Kathak and Flamenco Traditions Explored

…since 2005 to critical acclaim across the globe and is the subject of the award-winning documentary fi lm, Upaj. When asked about his current collaboration with Flamenco artist Antonio Hidalgo…

In Practice: Reconstructing Reconstruction with Chris Evans

…through Oakland’s Idora Park/Rancho San Antonio/Ohlone Land neighborhood; and a shared meal curated by Thuy Tran. The installation, staged performance, and meal took place over two weekends in March at…

Dance and Flower: dNagaโ€™s peace about life: Dancing with Parkinsonโ€™s

…misfortunes like illness and injury that can delay achievement or derail a career. Yet even at our best, all we really do is occupy a point on the continuum of…

Directorโ€™s Note, Oct 2009

…what my friend calls, a butt-load of choices. While dance and fashion are my two favorite pastimes, they also reveal much of our past and current ideologies: there is a…

A Summer in San Francisco

…just to San Francisco. I love traveling alone and walking through new cities, pretending I know where I’m going. I often call these “self-guided walking tours,” but really it’s aimless…

The Lively Foundation: Adult Ballet on Zoom

Adult Ballet online. Appropriate intermediate levels. Full barre plus combinations for small spaces. Register by emailing livelyfoundation@sbcglobal.net Taught by Leslie Friedman. She has taught ballet companies in Europe, China, US…

Questions from a Mom

…in life regarding career and how we manage our time is commensurate to our levels of frustration. But there is one very large hole in this argument, because being an…

The Ties That Bind: Eight Years of CHIME

…course of a year. Currently, CHIME is comprised of: CHIME in the San Francisco Bay Area and CHIME in Southern California (Los Angeles County) for self-selected pairs of local choreographers;…

Book Review: Defining Radical Bodies

…In their essay “Radical Bodies: An Overview,” the curators acknowledge that museums played a legitimating role in Halprin’s, Forti’s, and Rainer’s careers. For example, when the Museum of Modern Art…

Five Tips for Getting Your Money Shit Together: Or, Lessons From a Middle-Aged, Middle Class Dance Artist

…“no” more often, when offered fake opportunities from fellow artists, presenters, festivals, etc. “No” is the appropriate response to an opportunity that neither advances our career in a clear, measurable…