• 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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  • 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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  • Jess Curtis/Gravity with Maria Scaroni and Croi Glan Integrated Dance Company Thurs.–Sun. Mar. 27-30, Apr. 3-6, 8pm $18 Thurs. & Sun, $20 Fri. & Sat. Two naked bodies interact through a highly structured improvisational score. Manipulating our perception, they reveal the body’s awkwardness, its potential failure and finiteness, creating space for the unknown, the wondrous, […]

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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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