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February 2023

Hammer Theatre: PHILADANCO

February 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on February 17, 2023 at 7:30 pm

Hammer Theatre Center, 101 Paseo De San Antonio
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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$45 – $60

Renowned for its vibrant and high-energy performances, The Philadelphia Dance Company (PHILADANCO) is set to bring down the house at Hammer Theatre Center with works from a diverse collection of multi-award-winning choreographers. The company’s appearance will offer a look at four distinct dances from established choreographers Francisco Gella, Ephrat “Bounce” Asherie, Ray Mercer, and Anthony Burrell.

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Mark Morris Dance Group: The Look of Love

February 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on February 18, 2023 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 19, 2023 at 3:00 pm

Cal Performances Zellerbach Hall, 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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$36 – $135

Following the success of his Beatles tribute production Pepperland, Mark Morris teams up again with musical collaborator Ethan Iverson for The Look of Love, an homage to the songs of Burt Bacharach. Bacharach is known for his melodies embedded in orchestrations influenced by jazz, rock, and Brazilian music, his longtime lyricist Hal David providing lyrics. For this new production, Iverson’s arrangements are performed live by an ensemble of lead singer with backup vocals, trumpet, and rhythm section.

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RAWdance: the CONCEPT series: 29

February 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 18, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on February 18, 2023 at 7:00 pm

Green Room at SF War Memorial and Performing Arts Center, 401 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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$5 – $100
two dancers in orange in a green room

RAWdance’s celebrated salon serves up a fresh dose of unique dance art in a lavish setting, but with a living room vibe. Five Bay Area choreographers join RAWdance to share works-in-progress and revamped repertory tailored for intimate viewing. For the CONCEPT series, choreographers are encouraged to share work at any point of creation, offering new perspectives into the artistic process. Featuring RAWdance with guest artists: Johnny Huy Nguyen, Audrey Johnson, Jess Bozzo, Jordan Wanderer + Mary Carbonara, Chingchi Yu *Saturday 3pm…

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James Graham Dance Theatre: DANCE LOVERS 11…duets by couples, crushes, & comrades

February 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on February 17, 2023 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 18, 2023 at 8:00 pm

Joe Goode Annex, 401 Alabama St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$25 – $45

DANCE LOVERS is an annual performance event held in San Francisco around Valentine’s Day. James Graham Dance Theatre produces and curates DANCE LOVERS…duets by couples, crushes, and comrades. Graham invites artists with diverse pairings (friends, lovers, family members) to present duets in their own various styles/genres. Duets by: Joe Goode & Pangea Colter Emma Lanier & Paul Lanier Momo Akrami & Indrek Kornel Shaunna Vella & Andrew Merrill Carolina Czechowska & Jamielyn Duggan Hien Huynh & James Graham

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KAMBARA + DANCERS: IKKAI means once: a transplanted pilgrimage (preview)

February 17 @ 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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$15 – $25

IKKAI means once: a transplanted pilgrimage, commissioned by Japanese American Citizens League San Jose Chapter, is an evening length dance choreographed by Yayoi Kambara. It weaves together modern dance and a Japanese American (JA) Obon folk dance titled Ei Ja Nai Ka, exploring the unjust incarceration of JAs, struggles for healing, and current solidarity with communities facing violence. IKKAI shares experiences of Japanese Americans (JA) illegally incarcerated during World War II and dreams of a collective future where this kind…

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RAWdance: the CONCEPT series: 29

February 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 18, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on February 18, 2023 at 7:00 pm

Green Room at SF War Memorial and Performing Arts Center, 401 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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$5 – $100
two dancers in orange in a green room

RAWdance’s celebrated salon serves up a fresh dose of unique dance art in a lavish setting, but with a living room vibe. Five Bay Area choreographers join RAWdance to share works-in-progress and revamped repertory tailored for intimate viewing. For the CONCEPT series, choreographers are encouraged to share work at any point of creation, offering new perspectives into the artistic process. Featuring RAWdance with guest artists: Johnny Huy Nguyen, Audrey Johnson, Jess Bozzo, Jordan Wanderer + Mary Carbonara, Chingchi Yu *Saturday 3pm…

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RAWdance: the CONCEPT series: 29

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on February 18, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on February 18, 2023 at 7:00 pm

Green Room at SF War Memorial and Performing Arts Center, 401 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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$5 – $100
two dancers in orange in a green room

RAWdance’s celebrated salon serves up a fresh dose of unique dance art in a lavish setting, but with a living room vibe. Five Bay Area choreographers join RAWdance to share works-in-progress and revamped repertory tailored for intimate viewing. For the CONCEPT series, choreographers are encouraged to share work at any point of creation, offering new perspectives into the artistic process. Featuring RAWdance with guest artists: Johnny Huy Nguyen, Audrey Johnson, Jess Bozzo, Jordan Wanderer + Mary Carbonara, Chingchi Yu *Saturday 3pm…

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Dance Mission Theater: NEW WINTER: Winter Choreographers Showcase

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 19, 2023 at 7:00 pm

Dance Mission Theater, 3316 24th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$15 – $20

The Winter Choreographers Showcase features new work by a diverse range of Bay Area dance artists – from Guinean to Brazilian to Modern. Featured artists include: Nicole Klaymoon’s House Performance Workshop,  Fogo Na Roupa Performance Workshop,  Kirstin’s Strong Pulse Dance Crew, Jenna Valez in collaboration with Chelsea Van Billiard, SambaMix with Queen Mawuta,  Amiyo Cloarec,  SF Adavu,  Alhassane Camara West African Dance Company, Shapes & Shades Dance Company, Angela Demmel

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Mark Morris Dance Group: The Look of Love

February 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on February 18, 2023 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 19, 2023 at 3:00 pm

Cal Performances Zellerbach Hall, 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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$36 – $135

Following the success of his Beatles tribute production Pepperland, Mark Morris teams up again with musical collaborator Ethan Iverson for The Look of Love, an homage to the songs of Burt Bacharach. Bacharach is known for his melodies embedded in orchestrations influenced by jazz, rock, and Brazilian music, his longtime lyricist Hal David providing lyrics. For this new production, Iverson’s arrangements are performed live by an ensemble of lead singer with backup vocals, trumpet, and rhythm section.

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James Graham Dance Theatre: DANCE LOVERS 11…duets by couples, crushes, & comrades

February 18 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on February 17, 2023 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 18, 2023 at 8:00 pm

Joe Goode Annex, 401 Alabama St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$25 – $45

DANCE LOVERS is an annual performance event held in San Francisco around Valentine’s Day. James Graham Dance Theatre produces and curates DANCE LOVERS…duets by couples, crushes, and comrades. Graham invites artists with diverse pairings (friends, lovers, family members) to present duets in their own various styles/genres. Duets by: Joe Goode & Pangea Colter Emma Lanier & Paul Lanier Momo Akrami & Indrek Kornel Shaunna Vella & Andrew Merrill Carolina Czechowska & Jamielyn Duggan Hien Huynh & James Graham

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Mark Morris Dance Group: The Look of Love

February 19 @ 3:00 pm - February 21 @ 5:00 pm
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One event on February 18, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on February 19, 2023 at 3:00 pm

Cal Performances Zellerbach Hall, 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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$36 – $135

Following the success of his Beatles tribute production Pepperland, Mark Morris teams up again with musical collaborator Ethan Iverson for The Look of Love, an homage to the songs of Burt Bacharach. Bacharach is known for his melodies embedded in orchestrations influenced by jazz, rock, and Brazilian music, his longtime lyricist Hal David providing lyrics. For this new production, Iverson’s arrangements are performed live by an ensemble of lead singer with backup vocals, trumpet, and rhythm section.

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Dance Mission Theater: NEW WINTER: Winter Choreographers Showcase

February 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 19, 2023 at 7:00 pm

Dance Mission Theater, 3316 24th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$15 – $20

The Winter Choreographers Showcase features new work by a diverse range of Bay Area dance artists – from Guinean to Brazilian to Modern. Featured artists include: Nicole Klaymoon’s House Performance Workshop,  Fogo Na Roupa Performance Workshop,  Kirstin’s Strong Pulse Dance Crew, Jenna Valez in collaboration with Chelsea Van Billiard, SambaMix with Queen Mawuta,  Amiyo Cloarec,  SF Adavu,  Alhassane Camara West African Dance Company, Shapes & Shades Dance Company, Angela Demmel

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Berkeley Dance Project 2023: ‘Within These Walls’ by Lenora Lee Dance

February 23 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on February 24, 2023 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 25, 2023 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 25, 2023 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 26, 2023 at 2:00 pm

Zellerbach Playhouse, 101 Zellerbach Hall # 4800
Berkeley, 94720-4800 United States
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$10 – $18

Within These Walls is an award-winning multimedia work inspired by the experiences of the 170,000+ Chinese immigrants who were unjustly detained at the U.S. Immigration Station on Angel Island in the early 20th century. Featuring contemporary dance, poetry, original music, and video projection, this work is a meditation on healing, resilience, and compassion. Following performances by Lenora Lee Dance on Angel Island in 2017 and 2019, the UC Berkeley Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies is restaging Within These…

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Berkeley Dance Project 2023: ‘Within These Walls’ by Lenora Lee Dance

February 24 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on February 24, 2023 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 25, 2023 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 25, 2023 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 26, 2023 at 2:00 pm

Zellerbach Playhouse, 101 Zellerbach Hall # 4800
Berkeley, 94720-4800 United States
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$10 – $18

Within These Walls is an award-winning multimedia work inspired by the experiences of the 170,000+ Chinese immigrants who were unjustly detained at the U.S. Immigration Station on Angel Island in the early 20th century. Featuring contemporary dance, poetry, original music, and video projection, this work is a meditation on healing, resilience, and compassion. Following performances by Lenora Lee Dance on Angel Island in 2017 and 2019, the UC Berkeley Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies is restaging Within These…

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Berkeley Dance Project 2023: ‘Within These Walls’ by Lenora Lee Dance

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on February 24, 2023 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 25, 2023 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 25, 2023 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 26, 2023 at 2:00 pm

Zellerbach Playhouse, 101 Zellerbach Hall # 4800
Berkeley, 94720-4800 United States
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$10 – $18

Within These Walls is an award-winning multimedia work inspired by the experiences of the 170,000+ Chinese immigrants who were unjustly detained at the U.S. Immigration Station on Angel Island in the early 20th century. Featuring contemporary dance, poetry, original music, and video projection, this work is a meditation on healing, resilience, and compassion. Following performances by Lenora Lee Dance on Angel Island in 2017 and 2019, the UC Berkeley Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies is restaging Within These…

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KAMBARA + DANCERS: IKKAI means once: a transplanted pilgrimage

February 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on February 25, 2023 at 7:00 pm

San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin, 640 N 5th St
San Jose, CA 95112 United States
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$15 – $25

IKKAI means once: a transplanted pilgrimage, commissioned by Japanese American Citizens League San Jose Chapter, is an evening length dance choreographed by Yayoi Kambara. It weaves together modern dance, a Japanese American (JA) Obon folk dance titled Ei Ja Nai Ka, and taiko drums, exploring the unjust incarceration of JAs, struggles for healing, and current solidarity with communities facing violence. IKKAI shares experiences of Japanese Americans (JA) illegally incarcerated during World War II and dreams of a collective future where…

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KAMBARA + DANCERS: IKKAI means once: a transplanted pilgrimage

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on February 25, 2023 at 7:00 pm

San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin, 640 N 5th St
San Jose, CA 95112 United States
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$15 – $25

IKKAI means once: a transplanted pilgrimage, commissioned by Japanese American Citizens League San Jose Chapter, is an evening length dance choreographed by Yayoi Kambara. It weaves together modern dance, a Japanese American (JA) Obon folk dance titled Ei Ja Nai Ka, and taiko drums, exploring the unjust incarceration of JAs, struggles for healing, and current solidarity with communities facing violence. IKKAI shares experiences of Japanese Americans (JA) illegally incarcerated during World War II and dreams of a collective future where…

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Step Afrika!

February 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cal Performances Zellerbach Hall, 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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$36 – $78

Drums were once outlawed among enslaved Africans in the American South as a way of curtailing communication, connection, and culture. But rhythm was preserved and transmitted through body percussion: juba, hambone, tap dance, and stepping. The dancers of Washington DC’s celebrated Step Afrika! troupe continue and extend a long tradition of stepping—song and dance rituals performed by Black fraternities and sororities since the early 1900s.

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Berkeley Dance Project 2023: ‘Within These Walls’ by Lenora Lee Dance

February 25 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on February 24, 2023 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 25, 2023 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 25, 2023 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 26, 2023 at 2:00 pm

Zellerbach Playhouse, 101 Zellerbach Hall # 4800
Berkeley, 94720-4800 United States
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$10 – $18

Within These Walls is an award-winning multimedia work inspired by the experiences of the 170,000+ Chinese immigrants who were unjustly detained at the U.S. Immigration Station on Angel Island in the early 20th century. Featuring contemporary dance, poetry, original music, and video projection, this work is a meditation on healing, resilience, and compassion. Following performances by Lenora Lee Dance on Angel Island in 2017 and 2019, the UC Berkeley Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies is restaging Within These…

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Berkeley Dance Project 2023: ‘Within These Walls’ by Lenora Lee Dance

February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on February 24, 2023 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 25, 2023 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 25, 2023 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 26, 2023 at 2:00 pm

Zellerbach Playhouse, 101 Zellerbach Hall # 4800
Berkeley, 94720-4800 United States
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$10 – $18

Within These Walls is an award-winning multimedia work inspired by the experiences of the 170,000+ Chinese immigrants who were unjustly detained at the U.S. Immigration Station on Angel Island in the early 20th century. Featuring contemporary dance, poetry, original music, and video projection, this work is a meditation on healing, resilience, and compassion. Following performances by Lenora Lee Dance on Angel Island in 2017 and 2019, the UC Berkeley Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies is restaging Within These…

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March 2023

Paseo Artistico: Muxeres Keepers of Cultura

March 11 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
KQED Headquarters, 2601 Mariposa Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Free

Exploring the roots of artistic expression in the Latinx diapora has led dancer Jessica Recinos and musician Andreina Maldonado to deeper understandings of self. They join KQED to present dance performances by La Colectiva and Rising Rhythm, along with Latin-fusion music from Inti Batey and a lively discussion on how these muxeres have become keepers of cultura.

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Robert Moses’ KIN: 2023 Home Season

March 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on March 25, 2023 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 26, 2023 at 2:00 pm

Presidio Theatre, 99 Moraga Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94129 United States
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$10 – $45

Celebrating its 28th season, the San Francisco-based Robert Moses’ KIN (RMK) is known for eclectic movement vocabulary, demanding choreography, ferocious dancing, and provocative themes. RMK returns to the Presidio Theatre with a program choreographed entirely by Artistic Director Robert Moses, including a world premiere, a west coast premiere, and the revival of Moses’ classic, The President’s Daughter, a work about the double standards of race, gender, and power upheld by various men of American political prominence.

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Robert Moses’ KIN: 2023 Home Season

March 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on March 25, 2023 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 26, 2023 at 2:00 pm

Presidio Theatre, 99 Moraga Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94129 United States
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$10 – $45

Celebrating its 28th season, the San Francisco-based Robert Moses’ KIN (RMK) is known for eclectic movement vocabulary, demanding choreography, ferocious dancing, and provocative themes. RMK returns to the Presidio Theatre with a program choreographed entirely by Artistic Director Robert Moses, including a world premiere, a west coast premiere, and the revival of Moses’ classic, The President’s Daughter, a work about the double standards of race, gender, and power upheld by various men of American political prominence.

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Robert Moses’ KIN: 2023 Home Season

March 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on March 25, 2023 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 26, 2023 at 2:00 pm

Presidio Theatre, 99 Moraga Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94129 United States
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$10 – $45

Celebrating its 28th season, the San Francisco-based Robert Moses’ KIN (RMK) is known for eclectic movement vocabulary, demanding choreography, ferocious dancing, and provocative themes. RMK returns to the Presidio Theatre with a program choreographed entirely by Artistic Director Robert Moses, including a world premiere, a west coast premiere, and the revival of Moses’ classic, The President’s Daughter, a work about the double standards of race, gender, and power upheld by various men of American political prominence.

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April 2023

Cal Performances: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

April 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on April 12, 2023 at 7:30 pm

One event on April 13, 2023 at 7:30 pm

One event on April 14, 2023 at 8:00 pm

One event on April 15, 2023 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 15, 2023 at 8:00 pm

One event on April 16, 2023 at 3:00 pm

Cal Performances Zellerbach Hall, 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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$42 – $150

Continuing a tradition that dates to the late 1960s, the Ailey dancers return for the company’s annual campus residency. Robert Battle, who recently celebrated 10 years as artistic director, has doubled down during his tenure on the ensembles’ values: artistic excellence, innovation, and profound cultural relevance. Recent works by innovators like Rennie Harris and Jamar Roberts continue the legacy of Ailey pieces like Revelations, telling powerful stories through dance. Specific program details for this engagement will be announced later in…

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