• WCCIF Teachers Show & Pre-Registration Jam A Taste of Contact Improvisation for National Dance Week Sun. May 4, 8pm Free This features performances by West Coast Contact Improvisation Festival teachers. See great pieces, take a CI mini-lesson, and find out about scholarship and work exchange opportunities for the upcoming festival. Learn more about this dance […]

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  • Wednesday, April 30, 7:30pm, Free Local rarity in the Franciscan bioregion: Who cares? Charismatic butterflies, delicate lilies, and Still Wild at Heart, a film about nature & wildlife in the city. With Liam O’Brien, Margo Bors and Melissa Peabody

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  • Sun, April 27, 8pmMany of the Bay Area’s most exciting performing artists gather to celebrate CounterPULSE’s third birthday. Featuring Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Scott Wells & Dancers, AXIS Dance Company, Robert Moses’ Kin, Shinichi Iova-Koga, Joe Goode Performance Group, Jess Curtis/Gravity, and Joanna Haigood/ Zaccho Dance Theatre; plus food, beverages, and a silent auction to benefit CounterPULSE. […]

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  • Dear Friends, Welcome to our new weblog — an online catalyst for art and action, and archive! If you know CounterPULSE, and chances are you do because you’ve found our blog, you are well aware that we’re a unique space. This blog is no different. Whether it’s in our theater, or on your computer screen, […]

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  • Cid Pearlman, Liam Clancy, casebolt and smith California Touring Project Fri.–Sat. April 25-26, 8pm $12-20 Cid Pearlman (Santa Cruz), Liam Clancy (San Diego), Liz Casebolt and Joel Smith (Los Angeles) present a collection of dances that navigate the slippery nature of meaning and gleefully fracture expectations of gender, friendship, and collaboration. “It’s a rare joy […]

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  • Wed, April 9, 7:30 pm Come and help celebrate NOWTOPIA, a new book by CounterPULSE’s own Chris Carlsson, host of Wednesday Talks and director of Shaping San Francisco. Chris will read from the book, introduce some special guests who are profiled in Nowtopia, and hold a discussion about the book’s look at a vital new […]

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  • Dreamboat, Where Are You? is a punk pop duo that combines short and sweet songs with choreographed vaudevillian antics to make their own brand of musical entertainment. Co-captained by Carrie Baum (guitar) and Jessica Fudim (drums), Dreamboat, Where Are You? has been described as “The Buzzcocks meet The Muppets”, “Magnetic Fields with kicks and twirls” […]

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  • Subject to Change Performance Group

    Video and music for “Study:2013” by Subject to Change Performance Group, collaborative performance of dance, video, music, and poetry.

    Performed at ODC and CounterPulse in San Francisco.

    Video directed by Nao Nakazawa, music by Dillon Westbrook.

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