America is on the brink of economic disaster. But the newly-elected prez has a plan! Dr. Eli Whitney IV has invented a new form of cotton that will revolutionize the garment industry, but there’s one small snag – it needs to be handpicked. And the president knows just who to press into service to pick... Continue Reading →
So Soul San Francisco presents Music Salon w/ OMB (our last one of the season!)
Come dance and party withBACCE, featuring our favorites, the band OMB, for the last Salon of the season! OMB features David Lofton, a regular at the Sugar Shack, whose musical projects included John & Bone and Beautiful Cuba. Lofton returns to the BACCE stage with musical partner blue buddha whose eclectic vocals lead this popular... Continue Reading →
So Soul San Francisco presents High Crimes and Misdemeanors
Join members of the BACCE ensemble, Rotimi Agbabiaka, Kehinde Koyejo Aejay Mitchell, Shirley Smallwood, Indiia Wilmott and Aaron Wilton on Thursday, May 17th in the Brava Cabaret for High Crimes & Misdemeanors an examination of banned, censored and controversial theater texts. Centered around Robert O'Hara's scathing satire, An American Ma(u)l, the company stages and discusses... Continue Reading →
A House/Full of Blackwomen takes over the Brava Cabaret #sosoulsf
On March 15, Amara Tabor Smith and Ellen Sebastian Chang brought an episode of their wondrous project, House/Full to the Brava Cabaret. A magic punch put everyone in the mood for love and art; beans warmed our soul; and melodies, mantras and meaningful messages caressed our ears. The project was formed to address the emotional,... Continue Reading →
Black Benatar’s Black Magic Cabaret
Black Benatar aka Beatrice Thomas will takeover the Brava Cabaret for the April So Soul San Francisco Black Art Salon on April 19th! Expect magic, expect love and laughter, expect the unexpected. Special Guests, food and fun. Read all about it and buy tickets here!
So Soul San Francisco hosts House/Full of Blackwomen as Ellen Sebastian Chang and Amara Tabor Smith takeover the Brava cabaret
Join us Thursday, March 15 as the legendary performing artists Amara Tabor Smith and Ellen Sebastian Chang bring an episode of House/Full of Blackwomen, a performance project that addresses the physical, mental, spiritual and material health of Black women. We be blessed!
Revolutionary journalist, JR Valrey in stimulating conversation with Ibeji
On February 15th, So Soul San Francisco: Black Art Salons presented Oju Ibeji, with hosts Melonie and Melorra Green (Ibeji) in conversation with underground journalist and producer and host of The Block Report radio. Over wine and cheese, artists and audience engaged in a challenging conversation about race and revolution. Full audio of this salon... Continue Reading →
“Black Heaven” kicks off So Soul SF: Black Art Salons
So Soul San Francisco: Black Art Salons was kicked off this Thursday, Feb 1st with DJ Black (Mellanique Robicheaux) spinning the soul. You missed exciting performances by AeJay Mitchell (pictured below) and Rotimi Agbabiaka, tamales from our friends at the famed Roosevelt's Tamale Parlor and soothing scents from the Artist Self Care kits offered by... Continue Reading →
Our Indiegogo Campaign is funding!
Join our Indiegogo Campaign and help fund our next shows. Your donations will go to production expenses, costumes, props, set, rehearsal space - things that are not supported by grants. We are embarking on some very beautiful projects and hope you will come along with us. Read all about it here.
Tonight! Black Heaven Spiritual House Party & Black Art Salon
Join us as we kick off the So Soul San Francisco: Black Art Salons series and Black History Month! Performances by Rotimi Agbabiaka and DJ Black on the turnable! oh yeah It is #ThrowBlack Thursday!!! 7pm, Brava Theater Cabaret, 2781-24th Street, San Francisco 94110