KUNST-STOFF Celebrates 10 years

…presents the company’s 10th Anniversary Season February 14-16, 8pm at Yerba Buerba Buena Center for the Arts. For more information visit KUNST-STOFF.org. For tickets visit ybca.org or call 415-978-2787. Share:…

Getting in on the Act: Activating the Arts

…group of dancers and musicians about the research I was conducting for a report commissioned by the James Irvine Foundation. Being engrossed in the writing process, I had assumed that…

Towards and Understanding: Radical Inclusion

…fall, and for a few brief moments explore what surprises there might be for us to encounter and include in what is to come. This article appeared in the November…

Toward and Away: Strengthening Family Bonds Through Creative Dance

…our community partners by integrating aspects of the program into the California Institute for Dance Learning (CIDL). The CIDL goal for MPACT is to increase the capacity of dance teaching…

Vision, Strength and Stamina: AXIS and Lily Cai celebrate 20 years, Nov 2008

…anniversaries: AXIS Dance Company and Lily Cai Chinese Dance Company. Known for blending ancient Chinese forms with modern dance techniques in visually stunning performances, thematically Cai’s company explores Chinese women–looking…

Demystifying the Art of Presenting

…the most important piece of this whole interaction. Not every artist is right for every presenter. Nor is every venue. That you WANT a gig at YBCA (for example) does…

From the Inside: An Interview with Keith Hennessy on “Delinquent”

…have the perfect cast for that because it would be impossible for us to make something where we’re all together—we won’t all become contact improvisers or contortionists or rhyming poets….

In Practice: Going Health Nuts

…realization that I have anger issues and can’t forgive myself for yelling at my kids all the time. Hard times, my friends, hard times. Add to my personal saga our…

John Jasperse in the Bay Area: Gaps, Misuse, and the Possibility of Thick Description

…motivated simply by a concern for the environment. It serves as a metaphor for the artist’s place in American society, which feels to Jasperse like a marginalized, unsupported and unvalued…

Moving Histories

…dance changes and develops when traditional forms and new environments/situations collide. For instance, dancer, choreographer and vocalist, Adia Whitaker will also present work at CubaCaribe. Whitaker is best known for