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NightLife at the California Academy of Sciences
55 Music Concourse Dr, San Francisco, California 94118
This week, NightLife explores the science and beauty of motion in the natural world—and on the dance floor.
Music by Sweater Funk DJs
Brush up your moves and try out a dance class in African Hall:
→ 7 pm: Test out your '90s hip hop dance moves with ConfiDance Fitness.
→ 8 pm: Don't Worry, Beyoncé! Strut your stuff and learn some of Queen Bey's best moves. (ConfiDance Fitness)
→ 9 pm: Rhythm and motion class from Dudley Flores, Artistic Director of Rhythm & Motion Dance Program, at the Alonzo King LINES Ballet Dance Center and ODC School.
→ 7:30 & 8:30 pm: In the Piazza, choreographer Katerina Wong presents Speck, a dance performance about humans, space exploration, and the connections between the two, using sounds from the Voyager Golden Record and other NASA missions.
→ Explore human-animal relationships with Humanimal, an
interactive projection that lets you communicate with a gorilla.
→ Learn about human and robotic movements side-by-side with San Francisco State University’s Department of Kinesiology.
→ And finally, explore movement on a much larger scale—which Californians know all too well—with two screenings of Earthquake in the Morrison Planetarium.
— Last entry for our Rainforest dome is at 7:45 pm. Please note: drinks are not allowed inside the Rainforest exhibit.
— Planetarium passes are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Early event arrival is strongly recommended due to limited capacity and high demand for passes.
— Enjoy a different fresh seasonal «craft on draft» cocktail at each NightLife bar area. All bars accept cash and credit cards.
— A variety of food options are available at NightLife, including The Academy Café, The Terrace, and a food cart located in the front lobby.
— Special programs and lectures may have limited seating and admission will also be made available to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis.
— Programming lineup subject to change.