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UNTIL NOW, I have always veered towards being hopeful, a cliché-loving, the-glass-is-more-than-half-full, the-sun-will-come-out-tomorrow, rose-colored-glasses kind of guy. And yet circumstances in my life, such as abuse, or bullying, or the loss of my parents, or the death of friends or lovers at a young age, or even the ubiquitous broken heart from love denied—there’s my […]

Collected Breath

RAWdance presents “Collected Breath”: a Midnight Artist Collaboration with Jim Campbell’s Studio From midnight to 1am, each night for the month of May, RAWdance will be poised 1,070 feet above the city, lighting up Jim Campbell’s Day for Night installation as part of the artist’s studio’s monthly “midnight artist collaboration,” in partnership with Boston Properties, […]

Tax Tips for Artists

Home in Office If you book your gigs from home and/or rehearse there, you may take the portion of your apartment that is used exclusively and year round for that purpose. If it’s just a desk in a corner, it’s still worth taking as it enables you to take mileage every time you leave your […]

Musing on Merce: The Bay Area Remembers Cunningham

Merce Cunningham’s relationship with the Bay Area was deep and career-spanning, so on the eve of his company’s final performances at UC Berkeley, Claudia Bauer asked several local artists to share what Merce and his work have meant to them. Naturally, the order of these excerpts was determined by chance. Joanna G. Harris, dancer and […]

Collected Breath

RAWdance presents “Collected Breath”: a Midnight Artist Collaboration with Jim Campbell’s Studio From midnight to 1am, each night for the month of May, RAWdance will be poised 1,070 feet above the city, lighting up Jim Campbell’s Day for Night installation as part of the artist’s studio’s monthly “midnight artist collaboration,” in partnership with Boston Properties, […]

Collected Breath

RAWdance presents “Collected Breath”: a Midnight Artist Collaboration with Jim Campbell’s Studio From midnight to 1am, each night for the month of May, RAWdance will be poised 1,070 feet above the city, lighting up Jim Campbell’s Day for Night installation as part of the artist’s studio’s monthly “midnight artist collaboration,” in partnership with Boston Properties, […]

Collected Breath

RAWdance presents “Collected Breath”: a Midnight Artist Collaboration with Jim Campbell’s Studio From midnight to 1am, each night for the month of May, RAWdance will be poised 1,070 feet above the city, lighting up Jim Campbell’s Day for Night installation as part of the artist’s studio’s monthly “midnight artist collaboration,” in partnership with Boston Properties, […]

Collected Breath

RAWdance presents “Collected Breath”: a Midnight Artist Collaboration with Jim Campbell’s Studio From midnight to 1am, each night for the month of May, RAWdance will be poised 1,070 feet above the city, lighting up Jim Campbell’s Day for Night installation as part of the artist’s studio’s monthly “midnight artist collaboration,” in partnership with Boston Properties, […]

Working in The Garage: Tools to Help Carve Out Space for Contemporary Dance

Contemporary dance has a long history of being developed on the fringes of the cultural landscape. Choreographers have traditionally found space to make new work in basements, lofts, parking structures and frequently, empty garages. In San Francisco, dance makers have found homes in the Portrero Hill district, the Mission and many times, in the South […]

10 in 10 with Jessica Recinos

You are reading excerpts from Andréa Spearman’s recorded conversation with Jessica Recinos. 10 in 10 theme music: Bright, upbeat pop music that you may hear in a teen-centered drama series. [Theme music plays, then fades out slightly to play in the background of the introduction] Andréa Spearman: Welcome to 10 in 10 with Andréa Spearman […]