Tag Archives: ODC Dance Commons

Bryce Vinnicombe Winkler (right) and dance partner Harold Burns rehearse "Deconstructing the Surrogate." Photo by Lynn Fried

Q & A With the Creators of a Multimedia Duet

Bryce Vinnicombe Winkler teamed up with husband Daniel James Winkler to create “Deconstructing the Surrogate,”  a 40-minute multimedia performance comprised of a contemporary dance duet, an original soundtrack and a projected film. It will appear as part of the sixth Summer Performance Festival that runs at ODC From Wednesday, August 14 to Sunday, August 18 at ODC. The festival, sponsored by the SAFEhouse for the Performing Arts, features...
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‘Nightcap’ Debuts at ODC Theater

“SAN FRANCISCO, November 1, 2012 – For the 61st cycle of its Pilot Program, ODC School and ODC Theater presents ‘Nightcap,’ a sampling of new dances and an evening of good cheer. A cornerstone of ODC’s programming since 1990, the Pilot Program selects a cohort of six artists to receive mentorship in choreography and self-production over the course of an intensive 11-week...
photo taken by Lean Toomey

‘Spirit of Brazil’ Comes Alive at ODC

The show “Spirit Of Brazil”, with the theme of “mar de tradicoes,” or sea of traditions, opens Thursday night at ODC Theater and runs through Oct. 21. We sat down with the show’s director, Marcia Treidler, who is a well-known capoeirista under the name Mestranda Marcia “Cigarra,” to talk about the show, capoeira and Brazilian culture in the Mission. Mission Local:...
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3100 17th Street: How One Block Changed

When Lutz Plumbing first came to the 3100 block of 17th Street in 1982, Susie Hotarek was afraid to leave the building on foot. Employees would drive into the building through the garage entrance and leave the same way. What waited beyond — drug peddlers, prostitutes — was more urban than made them feel safe. “We had to pretty much...
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Nostalgia is King at Swing Dance Series

Mission revelers have a longtime love affair with swing dancing, which may be based on either the dapper wingtip shoes or a simple desire to meet new people. SF Swing Jam‘s new Swing Series will outfit you with the skills you need to swing. Last Saturday, Mission Loc@l stopped by the series’ opening night at ODC to see what it...

The Left Side of Me-Parenting and Politics 11.18 – 11.25

THE LEFT SIDE OF ME-PARENTING AND POLITICS 11.18 – 11.24 Hey Kids! is a weekly feature looking at what’s coming up for families and kids of all ages. “Your right side is completely out of balance” said the handsome chiropractor who has been trying to reorganize my aching body. I could have told him that. I don’t like the right,...
Photo by Laurie Buenafe Krsmanovic.

Holiday Shows, Dirt, Bubbles, y Más!

It’s official, holiday season is in full swing! The city is teeming with bubbles, baubles, bunnies and elves.  Check out the events listing below, as well as SFKids’ copious holiday events flyer and best bets of this week. Kids re-enact the first Thanksgiving on video, in a more accurate portrayal of race relations, warm fuzzies and all. Nancy López reports...