A Feast of Dance at San Fran Fest

The Eighth Annual San Francisco International Arts Festival (SFIAF) will kick off on May 18, with more than 40 performances being presented by 23 arts organizations and ensembles at multiple venues throughout the city. With its annual theme, The Truth in Knowing/Now: Threads in Time, Place, Culture, SFIAF 2011 will include World Premieres, US Debuts and International Collaborations featuring leading artists from the Bay Area performing alongside their peers from around the world. This year’s festival includes dance, music, theatre and visual arts, with 10 dance companies performing including Hope Mohr Dance, Khambatta Dance Company, Scott Wells & Dancers and Iraqi Bodies.