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March 2022

Secure Our Stage

March 7 - July 31

CounterPulse is positioned to buy our building this year, but we need your support! >> DONATE NOW << >> Read Our Press Release << We are in the home stretch to raise the remaining $1.5 million out of $7 million we need to buy our building and complete this incredible story! We are truly elated to welcome you to YOUR new home for art and community. Watch this interview with Julie Phelps on why its so important to secure space…

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July 2022

the NETWORK project

July 2 - July 4
Djerassi Resident Artists Program, 2325 Bear Gulch Rd
Woodside, CA 94062 United States

How can we see and feel connectedness, to our own roots, families (blood or chosen) and communities? And how might working directly with tree communities help us see, feel and recognize our interdependence—with one another and responsibility toward all life? the NETWORK project addresses human survival and what we truly need– from sustainable living practices to communal engagement and empathy, as we recognize and build our resilience. Considering climate change, and other immediate crises, the project is inspired by systems of communication,…

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SF Arts Board Match

July 13 - July 14

Click here to RSVP for free! SF Art Board Match is a networking salon designed to introduce people interested in serving on a non-profit board to the top executives and current board members of some of San Francisco’s most prolific and impactful arts organizations. Come learn about 15+ local organizations representing a range of disciplines from literature to dance.     If you’re interested in serving or just curious to learn more about what it means to be a board member,…

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GIRLFLY 2022

July 28 - July 30

The culmination of one month of artist as activist training by some of the city’s outstanding youth change makers Supported by choreographers Jo Kreiter & Megan Lowe, and textile artists Ayana Brumfield & Charlotte Jones GET TICKETS ABOUT FLYAWAY PRODUCTIONS Described by the SF Chronicle as “intimidatingly creative,” Flyaway Productions makes dances in unlikely places, activating the sides of buildings above bleak city streets. Our tools include coalition building, an intersectional feminist lens, and a body-based push against the constraints…

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August 2022

ArtSpan Artist’s Reception

August 11 - August 12

Join us for an in-person reception with ArtSpan Artists Amber Gruhlkey & Michael Hyun Gu Kang.   ARTIST’S RECEPTION Thursday, August 11, 2022 5PM – 7PM PT 80 Turk St, San Francisco FREE RSVP   Stop by to view these expressive works in person! Amber Gruhlkey & Michael Hyun Gu Kang will be present for a brief artist talk and will be available for questions and praise of their work in the lobby and mezzanine areas of CounterPulse. Exhibition on…

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New Experiments

August 21 - August 22

New Experiments is a unique opportunity for aerial artists to come together to build community, share ideas, and present short new works in a mixed program presented in partnership with CounterPulse. In advance of the public performance, artists will participate in an open rehearsal at Zaccho Studio where they can share feedback among fellow participants as well as established dance and aerial choreographers in the field.   About the San Francisco Aerial Arts Festival, www.sfaerialartsfest.org Founded in 2014, the biennial…

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January 2023
Free

TenderArts Drumming Circle

January 1, 2023 - January 31, 2023
CounterPulse,

Get your drumming on with Dana Fontana! Join us on every Thursday in June, 2021, as we rejoice in the rhythm of the drums. The TenderArts Drumming Circle is a Covid-safe, empowering, and joyous moment for us to come together and celebrate. Dana Fontana will lead us through a variety of rhythms, the rudiments of improvisation, and basic drumming techniques. Drums will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own percussive instrument! Thursdays, June 6, 10, 17, 24,…

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February 2023
Free

Tenderloin Arts Lending Library

February 8, 2023 - April 11, 2023

Come view and borrow original art by Tenderloin Artists for up to one month! The Tenderloin Art Lending Library (TALL) is a queer-artist-run project that lends artwork to Tenderloin community members free-of-charge. Every second Tuesday of the month in Counterpulse’s Lobby TALL is a trust-based program where artists—the majority of whom are homeless, formerly homeless, and live or work in the Tenderloin—donate artwork that is available for loan to any member of the Tenderloin community free-of-charge. TALL is predicated on…

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