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January 2020

Break

January 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 1, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on February 7, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on February 8, 2020 at 7:30 pm

PianoFight, 144 Taylor St.
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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BREAK retells Catherine's, KWENTO's Artistic Director, most traumatic experience with her own mental health, showing her racing thoughts as they turn into “sick truths,”  her suicide plan, mental break, hospital and mental facility experience, and the tumultuous waves of her recovery. The goal of BREAK is to give support to those who are in recovery and those afraid to start. We also hope to bring understanding and awareness to those who have no first-hand experience with mental illness.

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RMK Around the Bay – January Performance

January 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Joe Goode Annex, 401 Alabama St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$20

For its 25th season, beginning in January 2020, Robert Moses’ Kin is holding Pop-Up Performances every month around the Bay Area. Each of these shows will feature one Bay Area premiere (re-stagings of previous commissions from Alvin Ailey, Philadanco, Cincinnati Ballet, etc.) plus other audience favorites. This January rendition of RMK Around the Bay is accompanied by a workshop for advanced/professional dancers. It will take place on January 31st from 10am till 2pm at the Joe Goode Annex and costs…

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Butterfly Effect

January 31 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on January 24, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 26, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on January 31, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 1, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 2, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on February 7, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 8, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 9, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Dance Mission Theater, 3316 24th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$20 – $30

Butterfly Effect is a new site-specific dance work by Dance Brigade that focuses on the devastating effects of global warming, as well as the profound ripple of influence that one person’s actions can have on social change and climate change combat. Directed by Krissy Keefer and featuring a live musical score by Bruce Ghent, Butterfly Effect is also a tribute to the devastatingly large number of activists that have been silenced, often brutally, because they have spoken truth to power.…

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February 2020

Carolina Lugo’s & Carolé Acuña’s Ballet Flamenco

February 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

One event on February 14, 2020 at 7:00 pm

$21.98

Regardless if you celebrate Hanukkah's eight nights or the 12 days of Christmas or just in need of a sultry Spanish night, the holiday season with Carolina and Carole is a wonderful night for a date night, family gathering, or get together with friends and co-workers. So brace yourself for a night when the well worn hardwood floors of Pachamama resonate with the pulsating sounds of footwork, song, castanets, syncopated hand clapping and guitar. Carolina and her daughter Carolé Acuña…

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Yemanja Arts Festival 2020

February 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, 2868 Mission St.
San Francisco, 94110 United States
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$22 – $28

BrasArte Presents: Yemanjá Arts Festival 2020 BrasArte presents this unique two-night performing arts festival celebrating the spirit of Yemanjá, the African deity that honors the essential nature of water. Inspired by the original Yemanjá Festival celebrated in Bahia, Brazil, the Yemanjá Arts Festival will bring together celebrated artists and dancers from across the Bay Area and Los Angeles, interpreters of traditional and modern art forms from the African diaspora (Brazil, the Caribbean, and the United States) that pay homage to Yemanjá/Iemanjá/Yemoja/Yemayá through their respective folkloric and…

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Moving Arts Academy of Dance 2020 Residency Performance

February 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Moving Arts Academy of Dance, 35 San Juan Ave
San Francisco, CA 94112 United States
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Free

Moving Arts Academy of Dance is proud to present its Residency Program's Open Sharing Performance. This program offers residencies to professional dance companies and/or artists in the Bay Area and began this past October 1st, 2019. Each artist was offered 4 hours of free studio space per week to use for any dance related projects or explorations. Moving Arts is excited to showcase the culmination of the hard work of artists Alyssa Mitchell, Erin Yen, Marika Brussel, Kami Liddle, &…

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Break

February 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 1, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on February 7, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on February 8, 2020 at 7:30 pm

PianoFight, 144 Taylor St.
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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BREAK retells Catherine's, KWENTO's Artistic Director, most traumatic experience with her own mental health, showing her racing thoughts as they turn into “sick truths,”  her suicide plan, mental break, hospital and mental facility experience, and the tumultuous waves of her recovery. The goal of BREAK is to give support to those who are in recovery and those afraid to start. We also hope to bring understanding and awareness to those who have no first-hand experience with mental illness.

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Butterfly Effect

February 1 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on January 24, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 26, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on January 31, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 1, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 2, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on February 7, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 8, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 9, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Dance Mission Theater, 3316 24th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$20 – $30

Butterfly Effect is a new site-specific dance work by Dance Brigade that focuses on the devastating effects of global warming, as well as the profound ripple of influence that one person’s actions can have on social change and climate change combat. Directed by Krissy Keefer and featuring a live musical score by Bruce Ghent, Butterfly Effect is also a tribute to the devastatingly large number of activists that have been silenced, often brutally, because they have spoken truth to power.…

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Soul Y Alma

February 1 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Herbst Theater, 401 Van Ness Avenue at McAllistar Street
San Francisco, 94102 United States
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$25 – $55

Theatre Flamenco 53th Home Season " Soul y Alma" A tribute of Gospel and Flamenco Music. Guest Artists from Spain Flamenco Dancer Eduardo Guerrero, Guitarist Juani de la Isla, Singer Amparo Heredia, Percussionist Diego Alvarez and Carola Zertuche & Cristina Hall Dancers.

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Dance for Australia

February 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
SAFEhouse Arts at 145 Eddy Street, 145 Eddy Street
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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$15

An artful evening of dance in benefit wildfire relief efforts in Australia. 100% of the proceeds go directly to WIRES Wildlife Rescue. Enjoy works by Frankie Lee III, Andreina Maldonado & Valerie Mendez, Kitty Conlon, Es "Delight" Co, and Sourmouth Sweetheart. $15 cash or Venmo @dancers4environment; tickets also available at TinyURL.com/dance4australia

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Butterfly Effect

February 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on January 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on January 26, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on January 31, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on February 1, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on February 2, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on February 7, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on February 8, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on February 9, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Dance Mission Theater, 3316 24th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$20 – $30

Butterfly Effect is a new site-specific dance work by Dance Brigade that focuses on the devastating effects of global warming, as well as the profound ripple of influence that one person’s actions can have on social change and climate change combat. Directed by Krissy Keefer and featuring a live musical score by Bruce Ghent, Butterfly Effect is also a tribute to the devastatingly large number of activists that have been silenced, often brutally, because they have spoken truth to power.…

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International Youth Folk Arts Festival

February 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon St
San Francisco, CA 94123 United States
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$28

The 14th Sino-American International Folk Arts Festival has been touring around the East Coast for the past 13 years and has performed at venues such as the Lincoln Center with over thousands of audiences every year. They will be premiering in the West Coast for the first time at the beautiful Palace of Fine Arts! This performance will bring the arts community together featuring local and overseas musical, dance, and martial arts acts promoting multicultural awareness through the performing arts.…

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YEMANJA ARTS FESTIVAL 2020

February 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
BrasArte, 1901 San Pablo Ave
Berkeley, CA 94702 United States
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$22 – $28

Yemanja Arts Festival Featuring: Damasceno Dance Collective- Berkeley/Brazil Arenas Dance Company- SF/Cuba Laure Fleurentin- SF/Haiti Luiz Badaro- LA/Brazil Ana Laidley- LA/Brazil Clodo Santana- LA/Brazil Saturday Feb 1st @ Mission Cultural Center- SF Sunday Feb 2nd @ BrasArte- Berkeley Doors 6pm, Show 7pm $22 adv $28 door Afro Brazilian Food by Sabor da Bahia BrasArte presents this unique two-night performing arts festival celebrating the spirit of Yemanjá, the African deity that honors the essential nature of water. Inspired by the original Yemanjá Festival…

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Tara Brandel and the CSUEB Inclusive Interdisciplinary Ensemble Showing

February 6 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Cal State University East Bay – Dance Studio (PE 140), 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94542 United States
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Free

Please join the Inclusive Interdisciplinary Ensemble as they welcome Ireland's Tara Brandel to share excerpts of her piece, CIRCUS. Following Tara Brandel's performance and discussion, the Inclusive Interdisciplinary Ensemble (IIE) will share excerpts of their new work Wandering in the Wilderness and receive choreographic feedback from Tara. CIRCUS Who gets to dance? What does Irish look like? What kind of bodies get to be on stage? The aging pole dancer. The street dancer as new migrant. The non-normative body. In…

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mBody Dance Company presents Strings Attached

February 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 8, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 9, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr
Walnut Creek, CA 94596 United States
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$28

Using dynamically graceful, athletic modern-dance choreography, mBody Dance Company will portray how the invisible strings we have woven through our day-to-day lives connect us, confine us, support us, define us.... Whether we take them for granted, wish they were stronger or need to sever them...this performance will explore how each string has the capacity to connect to our past to our present or effect our ever changing future depending which thread you pull or detach… bring your own strings… help…

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Break

February 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 1, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on February 7, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on February 8, 2020 at 7:30 pm

PianoFight, 144 Taylor St.
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
+ Google Map

BREAK retells Catherine's, KWENTO's Artistic Director, most traumatic experience with her own mental health, showing her racing thoughts as they turn into “sick truths,”  her suicide plan, mental break, hospital and mental facility experience, and the tumultuous waves of her recovery. The goal of BREAK is to give support to those who are in recovery and those afraid to start. We also hope to bring understanding and awareness to those who have no first-hand experience with mental illness.

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Butterfly Effect

February 7 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on January 24, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 26, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on January 31, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 1, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 2, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on February 7, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 8, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 9, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Dance Mission Theater, 3316 24th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$20 – $30

Butterfly Effect is a new site-specific dance work by Dance Brigade that focuses on the devastating effects of global warming, as well as the profound ripple of influence that one person’s actions can have on social change and climate change combat. Directed by Krissy Keefer and featuring a live musical score by Bruce Ghent, Butterfly Effect is also a tribute to the devastatingly large number of activists that have been silenced, often brutally, because they have spoken truth to power.…

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Just Ahead is Darkness

February 7 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 8, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 9, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Z Space, 450 Florida St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$20 – $35

A devised work for six performers and four musicians, Just Ahead is Darkness draws on the Japanese and Japanese-American tradition of remembering the dead to tell a poignant and magical tale about family, love, loss and the eternal return of ghosts. Performances by company co-directors Megan and Shannon Kurashige, Christian Burns, Tristan Ching Hartmann, Sonja Dale and Sarah Dionne Woods-LaDue. Musicians include Steve Adams, Karl Evangelista, Jordan Glenn and Cory Wright.

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High Release Dance in Concert

February 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on February 8, 2020 at 8:00 pm

Cubberley Theater, 4120 Middlefield Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94306 United States
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$15 – $25

High Release is a collaborative group in which dancers take turns choreographing primarily modern works.  While mainly based in modern dance, the group explores a range of dance styles, with each member acting as both choreographer of her own works and dancer in other choreographers' pieces.

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MidCentury Blue(s)

February 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on February 9, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Shawl-Anderson Dance Center, 2704 Alcatraz Ave
Berkeley, CA United States
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$12

Wax Poet(s) presents MidCentury Blue(s), a dance and light installation triptych. It draws inspiration from Yves Klein's Blue paint and George Balanchine's signature blue lighting for his black and white ballets. MidCentury Blue(s) seeks to integrate movement and lights to explore two moments in history that saw radical approaches to agency in performance while still existing within traditional power structures. Examining the uses of these two blues from a contemporary understanding of intersectionality opens up questions around how a radical act…

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Carolina Lugo’s & Carolé Acuña’s Ballet Flamenco

February 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

One event on February 14, 2020 at 7:00 pm

$21.98

Regardless if you celebrate Hanukkah's eight nights or the 12 days of Christmas or just in need of a sultry Spanish night, the holiday season with Carolina and Carole is a wonderful night for a date night, family gathering, or get together with friends and co-workers. So brace yourself for a night when the well worn hardwood floors of Pachamama resonate with the pulsating sounds of footwork, song, castanets, syncopated hand clapping and guitar. Carolina and her daughter Carolé Acuña…

Find out more »

mBody Dance Company presents Strings Attached

February 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 8, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 9, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr
Walnut Creek, CA 94596 United States
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$28

Using dynamically graceful, athletic modern-dance choreography, mBody Dance Company will portray how the invisible strings we have woven through our day-to-day lives connect us, confine us, support us, define us.... Whether we take them for granted, wish they were stronger or need to sever them...this performance will explore how each string has the capacity to connect to our past to our present or effect our ever changing future depending which thread you pull or detach… bring your own strings… help…

Find out more »

Break

February 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 1, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on February 7, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on February 8, 2020 at 7:30 pm

PianoFight, 144 Taylor St.
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
+ Google Map

BREAK retells Catherine's, KWENTO's Artistic Director, most traumatic experience with her own mental health, showing her racing thoughts as they turn into “sick truths,”  her suicide plan, mental break, hospital and mental facility experience, and the tumultuous waves of her recovery. The goal of BREAK is to give support to those who are in recovery and those afraid to start. We also hope to bring understanding and awareness to those who have no first-hand experience with mental illness.

Find out more »

Butterfly Effect

February 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on January 24, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 26, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on January 31, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 1, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 2, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on February 7, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 8, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 9, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Dance Mission Theater, 3316 24th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$20 – $30

Butterfly Effect is a new site-specific dance work by Dance Brigade that focuses on the devastating effects of global warming, as well as the profound ripple of influence that one person’s actions can have on social change and climate change combat. Directed by Krissy Keefer and featuring a live musical score by Bruce Ghent, Butterfly Effect is also a tribute to the devastatingly large number of activists that have been silenced, often brutally, because they have spoken truth to power.…

Find out more »

Just Ahead is Darkness

February 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 8, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 9, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Z Space, 450 Florida St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$20 – $35

A devised work for six performers and four musicians, Just Ahead is Darkness draws on the Japanese and Japanese-American tradition of remembering the dead to tell a poignant and magical tale about family, love, loss and the eternal return of ghosts. Performances by company co-directors Megan and Shannon Kurashige, Christian Burns, Tristan Ching Hartmann, Sonja Dale and Sarah Dionne Woods-LaDue. Musicians include Steve Adams, Karl Evangelista, Jordan Glenn and Cory Wright.

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