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Who: Mary Armentrout Dance Theater

What: reveries and elegies

When:

December 1st and 2nd, 2012, at 4pm, at the Milkbar at the Sunshine Biscuit Factory, 851 81st Ave, Oakland

December 22nd and 23rd, 2012, at 4pm, at Interface Gallery, 486 49th Street, Oakland

January 12th and 13th, 2013, at 4:15pm, at CounterPULSE, 1310 Mission Street, San Francisco

February 23rd and 24th, 2013, at 3:30pm, at senseofplace LAB : Baker Beach, meeting at the north parking lot of Baker Beach at 3:30 **NOTE: since this show happens in conjunction with sundown, show times are a little wacky and very specific, all shows start promptly at their start times, and the spaces will be open a half hour before the show start time

Where: See 'when'

Why:

Taken From Armentrout:

“reveries and elegies” is a site specific performance project about change and dislocation that will travel through four different Bay Area sites over the course of Winter 2012/2013. “reveries and elegies” will play four different weekends from December 2012 through February 2013, starting December 1st and 2nd at her home dance/performance space, the Milkbar at the Biscuit Factory in East Oakland, moving December 22nd and 23rd to Interface, a small Temescal Oakland art gallery, then January 12th and 13th to CounterPULSE, a large dance space in San Francisco, and ending February 23rd and 24th at senseofplace LAB : Baker Beach, a small gallery space in San Francisco near Baker Beach. “reveries and elegies” is a piece of fragments – a piece consciously created out of fragments and the fragmenting of material. A piece that attempts to embody the experience we have of life (as well as of performance) as a fragmentary thing, ungraspable, only partially here at any given time, ephemeral, always vanishing even as it is presenting itself as “the present.” A piece that aims to present its audience with a new embodied experience of the sense of loss and wonder we humans have at this basic fact of life.

HOW MUCH: $20, through Eventbrite only – VERY LIMITED SEATING – no tickets

at the door

INFORMATION: 510 845 8604, maryarmentroutdancetheater.com, milkbar.org, interfacegallery.com, CounterPULSE.org, senseofplacelab.com

PHOTOS: available on request

SPECIAL post show discussion with the collaborating artists on Saturday, January 12th

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