Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company Premieres Story/Time
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The last date listed for Story/Time was Saturday February 25, 2012 / 8:00pm.
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Artistic director Carolina Lugo, her daughter Carolé Acuña and their talented company of singers and musicians bring the sultry and sensuous flamenco dance to vibrant life. Their show combines the pulsating sounds of footwork, song, castanets, syncopated hand clapping and guitar for a riveting display of this true Spanish art form. This award-winning ensemble has been providing Bay Area audiences with passionate performances for more than 15 years, bringing artists from Spain and abroad to appear with them. Peña Pachamama is known for its Latin American, Bolivian and raw food tapas and other dishes, plus wine, beer and specialty cocktails for purchase. Learn More
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Bill T Jones is an acquired taste. I like how he challenges the audience with his art. This performance was no different. It was typical Bill T Jones - wonderfully abstract. His stories are (auto-) biographical and were fascinating to listen to in and of themselves. The movement (a mixture of dance and contact improvisation) and singing around him challenged the audience's preconceived notion of what should accompany the stories. I did not grasp all the references (musical, verbal and otherwise) but his 20 min chat after the performance with the audience elucidated much of his inspiration and the process of developing this work. The only part I disliked were the roughly 4 mins towards the end which used very a loud grating sound as backdrop. I found it to be aural torture. Aside from that, I'm glad I was able to catch this performance for a great price!
Conceived and Directed by Bill T. Jones
Choreographed by Bill T. Jones with Janet Wong
and members of the Company
Music by Ted Coffey
Text by Bill T. Jones
Décor by Bjorn Amelan
Lighting Design by Robert Wierzel
Costume Design by Liz Prince
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