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May 2022

Risa Jaroslow & Dancers: Talking Circle

May 19 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on May 13, 2022 at 7:30 pm

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One event on May 15, 2022 at 4:00 pm

One event on May 19, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 20, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 21, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 22, 2022 at 4:00 pm

CounterPulse, 80 Turk St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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$20 – $35

In Risa Jaroslow's new work, Talking Circle, six people ages 25 to 78 gather to make a decision that will impact each of their lives. What do they hope for as individuals at different stages of life and as a community? What risks will they take to achieve the freedoms they dream of? The cast includes dancers Anna Greenberg, Cauveri Suresh, Chelsea Reichert, Erin Yen and guests Pamela Wu Kochiyama and Sharon Dalke of the Elders Project at Destiny Arts…

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Smuin presents…”Dance Series 2: P.S. Forever Smuin”

May 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on May 20, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 21, 2022 at 2:00 pm

One event on May 21, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 22, 2022 at 2:00 pm

Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$25 – $99

Smuin Contemporary Ballet wraps up its 28th season with the vibrant program, Dance Series 2: P.S. Forever Smuin, featuring four diverse ballets from established dancemakers and rising choreographic voices, with performances in San Francisco, Mountain View, and Carmel. Audiences will be delighted by the return of acclaimed dancemaker Val Caniparoli’s playful Confessions, an inventive work that weaves a captivating narrative set to a compelling soundtrack by American contemporary classical composer Nico Muhly and Faroese singer/songwriter Teitur. Also on the bill is Amy Seiwert’s Renaissance,…

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SpectorDance: Choreographers Showcase Re-Imagined

May 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Performances: May 19 & 20 at 7:30 pm
Hidden Valley Music Seminars, 104 West Carmel Valley Road
Carmel Valley, CA 93924 United States
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$15 – $40

Celebrate the Vitality & Diversity of Dance as a Contemporary Art Form. Featuring new works by: Angela Chambers, Shany Dagan, Camrin E. Dannelly, Nathan Hirschaut, Ramy Harishankar, Tracy Kofford, Jonathan Lipow, Fran Spector Atkins-Carmel, Margaret Wingrove, Allen Xing Since 1997, SpectorDance’s Choreographers Showcase has offered central coast audiences the chance to experience a variety of original, cutting-edge dance works. To date, we have presented over 500 dancemakers, both live and virtually, from around the state, nation and globe. According to…

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Alonzo King LINES Ballet: World Premiere Collaboration with Lisa Fischer

May 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 14, 2022 at 7:30 pm

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One event on May 18, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 19, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 20, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 21, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 22, 2022 at 5:00 pm

Blue Shield of California Theater at YBCA, 700 Howard Street (at Third)
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$35 – $100

Alonzo King LINES Ballet kicks off its 40th Anniversary season with the world premiere of a new work featuring Grammy Award-winning vocalist Lisa Fischer performing live alongside the LINES Ballet dancers. The work is set to a score by jazz pianist, composer, and MacArthur Fellow Jason Moran. This is King’s second collaboration with Fischer and his ninth collaboration with Moran. Fischer, a brilliant vocalist who has shared the stage with musical luminaries of nearly every genre, including Mick Jagger, Aretha…

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Risa Jaroslow & Dancers: Talking Circle

May 20 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on May 13, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 14, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 15, 2022 at 4:00 pm

One event on May 19, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 20, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 21, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 22, 2022 at 4:00 pm

CounterPulse, 80 Turk St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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$20 – $35

In Risa Jaroslow's new work, Talking Circle, six people ages 25 to 78 gather to make a decision that will impact each of their lives. What do they hope for as individuals at different stages of life and as a community? What risks will they take to achieve the freedoms they dream of? The cast includes dancers Anna Greenberg, Cauveri Suresh, Chelsea Reichert, Erin Yen and guests Pamela Wu Kochiyama and Sharon Dalke of the Elders Project at Destiny Arts…

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Smuin presents…”Dance Series 2: P.S. Forever Smuin”

May 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on May 20, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 21, 2022 at 2:00 pm

One event on May 21, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 22, 2022 at 2:00 pm

Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$25 – $99

Smuin Contemporary Ballet wraps up its 28th season with the vibrant program, Dance Series 2: P.S. Forever Smuin, featuring four diverse ballets from established dancemakers and rising choreographic voices, with performances in San Francisco, Mountain View, and Carmel. Audiences will be delighted by the return of acclaimed dancemaker Val Caniparoli’s playful Confessions, an inventive work that weaves a captivating narrative set to a compelling soundtrack by American contemporary classical composer Nico Muhly and Faroese singer/songwriter Teitur. Also on the bill is Amy Seiwert’s Renaissance,…

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SpectorDance: Choreographers Showcase Re-Imagined

May 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Performances: May 19 & 20 at 7:30 pm
Hidden Valley Music Seminars, 104 West Carmel Valley Road
Carmel Valley, CA 93924 United States
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$15 – $40

Celebrate the Vitality & Diversity of Dance as a Contemporary Art Form. Featuring new works by: Angela Chambers, Shany Dagan, Camrin E. Dannelly, Nathan Hirschaut, Ramy Harishankar, Tracy Kofford, Jonathan Lipow, Fran Spector Atkins-Carmel, Margaret Wingrove, Allen Xing Since 1997, SpectorDance’s Choreographers Showcase has offered central coast audiences the chance to experience a variety of original, cutting-edge dance works. To date, we have presented over 500 dancemakers, both live and virtually, from around the state, nation and globe. According to…

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Alonzo King LINES Ballet: World Premiere Collaboration with Lisa Fischer

May 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 14, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 15, 2022 at 5:00 pm

One event on May 18, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 19, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 20, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 21, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 22, 2022 at 5:00 pm

Blue Shield of California Theater at YBCA, 700 Howard Street (at Third)
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$35 – $100

Alonzo King LINES Ballet kicks off its 40th Anniversary season with the world premiere of a new work featuring Grammy Award-winning vocalist Lisa Fischer performing live alongside the LINES Ballet dancers. The work is set to a score by jazz pianist, composer, and MacArthur Fellow Jason Moran. This is King’s second collaboration with Fischer and his ninth collaboration with Moran. Fischer, a brilliant vocalist who has shared the stage with musical luminaries of nearly every genre, including Mick Jagger, Aretha…

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Rhythmix Cultural Works: Island City Waterways

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on May 22, 2022 at 10:00 am

Alameda Point Waterfront Park, 1974-2028 Ferry Point
Alameda, CA 94501 United States
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Free
Dance Artists ODC swingdance

Island City Waterways: Uprooted is the 3rd in a series of site-specific performances of dance, theater and music, that celebrate the history of Alameda’s unique waterfront. Uprooted will tell the story of Alameda Point, from the rise of civilian flight, to a Naval Air Station that staged four wars, to land being repurposed to fill the promise of a community’s future. A cast of 35 actors, dancers, and musicians including ODC/Dance, 13th Floor, Akira Tana Trio, and Maze Daiko, will…

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Detour Dance: Up On High

May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on May 22, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$15 – $30

UP ON HIGH is a 9-part dance film spectacular that follows a gaggle of kings + queens as they soar into futurism, queer legacy, and embodied ancestry. Set against the backdrop of Bay Area hilltops, the film features over 60 QTBIPOC artists, uplifting an intergenerational cast of local drag performers and activists. Build your altar, light a candle, grab a fistful of glitter, and call upon your higher self.

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Smuin presents…”Dance Series 2: P.S. Forever Smuin”

May 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 20, 2022 at 2:00 pm

One event on May 21, 2022 at 2:00 pm

One event on May 21, 2022 at 2:00 pm

One event on May 22, 2022 at 2:00 pm

Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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$25 – $99

Smuin Contemporary Ballet wraps up its 28th season with the vibrant program, Dance Series 2: P.S. Forever Smuin, featuring four diverse ballets from established dancemakers and rising choreographic voices, with performances in San Francisco, Mountain View, and Carmel. Audiences will be delighted by the return of acclaimed dancemaker Val Caniparoli’s playful Confessions, an inventive work that weaves a captivating narrative set to a compelling soundtrack by American contemporary classical composer Nico Muhly and Faroese singer/songwriter Teitur. Also on the bill is Amy Seiwert’s Renaissance,…

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Kala Siddhi Dance Festival

May 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center, 10550 Albion Rd
San Ramon, CA 94582 United States
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$25

Kala Siddhi Dance Festival is an event that celebrates the vibrance of Bharatanatyam dance in the Tri-Valley region. Opening with a solo Bharatanatyam performance by Surabhi Bharadwaj (Artistic Director), the festival will then premiere - The Dream Tree, a dance-theater production inspired by sustainable living, presented by the students of Siddhi Dance Academy. Join us as we embark on a magical journey through ocean, land, and space, through the past and the present, and through fiction and reality. Along the…

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Risa Jaroslow & Dancers: Talking Circle

May 21 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on May 13, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 14, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 15, 2022 at 4:00 pm

One event on May 19, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 20, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 21, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 22, 2022 at 4:00 pm

CounterPulse, 80 Turk St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
+ Google Map
$20 – $35

In Risa Jaroslow's new work, Talking Circle, six people ages 25 to 78 gather to make a decision that will impact each of their lives. What do they hope for as individuals at different stages of life and as a community? What risks will they take to achieve the freedoms they dream of? The cast includes dancers Anna Greenberg, Cauveri Suresh, Chelsea Reichert, Erin Yen and guests Pamela Wu Kochiyama and Sharon Dalke of the Elders Project at Destiny Arts…

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Smuin presents…”Dance Series 2: P.S. Forever Smuin”

May 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on May 20, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 21, 2022 at 2:00 pm

One event on May 21, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 22, 2022 at 2:00 pm

Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$25 – $99

Smuin Contemporary Ballet wraps up its 28th season with the vibrant program, Dance Series 2: P.S. Forever Smuin, featuring four diverse ballets from established dancemakers and rising choreographic voices, with performances in San Francisco, Mountain View, and Carmel. Audiences will be delighted by the return of acclaimed dancemaker Val Caniparoli’s playful Confessions, an inventive work that weaves a captivating narrative set to a compelling soundtrack by American contemporary classical composer Nico Muhly and Faroese singer/songwriter Teitur. Also on the bill is Amy Seiwert’s Renaissance,…

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Alonzo King LINES Ballet: World Premiere Collaboration with Lisa Fischer

May 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 14, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 15, 2022 at 5:00 pm

One event on May 18, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 19, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 20, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 21, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 22, 2022 at 5:00 pm

Blue Shield of California Theater at YBCA, 700 Howard Street (at Third)
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$35 – $100

Alonzo King LINES Ballet kicks off its 40th Anniversary season with the world premiere of a new work featuring Grammy Award-winning vocalist Lisa Fischer performing live alongside the LINES Ballet dancers. The work is set to a score by jazz pianist, composer, and MacArthur Fellow Jason Moran. This is King’s second collaboration with Fischer and his ninth collaboration with Moran. Fischer, a brilliant vocalist who has shared the stage with musical luminaries of nearly every genre, including Mick Jagger, Aretha…

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RAW Showcase

May 21 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
SAFEhouse Arts at 145 Eddy Street, 145 Eddy Street
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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$10

RAW (resident artist workshop) Presents: Raven Malouf-Renning Abigail Hinson STEAMROLLER Dance Company SAFEhouse for the Performing Arts requires that all staff, artists, and patrons must be masked indoors. SHA also requires proof of vaccination OR A Negative Rapid Antigen Test within the last 24 hours OR Negative PCR Test within the last 48 hours for all staff, artists, and patrons. Artists have the option of performing with or without a mask. They must still wear a mask at all other…

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Rhythmix Cultural Works: Island City Waterways

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on May 22, 2022 at 10:00 am

Alameda Point Waterfront Park, 1974-2028 Ferry Point
Alameda, CA 94501 United States
+ Google Map
Free
Dance Artists ODC swingdance

Island City Waterways: Uprooted is the 3rd in a series of site-specific performances of dance, theater and music, that celebrate the history of Alameda’s unique waterfront. Uprooted will tell the story of Alameda Point, from the rise of civilian flight, to a Naval Air Station that staged four wars, to land being repurposed to fill the promise of a community’s future. A cast of 35 actors, dancers, and musicians including ODC/Dance, 13th Floor, Akira Tana Trio, and Maze Daiko, will…

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New Ballet presents La Boutique Fantasque – 2 Show Times

May 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on May 22, 2022 at 2:00 pm

Hammer Theatre Center, 101 Paseo De San Antonio
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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$12.50 – $100

New Ballet presents La Boutique Fantasque. A re-imagined 1919 ballet, "The Enchanted Toyshop" featuring choreography by Dalia Rawson and animation by Atlquetzalli (Ketzi) Rivera. A toyshop in Paris where dolls are brought to life with vibrant costumes and sets. Both shows on May 22 - at 11am: My Very First Ballet: La Boutique Fantasque - a special performance for families with toddlers and preschoolers. At 2pm - for the whole family with the ballet Paquita on the program. TICKETS: *11am:…

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Detour Dance: Up On High

May 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on May 22, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$15 – $30

UP ON HIGH is a 9-part dance film spectacular that follows a gaggle of kings + queens as they soar into futurism, queer legacy, and embodied ancestry. Set against the backdrop of Bay Area hilltops, the film features over 60 QTBIPOC artists, uplifting an intergenerational cast of local drag performers and activists. Build your altar, light a candle, grab a fistful of glitter, and call upon your higher self.

Find out more »

Smuin presents…”Dance Series 2: P.S. Forever Smuin”

May 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 20, 2022 at 2:00 pm

One event on May 21, 2022 at 2:00 pm

One event on May 21, 2022 at 2:00 pm

One event on May 22, 2022 at 2:00 pm

Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
+ Google Map
$25 – $99

Smuin Contemporary Ballet wraps up its 28th season with the vibrant program, Dance Series 2: P.S. Forever Smuin, featuring four diverse ballets from established dancemakers and rising choreographic voices, with performances in San Francisco, Mountain View, and Carmel. Audiences will be delighted by the return of acclaimed dancemaker Val Caniparoli’s playful Confessions, an inventive work that weaves a captivating narrative set to a compelling soundtrack by American contemporary classical composer Nico Muhly and Faroese singer/songwriter Teitur. Also on the bill is Amy Seiwert’s Renaissance,…

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New Ballet presents La Boutique Fantasque – 2 Show Times

May 22 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on May 22, 2022 at 2:00 pm

Hammer Theatre Center, 101 Paseo De San Antonio
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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$12.50 – $100

New Ballet presents La Boutique Fantasque. A re-imagined 1919 ballet, "The Enchanted Toyshop" featuring choreography by Dalia Rawson and animation by Atlquetzalli (Ketzi) Rivera. A toyshop in Paris where dolls are brought to life with vibrant costumes and sets. Both shows on May 22 - at 11am: My Very First Ballet: La Boutique Fantasque - a special performance for families with toddlers and preschoolers. At 2pm - for the whole family with the ballet Paquita on the program. TICKETS: *11am:…

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Risa Jaroslow & Dancers: Talking Circle

May 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on May 13, 2022 at 4:00 pm

One event on May 14, 2022 at 4:00 pm

One event on May 15, 2022 at 4:00 pm

One event on May 19, 2022 at 4:00 pm

One event on May 20, 2022 at 4:00 pm

One event on May 21, 2022 at 4:00 pm

One event on May 22, 2022 at 4:00 pm

CounterPulse, 80 Turk St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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$20 – $35

In Risa Jaroslow's new work, Talking Circle, six people ages 25 to 78 gather to make a decision that will impact each of their lives. What do they hope for as individuals at different stages of life and as a community? What risks will they take to achieve the freedoms they dream of? The cast includes dancers Anna Greenberg, Cauveri Suresh, Chelsea Reichert, Erin Yen and guests Pamela Wu Kochiyama and Sharon Dalke of the Elders Project at Destiny Arts…

Find out more »

Alonzo King LINES Ballet: World Premiere Collaboration with Lisa Fischer

May 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on May 14, 2022 at 5:00 pm

One event on May 15, 2022 at 5:00 pm

One event on May 18, 2022 at 5:00 pm

One event on May 19, 2022 at 5:00 pm

One event on May 20, 2022 at 5:00 pm

One event on May 21, 2022 at 5:00 pm

One event on May 22, 2022 at 5:00 pm

Blue Shield of California Theater at YBCA, 700 Howard Street (at Third)
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$35 – $100

Alonzo King LINES Ballet kicks off its 40th Anniversary season with the world premiere of a new work featuring Grammy Award-winning vocalist Lisa Fischer performing live alongside the LINES Ballet dancers. The work is set to a score by jazz pianist, composer, and MacArthur Fellow Jason Moran. This is King’s second collaboration with Fischer and his ninth collaboration with Moran. Fischer, a brilliant vocalist who has shared the stage with musical luminaries of nearly every genre, including Mick Jagger, Aretha…

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Chitresh Das Institute: Jamuna Ke Tut Par…

May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Samuel Johnson Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, Capuchino High School, 1501 Magnolia Avenue
San Bruno, CA 94030 United States
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$20 – $30
Flyer for Jamuna Ke Tat Par performance

The Chitresh Das Institute's first in person school production in 3 years “Jamuna Ke Tat Par…” featuring over 120 kathak and tabla students. Led by the extraordinary vision of Artistic Director  Charlotte Moraga this dynamic kathak dance drama with live music highlights how the rivers of India are intertwined with the legendary stories of Krishna. These stories also highlight the need to care for the rivers. The performance will feature original paintings as scenery painted by the multi-talented artist Alka Raghuram. Cost: $20-25…

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Emily Hansel: Four by Four

May 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on May 27, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 28, 2022 at 4:00 pm

ODC Theater, 3153 17th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Sliding scale, NOTAFLOF

Choreographed by Emily Hansel and co-created by dancers Alex Carrington, Mia J. Chong, Shareen DeRyan, and Chelsea Reichert, Four by Four is a messy attempt at refusing productivity. Since beginning work in November 2021, the artists have been practicing the radical act of not knowing. They’ve been fighting their capitalist tendencies, taking their time, embracing messiness, and prioritizing adaptability. Four by Four, featuring original music composed by Sophia Cotraccia and Bed Juodvalkis and lighting design by Thomas Bowersox, is a contemporary dance that…

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