.Claudia Bauer

Oct 5, 2016

Project Panther at Malonga Casquelourd Center

Notorious for violence, Oakland’s Black-nationalist Black Panther Party gets less recognition for its humanitarian efforts, such as free breakfast for schoolkids and no-cost health...
Aug 30, 2016

Fall Arts 2016: Top Dance Events

Dance is the most primal of art forms, an embodied channel for human ideas from ritual, to classicism, to abstraction. Experience all those and...
Feb 3, 2016

Migratory Movement

Some emotions defy explanation; they simply must be felt. And that, according to Randee Paufve, is why we dance. "Dance and live performance are...
Oct 2, 2013

Dust to Dust

"I was thinking about the body, and where we come from, where we go back to," said Oakland contemporary choreographer Randee Paufve, describing the...
Sep 4, 2013

A Cornucopia of Dance

The East Bay dance community has been busy, and that industriousness is about to pay off in an abundant performance season. Notable local dance...
Feb 27, 2013

Dance 2.0

When Walnut Creek's Diablo Ballet asked the Twitterverse to contribute ideas for the world's first crowdsourced ballet early in January, the company didn't know...
Jan 30, 2013

Moving Beyond Words

Asking Alonzo King to describe a dance he has choreographed is, to paraphrase Rodgers and Hammerstein, like trying to pin down a cloud. "Often...
Aug 29, 2012

Keeping Time

The East Bay is home to dance-world luminaries, world-leading innovators, and world-class venues. An especially rich season is about to get under way, with...