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February 2021

Children’s Tales From Around the World

February 19 @ 4:00 pm - February 27 @ 12:00 am
$10

Saint Mary's College's Children's Tales From Around the Globe is an on-demand dance theatre film of stories inspired by the books Strega Nona by Tomie dePaola, My Feet Are Laughing by Lissette Norman, Call Me Tree by Maya Christina Gonzalez, The Corn Story, and other favorite childhood tales from the Saint Mary's College dancers'/actors' diverse cultures. Post-show discussion topics and ideas for lessons can be emailed to teachers who are interested and indicate their desire for this material.   The film will be available on demand to watch at your convenience starting Feb.…

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The Black Woman is God: Reclaim, Reconfigure, and Re-Remember

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Zoom CA United States + Google Map
Free

The Black Woman is God (TBWIG) celebrates the Black female presence as the highest spiritual form – God, and challenges viewers to do the same. Artists bring history and culture alive by refocusing the audience on where humanity really began--the womb of the African woman through musical, performing, and visual artists. Join Karen Seneferu for a curator–led tour and Q&A of the exhibition The Black Woman is God: Reclaim, Reconfigure, and Re-Remember, hosted at SOMArts Cultural Center. We'll explore the intersectionality…

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Merde Project

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on February 27, 2021 at 6:00 pm

$15

Every year Kristin Damrow & Company and Yikes! Oakland come together to provide opportunities for artists to create dance through Merde Project. The virtual premiere features 6 artists each telling their own unique stories though 6 original dance films. Featured artists: Cameron McKinney / Kiznua Dance (NYC) Melissa Lewis / Deuce Lee (SF) Samuel Melecio-Zambrano (SF) Cyan cian (New Orleans) Lanier McKinney (LA) Karla Quintero (SF) Closed Captioning available. Audio description is available by request. Visit www.merdeproject.com for tickets. We…

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Joe Goode Annex presents Virtual Open House 5.0

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

The Joe Goode Annex presents Virtual Open House 5.0! Streamed via Twitch.tv/joegoodeannex – please note, audiences will need to register via Twitch in order to participate in the live chat feature. We recommend it! To do so, you will need to create a username + password (all free!) so please plan ahead and give yourself time to do so! You WILL be able to VIEW ONLY the stream without an account. Suggested donations $5-30 encouraged to support artist stipends, future…

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Varnam Salon 3.0 – Bharatanatyam Studio Showings

February 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until February 27, 2021

$21 – $31

Varnam Salon 3.0 features online performances and conversations by Mythili Prakash, Ganesh Vasudeva, Navya Maitri Konda, and Vibha Raju. Feb 26 - Ganesh Vasudeva and Navya Maitri Konda Feb 27 - Mythili Prakash and Vibha Raju Note: One evening is $21. Select WEEKEND PASS to buy a discounted ticket to both evenings. The Varnam Salon is a series of performances by California-based senior art practitioners, mid-career artists and upcoming dancers. Artists can be nominated or apply to perform. This initiative…

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Merde Project

February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on February 27, 2021 at 6:00 pm

$15

Every year Kristin Damrow & Company and Yikes! Oakland come together to provide opportunities for artists to create dance through Merde Project. The virtual premiere features 6 artists each telling their own unique stories though 6 original dance films. Featured artists: Cameron McKinney / Kiznua Dance (NYC) Melissa Lewis / Deuce Lee (SF) Samuel Melecio-Zambrano (SF) Cyan cian (New Orleans) Lanier McKinney (LA) Karla Quintero (SF) Closed Captioning available. Audio description is available by request. Visit www.merdeproject.com for tickets. We…

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Varnam Salon 3.0 – Bharatanatyam Studio Showings

February 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until February 27, 2021

$21 – $31

Varnam Salon 3.0 features online performances and conversations by Mythili Prakash, Ganesh Vasudeva, Navya Maitri Konda, and Vibha Raju. Feb 26 - Ganesh Vasudeva and Navya Maitri Konda Feb 27 - Mythili Prakash and Vibha Raju Note: One evening is $21. Select WEEKEND PASS to buy a discounted ticket to both evenings. The Varnam Salon is a series of performances by California-based senior art practitioners, mid-career artists and upcoming dancers. Artists can be nominated or apply to perform. This initiative…

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March 2021

D.I.R.T. 2021: Harriett’s Gun, Shapeshifting Towards a Radically Imagined Black Future

March 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on March 13, 2021 at 5:00 pm

$10

Dance in Revolt(ing) Times (D.I.R.T.) Festival 2021: Harriet’s Gun, Shapeshifting Towards a Radically Imagined Black Future is a ritual of black joy, possibility, and healing. As we reckon with the 30 years between Rodney King and Breonna Taylor, Black artists tell their stories, uplift creative medicine, and conjure hope. Virtual performances include Two distinct programs featuring 18 artists. Presented by Dance Mission Theater and curated by Sarah Crowell and Adia Tamar Whitaker with work by Zaccho Dance Theater, Afro Urban…

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Studio 210 Winter 2021 Residency Performance

March 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on March 6, 2021 at 5:00 pm

$5 – $50
Two side-by-side images of dancers performing.

Join Studio 210 and Deborah Slater Dance Theater at this virtual performance event by our Winter 2021 Residents: Cynthia Ling Lee and Bahiya Movement! The performance will be a culmination of an 8-week residency and will explore rituals of grief and healing in response to our current moment of crisis. In Grief Rituals/Somatic Scores for Living During a Pandemic, Cynthia Ling Lee has been exploring participatory structures that create intimacy, invite somatic embodiment, and offer communal rituals for processing grief and…

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Studio 210 Winter 2021 Residency Performance

March 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on March 6, 2021 at 5:00 pm

$5 – $50
Two side-by-side images of dancers performing.

Join Studio 210 and Deborah Slater Dance Theater at this virtual performance event by our Winter 2021 Residents: Cynthia Ling Lee and Bahiya Movement! The performance will be a culmination of an 8-week residency and will explore rituals of grief and healing in response to our current moment of crisis. In Grief Rituals/Somatic Scores for Living During a Pandemic, Cynthia Ling Lee has been exploring participatory structures that create intimacy, invite somatic embodiment, and offer communal rituals for processing grief and…

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D.I.R.T. 2021: Harriett’s Gun, Shapeshifting Towards a Radically Imagined Black Future

March 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 13, 2021 at 5:00 pm

$10

Dance in Revolt(ing) Times (D.I.R.T.) Festival 2021: Harriet’s Gun, Shapeshifting Towards a Radically Imagined Black Future is a ritual of black joy, possibility, and healing. As we reckon with the 30 years between Rodney King and Breonna Taylor, Black artists tell their stories, uplift creative medicine, and conjure hope. Virtual performances include Two distinct programs featuring 18 artists. Presented by Dance Mission Theater and curated by Sarah Crowell and Adia Tamar Whitaker with work by Zaccho Dance Theater, Afro Urban…

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RAWdance presents the CONCEPT series: Digital Edition 2

March 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Zoom CA United States + Google Map
$10 – $25

RAWdance’s intimate and informal salon goes digital – featuring short dance films by five guest choreographers, a DJ’ed dance party, and more! Hosted live by RAWdance’s Co-Artistic Directors, Katerina Wong, Wendy Rein, and Ryan T. Smith, the 2nd Digital Edition will highlight dance for camera, with a mix of short dance films completed as we all continue living under the necessary pandemic restrictions, as well as works-in-progress and digital experiments. It will be followed by a full on dance party!…

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