Jessie Square, 736 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103, San Francisco, United States
Community Celebration: Experience Leonard Cohen
Join us to celebrate the opening of the highly-anticipated exhibition Experience Leonard Cohen with a day of music, poetry, and more in Jessie Square Plaza. The celebration will feature music and remarks from Sylvie Simmons, author of international best-seller I'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen, performances by acapella Cohen choir the Conspiracy of Beards, artist Marshall Trammell performing Ebonics Native Land Acknowledgement (ENLA) for solo percussion, and indie rocker Mayya Feygina, and readings by poets Alia Volz, James Cagney, Renny Pritikin, and Lee Herrick.
ADMISSION: Museum admission is $16 for adults, and $14 for students and senior citizens with a valid ID. Members and Youth 18 and under always get in free. Outdoor events in Jessie Square Plaza are free and open to all.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Musical welcome by The Conspiracy of Beards
Marshall Trammell performs Ebonics Native Land Acknowledgement (ENLA) for solo percussion
Opening remarks with The CJM’s curatorial team, artists, and trustees
Music and remarks from Sylvie Simmons, author of I'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen
Readings of “love” poems by Alia Volz, James Cagney, Renny Pritikin, and Lee Herrick
Music by Mayya Feygina
Musical closing by The Conspiracy of Beards