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February 2023

Diablo Ballet: Swan Lake Suite

February 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on February 11, 2023 at 7:30 pm

One event on February 11, 2023 at 2:00 pm

Hoffman Theatre at Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek, CA United States
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$25 – $52

Swan Lake Suite features highlights from Act 1, White Swan and Black Swan Pas de Deux, First Act Pas de trois, czardas, variations and grande finale featuring the entire company, accompanied by the legendary score by Tchaikovsky. Also included in the program is the thrilling Tarantella by George Balanchine and set to the Grande Tarantelle by Louis Moreau Gottschalk; a command performance of the glorious Sur Le Fil by Penny Saunders; and a world premiere Existing in Parallel by company…

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New Style Motherlode Entertainment: Love & Joy

February 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Farnsworth Theater at Skyline High School, 12250 Skyline Bvd.
Oakland, 94619 United States
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$30

Bay Area Hip Hop Legend, Corey Action returns to the stage with his dance Company New Style Motherlode’s annual Love Show after 3 years. It's been a long time since NSM has performed on stage. With all the world has seen, it's time to bring some love & joy back to view. Over 30 dancers and special guests will grace the stage.

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ODC/Dance: Path of Miracles

February 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on February 11, 2023 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 12, 2023 at 2:00 pm

Grace Cathedral, 1100 California St
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States
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$44 – $110

Premiered inside the vast sanctuary of Nob Hill’s Grace Cathedral in 2018, KT Nelson’s Path of Miracles guides the audience through a story inspired by Spain’s famous pilgrimage trail, the Camino de Santiago. Nelson works from Joby Talbot’s sometimes stirring, sometimes comforting, ultimately exuberant choral score, sung live by the topnotch vocal ensemble Volti. Returning to the site of its creation, the dance is a contemplative journey filled with moments of vulnerability, surrender and celebration.

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Diablo Ballet: Swan Lake Suite

February 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 11, 2023 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 11, 2023 at 2:00 pm

Hoffman Theatre at Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek, CA United States
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$25 – $52

Swan Lake Suite features highlights from Act 1, White Swan and Black Swan Pas de Deux, First Act Pas de trois, czardas, variations and grande finale featuring the entire company, accompanied by the legendary score by Tchaikovsky. Also included in the program is the thrilling Tarantella by George Balanchine and set to the Grande Tarantelle by Louis Moreau Gottschalk; a command performance of the glorious Sur Le Fil by Penny Saunders; and a world premiere Existing in Parallel by company…

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DAM Events: DAMsf

February 11 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
dna lounge, 375 Eleventh St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$5

Music. Performances. Vendors. Drinks. Food. + more! MC’d by beloved Bay Area personality DCisChillin (KMEL, Sobre Mesa), this multigenre, multifaceted talent showcase represents everything that is unique about the Bay Area’s creative culture. With performances intertwined in between DJ sets by Bay Area veteran DJs Druskee, Mark Maidan + William Stokes, DAMsf is the place to get inspired while supporting local artists.

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PUSH Dance Company: Hip Hop Artists Residency & Training (HART) Showcase 2023

February 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on February 11, 2023 at 8:00 pm

Bayview Opera House, 4705 3rd St
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States
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Free

Come see the culmination of this residency’s second round of artists! The HART Showcase will feature 6 amazing Black Bay Area artists showcasing original and new works in the mediums of dance, music and visual art works. The program also includes a music video debut and a sound healing experience for the performers and audience members. HART is a collaborative partnership between @zacchosf and @pushdance and funded by the City of San Francisco’s Dream Keeper Initiative @dreamkeepersf, the SF Office of…

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Nikki Borodi Entertainment: Bleeding Heart Ball: Circus Show

February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Eli’s Mile High Club, 3629 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Oakland, CA 94609 United States
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$35

A celebration of love in all its forms, bring a friend, bring a lover or pick some up at The Bleeding Heart Ball. Aerial, fire and other mayhem.

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Diablo Ballet: Swan Lake Suite

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

One event on February 11, 2023 at 2:00 pm

Hoffman Theatre at Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek, CA United States
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$25 – $52

Swan Lake Suite features highlights from Act 1, White Swan and Black Swan Pas de Deux, First Act Pas de trois, czardas, variations and grande finale featuring the entire company, accompanied by the legendary score by Tchaikovsky. Also included in the program is the thrilling Tarantella by George Balanchine and set to the Grande Tarantelle by Louis Moreau Gottschalk; a command performance of the glorious Sur Le Fil by Penny Saunders; and a world premiere Existing in Parallel by company…

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ODC/Dance: Path of Miracles

February 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on February 11, 2023 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 12, 2023 at 2:00 pm

Grace Cathedral, 1100 California St
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States
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$44 – $110

Premiered inside the vast sanctuary of Nob Hill’s Grace Cathedral in 2018, KT Nelson’s Path of Miracles guides the audience through a story inspired by Spain’s famous pilgrimage trail, the Camino de Santiago. Nelson works from Joby Talbot’s sometimes stirring, sometimes comforting, ultimately exuberant choral score, sung live by the topnotch vocal ensemble Volti. Returning to the site of its creation, the dance is a contemplative journey filled with moments of vulnerability, surrender and celebration.

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PUSH Dance Company: Hip Hop Artists Residency & Training (HART) Showcase 2023

February 11 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on February 11, 2023 at 8:00 pm

Bayview Opera House, 4705 3rd St
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States
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Free

Come see the culmination of this residency’s second round of artists! The HART Showcase will feature 6 amazing Black Bay Area artists showcasing original and new works in the mediums of dance, music and visual art works. The program also includes a music video debut and a sound healing experience for the performers and audience members. HART is a collaborative partnership between @zacchosf and @pushdance and funded by the City of San Francisco’s Dream Keeper Initiative @dreamkeepersf, the SF Office of…

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Kyle Abraham: A.I.M.

February 11 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on February 12, 2023 at 3:00 pm

JCCSF, 3200 California Street
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94118 United States
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$30

Abraham’s contemporary dance company A.I.M (for Abraham in Motion) makes its Kanbar Hall debut with a new mixed repertory program featuring the world premiere of Motor Rover, a piece developed during the pandemic, among five provocative works. Galvanized by Black culture and history and drawing inspiration from a multitude of sources and movement styles – what Abraham calls ‘postmodern gumbo’ – the work entwines a sensual vocabulary with a strong emphasis on music, text, video, and visual art, and reflects…

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BrasArte: 18th Annual Yemanjá Arts Festival

February 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on February 12, 2023 at 7:00 pm

BrasArte, 1901 San Pablo Ave
Berkeley, CA 94702 United States
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$35

A unique two-night performing arts festival celebrating the spirit of Yemanjá: the Yoruban deity/orixá that represents the ancient, essential, and beautiful nature of water. Inspired by the original Festa de Yemanjá celebrated in Bahia, Brazil, and the resilience of African spiritual practices across the americas, the Yemanjá Arts Festival brings together master artists and young faces from across the Bay Area, Brazil and Cuba. Diverse interpreters of traditional and modern art forms from the African diaspora that pay homage to…

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Berkeley Folk Dancers: 74th Annual Festival of the Oaks

February 12 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Live Oak Recreation Center, 1301 Shattuck Avenue (at Berryman)
Berkeley, CA 94709 United States
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$17 – $30

The 74th annual international Festival of the Oaks features a morning international folk dance workshop, a hot lunch, exhibition dance performance, and a program of afternoon recreational dances. Includes a pre-owned folk dance costume sale in the dance hall. Fun for all ages! No partner needed. Dance ethnographer, scholar, and choreographer Farima Berenji will teach a short workshop of Iranian folk dances followed by a performance by her Simorgh Dance Collective. Lenore Watson will call contras, Following lunch there will…

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Queering Dance Festival: Queer Valentine’s Day

February 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
John Muir Elementary, 2955 Claremont Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Free

Join us for the Queering Dance Festival's annual Queer Valentine's Day, an all-ages, outdoor event that celebrates love in all forms! Featuring dance and drag performances, valentine-making, balloon animals, poetry, mocktails & snacks, lawn games & more! RSVP very strongly encouraged. Access Info & Directions: Event occurs on a flat paved school blacktop, accessible to wheelchairs. Seating will be available. Rockridge BART is 1 mile and approximately a 22 minute slightly uphill walk on city sidewalks with some uneven pavement.…

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ODC/Dance: Path of Miracles

February 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 11, 2023 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 12, 2023 at 2:00 pm

Grace Cathedral, 1100 California St
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States
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$44 – $110

Premiered inside the vast sanctuary of Nob Hill’s Grace Cathedral in 2018, KT Nelson’s Path of Miracles guides the audience through a story inspired by Spain’s famous pilgrimage trail, the Camino de Santiago. Nelson works from Joby Talbot’s sometimes stirring, sometimes comforting, ultimately exuberant choral score, sung live by the topnotch vocal ensemble Volti. Returning to the site of its creation, the dance is a contemplative journey filled with moments of vulnerability, surrender and celebration.

Find out more »

Kyle Abraham: A.I.M.

February 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on February 12, 2023 at 3:00 pm

JCCSF, 3200 California Street
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94118 United States
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$30

Abraham’s contemporary dance company A.I.M (for Abraham in Motion) makes its Kanbar Hall debut with a new mixed repertory program featuring the world premiere of Motor Rover, a piece developed during the pandemic, among five provocative works. Galvanized by Black culture and history and drawing inspiration from a multitude of sources and movement styles – what Abraham calls ‘postmodern gumbo’ – the work entwines a sensual vocabulary with a strong emphasis on music, text, video, and visual art, and reflects…

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BrasArte: 18th Annual Yemanjá Arts Festival

February 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 12, 2023 at 7:00 pm

BrasArte, 1901 San Pablo Ave
Berkeley, CA 94702 United States
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$35

A unique two-night performing arts festival celebrating the spirit of Yemanjá: the Yoruban deity/orixá that represents the ancient, essential, and beautiful nature of water. Inspired by the original Festa de Yemanjá celebrated in Bahia, Brazil, and the resilience of African spiritual practices across the americas, the Yemanjá Arts Festival brings together master artists and young faces from across the Bay Area, Brazil and Cuba. Diverse interpreters of traditional and modern art forms from the African diaspora that pay homage to…

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Amy Seiwert’s Imagery: SKETCH 12: On-Demand – Tides

February 15 @ 8:00 am - March 1 @ 11:00 pm
Vimeo CA United States + Google Map
Pay-What-You-Can

Part three of SKETCH 12: On-Demand, featuring Tides by ASI's Artistic Director Amy Seiwert. Looking at the creation of her new ballet through the lens of nostalgia, Seiwert decided to make the ballet her 30-year-old self strived for with what she knows now. Created for SKETCH 12: Dear Diary, Tides moves with the constancy of oceanic forces. You can watch it on-demand from Wed, Feb 15- Wed, Mar 1. All tickets pay-what-you-can.  

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

February 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on February 17, 2023 at 8:00 pm

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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Gregory Maqoma: Broken Chord

February 16 @ 7:30 pm
Bing Concert Hall, 327 Lasuen Street
Stanford, CA 94305 United States
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$32

South African choreographer Gregory Maqoma is a curatorial visionary who merges movement, theater, dance, visuals, and music with a sense of pulse and breath. Featuring four soloists and an onstage a cappella chorus, Maqoma’s new work tells the story of a South African–based chorus whose tour through North America and England in the late 19th century was marred by the realities of racism. The piece concretizes the burden of the white gaze and what it feels like to move beyond…

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Hammer Theatre: PHILADANCO

February 16 @ 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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James Graham Dance Theatre: DANCE LOVERS 11…duets by couples, crushes, & comrades

February 16 @ 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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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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