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December 2017
$20 - $35

Mother the Verb & Lxs Desaparecidxs

December 7, 2017 - December 17, 2017
CounterPulse,

Performing Diaspora 2017 How do we collaborate with the force of the unseen? How we can transcend the toxins flowing in our bodies and societies? The Performing Diaspora residency supports artists that are drawing on tradition as a radical way to be responsive, inclusive, and support equity. We find ourselves with curious how tradition is a tool of evolution. How does tradition move across space, time, boundaries and border? This residency supports artists whose work carries the story of a previous life…

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J ((())) Y Sessions Work-in-Progress

December 11, 2017
CounterPulse,

In J ((( ))) Y Sessions dance occurs from the body re-organizing itself through activating circuitry and “undoing” into configurations of spacious affect. This “trans-embodiment” leads to “trans-being”, a name Whittle uses to identify a momentary destination where inherent pleasure, joy, expanse and embodied truth are arrived at- from dancing relationally with a continually shifting status of what one is in relationship with or how relationship shifts to the in-between where boundaries blur. In J ((( ))) Y Sessions she also draws…

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Support CounterPulse

December 11, 2017 - January 5, 2018
CounterPulse,

CounterPulse asks for your support on the grounds that we will pay your gift forward through our commitment to saying ‘Yes.’ It takes strong boundaries and a wild heart to say yes as much as we do. A balance of knowing one’s limits with a willingness to constantly test them. You build our collective capacity to say yes. In fact, in 2017 we said yes to 255 dance, performance, visual, and media artists across 46 works that CounterPulse incubated, hosted,…

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Free

Artist Reception: Robin Birdd

December 13, 2017
CounterPulse,

Robin Birdd OCTOBER 24 – DECEMBER 19, 2017 Gallery open 45 minutes before showtimes Join us for a reception and performance by Robin Birdd Wednesday, December 13, 5pm-7pm, RSVP >>   About Birdd’s work: Robin Birdd is an installation and conceptual artist from Oakland, California. She is also the creative director, founder of the collective Macro Waves. Tired of adulthood, where one’s life typically consist of work, sleep, eat and repeat, Birdd continues her quest to transform physical spaces in…

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January 2018
Free!

Magic in the Tenderloin: A Coloring Book Adventure

January 5
CounterPulse,

Block Fest at CounterPulse animates our neighborhood with free arts activities for the local residents, workers, and visitors. Our Block Fest season resumes with Hannah Boles collaborating with Sylvester Guard for another magical coloring activity! Come collaborate and celebrate the magical spirit, diversity, and community of the Tenderloin AGAIN by coloring a gigantic hand drawn coloring book. Crayons will be provided and all ages are welcome, especially the young and young at heart! Click “Get Tickets” for your free RSVP.

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February 2018
$20 - $35

San Francisco Premiere of LIGHT: Parts 44 & 47

February 1 - February 3
CounterPulse,

The legendary Kei Takei is returning to San Francisco with her company for a rare three nights of performances. The company will perform one of the most recent pieces from Kei’s epic Light series, Bamboo Forest, followed by the US premiere of one of her iconic solo pieces, run. These pieces are prime selections from Kei’s long history of creating emotionally charged work that resonates with the struggles and elation of being human, and the connection each of us has to…

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Free

Block Fest: Let’s Start From Scribbles, Let’s Start From Scraps

February 2

The community is invited to join Kat Geng once more in making unique sculptures from repurposed colorful odds and ends. Think Mr. Potato Head of contemporary sculpture. Through 3 interactive stations, Kat Geng will share her creative process—from the conceptual stage to the markmaking that leaves the mind to rest—by inviting guests to create their own sculptures using everyday objects. Participants will make these assemblages to take home or share in the process giving birth to collaborative sculptures. A complimentary zine…

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$18 - $38

Dance Lovers 7

February 8 - February 10
CounterPulse,

An evening of duets by couples, crushes, and comrades. This is James Graham Dance Theatre‘s 7th annual Dance Lovers event (around Valentine’s Day) in San Francisco. The evening offers an array of different artists, different couples from a Mother/Son, to newlyweds, Brothers, and best friends. Dance Lovers 7 is comprised of contemporary dance, hip hop and vogue, contact improvisation, dance theatre, and more. Curated and produced by James Graham Dance Theatre. Duets by: James Graham & Sheila Graham Price, Graham…

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$15

Social Table

February 22
CounterPulse,

Join AdaptivePath.org and CounterPulse for an evening of lightning talks about design for social impact. We’ve invited five people who are using the power of design to make a positive impact on our world and our region. Come learn about our speakers’ work with non-profits, government agencies, and industry to serve vulnerable populations and foster a more inclusive world. Timeline: 6:00 p.m. – Drinks and mingling 6:30 p.m. – Talks Speakers: + Kate Edgar, Lead Service Designer at Capital One + Brooke…

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$15 - $30

Blessed Unrest: an arts and social justice festival

February 24
CounterPulse,

Blessed Unrest: A day of arts, Activism and Community Meet organizations to volunteer with Experience Incredible Art Connect with Community This year’s event explores the question, “How can we make a difference in our local communities while continuing to resist the current oppressive administration? ” What to expect: • 10 performances by incredible bay artists working at the intersection of art and social change, including Embodiment Project, Dance Brigade and Youth Speaks • Leading nonprofits showcasing their organizations and recruiting…

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