May 28, 2013 Bay Area Arts & Culture Newsletter

May 28, 2013
May 28, 2013 Bay Area Arts & Culture Newsletter

Whats good this week:

  •  Afrumba!
  • Kizomba/Semba Workshop
  • 7th Annual Indie Awards
  • CUBA MEETS OAKLAND feat. DANAY SUAREZ
  • FET AZAKA HAITIAN CULTURAL FESTIVAL
  • “COMING HOME” CUBAN HIP-HOP DOCUMENTARY
  • LA PENA’S 38th ANNIVERSARY
  • DIMENSIONS DANCE THEATER FAMILY DANCE DAY/MEET & GREET
  • OFFICIAL FELA OPENING PARTY
  • GRUPO BAKKAN FILLMORE SALSA FESTIVAL
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May 14th, 2013 Bay Area Arts & Culture Newsletter

May 14, 2013
May 14th, 2013 Bay Area Arts & Culture Newsletter

This week…

  • Carnaval 2013 with SambaFunk! Spirit section still possible!
  • CulturaCuba
  • AfroCuban Folkloric Dance
  • Orixa Dance class with Jorge Alabe
  • Silvestre Dance Technique w/ Tika Morgan
  • 7th Annual Indie Awards
  • William Parker Quartet
  • Goapele
  • Dru Hill
  • Makeshift Imagination Artist Reception
  • Malcom X Jazz Festival
  • “Nuit du Bazin” SEKHOU SENEGAL
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April 23rd, 2013 Bay Area Arts & Culture Newsletter

Apr 23, 2013
April 23rd, 2013 Bay Area Arts & Culture Newsletter
  • Carnaval Explosion with SambaFunk!
  • Emesè’s: MOTAD Messengers of the African Diaspora
  • Cultura Cuba
  • RIO SAMBA DANCE
  • Fundraiser for JACQUE BARNES at CASA DE CULTURA
  •  ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER
  • LANGSTON HUGHES’ ASK YOUR MAMA
  • MOAD AFTER DARK SERIES:KINSEY CONNECTIONS
  • BLESS OUR SOULS PRAISE DANCE CONCERT
  • ERNESTO OVIEDO IN CONCERT
  • and more!
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April 9th, 2013 Bay Area Arts & Culture Newsletter

Apr 10, 2013
April 9th, 2013 Bay Area Arts & Culture Newsletter
  • Brazilian Dance Workshop w/Isaura Oliveira & Guests
  • Brazilian Rhythms, Dances & Voice Techniques Workshop by Nos de Chita
  • SambaFunk! Carnaval Explosion w/ King Theo
  • CUBA CARIBE FESTIVAL 2013
  • FORRO STAR BAND: Brazilian Rock
  • JOIN SAMBAFUNK! FOR CARNAVAL 2013
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March 19, 2013 Bay Area Arts Newsletter

Mar 21, 2013
March 19, 2013 Bay Area Arts Newsletter
  • Grupo Da Sete & Resident DJs Carioca & Lucio K
  • Sheila E at Yoshi’s
  • Pavel Urkiza & Ricardo Pons at SF Jazz Center
  • Lagos Roots at Ashkenaz
  • John Santos at SF Jazz Center
  • Afro-Cuban Jazz Project at Yoshi’s
  • Jody Watley
  • George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic
  • SambaFunk! 2013 Carnaval Kick-off
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March 5, 2013 Bay Area Arts & Culture Newsletter

Mar 06, 2013
March 5, 2013 Bay Area Arts & Culture Newsletter
  • Indian Classical Dance Workshop
  • Orisha Dance Class Series
  • Carnaval Passistas Audition
  • Carnaval Bootcamp
  • The Stone Family
  • Dos Four
  • Ladysmith Black Mambazo
  • Lagos Roots
  • Quijerma
  • Afro-Latino Love at Baobab with SambaFunk!
  • West African Highlife Band
  • Leche de Tigre
  • La Mixta Criolla
  • Carnaval Kickoff at Mission Dolores Park

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Feb 19, 2013 Bay Area Arts & Culture Newsletter

Feb 19, 2013
Feb 19, 2013 Bay Area Arts & Culture Newsletter

The latest in Bay Area cultural happenings.  This week:

  • SF Carnaval ‘Pasistas’ auditions with SambaFunk!
  • Theo at SF’s Dance Mission on Wednesday
  • Friday nights at Oakland Museum with the Funkquarians
  • Aerosoul3
  • Juan De Marcos & Afro-Cuban All-stars
  • ODC Presents Dance & Diaspora
  • Malima Koni et al.
  • Pellejo Seco
  • Black History Bowl
  • The Art of Living Black
  • La Mixta Criolla
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Feb 12, 2013 Bay Area Arts & Culture Newsletter

Feb 12, 2013
Feb 12, 2013 Bay Area Arts & Culture Newsletter

Ongoing SambaFunk! Carnaval Explosion classes w/ King Theo.

  • Sunday afternoons (OAK)
  • Tuesday evenings (SF)
  • Fat Tuesday parade with the Brass Boppers
  • Memorial Service for Thelma Macletus Watson
  • Samba Ngo at Ashkenaz
  • One Billion Rising Performance Ritual
  • Lindy Hop Symposium
  • Working the Roots
  • Rio Carnaval celebration at Club Monroe
  • Afrolatino Love at Bissap Baobab
  • Tribue to Carlos Aceituno

EVENTS AROUND THE BAY

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Jan 29th, 2013 Bay Area Arts & Culture Newsletter

Jan 29, 2013
Jan 29th, 2013 Bay Area Arts & Culture Newsletter

Ongoing SambaFunk! Carnaval Explosion classes w/ King Theo.

  • Sunday afternoons (OAK)
  • Tuesday evenings (SF beginning 1/29)

EVENTS AROUND THE BAY

  • Tower of Power
  • Karamo Susso
  • Lagos Roots
  • Los Boleros
  • Rebeca Maulenon
  • Zulu Spear
  • Viex Farka Toure plus Markus James
  • AfroLatino Love
  • Dimensions Dance Theater’s 40th anniversary
  • 1 billion rising performance ritual
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Jan 23rd, 2013 Bay Area Arts & Culture Newsletter

Jan 24, 2013
Jan 23rd, 2013 Bay Area Arts & Culture Newsletter

SAMBAFUNK! DANCE CLASSES

Ongoing SambaFunk! Carnaval Explosion classes w/ King Theo.

  • Sunday afternoons (OAK)
  • Tuesday evenings (SF beginning 1/29)

EVENTS AROUND THE BAY

  • Mara Hruby
  • Joe Levano – Us 5
  • Soul Power
  • Spotlight: SF Jazz Center
  • Afrofunk Experience
  • Nosotras
  • Reggae Angels
  • KRS-1
  • Karama Susso
  • FRÉDÉRIC YONNET with TALIB KWELI
  • Tower Of Power
  • Dimensions Dance Theater
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