Welcome, Jul/Aug 2011

Asking for what we need can be an intriguing exercise. Depending on your upbringing, requesting something from someone can be easy, or not. For me, it’s much easier to offer…

Deep Roots, Many Branches: Black Choreographers Festival, Jan/ Feb 2008

…a program of the New England Foundation of the Arts in partnership with ODC Theater. Two other formidable Bay Area artists, Amara Tabor Smith (formerly with Urban Bush Women and…

Dance for a Homeland

…release. The standing ovation was immediate. It was a powerful return for a singular dancer well known in the Bay Area, a Mills College grad who performed with a host…

A Closer Look at the β€œUnconventional Dancer”

…between distance, uprootedness and memory. Illegal Echo builds on Immanuel’s first work with street kids in 2004, as a mentor for First Exposures, a local photography program for formerly homeless…

Respect Your Roots; Contact Improv and the Blues

…them to a Blues progression for his first instrument. What kind of fancy equipment is needed for Contact Improvisation? Kids sit in houses full of electronic toys, impoverished by abundance….

We All Live in Humansville

for Barrueto-Cabello; “gives everything” for her; “too upset to notice” for him. The anguished face of a woman in a headscarf crying an extended, silent cry flamed up. The sadness…

Shahrzad Dance: Studio for Rent

…a small speaker with a cable for phone/ipod connection. The rental fee is $15/hr but for Dancers’ Group members I am offering $10/hr (minimum of 2-hr rental). Please email me…

Thinking Big

…a grantwriter is to provide context for any request made to a funder. Like the dance artist who must provide a framework for the movement phrases he or she creates,…

ONSITE: House/Full of BlackWomen

…(optional). Capacity limit: 40 Folks (CANCELLED) Value Formation Session: A Safe-Tea Gathering led by Amber McZeal. A healing conversation for these times, for all times. “Through restructuring our consciousness, we…

Colleen Mulvihill: June 9, 1952 – March 2, 2019

…and family. A Bay Area celebration is forthcoming and will be announced at a later date. Please email: mercysidbury@comcast.net if you would like to be informed of this gathering.  …