Needles to Thread: Dancing Along These Lines in Continuum Alley

Posted by on September 25, 2015

Title: Needles to Thread: Dancing Along These Lines in Continuum Alley
Location: Continuum Alley located at the intersection of Dale Place and 255 Golden Gate Avenue
Description: The Labor Archives and Research Center is partnering with Flyaway Productions on an exciting aerial dance project in October – Please come see one of the 12 free performances between October 1-10th and 2 labor history walking tours on October 3rd and 10th.

Needles to Thread: Dancing Along These Lines in Continuum Alley
Flyaway Productions newest site-specific aerial dance takes on the issue of wage security for women through the story of San Francisco’s garment workers past and present.

When: Thursday to Saturday, October 1 – 3, and Thursday to Saturday, October 8 – 10, twice each evening at 8pm and 9pm. At 7pm on Saturday October 3rd & 10th, the Labor Archives & Research Center will host a walking tour focusing on the neighborhood’s important sites of labor history.

Where: Continuum Alley located at the intersection of Dale Place and 255 Golden Gate Avenue (near UNITE HERE Local 2).

This is a free event. Please note that limited seating is available for each 30 minute performance.

About Flyaway Productions
Flyaway Productions is an apparatus–based dance company that explores the range and power of female physicality and advances social issues in the public realm. Founded in 1996 by Artistic Director Jo
Kreiter, the company uses the artistry of spinning, flying, and exquisite suspension to engage political and social issues. Flyaway creates dances on both architectural and fabricated steel objects, typically off the ground, with dancers suspended anywhere from 2 to 100 feet above ground level. The company creates a sense of spectacle to make a lasting impression with an audience, striving for the right balance of awe, provocation and daring.

Start Date: 2015-10-01
Start Time: 2015-10-03
End Date: 8:00 PM

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