• NEW EDGE presents Year Of The Snake a work for dance, music, and text WHAT “However long it takes to reach each other’s shores.” -Karl Jensen, All This We’re Each Forced Into; Private Painful Insight YEAR OF THE SNAKE is a work conceived by three bay area artists: composer Jason Hoopes, choreographer Peiling Kao, and writer/visual […]

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  • A Shaping San Francisco Cycles of History Bike Tour Sat., November 20, 2010 noon, $15-50 sliding scale to benefit Shaping SF Check out Shaping San Francisco’s current Bicycle Tours and other public programming at ShapingSF.org. From the pre-urban history of Indian Slavery to the earliest 8-hour day movement in the U.S., the ebb and flow […]

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  • Nov 11-21, Thurs-Sat at 8pm, Sun at 3pm Tickets: Purchased online before 9/30 – $14 (Members $9) Purchased online after 9/30 – $19 (Members $14) Purchased at Door – $24 (Members $19) “Ampey!” is a multidisciplinary theater, music and dance piece that explores the spiritual, emotional and physical disconnect between African-Americans and Continental Africans. Choreographed […]

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  • Sun., November 14, 2010 2pm, Free Dancer’s Group and CounterPULSE present 2nd Sundays, an open discourse project in which artists share works in progress and participate in a constructive conversation with audience members and fellow artists. This is an exciting opportunity to advance the open exchange of ideas and participate in the creative process of […]

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  • Performing Diaspora: Adia Whitaker Ampey!

    “Ampey!” is a multidisciplinary theater, music and dance piece that explores the spiritual, emotional and physical disconnect between African-Americans and Continental Africans. Choreographed and written by performance artist Adia Tamar Whitaker, “Ampey!” breaks open the paradigms that each culture grasps onto in regards to identity and social construct.

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  • Wed., November 10, 2010 7:30pm, Free Check out Shaping San Francisco’s current Public TALKS and other public programming at ShapingSF.org. An open discussion with veterans of numerous political and ecological campaigns, in a broad attempt to think strategically about how to go beyond the narrow agendas of so many organizations, and the myopia that afflicts […]

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  • Thurs-Sat., November 4-6, 2010 8pm, $12-15 sliding scale at door Tranny Fest (San Francisco Transgender Film Festival) returns this November with a jam-packed weekend of events! The Festival opens Thursday November 4 with TRANNY FEST LIVE! – featuring performances by ThiswayThatway, Psychobabble, Butch Tap, StormMiguel Florez, Natasha Muse, Landa Lakes, Amir Rabiyah and Shawna Virago. […]

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  • Luxury Items was a super splendorific success. Besides being a fabulous production, this was also our longest running show to date, and garnered a ton of fantastic press!  Go CounterPULSE, and hats off to Monique Jenkinson and everyone involved! Much love to all who came and hope you loved it as much as all of […]

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  • Last Saturday, artists and community members used the CounterPULSE stage not for dancing, but for discussion: participants in the Performing Diaspora Symposium took the day to explore the rich, challenging themes that the Festival explores. In three separate sessions, panelists and audience members articulate some of the ideas that each Performing Diaspora artists stirs up […]

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