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February 2018
$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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March 2018
$20 - $25

Swivel:Hinge:Return

March 1 - March 3
CounterPulse,

A radical body is a body in a state of change. The body is amplified by other bodies. The body when performative is resistance. Myriad classifications of the body exist and each can be radicalized. Swivel:Hinge:Return will investigate through movement a body weathered by the deluge of “emergency” and “breaking development” news stories that at best galvanize unified action and more complicatedly feed the cycle of “couch protests” in our social media era. How is a body most effective at performing resistance…

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Free

Barley Sculpture at Block Fest

March 2
CounterPulse,

Block Fest at CounterPulse animates our neighborhood with free arts activities for the local residents, workers, and visitors. Join CounterPulse and Artist Activator Tan Sirinumas once more for the live demonstration of the creation of a barley sculpture. There will be a finished product as well as a piece-in-progress for participants to observe the creation. All are welcome to participate! Click “Get Tickets” for your free RSVP. Every first Friday of the month from 3PM-5PM locally sourced Artist Activators offer up free…

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$10 - $25

CounterPulse Festival

March 14 - March 18

The inaugural CounterPulse Festival is a five-day celebration of mind-bending performance. Join us. This year CounterPulse asks audiences to join in the experiment of festival, both human-scale and mind bending. Expect the perceptions and conceptions of yourself and those around you to flex as a full program of performance, conversation, and radical celebration unfold over five days. FULL PROGRAM SCHEDULE WEDNESDAY MARCH 14 6PM-8PM Join CounterPulse and Artspan for Jon Levy-Warren‘s Artist Reception. Where: CounterPulse  Free RSVP>> SHOW AT 8PM-9:30PM Mica…

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Free

Super Lab

March 14
CounterPulse,

What is it like living in a total surveillance society powered by A.I.? …Maybe not something like this. As part of the inaugural CounterPulse Festival, Kinetech Arts will present a free super-lab, during which we will share movement scores and installations developed from our research about the future of A.I. and us. We will also conduct a couple experiments to further this exploration. Participation is encouraged but not required. Some of the ideas we are exploring: We see people texting each…

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$10 - $30

Daughters of a Riot

March 14 - March 15
CounterPulse,

On Wednesday (8pm) and Thursday (8:30pm) night of the inaugural CounterPulse Festival, we commemorate the Compton’s Cafeteria Riot with a queer drag spectacle. DAUGHTERS OF A RIOT (produced by OX- part of Work MORE 7) This is a show, a celebration and a riot! Daughters of a Riot commemorates the August 1966 Compton’s Cafeteria Riots. With lip-synch, storytelling, singing, video, and audience participation, drag queens and storytellers trace the queer genealogies and histories that brought them to the stage. At…

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$10 - $20

wild child

March 15 - March 16
CounterPulse,

Combining pompous burlesque acts with intimate confessions, Valérie Reding‘s wild child explores desire beyond natural and artificial, authenticity and masquerade. Partners: Tanzhaus Zürich (CH), Théâtre Sévelin 36 (CH), CounterPulse (USA), TROIS C-L (LU) Sponsors: Oeuvre Nationale de Secours Grande-Duchesse Charlotte (LU) Fondation Nestlé pour l’Art (CH) Schweizerische Interpretenstiftung (CH) Fonds Respect (CH) City of Zurich (CH) Consulate General of Luxembourg in San Francisco (SF) Swissnex (SF) prohelvetia (CH) Learn more about the CounterPulse Festival>>        

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$12 - $20

this is an artwork…

March 15 - March 16
The Lab, 2948 16th St.
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States

this is an artwork this is for you  you are a community  you are my material  this is a prison leave when you want   keyon gaskin prefers not to contextualize their art with their credentials   Learn more about the CounterPulse Festival>> This event is at The Lab>> Photo by Paul Litherland

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$10 - $25

Good Strong Hands

March 16 - March 18
CounterPulse,

A multi-disciplinary study on presence and absence; the ephemeral and material; cats lost in the woods. Arletta Anderson & Adam Smith collaborate with Eric Garcia and Melissa Lewis to deconstruct the ongoing concert between permanence and impermanence. Inspired by the philosophy of Derrida and the science behind how the brain fills in gaps of information, Good Strong Hands blends personal narrative, humor, and abstraction. The experience of absence is both questioned and celebrated through spoken word, live sound and music,…

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