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Sat, 30 Sep 2017 18:04:00
Article by:
Sam Felsing
Epiphany dancer, Jhia Jackson, alongside a San Francisco trolley. Photo via www.epiphanydance.org.
Imagine sitting on Muni, pulling up to a station, and then suddenly seeing a group of dancers break out into performance just outside the train. It may not be much of a stretch of the imagination to regular Muni riders, but it could come as a surprise to some that at least once year these dances are actually scheduled to happen.
   
Epiphany Dance Theater will present its 14th Annual SF Trolley Dances on Oct. 21 and Oct. 22. Those traveling along the N-Judah line, starting in SOMA and ending in the Sunset, may be privileged to see various dance performance at multiple points along the route. Each of the dances will be tailored to the neighborhoods in which it takes place, which will be “inspired by the cultural, architectural, ethnological, historical, and other riches of the city’s neighborhoods,” according to http://www.epiphanydance.org/.
 
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