Tag Archives: dance

Artists and Viewers Collaborate

By MADELEINE BAIR No matter the type of artwork, audiences generally come to a gallery with one simple expectation: The art is complete. Artists at work and audience, convention dictates, do not belong together. But at the Mission Cultural Center on Saturday night, tradition was thrown out the door as 77 artists and hundreds of guests filled the two large...

Leo & Lupe: Still Dancing at 84 and 91 (Video)

This first ran on March 29, 2009.  On Valentine’s Day, I always think of Leo & Lupe, featured in one of my favorite Mission Local videos. Today, I caught up with Lupe Bravo, now 84, for an update. Only recently, she said, did the pair stop dancing regularly because Leo Ansis, now 91, moved into senior housing downtown. “Life changes,” Bravo said,...

Carnaval, No Bikinis Necessary

Take it from a Brazilian: Carnaval's not all about bikinis. At the ODC, the Afro-Brazilian contingent challenges stereotypes of Brazil. By MADELEINE BAIR

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In the Mission Today Happy Legal Assistant's Day. Paralegals Global dance party today beginning at noon:. You want more? Check out our events calendar and Rachel's weekend roundup. Adventures in Corporate Citizenship Sun Tzu and the Census En Español