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Blessed Unrest: An Arts and Social Justice Festival

  • CounterPulse 80 Turk Street San Francisco, CA, 94102 United States (map)

Bay Area Artists and Activists come together for 3 days of performances, workshops and panel discussions!

This three-day community art event features workshops, panel discussions, performances, and visual art focused on art and social justice. Theater artists, dancers, musicians, visual artists, and poets will share their work in evening performances, while facilitators, activists, and educators will host workshops and panel discussions during the day. Blessed Unrest aims to raise awareness about the power of art to advance the cause of social justice by bringing artists into conversation with each other, local activists, and the public.

Performances by: The Medea Project: Theater for Incarcerated Women, The Embodiment Project, Detour Dance, Keisha Turner, Marvin K. White, Zulfi Bhutto, Theater Movement International, Delina Brooks, Sammay Dizon, SPULU, Thrive Choir

Drumming Activation led by Afia Walking Tree

Visual Art by Feldsott


"Art is not a mirror held up to reality, but a hammer with which to shape it" ~ Bertolt Brecht

*** SAMMAY will perform on Friday, February 24th 8pm at CounterPulse.

Earlier Event: December 11
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Later Event: March 11
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