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Stories about Dance

Holes in our understanding

You may recognize dancer-performance artist-"faux queen" Fauxnique a.k.a. Monique Jenkinson from such gigs as winning the 2003 edition of Heklina’s landmark drag competition formerly known...

Screen Grabs: New films of note this week

SCREEN GRABS The SF International Film Festival’s 60th anniversary edition wrapped this Wednesday, and as if the rest of the local film world had...

‘I want to be humble, but I want to be fierce’

ONSTAGE "I certainly don't mean to talk your ear off," Bill T. Jones, one of the legends of contemporary dance and queer culture, says...

Coming in FRESH

ONSTAGE The piece Bay Area dancer and educator Amara Tabor-Smith will perform this weekend at the 2017 FRESH Festival explores how capitalism seeks control of black...

Do toy drones dream of an Arab future?

This week at CounterPulse (Thu/15-Sat/17), multidisciplinary artists Keith Hennessy and Jassem Hindi  come together for future friend/ships, "an idiot’s perspective on violence and despair,...
Yaelisa's of Caminos Flamenco. Photo by Y. Takahashi

The passions of Yaelisa

ONSTAGE "All that drama must keep you young," I thought, when local flamenco legend Yaelisa -- she of fierce looks, emphatic twirls, and thunderous...

Gather the Nations

If you haven't attended a Bay Area powwow, you're in for a treat Sat/20, when the Fifth Annual BAAITS Powwow comes to Fort Mason,...

Can you whack?

MEXICO CITY, MEX. -- Maybe it’s cliché, but it’s also true that vogue and whacking – the latter a dance that sprung up in...
48 Hills: Big Week

BIG WEEK: The top 10+ things to do Wed/16-Sun/20

Danger: Diabolik, Unsilent Night, Blind Boys of Alabama, Katabatik, A Charlie Brown Christmas, Kitka, Mariachi El Bronx, more. Plus: snowy otters!  BIG WEEK Yes, yes, it's...

Separation becomes communal in ‘TOUCH’

New dance work from David Herrera Performance Company takes personal, tangible approach to immigration issues, April 2-4 at Z Space. By Marke B. BAY STAGES The...