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2020 SF Fresh Festival: Power & Gender Talk, Dance & Dessert | SF

Sunday, January 19, 2020 - 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Many events free. Others have nominal costs

ODC Dance Commons | 351 Shotwell St., San Francisco, CA


Fresh Festival: Dance, Music, Performance | 2020

FRESH Exchanges are community oriented and organized social and interactive events created to cultivate, invigorate and cross-pollinate experimental dance, music and performance artists and audiences.

These include live music events, roundtable talks, artist input and audience feedback sessions, writing and reading circles, improvisation jams and more.

  • Curated + moderated by NAKA Dance Theater
  • Creative, performative, interactive events that invite witness and access to community outreach and activism.
  • RIPE [raw + intimate performance experiments]
  • RIPE [raw + intimate performance experiments] showcases new work by young artists along with audience feedback, presenting 2 artists each evening with moderated discussion. FRESH 2020 features all female RIPE artists with authentic perspectives and audacious ideas.

FRESH Exchanges are $5-15 suggested donation [no one turned away for lack of funds]

Locations:

  • ODC Dance Commons [351 Shotwell St, SF]
  • Brava Theater Center [2781 24th St, SF]
  • F8 Nightclub [1192 Folsom, SF]

FRESH Exchanges are free with a $5-15 suggested donation, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds.

Wednesday, January 8

Deep Community Engagement

  • Regina Y. Evans + Nicia De’ Lovely + JahniahOmi Bahari
  • 7 pm-9 pm | Brava Theater Center/Cabaret

Wednesday, January 8

Sunny Days Happy Hour

  • Albert Mathias plays after DJ Marloca and DJ Grand Hosted by Demitria
  • Hosted by Demitria
  • 6 pm-9 pm | F8 Nightclub [1192 Folsom, SF]

Thursday, January 9

RIPE [raw + intimate performance experiments]

  • Malia Byrne + Melissa Lewis
  • Kickbal Ky Frances + Emma Lanier
  • 7 pm-9 pm | Brava Theater Center/ Studio

Wednesday, January 15

Deep Community Engagement

  • Skywatchers and Tongo Eisen-Martin
  • Open Mic – Displacement in San Francisco
  • 7 pm-9 pm | Brava Theater Center/ Cabaret

Thursday, January 16

RIPE [raw + intimate performance experiments]

  • Middle Space Dance Leah Fournier + Amelia Heintzelman
  • Melissa Padilla
  • 7 pm-9 pm | Brava Theater Center/ Studio

Sunday, January 19

Fresh Special Event

  • Contact Improvisation/Power/Gender
  • An evening for women and non-binary dancers.
  • Talk/Dance/Cake
  • Free event. Bring a dessert if possible
  • 7:30 pm-10 pm | ODC Dance Commons/ Studio B

Wednesday, January 22

Deep Community Engagement

  • MUA (Mujeres Unidas y Activas) and NAKA Dance Theater
  • Talent + Truth
  • 7 pm-9 pm | Brava Theater Center/ Cabaret

Thursday, January 23

RIPE [raw + intimate performance experiments]

  • Audrey Johnson
  • Nicole Maimon + Kass Friend + Zoe Huey
  • 7 pm-9 pm | Brava Theater Center/Studio

An evening for women and non-binary dancers.

Free event. Bring a dessert if possible


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Cost: FREE*
*Many events free. Others have nominal costs
Categories: *Top Pick*, Lectures & Workshops, Live Music, Theater & Performance
Address: 351 Shotwell St., San Francisco, CA

Sunday, January 19, 2020

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All Day   MLK Weekend San Francisco History Walks | 21 Free Tours  FREE*
*Free tours but donations appreciated. Tours of the Japanese Tea Garden may require additional admission fee.
10:30 am   Stinkytales Puppet Show | Bazaar Cafe  $5*
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*Free but an RSVP is required.
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*Free w/ RSVP
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*Many events free. Others have nominal costs
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