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3316 24th St. San Francisco, CA 94110 | Mission/ Bernal Heights | 415-273-4633
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    No other art feels mortality the way dance does, with its medium only the frail, ephemeral flesh. The San Francisco dance community comes together to raise funds for choreographer Enrico...
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    Choreographers Todd Eckert and Nol Simonse look to physics and group dynamics for their seventh annual Shared Space concert. Eckert premieres Force Field, a piece that examines external...
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    We have all fantasized about being someone else, perhaps a shinier, braver version of the face that meets the faces that we meet. Performers take on personas as a profession — they...
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    It may sound counterintuitive, but the hottest trend in juggling these days is to lower the number of balls to one or two. Instead of trying to toss as many things as possible, it's all...
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    It was 10 a.m. on Jan. 15, 1947 when the body of Elizabeth Short was discovered in Los Angeles. Mutilated and drained of blood, her mouth cut in a grotesque grin stretching, as they say,...
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    Dance Brigade is calling its latest show, Hemorrhage, "A dance installation at the intersection of new San Francisco and world politics." Through the eyes of artistic director Krissy...
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    That gigantic Cirque du Soleil tent behind AT&T Park might be an international symbol for impressive acrobatics, but readers who prefer their circus a bit more local (and a lot more...
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    Guardianas de la Vida is a healing ceremony, a chance for reflection, and a call to action. It asks us to pause and consider why violence against women is still a worldwide problem in 2013,...
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    In retrospect, an event like Open Cirque was inevitable. In a city famous for open mics, open minds, and open morals, it was only a matter of time until someone put together an open-stage...
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    We have all heard the story: When you die, you rush down a tunnel of memories towards a bright light. But when you purposely enter an altered consciousness, when you test the body's limits,...
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    Jazz is all about blue notes, polyrhythms, and syncopationÑsounds that dim and brighten and pull a body off its straight square edge. Urban Jazz Dance, founded and directed by deaf...
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    Enter a dreamlike world of Brobdingnagians when the Carpetbag Brigade brings modern dance on stilts to Dance Mission Theater. Artistic director Jay Ruby's Callings, a piece on superstition...
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    The development of rhythm is said to have its roots in natural selection. Early hominids in the African savanna used rhythmic techniques to establish their "battle trances," giving them a...
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    If you think ballets about fairy tales are played out, Sarah Berges shows that you can make dances about other forms of the written word: Letters, historical novels, and legends all feature...
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    Combining modern dance and Afro-Cuban folkloric traditions, the spirit and diversity of the Caribbean comes to life with the launch of the ninth annual CubaCaribe Festival. Spanning three...
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    Sean Dorsey, openly transgender choreographer, winner of two Isadora Duncan awards, and one of Dance Magazine’s “Top 25 to Watch” in 2010, continues his project of making...
  • The Exhibitionist: Dance
    Telling a story about human trafficking in her latest piece, The Escape, Lenora Lee wanted people to understand how the women endure much more than physical abuse. "Some people say, 'If...
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    Doing research on human trafficking for her latest piece, The Escape, which integrates dance with music, text, film, and martial arts, dancer and choreographer Lenora Lee says she found that...
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    Long before Fifty Shades of Grey made it kosher to read BDSM lit on BART, Anne Rice wrote her own best-selling erotica trilogy. Based on the fairy tale of Sleeping Beauty, Rice's version of...
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    Long before Fifty Shades of Grey made it kosher to read BDSM lit on BART, Anne Rice wrote her own best-selling erotica trilogy. Based on the fairy tale of Sleeping Beauty, Rice’s...
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    The Dance Films Association has been around since the mid-’50s, but most of us didn’t even know a “dance film” genre existed until Wim Wenders won an Oscar nomination...
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    If you've ever stumbled upon a fire jam, or a melee of staff-wielders, or even just a common group of jugglers, you know that the "flow arts" have gone the way of the drum circle: Anyone can...
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    If you’ve ever stumbled upon a fire jam, or a melee of staff-wielders, or even just a common group of jugglers, you know that the “flow arts” have gone the way of the drum...
  • The Exhibitionist: LGBT
    Despite all the video games, baked potato bars, and racquetball leagues in our great country, it seems people still care about love. We salute your lizard brain pursuits! You know who hasn't...
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    Despite all the video games, baked potato bars, and racquetball leagues in our great country, it seems people still care about love. We salute your lizard brain pursuits! You know who...
  • The Exhibitionist: Performance Art
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