Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Monkey Banana Band Plays NOPA @ Farmers Market

As if fresh, locally grown produce and artisanal foods weren't enough reason for a stroll or bike ride to NOPA's own farmers market, this last Sunday shoppers, browsers, and tasters were treated to the MONKEY BANANA BAND. They're fun and nutritious too.

Monkey Banana often plays at the Ferry Building farmers market on Saturdays, according to Alec Jones-Trujillo who appeared to be eating a banana during the break. (Alec plays the saxophone in the pic). We're sure they enjoyed the NOPA market more.

Alec takes comedy to another level as part of the three-man We Are Nudes comedy troupe. They're appearing at Climate Theater during this year's San Francisco Fringe Festival now underway. Have to move fast to catch them though; the last performance is set for Sept. 19th. See: wearenudescomedy.com.

Thanks to market manager, Dmitrius Spartos, for the live performances and making Grove Street even more livable. Coming Sept. 27 at the Divis Market: A celebration of Johnny Appleseed Day with an honest-and-tasty homemade apple pie contest. And the performer that day will have the neighborhood buzzing! More on BIKE NOPA next week.