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November 2014

Performing Diaspora: Kimpa Vita!

November 14 @ 8:00 pm - November 16 @ 9:00 pm
CounterPulse at 1310 Mission Street,
1310 Mission Street, San Francisco, 94103
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Muisi-kongo Malonga Presented as part of Performing Diaspora NOV 7-16, FRI-SAT at 8PM, SUN at 7PM Kimpa Vita! is a music, dance and theater narrative told through the dual lens of Kongolese and African American cultural arts traditions, exploring the controversial life of Kongolese prophet and martyr, Mama Kimpa Vita. At the heart of Kimpa Vita! are movement and poetry set to a musical score that layers the wailing cadence of African American spirituals with the textured harmonies of traditional Kongolese song and…

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Dancing with Fear: Spoken Choreographies

November 21 @ 8:00 pm - November 22 @ 10:00 pm
CounterPulse at 1310 Mission Street,
1310 Mission Street, San Francisco, 94103
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Guillermo Gómez-Peña and Sara Shelton Mann NOV 21-22, FRI-SAT at 8PM   A new project by Guillermo Gomez-Peña and Sara Shelton Mann honoring their long-time friendship and collaborations. (With Saul Garcia-Lopez and Maria F. Scaroni). This new work features “spoken and dancing choreographies” presented by two artistic pioneers about the interactions and tensions between contemporary dance and performance art; young and aging bodies. In the creation of this brand-new work, they will draw from their own “living archives” to compare…

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December 2014

An Evening of New Work

December 4 @ 8:30 pm - December 7 @ 10:30 pm
CounterPulse at 1310 Mission Street,
1310 Mission Street, San Francisco, 94103
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Jess Curtis/Gravity DEC 4-14, THU-SUN at 8:30PM   A collaboration between choreographer/director Jess Curtis, Video Artist David Szlasa and a cast of amazing performers remembering a San Francisco that seems to be quickly disappearing. It’s a process discovering itself and you can follow along (and chime in) at its dedicated Facebook Page:

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An Evening of New Work

December 11 @ 8:30 pm - December 14 @ 10:30 pm
CounterPulse at 1310 Mission Street,
1310 Mission Street, San Francisco, 94103
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Jess Curtis/Gravity DEC 4-14, THU-SUN at 8:30PM   A collaboration between choreographer/director Jess Curtis, Video Artist David Szlasa and a cast of amazing performers remembering a San Francisco that seems to be quickly disappearing. It’s a process discovering itself and you can follow along (and chime in) at its dedicated Facebook Page:

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