Coming to San Francisco

Source: Bay Improviser Calendar.

Saturday, November 19

Sat 11/19 7:30 PM ODC Dance Theatre [3153 17th Street at Shotwell SF]
Volti performs Pamela Z’s INK
The San Francisco Bay Area chamber chorus, Volti, presents the in-person premiere of Pamela Z’s Ink at ODC Theater in San Francisco USA

Sat 11/19 7:30 PM Herbst Theatre [401 Van Ness Ave SF]
Adam Tender and Jenny Lin play Philip Glass

Sat 11/19 7:30 PM Bird & Beckett Books and Records [653 Chenery St. SF]
Ben Goldberg’s Glamorous Escapades

Sat 11/19 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Ross Hoyt (guitar/piano), Ed Lloyd (Bass), Zae Tinaza (Sax), & Zachary Morris (Drums) perform an hour of improvisational avant-jazz

Sat 11/19 8:00 PM Mills College Littlefield Concert Hall [5000 MacArthur Blvd Oakland]
Ellen Fullman performs on her Long String Instrument.

Sunday, November 20

Sun 11/20 4:00 PM ODC Dance Theatre [3153 17th Street at Shotwell SF]
Volti performs Pamela Z’s INK
The San Francisco Bay Area chamber chorus, Volti, presents the in-person premiere of Pamela Z’s Ink at ODC Theater in San Francisco USA

Sun 11/20 5:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Join us for an evening of electronic and improvised music. Ava Koohbor and Jose Solares Jimenez will improvise and interface with saxophone, electronics, and objects; and students from the Electric Sound Collective (USF) will present collaborative works developed through the semester for various electronic combinations.

Sun 11/20 7:00 PM Mosswood Sound Series [3630 Telegraph Ave enter 2nd door on 37th St Oakland]
BRISTLE combines an intuitive chamber music sensibility with an off-kilter improvisational approach, seamlessly mixing fierce solo statements with intricate group textures in its pieces. Ken Ueno (vocals) and Matt Ingalls (clarinet) present their unique arsenal of extended techniques for an experience that defies classical expectations of sounds that can be made on voice and clarinet.

Sun 11/20 7:30 PM Bird & Beckett Books and Records [653 Chenery St. SF]
rob reich / Beth Goodfellow Quartet with Ben Goldberg & Daniel Fabricant

Tuesday, November 29

Tue 11/29 8:30 PM Indexical [Tannery Arts Center 1050 River St. #119 Santa Cruz]
Duma are a sinister force facing pain and difficult emotions head on is the place from which Kanja writes. A sonic aggression of feral intensity with disregard for styles, the duo promises to impact the hungry East African metal scene moving it into totally new, boundary-challenging experimental territories.

Wednesday, November 30

Wed 11/30 4:00 PM CCA California College of the Arts – Timken Hall [1111 Eighth Street San Francisco]
Pamela Z Lecture on the VOICE IN MOVING IMAGE FILM LECTURE SERIES
A lecture with composer/performer and interdisciplinary artist Pamela Z at CCA California College of the Arts at 4pm in San Francisco USA

Friday, December 2

Fri 12/02 8:00 PM Shapeshifters Cinema [567 5th St. Oakland]
An evening of audiovisual electroacoustic improvisations with Bjll Dingalls (Tom Djll/Bill Hsu/Matt Ingalls) and Bill Wiatrowski

Saturday, December 3

Sat 12/03 7:45 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
The Ghost In The House Collective unites for a Spirited musical and visual celebration paying tribute to former band mates Richard Waters, Tom Nunn and Kinji Hayashi including a performance of, “A Dream” by Edgar Allan Poe. Music to include ~ A Dream (Poe), Waterphone Calling, Innocence Walks a Dark Path and others. Films to include ~ The Weight of the News ~ dance excerpt with Kinji Hayashi, Skatch Garden – featuring Tom Nunn’s Skatchart and others.