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Culture, Art Winter Arts: Dancing Robots, Drag Ballet, and More Naked Flesh Than You've Seen Since Summer

Winter Arts: Dancing Robots, Drag Ballet, and More Naked Flesh Than You've Seen Since Summer

This winter brings a barrage of dance focused on feminine feeling and flesh. Lest you fear this means soggy sap for the foggy months, rest assured that Bay Area stages will have plenty of chiseled fascia, ferocious emotion, and ruthless…
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Calendar, Night&Day Hips For A Week

Hips For A Week

“Great dancers,” said the late choreographer and dancer Martha Graham, “are not great because of their technique. They are great because of their passion.” And while most of us will never perform at the White House or be named Dancer…
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Calendar, Night&Day Subconscious Playground

Subconscious Playground

Since its founding in 2007, Zhukov Dance Theatre has presented an annual weekend of dance rooted in ballet but without its aesthetic restrictions. Artistic director Yuri Zhukov began at St. Petersburg’s Vaganova Academy and Kirov Ballet Company, both bastions of…
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Calendar, Night&Day Dance Emergency

Dance Emergency

Bianca Cabrera is a really, really, really accomplished dancer. She trained in the Martha Graham technique, for one thing, and anyone who’s even tried that shit can tell you it’s like the military of dance. A person performing Graham technique…
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Culture, Dance Life's a Beach

Life's a Beach

Out of the blue, choreographer Cheryl Chaddick's rabbit died last week. Buster had gone into the vet's for a routine something or other -- nothing he hadn't undergone before -- so Chaddick was aghast when the doctor called to tell…
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Jeff is a computer jockey plagued by a recurring nightmare in which he can't tell if he's a human who thinks just like a computer or a computer programmed to think like a human. Jeff could be any one of…
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