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Bay Area Now 7 Performance Festival: In Search of Sound & Light 

When: Fri., Aug. 8, 8 p.m. 2014
Price: $25
ZOFO, a two-headed, four-armed, 20-fingered orchestra that performs on one piano, might exemplify the highest ambition and driving force behind the seventh “Bay Area Now” triennial, which has stepped into new territory by inviting over 15 organizations to act as curators for the festival. For visual art lovers, wrestling these viewpoints into one cohesive show might be like doing battle with the hundred-handed Hekatonkheires but, for performance arts lovers, this is bliss. Program 2, “In Search of Sound and Light” collects several of the Bay Area’s best into a single night: In addition to the enthralling piano work of Grammy-nominated ZOFO, you will be treated to sfSound, a contemporary music ensemble that creates mind bending sleights of sound which are almost impossible to capture on a recording; RAWdance, a trio whose movements are, tonight, inspired by the shifting realities of Rorschach tests and film noir; and Antique Naked Soul, a socially-conscious a cappella beatboxing soul band. Be sure to arrive early for preshow comedy, dance, and jazz in the lobby.
— Silke Tudor


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