Combustible Residency 2021 Installation

Where does your identity begin <> end? Combustible is CounterPulse’s highly-acclaimed dance/technology residency that carves a place to experiment on the edge of what is known. Join us this April […]

What’s a Live Film Festival?: And other fun questions like: Milkbar, a new organic drink or a collective of artists?

This September 12 through 14 MilkBar will be taking over the new Oakland Noodle Factory Arts Center for the 2008 MilkBar International Live Film Festival. The MilkBar Film Festival is […]

10 in 10 with Lydia Clinton

  You are reading excerpts from Andréa Spearman’s conversation with Lydia Clinton. 10 in 10 theme music: Bright, upbeat pop music that you may hear in a teen-centered drama series. […]

WestWave Dance Festival Artists Speak

In addition to our interview with Joanna Haigood, we asked the 45 artists participating in this year’s DanceWaves and Film Night to offer up a first person perspective—or in grant-speak, […]

Jo Kreiter: Artistic Activist/Activist Artist

If you are like me, you want artists who have an individual voice and the expertise to articulate it cogently. Some develop gradually; in others a special spark asks for […]

In Practice: Reconstructing Reconstruction with Chris Evans

What does it mean to grieve in the context of perpetual marginalization and terrorization? What are the contours of grief in the afterlife of ancestral, epigenetic, and intergenerational trauma? And […]

We All Live in Humansville

Review: Joe Goode Performance Group, “Humansville,” May 31, 2007, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

The Experiment Called Contact Improvisation

Contact Improvisation defies any specific definition or historical analysis. The dancer most often credited for CI’s development is ambivalent about his role and some of CI’s early participants have divergent […]

What Inspires You?

Wanting a bit of winter inspiration, Dancers’ Group sent a request to a variety of dancers, administrators, choreographers, designers, artistic directors, funders, and even some politicians, asking them to respond […]

ONSITE: House/Full of BlackWomen

Amara Tabor-Smith, Ellen Sebastian Chang and Dancers’ Group present:   The 14th Episode of House/Full of BlackWomen New Chitlin Circuitry: Reparations Vaudeville   House/Full of BlackWomen is a site specific […]