20 Sept 2023

Flyaway Productions


Thank you for your support of Flyaway Productions!

Our Show Premieres in 2 Weeks!

In this Newsletter:
  • Performances: If I Give You My Sorrows
  • Features: Pamela Z, Carla Kihlstedt, and Kalyn Harewood
  • Digital Book: We All Carry Part of the Answer
  • Workshop: Apparatus Based Dance
  • Community Recommendation: PUSH Dance

Flyaway Performances:
If I Give You My Sorrows

October 6-15, 2023
Fri. 10/6 at 7:30pm (Panel Discussion to follow)
Sat. 10/7 at 7:30pm and 9pm
Sun. 10/8 at 7:30pm
Wed. 10/11 at 7:30pm
Thu. 10/12 at 7:30pm
Fri. 10/13 at 7:30pm (Panel discussion to follow)
Sat. 10/14 at 7:30pm and 9pm
Sun. 10/15 at 7:30pm

Space 124
401 Alabama Street, San Francisco, CA

Flyaway is working hard in Space 124 to shape this important new work, IF I GIVE YOU MY SORROWS. Viewing is intimate and up close for this show so early ticket purchasing is recommended.
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features three musicians:
Pamela Z, Carla Kihlstedt, and Kalyn Harewood
Pamela Z is a composer/performer and media artist making works for voice, electronics, samples, gesture activated MIDI controllers, and video. She has toured throughout the US, Europe, and Japan. Her work has been presented at venues and exhibitions including Bang on a Can (NY), the Japan Interlink Festival, Other Minds (SF), and the Venice Biennale, and the Dakar Biennale. She has composed scores for dance, film, and chamber ensembles (including Kronos Quartet and Eighth Blackbird). Her awards include the Rome Prize, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, MIT McDermott Award, the Guggenheim, American Academy of Arts and Letters, and Robert Rauschenberg Foundation.
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Carla Kihlstedt composer, collaborator, violinist, singer, improviser, educator and instigator. Her musical voice is grounded in the economy and immediacy of song form, which allows her to explore complex worlds – the ocean, dreams, imaginary creatures, the machine age, quarantine – through many different lenses. Carla has had the pleasure of playing and/or recording with many wonderful musicians/bands, including Tom Waits, Ben Goldberg, Trevor Dunn, Ches Smith, Anna Webber, Mary Halvorsen, Zeena Parkins, Tony Maimone, Tracy Chapman, Madeleine Peyroux, Mr. Bungle and Brooklyn Rider. She has also created soundtracks for dance companies Flyaway Productions, inkBoat, and Joe Goode Performance Group. 
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Kalyn Harewood is a Barbadian American composer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, and music producer, born in Laredo, TX in 1998 and currently residing in the Chicago area. Her compositions and performances as highly intuitive and displaying of a complex approach to melody, harmony, arrangement, and musical storytelling. Kalyn obtained her undergraduate degree in Vocal Music performance in 2021 from the University of Wisconsin Parkside. She went on to continue her studies at the Vermont College of Fine Arts and recently graduated with a Masters degree in Music composition. Kalyn is working on the upcoming release (September 2023) of her self-produced thesis/debut Album, Blooming.
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We're excited to release the 2023 GIRLFLY Digital Book

We All Carry Part of the Answer

Check Out the GIRLFLY Digital Book

Flyaway’s Next Workshop:
Apparatus Based Dance

November 11-12, 2023
Saturday and Sunday, 1pm-3pm

1777 Yosemite Ave, San Francisco, CA

In this All Levels Workshop, we will dance on suspended steel objects—finding Joy, Risk, and Invention.

Registration = $80
Register for Workshop

Community Recommendation:
PUSH Dance's Sanctuary Grand Opening

October 15, 2023
Sunday at 6pm

447 Minna St, San Francisco, CA

Join PUSH as they celebrate their new SANCTUARY home on the 3rd floor at 447 Minna Street with an immersive dance and technology performance throughout the whole building.

TICKETS = $15-$50
Get Tickets for Grand Opening
Photo Credits: 1) RJ Muna, of Jhia Jackson for If I Give You My Sorrows - 2023; 2) RJ Muna, of Megan Lowe for If I Give You My Sorrows - 2023; 3) Pamela Z; 4) Carla Kihlstedt; 5) Kalyn Harewood; 6) Brechin Flournoy, of GIRLFLY 2023; 7) RJ Muna, of Sonsheree Giles for If I Give You My Sorrows - 2023; 8) PUSH Dance
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Flyaway Productions
1068 Bowdoin Street
San FranciscoCA 94134

14 Sept 2023

Blue Lapis Light


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Opening Night in ONE WEEK!

On September 20th, Belonging II Universe opens to the public - less than one week away. (Coinciding perfectly with the welcome of cooler weather!)

Don't wait to grab your tickets! 

Prime seating is sold out for the 20th and the 24th!

Witness the power of dance - both up in the sky and rooted in the Earth - and experience the merging of movement and architecture.

Purchase Tickets Here

Our Silent Auction is LIVE

Join us for Blue Lapis Light's annual Silent Auction fundraising event! Our Silent Auction will take place entirely online and features twenty delightful packages (including ACL Wristbands with parking)!

Three Easy Steps to Get Started:

1) Create a Shopify Account

2) Visit Our Online Auction

3) Happy Bidding! 

Auction will be open for three weeks, ending October 1st!

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KMFA's Classical Austin

365 Things Austin

Austin Chronicle

In Peace,

Sally Jacques

Artistic Director of Blue Lapis Light 

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Photography by Earl McGehee and David Smith

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13 Sept 2023

Zaccho Dance Theatre


Performers Cassandra Cornell and Rachel Karabenick

2022 San Francisco Aerial Arts Festival

Photo by Austin Forbord

Apply to perform as part of the 2024 San Francisco Aerial Arts Festival!

Application Deadline: December 15, 2023

Founded in 2014, the San Francisco Aerial Arts Festival is the Bay Area’s premiere aerial arts event that features internationally recognized aerial artists and new artists breaking into the field. Produced by Zaccho Dance Theatre and co-presented with Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture, this biennial festival brings together spectacle, daring athleticism and poetry to create a dynamic three day performance event.

We are seeking individual artists and companies with finished work to be featured in the San Francisco Aerial Arts Festival’s showcase at the Cowell Theater on Friday, August 16 and Saturday, August 17, 2024. 

Our mission is to create a world-class festival devoted to aerial artistry in all its shapes & forms. We bring together many of the finest performers and practitioners working today and showcase their artistry as it is rarely seen: side-by-side in a multi-faceted celebration, featuring concert and site-specific performances presented against the backdrop of Fort Mason in San Francisco’s beautiful Marina District.

Learn More & Apply by December 15th

Dying While Black & Brown at the New Roots Festival


Zaccho Dance Theatre is proud to present Dying While Black & Brown as part of the San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company’s (SFBATCO) 3rd New Roots Theatre Festival. 

Join us on November 11, 2023, at Brava Theater Center

Dying While Black and Brown is a profound artistic experience that advocates for the abolition of the Death Penalty. 

Learn more about the piece on our website HERE.

Join Zaccho at the Brighter Futures Family Day on October 7th!

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Join the City of San Francisco's Dream Keeper Initiative at the African American Arts & Culture Complex for a FREE day of food, fun, art, performances, internship opportunities, prizes, raffles, activities, wellness services, and program enrollment. 

This special community event from 11:00am to 3:00pm will feature performances by the Zaccho Youth Company, Veronica Blair, and Inez Schynell as well as a special hip hop class taught by Inez Schynell!

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