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August 2017
$10 - $20

RAW presents Naina Shastri, Jhia Jackson, NFA and Globetable

August 23 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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SAFEhouse Arts, 1 Grove St.
San Francisco, 94102 United States
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Naina Shastri presents: The Beru Series - Bloom. Jhia Jackson presents Love Form(s) Our bodies, ourselves, and our dance all shape each other. Explore the process of configuration and reconfiguration by directing our forms. Globetable presents Distance. Timing. Accuracy. Sponsored by RAW (resident artist workshop), a residency program of SAFEhouse for the Performing Arts. Wed-Thu, Aug 23-24, 8p, $10-20. safehousearts.org Pictured: Jhia Jackson / Photo by Rose Eichenbaum

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$12 - $15

“Speck” at California Academy of Sciences’ NightLife

August 24 @ 7:30 pm
California Academy of Sciences, 55 Music Concourse Drive
San Francisco, CA 94118 United States
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Join Katerina Wong as she presents her work, "Speck", inspired by NASA-collected sound bites and the Voyager's Golden Record, at the California Academy of Science's Motion-themed NightLife. Our featured performances will occur twice in the evening at the atrium alongside exciting dance classes and other unique movement explorations. Thu, Aug 24, 7:30 & 8:30p, $12-15 https://youtu.be/6ZL3Wj3yPIw photo by  Kegan Marling

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$10 - $20

RAW presents Naina Shastri, Jhia Jackson, NFA and Globetable

August 24 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 8:00pm

SAFEhouse Arts, 1 Grove St.
San Francisco, 94102 United States
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dancer kneels on stage looking upwards

Naina Shastri presents: The Beru Series - Bloom. Jhia Jackson presents Love Form(s) Our bodies, ourselves, and our dance all shape each other. Explore the process of configuration and reconfiguration by directing our forms. Globetable presents Distance. Timing. Accuracy. Sponsored by RAW (resident artist workshop), a residency program of SAFEhouse for the Performing Arts. Wed-Thu, Aug 23-24, 8p, $10-20. safehousearts.org Pictured: Jhia Jackson / Photo by Rose Eichenbaum

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Free

Kathy Mata Ballet’s End of Summer Showcase

August 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mercy High School, 3250 19th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94132 United States
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Two dancers partner with arabesque in studio

Kathy Mata Ballet announces its annual theater performance at Mercy High School in San Francisco. Featuring classical, modern, musical theater, and contemporary dance, with highlights including Simply Mozart, a charming classical ballet by company director Kathy Mata; Orpheus in the Underworld, a full-length story ballet, set on the company dancers, plus original solos, duets, and guest performances. Sat, Aug 26, 7p, FREE. kathymataballet.org Photo by Alexis Bartlett

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Free

End of Summer Showcase: Kathy Mata Ballet

August 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mercy High School, 3250 19th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94132 United States
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Kathy Mata Ballet Showcase flier - August 26

Kathy Mata Ballet is pleased to announce its upcoming annual theater performance in the beautiful state-of-the-art theater at Mercy High School, San Francisco. The performance will feature Kathy Mata Ballet dancers performing pieces ranging from the classical to the contemporary. Highlights include: Simply Mozart, a charming classical ballet piece choreographed by company director Kathy Mata; Orpheus in the Underworld, a full-length romantic, mystical and adventurous story ballet set to the entire cast of company dancers; and original solos, duets, and guest…

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$25

Peninsula Ballet Theatre presents Dance Makers 2017

August 26 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Peninsula Ballet Theatre, 1880 S. Grant St.
San Mateo, 94402 United States
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Come celebrate the vibrancy of modern and contemporary dance on the peninsula. Featuring works by Kristine Chambers, Erin Reynolds & Collette Kollewe (E&C), Coleen Lorenz (NewGround Theatre Dance Company), Robert Lowman, Alyssa Mitchel, and Philein Wang (ZiRu Dance). Sat, Aug 26, 8p, $25. Photo by Lance Huntley

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$20 - $30

The Pleasant Pain

August 26 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ODC Theater, 3153 17th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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The Pleasant Pain, choreographed by Aisan Hoss, draws from oral history interviews that Hoss has conducted with nearly thirty young Iranian émigrés who have recently migrated to the San Francisco Bay Area. The choreographic process and community building efforts of The Pleasant Pain explore individual and collective memories of home and how these memories and one’s sense of identity transform after migration. Sat, Aug 26, 8p, $20-30. Photo by Sara Pishe

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$10 - $20

RAW presents Emily Hansel, Jenna Valez, and OOMPH Dance Theater

August 30 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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SAFEhouse Arts, 1 Grove St.
San Francisco, 94102 United States
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dancer in blue leaps in mid-air darkness

OOMPH Dance Theater's Zackary Forcum presents an initial piece in the series Into the Void. This fragment, The Rage in this Cage examines why we hold onto rage and the process of becoming. Emily Hansel' work is inspired by various topological subway maps, in which scale, direction, and distance can be ignored in order to represent space in a relatable, navigable manner. Also presenting a new work by Jenna Valez. Wed-Thu, Aug 30-31, 8p, $10-20. safehousearts.org Pictured: Emily Hansel /…

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$10 - $20

RAW presents Emily Hansel, Jenna Valez, and OOMPH Dance Theater

August 31 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 8:00pm

SAFEhouse Arts, 1 Grove St.
San Francisco, 94102 United States
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dancer in blue leaps in mid-air darkness

OOMPH Dance Theater's Zackary Forcum presents an initial piece in the series Into the Void. This fragment, The Rage in this Cage examines why we hold onto rage and the process of becoming. Emily Hansel' work is inspired by various topological subway maps, in which scale, direction, and distance can be ignored in order to represent space in a relatable, navigable manner. Also presenting a new work by Jenna Valez. Wed-Thu, Aug 30-31, 8p, $10-20. safehousearts.org Pictured: Emily Hansel /…

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September 2017
Free

Rotunda Dance Series: Scott Wells & Dancers

September 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
San Francisco City Hall Rotunda, 1 Dr Carleton B Goodlett Pl
San Francisco, 94102 United States
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Scott Wells & Dancers will present The body is not waiting, a contact improvisation performance. In this work, Wells is considering that “We spend a fair, or rather unfair, amount of time not doing what we want. So much so that we can't even sense what we want.” Fri, Sep 1, 12p, Free. The Rotunda Dance Series brings many of the Bay Area’s most celebrated dance companies to San Francisco City Hall for free monthly noon-time performances and is presented…

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$10 - $20

Expression in Constraint: Movement and Color

September 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Creative Arts Building 102, SF State, 1756 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132
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ayanadancearts is presenting its first official project joined by Toyoki Yonesaka Dye Studio. It comprises three dance pieces choreographed and produced by Ayana Yonesaka, and an exhibition of Toyoki Yonesaka’s katazome (stencil-dyed) textiles. Bridging the disparate mediums of modern dance and Japanese katazome, this culturally-nuanced showcase explores the delicate but profound beauty born of technical and emotional constraints. Fri-Sat, Sep 1-2, 6:30p & Sun, Sep 3, 12:30p, $10-20. Photo by Marissa Bergmann https://vimeo.com/227784809

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Free

Xicana Power / Block Party

September 2 @ 12:00 pm
23rd Ave at International Blvd and E. 12th St., 2277 International Blvd
Oakland, CA 94606
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Xicana Power / Block Party. Celebrating Generations of Xicanas Revolucionarias of Califas. Sat, Sep 2, 12p, Free. Kids’ Activities Live Performance DJs, Arts Exhibits Arts & Food Vendors Car & Bike Shows Justice Reinvestment Campaign Photo by Steven Sanchez

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Bruja

September 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
EastSide Cultural Center, 277 International Blvd
Oakland, CA 94606 United States
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Bruja is a theater performance showcasing and empowering Xicanas and Latina women of the Bay Area through rhythm, music, and dance. An exploration of the history of the Xicana experience through non-stereotypical artistic expression with a cultural and historical context spanning from the 1940’s (early Xicano history) through today. Sat, Sep 2, 5p, Free. Photo by Steven Sanchez

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$10 - $20

Expression in Constraint: Movement and Color

September 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 6:30pm

One event on an unspecified date at 12:30pm

Creative Arts Building 102, SF State, 1756 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132
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ayanadancearts is presenting its first official project joined by Toyoki Yonesaka Dye Studio. It comprises three dance pieces choreographed and produced by Ayana Yonesaka, and an exhibition of Toyoki Yonesaka’s katazome (stencil-dyed) textiles. Bridging the disparate mediums of modern dance and Japanese katazome, this culturally-nuanced showcase explores the delicate but profound beauty born of technical and emotional constraints. Fri-Sat, Sep 1-2, 6:30p & Sun, Sep 3, 12:30p, $10-20. Photo by Marissa Bergmann https://vimeo.com/227784809

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$10 - $20

Expression in Constraint: Movement and Color

September 3 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 12:30pm

One event on an unspecified date at 12:30pm

Creative Arts Building 102, SF State, 1756 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132
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ayanadancearts is presenting its first official project joined by Toyoki Yonesaka Dye Studio. It comprises three dance pieces choreographed and produced by Ayana Yonesaka, and an exhibition of Toyoki Yonesaka’s katazome (stencil-dyed) textiles. Bridging the disparate mediums of modern dance and Japanese katazome, this culturally-nuanced showcase explores the delicate but profound beauty born of technical and emotional constraints. Fri-Sat, Sep 1-2, 6:30p & Sun, Sep 3, 12:30p, $10-20. Photo by Marissa Bergmann https://vimeo.com/227784809

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$20 - $35

Combustible Residency 2017

September 7 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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CounterPulse, 80 Turk St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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dancers wear VR goggles on stage with hands raised

CounterPulse is broadening the international dialogue on art and technology by turning our focus to the creation of new works synthesizing body-based arts and new technology. In the Combustible Residency, CounterPulse has brought together innovative choreographers and leading creative technologists to create new works during an eight-month residency period. The creative duos, Freya Olafson and Yagiz Mungan, and Kinetech Arts (Weidong Yang and Daiane Lopes da Silva), have created bold new performances that antagonize and rediscover the corporeal body using…

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$20

Taboo and Heroes

September 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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EastSide Cultural Center, 277 International Blvd
Oakland, CA 94606 United States
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Taboo and Heroes is a multi-media work that addresses the reality and consequences of violence and corruption through personal experience of the war that overtook the Republic of Congo in the late 1990’s. A survival experience, in which hope was the inner motto. Fri-Sat, Sep 8-9, 8p, $20. Photo by Bob Hsiang

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$20 - $35

Combustible Residency 2017

September 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 8:00pm

CounterPulse, 80 Turk St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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dancers wear VR goggles on stage with hands raised

CounterPulse is broadening the international dialogue on art and technology by turning our focus to the creation of new works synthesizing body-based arts and new technology. In the Combustible Residency, CounterPulse has brought together innovative choreographers and leading creative technologists to create new works during an eight-month residency period. The creative duos, Freya Olafson and Yagiz Mungan, and Kinetech Arts (Weidong Yang and Daiane Lopes da Silva), have created bold new performances that antagonize and rediscover the corporeal body using…

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$17 - $40

Within These Walls

September 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Angel Island Immigration Station, Purchase Ferry tickets from Pier 41 or Tiburon CA United States + Google Map
dancer in blue bends arm into body

Lenora Lee Dance celebrates its 10th Anniversary Season with the Premiere of Within These Walls, a site-specific immersive multimedia dance experience 9/9 – 9/17 at the Angel Island Immigration Station, San Francisco Bay. This work integrating contemporary dance, video projection, original music & poetry is inspired by experiences of those detained & processed on the Station, speaking to the power of individuals & communities to transcend. Sat-Sun, Sep 9-10 & 16-17, 11a & 12:30p, $17-40. Photo by Robbie Sweeny eventbrite.com

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$17 - $40

Within These Walls

September 9 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 12:30pm

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Angel Island Immigration Station, Purchase Ferry tickets from Pier 41 or Tiburon CA United States + Google Map
dancer in blue bends arm into body

Lenora Lee Dance celebrates its 10th Anniversary Season with the Premiere of Within These Walls, a site-specific immersive multimedia dance experience 9/9 – 9/17 at the Angel Island Immigration Station, San Francisco Bay. This work integrating contemporary dance, video projection, original music & poetry is inspired by experiences of those detained & processed on the Station, speaking to the power of individuals & communities to transcend. Sat-Sun, Sep 9-10 & 16-17, 11a & 12:30p, $17-40. Photo by Robbie Sweeny eventbrite.com

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$20

Taboo and Heroes

September 9 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 8:00pm

EastSide Cultural Center, 277 International Blvd
Oakland, CA 94606 United States
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Taboo and Heroes is a multi-media work that addresses the reality and consequences of violence and corruption through personal experience of the war that overtook the Republic of Congo in the late 1990’s. A survival experience, in which hope was the inner motto. Fri-Sat, Sep 8-9, 8p, $20. Photo by Bob Hsiang

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$20 - $35

Combustible Residency 2017

September 9 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 8:00pm

One event on an unspecified date at 8:00pm

One event on an unspecified date at 8:00pm

One event on an unspecified date at 8:00pm

One event on an unspecified date at 8:00pm

CounterPulse, 80 Turk St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
+ Google Map
dancers wear VR goggles on stage with hands raised

CounterPulse is broadening the international dialogue on art and technology by turning our focus to the creation of new works synthesizing body-based arts and new technology. In the Combustible Residency, CounterPulse has brought together innovative choreographers and leading creative technologists to create new works during an eight-month residency period. The creative duos, Freya Olafson and Yagiz Mungan, and Kinetech Arts (Weidong Yang and Daiane Lopes da Silva), have created bold new performances that antagonize and rediscover the corporeal body using…

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$17 - $40

Within These Walls

September 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 11:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 11:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 11:00am

Angel Island Immigration Station, Purchase Ferry tickets from Pier 41 or Tiburon CA United States + Google Map
dancer in blue bends arm into body

Lenora Lee Dance celebrates its 10th Anniversary Season with the Premiere of Within These Walls, a site-specific immersive multimedia dance experience 9/9 – 9/17 at the Angel Island Immigration Station, San Francisco Bay. This work integrating contemporary dance, video projection, original music & poetry is inspired by experiences of those detained & processed on the Station, speaking to the power of individuals & communities to transcend. Sat-Sun, Sep 9-10 & 16-17, 11a & 12:30p, $17-40. Photo by Robbie Sweeny eventbrite.com

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$17 - $40

Within These Walls

September 10 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 12:30pm

One event on an unspecified date at 12:30pm

One event on an unspecified date at 12:30pm

Angel Island Immigration Station, Purchase Ferry tickets from Pier 41 or Tiburon CA United States + Google Map
dancer in blue bends arm into body

Lenora Lee Dance celebrates its 10th Anniversary Season with the Premiere of Within These Walls, a site-specific immersive multimedia dance experience 9/9 – 9/17 at the Angel Island Immigration Station, San Francisco Bay. This work integrating contemporary dance, video projection, original music & poetry is inspired by experiences of those detained & processed on the Station, speaking to the power of individuals & communities to transcend. Sat-Sun, Sep 9-10 & 16-17, 11a & 12:30p, $17-40. Photo by Robbie Sweeny eventbrite.com

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Free

Transform Fest Fall 2017 | Embodiment Project & Jesse Hewit

September 14 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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YBCA Forum, 701 Mission St
San Francisco, CA United States
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Transform is YBCA’s exciting new performance festival. Each fall and spring, we will convene leading contemporary artists for a provocative showcase of dance, music, and theater that can only happen at YBCA. Our first program this fall presents Embodiment Project and Jesse Hewit, as they respond to the inquiry, "Why citizenship?" Thu, Sep 14 7 Fri, Sep 22, 8p, $25. Photo by Andrew Weeks & Robbie Sweeny

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