More than Ink". READ.
  • Pre-Performance Discussion Sat. Sept 15th @ 6:30pm - Youth Healing From Violence. A community conversation highlighting youth and community programs that effectively support healing through various strategies. Participants include H.O.M.E.Y., Loco Bloco, CARECEN, Youth Radio and others. FREE.
  • Post-Performance Thu. Sept 13th An Evening Honoring Mission Cultural Center's 35th Anniversary. FREE.
  • Post-Performance Sat. Sept 8th Reception with the artists. FREE.
  • Pre-Performance Discussion Sat. Sept 8th @ 6:30pm - Peacemaking: A report on the Gang Truce in El Salvador, panelists include Luis J. Rodriguez and Alex Sanchez. FREE. MORE
  • 09/02/2012 SFGATE: Interview with Paul Flores. READ.
  • El Tecolote: PLACAS stories. WATCH.
  • Scott Letttieri of KGOAM 810 short clip. LISTEN
  • El Mensajero: Ricardo Ibarra interview. LISTEN (en Español)
  • RADIO 2050 interview with playwright Paul S. Flores. LISTEN
  • El Tecolote: A Play of Street Gangs and Family Redemption. READ.
  • PoorNewsNetwork(PNN-TV) Mayan Skola speaks with PLACAS playwright Paul Flores about the concept of his new play. WATCH.
  • Mystical Abyss comes to ODC Theater September 27-29, 2012, as part of SFIAF 10th Anniversary Season.
  • Sobre "PLACAS: El Tatuaje Más Peligroso" | About "PLACAS: The Most Dangerous Tattoo".
  • Playwright Paul S. Flores discusses his research process for the making of PLACAS on KPFA Radio's La Raza Chronicles. LISTEN
  • In case you missed it: SFIAF 2012.
  • A Call for Artists to Present Work During SF America's Cup in 2013! Details here. Now accepting visual art work samples for 2013.
  • Check out our Facebook page about SFIAF and The America's Cup in 2013.
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In case you missed it: SFIAF 2012

SFIAF 2012

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