• CIRF New Year’s Contact Improvisation Intensive 2010 Research Into Scores with Brenton Cheng and Jennifer Chien Friday-Sunday, January 1-3, 2010 / Fri 7-10pm, Sat & Sun 10am-6pm Rejuvenate and re-inspire your dancing body in the New Year with renowned performers, Jennifer Chien and Brenton Cheng. This 3-day Intermediate Level intensive will focus on shifting physical […]

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  • Wed. Nov. 18, 7:30pm, Free This panel brings artists and scholars together who work in the areas of Filipino history, colonization, decolonization and the creation of cultural forms. It will evoke and address our diasporic, transnational and shifting identities as Filipinos/Filipino-Americans and political relationships historically and today between the Philippines and the United States. Aimee Suzara, […]

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  • Sat. Nov. 14, noon, $15-50 sliding scale to benefit Shaping SF This trip through San Francisco’s lost sand dunes, ponds, creeks and coastline will focus on the city from downtown north, covering the heart of the city, the waterfront and Yerba Buena cove, Telegraph Hill, Black Point, and Crissy Field in the Presidio… It’s a […]

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  • Sun. Nov. 8, 2pm, Free K. Olive Mckeon helps us all get seated, Ana Flecha explores friendships between women, and Heidi Landgraf DanceAct traces two women’s relationship from initial meeting to “I Do” in this month’s dance salon of emerging & established choreographers. Photo by Stefanie Herzer—Heidi Landgraf DanceAct

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  • Presented by CounterPULSE & the Alliance for California Traditional Arts Sat. Nov 7, 10am-5:30pm, Free Some of the Bay Area’s most exciting minds in traditional performance tackle hot topics including criticism and aesthetics, representation and appropriation, and social justice during a day-long gathering. The event is presented by CounterPULSE and the Alliance for California Traditional […]

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  • Thurs.-Sun. Nov. 5-8, 12-15, & 19-22 all shows 8 pm $15-25 pre-sale, $18-25 at the door CounterPULSE’s Performing Diaspora debuts this November featuring thirteen talented California dance, music, theater, media, and interdisciplinary artists who are using traditional forms as a basis for experimentation and innovation, truly representing the modern California experience. Single evening tix Performing […]

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  • Wed. Nov. 4, 7:30pm, $7-10 (Members $3-5) Words First is the premiere solo performance event in San Francisco. Each month we invite the finest solo artist, comics, and storytellers to the CounterPULSE stage. Solo performance is a unique brand of theater; One person, one stage. It’s one part storytelling, one part comedy, one part drama, […]

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  • Sun. Nov. 1, noon, $15-50 sliding scale to benefit Shaping SF Discover lost freeways, ghosts of train routes, and a vivid account of how San Franciscans moved around this peninsula through time. Hear about the violent strikes that shaped public transit, the graft and corruption that conquered the Outside Lands. It’s a social, historical and […]

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  • Wang Fei is a Performing Diaspora Resident Artist at CountePULSE. See her at weekend 3 of Performing Diaspora, November 19-22. Buy tickets now! From Beijing to San Francisco: production process It has been four months since I got really into this new work at my residency. It is so cool, the more I work on […]

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