Category: Performance

All sorts of performances – dance, theatre, lectures

Mary Sano

Mary Sano September 7,8, 2018 ODC Theater San Francisco Dancing Dreaming Isadora Isadora Duncan, the San Francisco early 20th century dancer, considered the ‘mother’ of American modern dance, seems to attract more and more attention. Perhaps it is these times…

Standing Still: Joe Goode

Joe Goode Performance Group “Standing Still” Haas-Lilienthal House, San Francisco July 29, 2018 5:30 PM Standing Still and Moving Joe Goode has been bringing his message of “re-inventing the self” to San Francisco audiences for some time, at least since…

ODC Summer Sampler

ODC dance presents Summer Sampler July 27, 2018 ODC Theater SF Dancing 10 Choreography ? The dancers of the ODC company are brilliant. They execute the various movements with great skill, rhythmic accuracy and amazing contact with one another. They…

“King of Cuba”- Central Works

Central Works Julia Morgan City Club Berkeley, CA July 21, 2018 A serious comedy Cristina Garcia’s novel “King of Cuba” deals with “the intransigencies on both sides of the political divide”(Garcia’s note)…the dictator of Cuba and his exiled enemies. Goya…

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,…

CubaCaribe Festival of Dance and Music

CubaCaribe Festival of Dance and Music Brava Theater, San Francisco Saturday, June 23, 2018 The Movements of Migration I was sorry to miss the events of Week One of the Festival featuring the Alayo Dance Company and their presentation of…

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…

Oakland Ballet: Spring 2018 Season

“Scene and Heard” Laney College, Oakland May 31-June 2, 2018 Moving Right Along: Story Time It is a pleasure to experience the innovative programming created by Graham Lustig, Artistic Director of the Oakland Ballet. In each of the recent seasons…

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…