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On This Week
May 17-18, 2004
HARUPIN HA BUTOH COMPANY
"Seirai/Spirits of Nature" featuring butoh Masters Koichi and
Hiroko Tamano and members of Harupin Ha. May 17-18, 8pm,Theatre of Yugen
at Noh Space, 2840 Mariposa St (Florida), SF, 415-621-7978, www.theatreofyugen.org.
10th Anniversary Retrospective includes highlights from "Frankie
and Johnny", "The Blue Angel", "Pinocchio", "Songs
of Mahler", plus tributes to company's work in films as "The
Fantastiks" and "Star Wars", May 2, 2pm & 7pm, May
5-8, 12-15, 8pm, May 8-9,15-16, 2pm, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts,
700 Howard St.(Third), SF, 415-978-2787; May 28-29, 8pm, May 29, 2pm,
Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, 415-495-2234,
Choreographer Joe Landini presents "4 Stories", a contemporary
meditation on popular culture and the influence of modern technology.
May 5, 12, 19, 26, 8pm, Venue 9, 252 Ninth Street, SF, 415-885-4006, www.venue9.com.
PERFORMANCE SHOWCASE 2004
Presenting contemporary dance from established and emerging choreographers
Sara Shelton Mann/Company Mecanique Dance Theater, Stephen Pelton, Amy
Seiwert/"im'ij-re", Alisa Rasera/AXIS Dance Company, Leyya Tawil,
Tara Brandel, Natasha Carlitz, and Kelly Kemp. May 7, 21,22, 8pm, St.
Aidan's Episcopal Church, 101 Gold Mine Drive (Diamond Heights Blvd),
SF, 415-584-3526, www.performanceshowcase.com.
Combining stunning acrobatics, striking visual effects, physical comedy
with inventive choreography, Galumpa brings to life a world of imagination,
beauty, muscle and merriment. May 7-8, 12-15, 19-22, 26-29, 8pm, May 8,15,22,
29, 2pm, May 9,16,23,30, 2pm & 7pm, Project Artaud Theater, 450 Florida
St., SF, 415-392-4400, www.galumpa.com
13-16, 20-23, 2004
Premiering two weeks of multi-media dance collaborations featuring works
by Co-Artistic Directors Yannis Adoniou, Tomi Paasonen, filmmaker Evann
Siebens, and the Frankfurt Ballet. May 13-15, 20-22, 8pm, May 16, 23,
7pm, ODC Theater, 3153 Seventeenth St.(Shotwell), SF, 415-863-6606, www.kunst-stoff.org.
TAKAMI AND TOUMEI MOBU DANCE GROUP
"Footprints Lost in the Sand III" a collaboration between Takami
Mo Bu Dance Group and film maker Kemmo Brown, exploring the transformation
of being through time. May 14-15, 21-22, 8pm, Yugen/Noh Space, 2840 Mariposa
St (Florida), SF, 415-621-7978, www.mobudance.com.
courtesy of Dancers Group.
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