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August 2021

Bliss Dance Festival

August 6 @ 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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One event on August 7, 2021 at 11:00 am

$25

Bliss Dance Company proudly presents our 3rd annual Bliss Dance Festival (BDF)! BDF celebrates women's sexual empowerment by showcasing women choreographers through this virtual event. Choreographers will express what they feel or witness about women’s sexuality while responding to this year’s theme, “Her Wildest Fantasy.” Bliss Dance Festival is committed to social change and social justice for ALL WOMXN. Yuliya Eydelnant Photo by Ronnie Desmond Photography. Yulia is a light brown skinned woman dressed in black shorts unitard with mesh…

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Bliss Dance Festival

August 7 @ 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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One event on August 7, 2021 at 11:00 am

$25

Bliss Dance Company proudly presents our 3rd annual Bliss Dance Festival (BDF)! BDF celebrates women's sexual empowerment by showcasing women choreographers through this virtual event. Choreographers will express what they feel or witness about women’s sexuality while responding to this year’s theme, “Her Wildest Fantasy.” Bliss Dance Festival is committed to social change and social justice for ALL WOMXN. Yuliya Eydelnant Photo by Ronnie Desmond Photography. Yulia is a light brown skinned woman dressed in black shorts unitard with mesh…

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#thisicando

August 8 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Lake Merritt Pergola, 599 El Embarcadero
Oakland, CA 94610
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Free

A group movement ritual enacted in response to mass shootings in the United States. Anyone can join. No experience or preparation is required. #thisicando is a 6 month commitment to dance a movement ritual in public space each time a mass shooting occurs in the United States, as an act of collective prayer. For the past 3 months Oakland-based dance theater artist Annie Kahane (along with others all over the world) have danced many #thisicando rituals, as there are many incidents of gun…

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God Knows Where

August 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
SAFEhouse Arts at 145 Eddy Street, 145 Eddy Street
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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$10

Live shows have returned to the SAFEhouse Arts venue. SAFEhouse will host touring artists Biba Bell, Jmy James Kidd and Paige Martin, for one night only. The evening's opening performer, Raven Malouf-Renning, is a SAFEhouse lead artist and is co-producing the event. There is limited general seating so advance ticket purchase highly encouraged. Ticketholders should check website for safety protocol updates. Biba Bell returns to San Francisco for the West Coast leg of a national tour and returns to her…

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YBG ChoreoFest 2021

August 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on July 31, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, 760 Howard Street
San Francisco, 94103 United States
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Free

Presented by Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, ChoreoFest 2021 highlights the spectacular strength, diversity, and vibrancy of the Bay Area contemporary dance scene. Curated by RAWdance’s Co-Artistic Directors Wendy Rein, Ryan T. Smith and Katerina Wong, the fourth annual YBG ChoreoFest is reimagined as safe artistic gatherings in response to San Francisco’s return to live, outdoor performances. Spanning three Saturdays this summer, on July 10, July 31, and August 14, nine local companies will activate and enliven the beloved downtown park…

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Mouth of a Shark: work in progress

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
online, 205 8 Avenue SE
Calgary, T2G 0K9 United States
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$12

CubaCaribe presents The Power of Resiliency 2021 July 25- August 8 Resiliency continues to be a defining theme this year. One year after our first online series, we bring you more innovative programming. This virtual event that bring dancers and musicians from Cuba and Puerto Rico, breaking limitations in a digital meeting space. Showing of new work filmed in Santiago de Cuba. Q and A with choreographer, Ramón Ramos Alayo.

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Agni: Virtual Screening & Talk

August 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Oakland Asian Cultural Center, 388 9th St #290
Oakland, CA 94607 United States
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Free – $10

Enjoy a virtual screening of acclaimed short dance film “Agni.” The virtual screening will be followed by a discussion about creation in India’s kathak dance and the next generation. Featured guests for this event include Chitresh Das Institute Artistic Director Charlotte Moraga, and Chitresh Das Dance Company members Mayuka Sarukkai, Krtika Sharma, Gauri Bhatnagar, and Shruti Pai. About the Film Click here to view  “Agni” 30-second film trailer “Agni” is a meditation on the world burning. The film was awarded…

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SKETCH 11: Interrupted

August 27 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on August 28, 2021 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 29, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 22, 2021 at 7:30 pm

ODC Theater, 3153 17th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$25 – $55

In keeping with the titular theme, Artistic Director Amy Seiwert and Artistic Fellow Ben Needham-Wood will “interrupt” each other by exchanging active feedback during the creation process of their new ballets. The original concept for 2020’s SKETCH 10: Wrecked was inspired by the Wrecking process developed by choreographer Susan Rethorst. That concept, which would have included six choreographers, had to be scrapped and reconsidered due to COVID. SKETCH 11: Interrupted pays homage to the worldwide disruption of the pandemic and reconceives Imagery’s original plan on…

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SKETCH 11: Interrupted

August 28 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on August 28, 2021 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 29, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 22, 2021 at 7:30 pm

ODC Theater, 3153 17th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$25 – $55

In keeping with the titular theme, Artistic Director Amy Seiwert and Artistic Fellow Ben Needham-Wood will “interrupt” each other by exchanging active feedback during the creation process of their new ballets. The original concept for 2020’s SKETCH 10: Wrecked was inspired by the Wrecking process developed by choreographer Susan Rethorst. That concept, which would have included six choreographers, had to be scrapped and reconsidered due to COVID. SKETCH 11: Interrupted pays homage to the worldwide disruption of the pandemic and reconceives Imagery’s original plan on…

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SKETCH 11: Interrupted

August 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on August 28, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 29, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 22, 2021 at 7:30 pm

ODC Theater, 3153 17th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$25 – $55

In keeping with the titular theme, Artistic Director Amy Seiwert and Artistic Fellow Ben Needham-Wood will “interrupt” each other by exchanging active feedback during the creation process of their new ballets. The original concept for 2020’s SKETCH 10: Wrecked was inspired by the Wrecking process developed by choreographer Susan Rethorst. That concept, which would have included six choreographers, had to be scrapped and reconsidered due to COVID. SKETCH 11: Interrupted pays homage to the worldwide disruption of the pandemic and reconceives Imagery’s original plan on…

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September 2021

RAWdance: Portal

September 3 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on September 4, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on September 5, 2021 at 7:30 pm

Salesforce Park, 425 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
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Free

RAWdance, in partnership with TJPA’s Salesforce Park, premieres Portal, a free, public, site-specific live performance, which transforms the elevated garden into a multi-media ecosystem. Envisioned by Co-Artistic Director of RAWdance Katerina Wong with mixed media artist Ephraim Colbert, Portal investigates the intersections of skyscrapers and gardens, migration and stagnation, and belonging and isolation after an unprecedented year of collective challenge. The park’s landscape will come alive through dynamic contemporary dance, text, lighting installation, video, and a layered soundscore to generate…

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RAWdance: Portal

September 4 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on September 4, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on September 5, 2021 at 7:30 pm

Salesforce Park, 425 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
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Free

RAWdance, in partnership with TJPA’s Salesforce Park, premieres Portal, a free, public, site-specific live performance, which transforms the elevated garden into a multi-media ecosystem. Envisioned by Co-Artistic Director of RAWdance Katerina Wong with mixed media artist Ephraim Colbert, Portal investigates the intersections of skyscrapers and gardens, migration and stagnation, and belonging and isolation after an unprecedented year of collective challenge. The park’s landscape will come alive through dynamic contemporary dance, text, lighting installation, video, and a layered soundscore to generate…

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RAWdance: Portal

September 5 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on September 4, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on September 5, 2021 at 7:30 pm

Salesforce Park, 425 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
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Free

RAWdance, in partnership with TJPA’s Salesforce Park, premieres Portal, a free, public, site-specific live performance, which transforms the elevated garden into a multi-media ecosystem. Envisioned by Co-Artistic Director of RAWdance Katerina Wong with mixed media artist Ephraim Colbert, Portal investigates the intersections of skyscrapers and gardens, migration and stagnation, and belonging and isolation after an unprecedented year of collective challenge. The park’s landscape will come alive through dynamic contemporary dance, text, lighting installation, video, and a layered soundscore to generate…

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SAFEhouse Arts: RAW Live Showcase

September 11 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
SAFEhouse Arts at 145 Eddy Street, 145 Eddy Street
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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$10

SAFEhouse Arts has launched a new format for live events at their venue located at 145 Eddy Street in San Francisco. The next group of RAW artists put their time under lockdown to good use. Rafi Barrow, Francesca Cipponeri, Hannah Young, Kat Lin, Sawako Gannon and Bruna Gill are ready to begin anew with live performances! Hannah Young Photo by Chalen Duncon. Kat Lin Photo by Jen Liu             Larissa Archer will screen one of…

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October 2021

SKETCH 11: Interrupted

October 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on August 28, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on August 29, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 22, 2021 at 7:30 pm

ODC Theater, 3153 17th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$25 – $55

In keeping with the titular theme, Artistic Director Amy Seiwert and Artistic Fellow Ben Needham-Wood will “interrupt” each other by exchanging active feedback during the creation process of their new ballets. The original concept for 2020’s SKETCH 10: Wrecked was inspired by the Wrecking process developed by choreographer Susan Rethorst. That concept, which would have included six choreographers, had to be scrapped and reconsidered due to COVID. SKETCH 11: Interrupted pays homage to the worldwide disruption of the pandemic and reconceives Imagery’s original plan on…

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