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SF Ethnic Dance Festival

SF Opera House: July 14, 2018 “Uniting US through Dance” The SF Ethnic Dance Festival is celebrating its 40th year using the title above and staging an elaborate series of performances at the Opera House and at SF City Hall,…

“Sketch 8” Origin Stories

Amy Seiwert’s “IMAGERY” June 30, 2018 ODC Theater,  San Francisco Contemporary Innovation It’s clear now, to any watchful dance viewer, that the lines between ballet and contemporary (used to be called ‘modern’) dance are blended and blurred. As I write,…

SF Dance Works 2018

SF Dance Works 2018 Cowell Theater, Fort Mason SF June 10, 2018 Range of Motion Except for the process of getting there on a fine Sunday afternoon, when the Food Fair is on, Fort Mason is lively with many other…

Ambiguous Dance

“Ambiguous Dance” SF International Arts Festival 2018 Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center May 31, 2018. 8 PM “Rhythm of Motion” Ambiguous Dance from South Korea introduces itself with the following blurb: “Rhythm of Motion expresses the modern Korean man who…

SF Ballet Unbound: Program D

SF Ballet Unbound D April 26, 2018 SF Opera House Multiple Choices SF Ballet has completed the “Unbound” series. Twelve “new” choreographers have presented their works. The series will officially end on May 5, so there is time to see…

SF Ballet Unbound: Program C

Unbound C SF Ballet, Opera House April 24, 2018 Three down: one to go! Program C of the Unbound series offered some very pleasant forays into ballet’s technical demands, strange but incomplete story telling and a dance essay on Picasso’s…