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Free Consultations

Tue, Nov 27, 3:30-6pm
Luna Dance Institute, Berkeley
FREE

In one-to-one personalized sessions, LDI faculty focus on your concerns about dance education. No issue is too big or too small. Come to discuss anything from curriculum to your career, or receive coaching to advocate for what you need. Contact them today to sign up for FREE half-hour in-person or phone session.

To book your free consultation, call Luna Dance Institute at 510-883-1118 or email PL@lunadanceinstitute.org

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Choreographers and Coffee

Fri, Nov 16, 1:30-3pm
Julie’s, Oakland

Choreographers and Coffee is a meet up for choreographers of all genres. This meet up is a chance for choreographers at any stage in their career to engage in caffeinated conversation about the joys, discoveries, roadblocks and pivotal moments that are faced while creating work. Conversations in the past have lead to: social impact on creating work, grant writing/fundraising, performance discussions, and finding ways to balance administrative work with artistry. Choreographers and Coffee offers a place outside the studio where artists can stay connected with each other and offer support through our own triumphs and tribulations.
Please join! Everyone welcome! 

Contact: lucia@luciaaugustdance.com
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Tracing Africa Circle-African Dance Histories & Philosophies

Fri, Nov 30, 6-8pm
Eastside Cultural Center, Oakland

Tracing Africa Circle – African Dance Histories & Philosophies is a monthly circle of talk series and movement demonstrations that address the histories, theories and philosophies applied to the practices of the multicultural dance forms of Africa.

Each month, the Circle suggests an open topic of discussion to allow the participants to share their experiences on the subject matter.

The series is facilitated by Byb Bibene and co-presented by the Eastside Cultural Center.

For this 11th session, the participants would experience movement with the touch of the water element.

Contact: Byb Kongo Bibene, kiandanda.dance@gmail.com

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Choreographers and Coffee

Thur, Nov 1, 3-4pm
Robins Cafe, SF

Choreographers and Coffee is a meet up for choreographers of all genres that is held on the first Thursday of each month from 3-4pm at Robins Cafe on the ODC Theater Building. This meet up is a chance for choreographers at any stage in their career to engage in caffeinated conversation about the joys, discoveries, road blocks and pivotal moments that are faced while creating work. Conversations in the past have lead to: social impact on creating work, grant writing/fundraising, performance discussions, and finding ways to balance administrative work with artistry. Choreographers and Coffee offers a place outside the studio where artists can stay connected with each other and offer support through out own triumphs and tribulations.

Contact: kristin@kristindamrow.com

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Latinx Aesthetics in Dance

Wed, Nov 7, 4-6pm
Latinx Research Center, Berkeley
FREE

In collaboration with the Festival of Latin American Contemporary Choreographers (FLACC), the Latinx Research Center, and the Performance and Art in the Americas Working Group, the Dance Studies Working Group at UC Berkeley is hosting the panel discussion Latinx Aesthetics in Dance, which features local and international choreographers talking about the role of aesthetics and embodiment in contemporary dance. Juan Manuel Aldape Muñoz, Ph.D. Candidate in performance studies, will facilitate a discussion with dance makers Randy Reyes (Oakland), Fabiola Guillén (Mexico), and Vanessa Sanchez (San Francisco).

Food and refreshments provided. Please RSVP at facebook.com

Contact: juan@flaccdanza.org

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Veterans Day USO-Style Dance

Sat, Nov 3, 7-10pm
Presidio Officers’ Club, SF

Travel back in time with Presidio Trust to a USO-style dance at the Officers’ Club in its World War II heyday! Light up the city’s most historic dance floor as you swing to the 1940s rhythms of The Royal Society Jazz Orchestra, and enjoy classic cocktails available for purchase. Military/vintage dress encouraged – they will even round out the night with a costume contest!

To RSVP: Register at eventbrite.com

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Kathy Mata Ballet Presents November Encore Performance

Sat, Nov 3, 3:30-5pm
Alonzo King LINES Ballet Dance Center, SF

Celebrating its 30th year anniversary performing as a registered non-profit company of volunteer dancers, Kathy Mata Ballet is proud to announce its November Encore Performance in studio 1 of the Alonzo King LINES Dance Center, San Francisco. The show will kick off off with new pieces, followed by the musical Just Another Ordinary Day, due to demand from this past August’s annual theater showcase, choreographed by company members. The show will include live accompaniment by pianists Lucy Hudson, music director, and Michael Dolman. Admission is free, though donations are welcomed and much appreciated.

Contact: Kathy.mata@yahoo.com, 415-756-0591

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Tracing Africa Circle-African Dance Histories & Philosophies

Fri, Oct 19, 6-8pm
Eastside Cultural Center, Oakland
FREE

Tracing Africa Circle – African Dance Histories & Philosophies is a monthly circle of talk series and dance demonstrations that address the histories, theories and philosophies applied to the practices of the multicultural dance forms of Africa.

Each month, the Circle suggests an open topic of discussion to allow the participants to share their experiences on the subject matter.

This October session topic of discussion is Feminine Presence in the Dances of Africa.

Layout: Video viewing of the dance practice, brief histories, the circle participation.

Contact: Byb Kongo Bibene, kiandanda.dance@gmail.com

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Enhance Your Art-Work-Life Balance

Thu, Nov 1, 11am-1:30pm & 2:30-5pm
Fri, Nov 2, 6-8:30pm
SF
FREE

Discuss the building blocks of a fulfilling work life. Assess what’s working in your career and what could improve. Brainstorm action steps to strike your art-work-life balance. Once you have completed the Enhance Your Art-Work-Life Balance workshop, you will be eligible to continue the conversation by enrolling in additional live online webinars, also at no cost.

RSVP 11/1, 11am-1:30pm
RSVP 11/1, 2:30-5pm
RSVP 11/2, 6-8:30pm

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FREE-FOR-ALL

Thu-Fri, Oct 25-26, 11:30am & 1:30pm
Pottruck Family Atrium at the JCCSF, SF
FREE

Presented by Garrett + Moulton Productions

Following a string of collaborations, award-winning choreographers Janice Garrett and Charles Moulton return to JCCSF’s Pottruck Family Atrium with a free-to-the-public performance event. Featuring a cast of 23 dancers, Free-For-All is a dazzling celebration of unbound joy. Set to recordings of Roma brass band music, the piece propels the performers through a world of dance, image and sound. With its signature physicality, Garrett and Moulton’s company moves and inspires audiences of all ages.

Contact: JCCSF Box Office
tickets@jccsf.org
415.292.1233
Hours of Operation: 12:00 – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday
Closed on Saturday & Sunday

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44 Gough St, Suite 201
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 920-9181 phone
(415) 920-9173 fax