Past Events

BEARPAD: The Hugging Tree

Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 8pm to 11pm at Indexical

Santa Cruz-based art and music duo BEARPAD take over Indexical’s gallery space for a weekend pop-up installation featuring projections and mirrors, cozy ambient light, and enormous bubs mounted on the gallery wall. Join us for an opening on Friday night from 5-9pm, during Saturday and Sunday gallery hours of 12pm-5pm, or RSVP above for a ticket to the 8pm evening Saturday night performance.

Collocation 3: Teodora Stepančić with Laura Cetilia

Sunday, August 22, 2021 from 2pm to 4pm at Twitch

Indexical’s Collocation series continues with a program curated by Teodora Stepančić, featuring Laura Cetilia. Cetilia is a composer a performer, co-founder of Ordinary Affects, and part of duo Mem1 with Mark Cetilia. She and Stepančić frequently collaborate through the LCollective and Piano+ series.

Workshop: Gerald Casel & Tim Russell

Saturday, August 21, 2021 at 3pm at Indexical

Join us for a workshop with choreographer Gerald Casel and sound designer Tim Russell, as they share their collaborative process with sound and dance artists to create a generative space where different modes of improvisation and composition are shared, critiqued, practiced, and re-processed.

Keshav Batish w/ Ashwin Batish & Zoh Amba + Michael Masaru Flora

Saturday, August 14, 2021 at 8pm at Indexical

Keshav Batish starts our first live concert since COVID with a performance of a rāg form on sitar, with his father Pandit Ashwin Batish. Michael Masru Flora, a recent arrival to Santa Cruz who has been an active sound artist and computer musician for many years, performs for the first time in Santa Cruz. Finally, Batish and saxophonist Zoh Amba perform a duo.

Collocation 2: Andrew Weathers with Justin Houser and Noah Alonzo

Sunday, June 20, 2021 from 6pm to 8pm at Twitch

Indexical’s Collocation series continues with a program curated by Andrew Weathers, featuring Justin Houser and Noah Alonzo. Houser and Alonzo perform at CO-OPt Research + Projects from Lubbock, Texas, and converse with Andrew Weathers of Full Spectrum Records.

Collocation 1: Michelle Lou with T.J. Borden

Sunday, May 16, 2021 from 6pm to 8pm at Twitch

Indexical’s Collocation series launches with a program curated by Michelle Lou, featuring cellist and frequent collaborator T.J. Borden. Borden performs “Bob Hope Airport Train Station” and converses with Michelle Lou for Indexical’s Collocation series.