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April 2018

Shabbat Art-In

April 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Cal State University East Bay Dance Studio, PE 140, 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94542 United States
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Experimental performance events that weave together dance, music, theater, bodywork, napping, projections, community gathering, play, inquiry, discussion, meditation, healing, jam session, Shabbat service, choose-your-own-adventure, psychedelic journeys, hanging out, and whatever inspirations you bring! One Friday each month. Performances by Bandelion, CSUEB DanceSing Drum Company and guests. Let us know if you'd like to share some of your work. Fridays, Fall 2017-Summer 2018, 6:30p, FREE. Fridays Dec 15, 2017 Jan 19, 2018 Feb 16, 2018 Mar 16, 2018 Apr 20, 2018…

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POOLREADY!

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tenderloin National Forest, 509 Ellis St
San Francisco , CA 94109 United States
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Free
Desert scene

POOLREADY!, a new dance and multimedia piece choreographed by contemporary Butoh dancer Ledoh & Salt Farm, explores the complexities of climate change, and the irony in the futility of individuals being able to act collectively in their self-interest and for the good of humanity. Thu-Fri, Apr 19-20, 7pm, FREE but donations welcomed. Photo by Ledoh.

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Smuin Presents Dance Series 02

April 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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YBCA Theater, 701 Mission Street at 3rd St
San Francisco, 94103 United States
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$32 - $79
ballet troupe arching

Smuin presents Dance Series 02, featuring the world premiere of If I Were a Sushi Roll by Val Caniparoli, a cutting-edge piece set to contemporary baroque from Nico Muhly and Teitur; Helen Pickett’s Oasis, returning to dazzle audiences with powerful choreography set to an original score by Emmy award-winning House of Cards composer Jeff Beal; and Amy Seiwert’s Falling Up, an intimate exploration of trust between partners set to Brahms. Fri-Sat, Apr 20-21 & 27-28, 8pm; Sat-Sun, Apr 21-22 & 28-29,…

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Boys In Trouble

April 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Z Space, 450 Florida St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$15 - $30
Group of dancers in black

Trailblazing transgender choreographer Sean Dorsey returns to the stage with BOYS IN TROUBLE, a new evening of dances that unpack masculinity with unflinching honesty – from unapologetically trans and queer perspectives. Thu-Fri, Apr 19-20, 8pm; Sat, Apr 21, 4 & 8pm, $15-30. Photo by Lydia Daniller.

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Nevertheless

April 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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CounterPulse, 80 Turk St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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$20 - $35
Two dancers holding out hands

Drawing inspiration from the feminist battle cry, “Nevertheless, she persisted,” ka·nei·see | collective in collaboration with the all-women Cat Call Choir surveys the field of gender-based harassment from the subtle to the violent, in a marriage of song and dance, comedy and horror. Thu-Sat, Apr 19-21, 8pm; Sun, Apr 22, 5pm, $20-35. Photo by Rob Best.

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USF Dance Ensemble Spring Show

April 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Presentation Theater – University of San Francisco, 2350 Turk Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94118 United States
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$5 - $10
Two dancers trying to grab for a third

USF Dance students perform original works by USF faculty choreographers: Philip Agyapong, Nicole Klaymoon/Amber Julian, Eli Nelson, Megan Nicely, & Jennifer Polyocan. Fri-Sat, Apr 20-21, 8pm, $5-10. Photo by Tony Nguyen.

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Iron Shoes

April 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Ashby Stage, 1901 Ashby Ave
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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$5 - $40
Three dancers raising their arms in a diagonal

At a time when women’s stories are piercing through an ancient silence, 22 Bay Area artists join forces to give voice to female endurance and self-determination through language, harmony, muscle, movement, and dramatic design. A contemporary folk opera that reimagines Eastern European fairy tales as radical stories for our time, Iron Shoes brings together a rambunctious, world-class ensemble of vocalists, dancers, and actors. Wednesday's Mar 21, 28, Apr 4, 11, 8pm; Thu-Sat, Mar 15-17, 21-24, 28-31, Apr 4-7, 11-14, 8pm;…

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Red Wind/Ruah Aduma

April 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Joe Goode Annex, 401 Alabama St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$20 - $35
Something taped into a blanket

Red Wind is a poetic abstract installation/performance. The piece focuses on the Russian Avant-Garde art movement and how it can shed light on our present and future possibilities. Red Wind continues the search for what is beyond form and what lies beyond the mind, between the sky and the earth— exploring the horizon of the possible. Avy K engages with work of artists past while investing in future possibilities of art. Thu-Sat, Apr 19-21, 8pm, $20-35. Photo by Lucas Krech

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existence

April 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Dance Mission Theater, 3316 24th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$10 - $20
Close up of hands over a face

existence is a visceral exploration that uses the aesthetics of hip-hop, contemporary and floor techniques in order to reveal the complex beauty of the minority experience with code switching. Code switching is the phenomenon of an individual adapting their speech to the dominant language or culture in order to succeed or fit in. existence expands or translates what’s conventionally understood as a linguistic practice to the world of the body. Fri-Sun, Apr 20-22, $10-20. Photo by Julien James.

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RAW presents Preethi Ramaprasad & Nathaniel Moore

April 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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SAFEhouse Arts at 145 Eddy Street, 145 Eddy Street
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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$15 - $20
Kathak Dancer

Batshit presents I just want: Research with Nathaniel and Jason. Also presenting RAVANA by Preethi Ramaprasad. Preethi collaborates with Shruti Abishek and Sri Thina Subramaniam to retell the tale of Ravana, the villainous character from the Indian epic, Ramayana.  Sponsored by RAW (resident artist workshop), a residency program of SAFEhouse for the Performing Arts. Thu-Fri, Apr 19-20, $15-20. Photo by Sri Thina Subramaniam

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Work Nights at SFCD: April 2018 Edition

April 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, 301 8th St #270
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Free
Dancer in attitude

The April 2018 edition of Work Nights features new work by the artists of the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance's 2018 Spring Choreographic Residency: Alexandre Munz and Carly Lave. Work Nights is a regular series of free, informal showings of work being developed at the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance. While the showings are free, advance seat reservations are recommended. Wed-Fri, Apr 18-20, 8pm, FREE. Photo by Stephen Texeira.

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Skin Leaves

April 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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ODC Theater, 3153 17th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$25 - $30
Woman holding giant shoes

Holly Johnston, artistic director of LEDGES AND BONES is proud to present her newest work Skin Leaves- an evening of dance sharing stories of pain and passion, of hope and desire, of bodies reclaiming their freedom from the subjugation of patriarchy and misogyny. Skin Leaves is created and performed by Raphael Boumailia, Heather Cooper, Kara Davis, and Holly Johnston. Thu-Fri, Apr 19-20, 8pm; Sat, Apr 21, 3pm & 8pm, $25-30. https://vimeo.com/256868872 Photo by Denise Leitner

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the Dream of Kitamura, Directed by Philip Kan Gotanda and Katie Faulkner

April 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Zellerbach Playhouse, 101 Zellerbach Hall # 4800
Berkeley, 94720-4800 United States
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$13 - $20
Women in white skirts squatting

Playwright Philip Kan Gotanda directs this movement-driven work in collaboration with choreographer Katie Faulkner. The play stems from a nightmare that appeared to Gotanda, who built a feverish murder mystery. Eerily evocative, the Dream of Kitamura tells the tale of Lord Rosanjin who believes he is marked for death by the demon Kitamura. His horror is so profound that he hires two bodyguards, but danger lurks as great love kills great love. Fri-Sat, Apr 20-21 & 27-28, 8pm; Sun, Apr…

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One for the Ages: An Intergenerational Dance Party

April 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
San Francisco City Hall Rotunda, 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Pl
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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Free
Inside San Francisco City Hall

As part of Reimagine End of Life, Daybreaker will be hosting a unique morning dance party, bringing together San Francisco's Seniors Citizens and Millennials to boogie together on the same dance floor. This intergenerational (and sober) dance party would serve as a powerful and positive symbol for how our City can come together as a home for all its residents, young and old alike. There will be water, free coffee, snacks, and many happy people! Sat, Apr 21, 9am, FREE.…

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Smuin Presents Dance Series 02

April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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YBCA Theater, 701 Mission Street at 3rd St
San Francisco, 94103 United States
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$32 - $79
ballet troupe arching

Smuin presents Dance Series 02, featuring the world premiere of If I Were a Sushi Roll by Val Caniparoli, a cutting-edge piece set to contemporary baroque from Nico Muhly and Teitur; Helen Pickett’s Oasis, returning to dazzle audiences with powerful choreography set to an original score by Emmy award-winning House of Cards composer Jeff Beal; and Amy Seiwert’s Falling Up, an intimate exploration of trust between partners set to Brahms. Fri-Sat, Apr 20-21 & 27-28, 8pm; Sat-Sun, Apr 21-22 & 28-29,…

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Skin Leaves

April 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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ODC Theater, 3153 17th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$25 - $30
Woman holding giant shoes

Holly Johnston, artistic director of LEDGES AND BONES is proud to present her newest work Skin Leaves- an evening of dance sharing stories of pain and passion, of hope and desire, of bodies reclaiming their freedom from the subjugation of patriarchy and misogyny. Skin Leaves is created and performed by Raphael Boumailia, Heather Cooper, Kara Davis, and Holly Johnston. Thu-Fri, Apr 19-20, 8pm; Sat, Apr 21, 3pm & 8pm, $25-30. https://vimeo.com/256868872 Photo by Denise Leitner

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Boys In Trouble

April 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Z Space, 450 Florida St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$15 - $30
Group of dancers in black

Trailblazing transgender choreographer Sean Dorsey returns to the stage with BOYS IN TROUBLE, a new evening of dances that unpack masculinity with unflinching honesty – from unapologetically trans and queer perspectives. Thu-Fri, Apr 19-20, 8pm; Sat, Apr 21, 4 & 8pm, $15-30. Photo by Lydia Daniller.

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Smuin Presents Dance Series 02

April 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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YBCA Theater, 701 Mission Street at 3rd St
San Francisco, 94103 United States
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$32 - $79
ballet troupe arching

Smuin presents Dance Series 02, featuring the world premiere of If I Were a Sushi Roll by Val Caniparoli, a cutting-edge piece set to contemporary baroque from Nico Muhly and Teitur; Helen Pickett’s Oasis, returning to dazzle audiences with powerful choreography set to an original score by Emmy award-winning House of Cards composer Jeff Beal; and Amy Seiwert’s Falling Up, an intimate exploration of trust between partners set to Brahms. Fri-Sat, Apr 20-21 & 27-28, 8pm; Sat-Sun, Apr 21-22 & 28-29,…

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Boys In Trouble

April 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Z Space, 450 Florida St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$15 - $30
Group of dancers in black

Trailblazing transgender choreographer Sean Dorsey returns to the stage with BOYS IN TROUBLE, a new evening of dances that unpack masculinity with unflinching honesty – from unapologetically trans and queer perspectives. Thu-Fri, Apr 19-20, 8pm; Sat, Apr 21, 4 & 8pm, $15-30. Photo by Lydia Daniller.

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Nevertheless

April 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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CounterPulse, 80 Turk St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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$20 - $35
Two dancers holding out hands

Drawing inspiration from the feminist battle cry, “Nevertheless, she persisted,” ka·nei·see | collective in collaboration with the all-women Cat Call Choir surveys the field of gender-based harassment from the subtle to the violent, in a marriage of song and dance, comedy and horror. Thu-Sat, Apr 19-21, 8pm; Sun, Apr 22, 5pm, $20-35. Photo by Rob Best.

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USF Dance Ensemble Spring Show

April 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Presentation Theater – University of San Francisco, 2350 Turk Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94118 United States
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$5 - $10
Two dancers trying to grab for a third

USF Dance students perform original works by USF faculty choreographers: Philip Agyapong, Nicole Klaymoon/Amber Julian, Eli Nelson, Megan Nicely, & Jennifer Polyocan. Fri-Sat, Apr 20-21, 8pm, $5-10. Photo by Tony Nguyen.

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Iron Shoes

April 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Ashby Stage, 1901 Ashby Ave
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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$5 - $40
Three dancers raising their arms in a diagonal

At a time when women’s stories are piercing through an ancient silence, 22 Bay Area artists join forces to give voice to female endurance and self-determination through language, harmony, muscle, movement, and dramatic design. A contemporary folk opera that reimagines Eastern European fairy tales as radical stories for our time, Iron Shoes brings together a rambunctious, world-class ensemble of vocalists, dancers, and actors. Wednesday's Mar 21, 28, Apr 4, 11, 8pm; Thu-Sat, Mar 15-17, 21-24, 28-31, Apr 4-7, 11-14, 8pm;…

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Red Wind/Ruah Aduma

April 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Joe Goode Annex, 401 Alabama St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$20 - $35
Something taped into a blanket

Red Wind is a poetic abstract installation/performance. The piece focuses on the Russian Avant-Garde art movement and how it can shed light on our present and future possibilities. Red Wind continues the search for what is beyond form and what lies beyond the mind, between the sky and the earth— exploring the horizon of the possible. Avy K engages with work of artists past while investing in future possibilities of art. Thu-Sat, Apr 19-21, 8pm, $20-35. Photo by Lucas Krech

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existence

April 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Dance Mission Theater, 3316 24th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$10 - $20
Close up of hands over a face

existence is a visceral exploration that uses the aesthetics of hip-hop, contemporary and floor techniques in order to reveal the complex beauty of the minority experience with code switching. Code switching is the phenomenon of an individual adapting their speech to the dominant language or culture in order to succeed or fit in. existence expands or translates what’s conventionally understood as a linguistic practice to the world of the body. Fri-Sun, Apr 20-22, $10-20. Photo by Julien James.

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RAW presents EMotion Arts/ Es “Delight” Co/ Naina Shastri

April 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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SAFEhouse Arts at 145 Eddy Street, 145 Eddy Street
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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$15 - $20
Group of performers huddled together

Naina Shastri presents Mystic Messengers, which explores the many saints and mystics have walked the soils of India! eMotion Arts Dance Co. presents a new work that reflects on the concepts of Isolation, Connection, and Acceptance and how these feelings affect us as a society. Also presenting Delightful Moves by Es “Delight” Co., an exploration of duets with artists in different movement backgrounds. Sat-Sun, Apr 21-22, 8pm, $15-20. Photo by Ailen Videla Ortiz

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