Arts & Culture :: Dance

Moving with grace & ease

Moving with grace & ease

  • by Paul Parish
  • Jan 24, 2017

Amazing grace: 'Nutcracker' returns

Amazing grace: 'Nutcracker' returns

  • by Paul Parish
  • Dec 14, 2016

Touchy Subjects

Touchy Subjects

  • by Paul Parish
  • Nov 13, 2016

"Touchy Subjects," the latest Dadaist political dance by Scott Wells and Keith Hennessy, played to an expectant full house at Dance Mission Theater last weekend.

That joke isn't funny anymore

That joke isn't funny anymore

  • by Paul Parish
  • Nov 9, 2016

Forbidden love from Mark Morris

Forbidden love from Mark Morris

  • by Paul Parish
  • Oct 4, 2016

Ballet in the great outdoors

Ballet in the great outdoors

  • by Paul Parish
  • Aug 2, 2016

Death of the disco dancers

Death of the disco dancers

  • by Paul Parish
  • Jul 26, 2016

Carmen

Carmen

  • by Philip Campbell
  • Jun 5, 2016

In a bold but calculated move, the San Francisco Opera opened its summer season last week with the U.S. premiere of Calixto Bieito's notorious production of Bizet's "Carmen."

Learning the ballet fundamentals

Learning the ballet fundamentals

  • by Paul Parish
  • Jun 1, 2016

Onegin

Onegin

  • by Paul Parish
  • May 8, 2016

With "Onegin," a three-act ballet choreographed in 1965 by the gay South African John Cranko, San Francisco Ballet brought their 2016 season to a sensational close.

'Onegin' caps SF Ballet season

'Onegin' caps SF Ballet season

  • by Paul Parish
  • May 4, 2016

Blazing energy at the ballet

Blazing energy at the ballet

  • by Paul Parish
  • Apr 13, 2016

Out There :: Besties in Arts & Culture

Out There :: Besties in Arts & Culture

  • by Roberto Friedman
  • Apr 9, 2016

Eagle-eyed readers who have been following Besties coverage in Arts & Culture over the years will have noticed that many of the winners in various categories have been previous awardees as well.

Trajal Harrell's Tanztheater

Trajal Harrell's Tanztheater

  • by Paul Parish
  • Mar 22, 2016