Friday Nights at the de Young in partnership with the Arts Research Center at UC Berkeley presents three unique programs that celebrate and respond to Janet Delaney: South of Market currently on view at the de Young. The events occur on June 5, 12, and July 17.
Friday Nights at the de Young
Live music by Musical Art Quintet featuring Jory Fankuchen, violin; Anthony Blea, violin; Charith Premawardhana, viola; Lewis Patzner, cello; Sascha Jacobsen, bass; and special guests.
Join a dozen organizations—advocacy groups, civic agencies, and arts organizations—in creating a place where we can discuss ideas and strategies about how to sustain cities and the arts.
A panel discussion across sectors about policies and logistical issues of sustaining the city and its culture. Moderated by Shannon Jackson, Director, Arts Research Center, UC Berkeley.
Stories of San Francisco as told by individuals photographed in Janet Delaney's work.
Various locations, TBD
Gary Kamiya reads from his book Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco. The reading is followed by a book-signing.
DJ Lamont will be spinning music from the era of Janet Delaney's photographs (1978–mid-1980s).
Janet Delaney in conversation with Seth Curcio, Associate Director of Pier 24 Photography, about her exhibition Janet Delaney: South of Market and the photographic history of San Francisco.
Carnaval San Francisco comes to Friday Nights at the de Young Museum! Join us in Wilsey Court for live music and dance featuring La Gente All Star Band to celebrate the brilliance, diversity, and vibrancy of Carnaval. Hosted by Roberto Hernandez, Executive Producer of Carnaval San Francisco.
Performers for the evening include:
La Gente All Star Band
Sistas wit Style
2015 Carnaval San Francisco King & Queen, R. Jefferson Joseph and Rosa Mohr
Andrew Speight is an internationally acclaimed saxophonist and educator. Originally from Australia, he relocated to the United States in 1990 to perform and record with jazz luminaries. That year, he was a prize winner in the Thelonious Monk Saxophone competition. Andrew is currently the leader and artistic director of the Generations Jazz Project. The Project resides at San Francisco State, the centerpiece being a jazz combo of undisputed jazz masters. Founding members included Jimmy Cobb, Ray Drummond, Ronnie Mathews, Eric Alexander, and Marcus Belgrave.