CSUEB Inclusive Performance Festival

The Festival runs from Tue, April 6– Sat, May 8. The Cal State East Bay Department of Theatre and Dance is collaborating with Dandelion Dancetheater and a wildly diverse group of artists, activists, free-thinkers, and creative rabble-rousers to launch the first annual Inclusive Performance Festival (IPF) throughout April/May 2021. The IPF is a grass-roots, DIY, […]

CSUEB Inclusive Performance Festival

The Festival runs from Tue, April 6– Sat, May 8. The Cal State East Bay Department of Theatre and Dance is collaborating with Dandelion Dancetheater and a wildly diverse group of artists, activists, free-thinkers, and creative rabble-rousers to launch the first annual Inclusive Performance Festival (IPF) throughout April/May 2021. The IPF is a grass-roots, DIY, […]

The Trinity of Souls and Mother Pine

The 14th Episode of House/Full of BlackWomen: New Chitlin Circuitry: Reparations Vaudeville The Trinity of Souls and Mother Pine Installation and Song/Poem/Prayer Circle. An installation for public meditation for breathing new life into Deep East Oakland in the form of the divine black fem/mother and the phases of the moon who reminds us of our rooted […]

Welcome

We live in a time where love costs. As an example, I love this country but do I love all the people here? The cost is to feel fully. The cost is to believe that no matter what’s going on in the world there will be grief, goodness, ugliness, rebellion, confusion and love. As the lyrics to the song go, “what the world needs now is love sweet love….”

Megan Lowe Dances & APICC present “Maw Jaw”

Megan Lowe Dances and Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center team up to present Maw Jaw, as part of the 24th Annual United States of Asian America Festival 2021: Forging Our Futures. USAAF showcases some fabulous API artists, including MLD’s site-specific dance film journey and live excerpts from the Tangram project. Maw Jaw rehearsals occurred outside in public spaces around […]

Bliss Dance Festival

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 […]

10 in 10 Video Series

10 questions in 10 minutes. Quick insights with the local Bay Area dance community. Prior to Covid, I had often thought of producing a “(wo)man on the street”-style series where I would chat up dancers and dance supporters outside of classes, performances, auditions, studios, etc. Since last year that idea has shifted and manifested itself […]

Megan Lowe Dances & APICC present “Maw Jaw”

Megan Lowe Dances and Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center team up to present Maw Jaw, as part of the 24th Annual United States of Asian America Festival 2021: Forging Our Futures. USAAF showcases some fabulous API artists, including MLD’s site-specific dance film journey and live excerpts from the Tangram project. Maw Jaw rehearsals occurred outside in public spaces around […]

Family in Site

Panching Photo by Jessica Swanson. [ID: Panching, an elder Filipina, is in profile to the camera. She looks out a window of an historic house at Fort Barry with a contemplative look. She has brown skin and salt and pepper hair tied back in a low bun. She wears a navy blue print wrap.] I […]

In Practice: Out of Practice

One of my jobs is college admissions essay coach. The most popular platform for college admissions is called the Common Application. Over 900 colleges and universities use the Common App as their gateway for admission. The Common App requires the usual stuff: