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Famous for its gospel music, as well as for its inner-city missions, the church is a pillar of this community and plays a vital role in Tenderloin day-to-day life; anyone truly trying to understand the area should visit here.
Famous for its gospel music, as well as for its inner-city missions, the church is a pillar of this community and plays a vital role in Tenderloin day-to-day life; anyone truly trying to understand the area should visit here. Sunday services are a major musical event attracting crowds, and yes, even long lines to get in!
Built in 1922, this theater was designed by architect Alfred Henry Jacobs
EXIT Theatre is a no-frills experimental/alternative theater in the Tenderloin
Built in 1920 and influenced by the 'Art Deco' and 'Gothic Revival' styles, this theater has over 2,800 seats
The Phoenix is a small theater that showcases the work of local and international playwrights
This historic theater on Market St has a balcony and approximately 2,700 seats
They organize exhibitions, performing arts events, arts education, and public art programs in order to encourage and facilitate the flow of artistic ideas between the different cultural and socio-economic stratums in society
Built in 1911 in honor of the Shriners (Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine); this Byzantine-style Islamic temple (now a 500 seat theater showing Broadway and off-Broadway shows), is now a historical city landmark
The Catholic church features its original elaborately decorated interior from 1900, so why not come in and say a prayer! A Franciscan parish, it is also known for allowing the homeless to sleep in the pews on weekdays
This 8,000 square foot gallery exhibits art of the realism movement (particularly academic realism) as well as 'Beat Generation' art works
This galley houses a broad collection of Asian antiques that span thousands of years of history