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    Calendar, Night&Day Exoskeletons

    Exoskeletons

    They appear to be more intricate than lace, more fragile than a thread of spider's silk in sunlight, whimsical as the ornaments in music boxes and fancy clocks: Bolinas artist Sha Sha Higby's sculptures are complex and layered, informed…
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    Calendar, Night&Day Return to the Fold

    Return to the Fold

    Sha Sha Higby’s work is frequently described as “sculptural costume in motion,” which expresses the physicality -- Higby uses ceramic, metal, wood, gold leaf, silk, paper, and lacquer to create her extraordinary “characters” -- without approaching the tone -- a…
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    Calendar, Night&Day

    WOW, Look at That

    I've been writing about and frequenting the Women on the Way Festival for the last three years: It's one of those performance jubilees that gets bigger and better each time. But I do hope it'll outgrow its modest stomping grounds…
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    Calendar, Performance No Mere Puppet

    No Mere Puppet

    THURS-SUN 8/11-14 A name like Sha Sha Higby is appropriate for someone whose work can't be adequately encapsulated in tired pigeonholes such as "painter" or "costume designer." Indeed, her craft -- costumes and sets that look and move like vaporous…
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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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