• Free, A Nature in the City co-production Redesigning urban life off the grid. How can urban dwellers begin immediately to move towards self-sufficiency? We’ll have several permaculture practitioners presenting step-by-step recommendations for the next six months, a 1-year and a 3-5 year transition…K. Ruby (Inst. Of Urban Homesteading), Novella Carpenter (Ghost Town Farm), Kevin Bayuk […]

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  •  “Save SF Japantown” was on a sign held by a community member on the steps of SF City Hall in 2006 as we faced the devastating news that Kintentsu was selling 6 key properties.  We simultaneously celebrated the Centenial of SF Japantown, one of the last three Japantowns in the United States.  Japanese Americans have […]

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  • Contemporary World Dance: Napoles Ballet Theatre & Friends presented a refreshing, powerful and culturally enriching affirmation this past weekend at CounterPULSE. Contemporary World Dance: Napoles Ballet Theatre & Friends brought together a fun and distinct mix of dance companies to produce an amazing piece beloved by all. Comment about the show below.

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  • For me, last night’s Dance Discourse Project: Writing About Dance was a powerful and very mixed experience. Mostly I’m feeling grateful. I’m grateful that four dance writers—Rachel Howard, Rita Felciano, Ann Murphy, and Keith Hennessy— for giving us a window into their world. Rachel talked candidly about the nuts and bolts of her role at […]

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  • My HOT Lobotomy (a multi-media theatrical EVENT opening this Friday here at CounterPULSE!) was created as a collaborative effort – not only between creator/director David Szlasa, his creative team (including Sara Shelton Mann, James Clotfelter, Calvin LL Jones & Katrina Rodabaugh), and his star performers Erin Mei-Ling Stuart and Spencer Evans – but also involving […]

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  • So I came away from this stimulated and grateful, to have an experience in performance art where I was thinking afterwards and where i could sense the amount of thought and energy the artist had put into it.  It was accessible but not expected…. and my neurons were firing connections so i thought i’d start […]

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  • Join us Friday, June 27, 2008 for… ARTIST+NUDE= Benefit Art Sale, Auction and Raffle of Original Nude Art Hosted by Peaches Christ and Nudist Volunteers. On Friday June 27, CounterPULSE and Marrvelous Films presents ARTIST+NUDE= an art sale, auction and raffle of original nude art and photography made exclusively for the funding of “Faerie,” a documentary that chronicles […]

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