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    Calendar, Night&Day The Abyss

    The Abyss

    We love watching dance inspired by science, but often the science is left to a few lines in the program. Capacitor never makes that mistake. The dance-circus performance group not only consults with scientists, it workshops with them. During the…
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    Calendar, Night&Day Digging It

    Digging It

    Even while surrounded by fault lines and periodically moving ground, many of us in the Bay Area forget about the essential nature of the spinning rock we call home. But when it comes to an awareness of planetary conditions, the…
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    Calendar, Night&Day Virtual Reality

    Virtual Reality

    Over the last five years, Jodi Lomask's Oakland-based dance company, Capacitor, has brought new meaning to the word "interdisciplinary." Fusing gymnastics, modern dance, and martial arts with circus techniques, special effects, and the odd bit of fire juggling, the group…
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    Calendar, Night&Day Raves in Outer Space

    Raves in Outer Space

    The marriage of art and technology is currently in vogue -- even if tech stocks aren't. From SFMOMA's exhibit of futuristic cyberart to Chris Finley's computer-generated paintings to the overwhelming currency of drum 'n' bass and electronica, timely testaments to…
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    Culture, Dance <i>Space</i> Craft

    Space Craft

    The 11 members of Capacitor are classifiably nocturnal creatures, meeting at night and rehearsing in the dark. At the moment they resemble bats, clinging to the studio ceiling by pulleys, flying through the air at random with the release of…
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  • clipping at Brava Theater Sept. 11
    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"

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