Thursday, Dec. 15: Studies in Freedom— William Parker and Patricia Nicholson
The couple behind New York’s Arts for Art non-profit and organizers of the massive Vision Festival, William Parker and Patricia Nicholson present a new work, Studies in Freedom, for solo dancer and solo musician. Doors at 7:30 pm; $12 min. donation.
Sunday, Dec. 18: Deep Listening Study Group with Lindsay Karty
Lindsay Karty (aka Viki Viktoria) has been hosting Deep Listening sessions in various locations around the city for the better part of a year now. A part of the artistic practice of noted composer and accordionist Pauline Oliveros, Deep Listening was expanded by Oliveros into a methodology and institute devoted to changing our perception of- and relationship to- our sound environment. Pauline Oliveros, who died Nov. 24 at age 84, was also a pioneer in electronic music and helped found the San Francisco Tape Center, one of the most important early electronic sound institutions in America. 6 pm; free.
1/20: Duo Juthoor with Abdul-Wahab Kayyali (oud) and Mohammad Tahboub (violin)
1/25: Biba Bell and Matvei Yankelevich