CANCELLED – Aristos, the Epic of Achilles and Patroclus

At this time, HaoExpression has cancelled their upcoming performances. Read more here. A musical movement theater performance that unfolds the mythical romance of Achilles and Patroclus against the backdrop of the Trojan War. Torn between loyalty to his comrades and desperate love for a boy he no longer recognizes, the young soldier Patroclus makes a […]

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, […]

Fearless Grantwriting

EVERY ARTS ORGANIZATION will have to defend a seemingly indefensible situation to a potential funder at some point. Your first instinct might be to do everything you can to avoid mentioning an issue you think might be a red flag. While you never know for sure how carefully your proposal will be scrutinized, I don’t […]

HOMEBODY: Movement Meets Buddha Nature

PICTURE A BUDDHIST. What comes to mind? A red-robed monk or nun sitting patiently on a cushion, lips gently smiling, eyes closed, legs crossed in Lotus Pose? Or perhaps you picture Tina Turner, or Richard Gere, or another famous pop culture Buddhist? For most of us, it’s definitely not an athletic, barefoot, nude-leotard-clad dancer bounding […]

Moving Arts is Moving Up: New Space in the East Bay

A drive through the industrial parks on Whitman Road in Concord looks, frankly, unpromising. But dance has a way of making a home in the unlikeliest of places, and out here among tile wholesalers and HVAC companies, Moving Arts Dance director Anandha Ray and general manager Scott Belding are carving out what they hope will […]

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, […]

Welcome

THE RANGE AND QUALITY OF DANCE PERFORMANCES presented in the Bay Area continues to expand, and that’s the truly good news, but the challenge remains that all too frequently, many performances last only a few nights over one weekend, and compete with at least six to ten other shows, preventing me, and I’m sure many […]

Alonzo King LINES Ballet presents Constellation

Alonzo King LINES Ballet is pleased to announce it will broadcast Constellation, a collaboration between renowned choreographer Alonzo King, visual electronic artist Jim Campbell, and mezzo-soprano Maya Layhani, bringing the artistry of LINES Ballet to homes around the world. The broadcast will be free of charge to the public and will stream in two parts. The […]

The Artist’s Search for Support (Bay Area Existential Crisis Edition)

What does an artist have to do to survive here in the San Francisco Bay Area, circa 2017? As the world keeps on changing and Bay Area cost-of-living inflates out of control, it’s becoming increasingly unclear how independent local artists will manage to keep living and producing art here. I’ve held out here in the […]

Thru Da Lenz Photography: Collaborative Photoshoot

Jose Jimenez is an emerging freelance photographer based in Sacramento specializing in creative photography and has a passion for helping people capture their inner creativity in a variety of art forms. He is seeking to work with more creatives, specifically dancers. A free collaborative photo session. He is available to travel across the Bay Area. If […]