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CubaCaribe presents The 13th Annual CubaCaribe Festival of Dance and Music —Manos De Mujeres
Nine days of Caribbean dance and music performances, seven world premiere performances, master classes, film screenings, lectures and celebrations at Brava Theater and Museum of African Diaspora. The CubaCaribe Festival has been highly acclaimed for being the only festival to present popular, contemporary and folkloric cultural expression, religion, history, and politics of the Afro-Caribbean Diaspora. This year’s Festival, entitled Manos De Mujeres, will delve into the complex role of women, it will highlight and honor the important work of women and their powerful hands that have and continue to sustain us.

March 30 - April 7, 2017

Schedule of special events, panel discussions,lectures and demonstrations: click here

Saturday and Sunday, April 1st & 2nd @ 8 pm

Featuring performances by Alayo Dance Company, Los Lupeños, Cunamacué,Amor Do Samba, Batala San Francisco and Dimensions Extensions Performance Ensemble, and Arenas Dance Company.

Brava Theater, 2781 24th Street, San Francisco
Tickets: $25 online, $30 door; $12 youth (ages 12 and younger) cc2017.brownpapertickets.com

Sunday, April 2nd @ 3 pm
Featuring performances by Cuicacalli Youth Dance Company, Maracatú Pacifico, Bolivia Corazón de América, Batala San Francisco and Dimensions Extensions Performance Ensemble, and Quenepas.

Brava Theater, 2781 24th Street, San Francisco
Tickets: $20 online, $25 door; $12 youth (ages 12 and younger)
cc2017m.brownpapertickets.com

More info: www.cubacaribe.org

Abhinaya Dance Company's 2017 Spring Recital Shiva-Shakti — The Divine Couple

Saturday, April 1st @ 11am
School of Arts & Culture at Mexican Heritage Plaza
1700 Alum Rock Avenue,San Jose

Tickets: www.brownpapertickets.com
More info: www.abhinaya.org or 408.871.5959

Splash O Mania presented by Aditya Patel Company
Bollywood Rain Dance Holi Event

Saturday, April 1st
Sunnyvale Baylands Park
More info and tickets: www.splashomania.com

JUERGA — presented by The Flamenco Society of San Jose
A program of traditional flamenco, improvised and raw, a specialty of Yaelisa and her troupe. Featuring Yaelisa, Mizuho Sato, and dancers of Yaelisa’s Flamenco School, guitarist Jason McGuire “El Rubio" and singer Daniel Azcarate.

Sunday, April 2nd @ 3:30pm

Hoover Theater
1635 Park Avenue, San Jose
Tickets 800.838.3006 or theflamenco.bpt.me
More info: caminosflamencos.com


CubaCaribe presents The 13th Annual CubaCaribe Festival of Dance and Music — Manos De Mujeres
Nine days of Caribbean dance and music performances, seven world premiere performances, master classes, film screenings, lectures and celebrations at Brava Theater and Museum of African Diaspora. The CubaCaribe Festival has been highly acclaimed for being the only festival to present popular, contemporary and folkloric cultural expression, religion, history, and politics of the Afro-Caribbean Diaspora. This year’s Festival, entitled Manos De Mujeres, will delve into the complex role of women, it will highlight and honor the important work of women and their powerful hands that have and continue to sustain us.

March 30 - April 7, 2017
Schedule of special events, panel discussions,lectures and demonstrations: click here

Saturday and Sunday, April 1st & 2nd @ 8 pm
Featuring performances by Alayo Dance Company, Los Lupeños de San José, Cunamacué, Amor Do Samba, Batala San Francisco and Dimensions Extensions Performance Ensemble, and Arenas Dance Company.

Brava Theater, 2781 24th Street, San Francisco
Tickets: $25 online, $30 door; $12 youth (ages 12 and younger) cc2017.brownpapertickets.com

Sunday, April 2nd @ 3 pm
Featuring performances by Cuicacalli Youth Dance Company, Maracatú Pacifico, Bolivia Corazón de América, Batala San Francisco and Dimensions Extensions Performance Ensemble, and Quenepas.

Brava Theater, 2781 24th Street, San Francisco
Tickets: $20 online, $25 door; $12 youth (ages 12 and younger)
cc2017m.brownpapertickets.com

More info: www.cubacaribe.org

Tardeada VI - Jóvenes que bailan
A matinee dance concert featuring youth ensemble Los Lupeños Juvenil with special guest dance companies Los Mestizos de San José and Xochitl Cultural (Lincoln High School).

Sunday, April 2, 2017 @2pm

Plaza Theater at the School of Arts and Culture

1700 Alum Rock Avenue, San Jose
Tickets: jovenes.brownpapertickets.com
Website: www.loslupenos.com

Son of the Wind - The world premiere of the captivating story of hidden hero Hanuman, of the great epic Ramayana
Bringing together the world’s leading Kathak artists to charter new and unprecedented directions in Kathak dance, Leela Dance presents the exclusive premiere of their latest work Son of the Wind.

Saturday, April 8th @ 8pm
Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Sonoma
Tickets: click here

50th Annual Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival
Celebrate Japanese and Japanese American culture at on of California's most prominent celebrations of Asian traditions. Food booths, cultural performances, martial arts, live bands, the annual Queen Program, and more. The Grand Parade will be held on Sunday, April 17, beginning at City Hall and concluding in Japantown.

Saturday-Sunday, April 8th-9th & 15th-16th
FREE
San Francisco Japantown
Post Street between Laguna and Fillmore Streets
Info:
sfcherryblossom.org

Persepolis Project Composer Showcase
Exclusive preview concert for The Persepolis Project, Ballet Afsaneh Art & Culture Society’s new performance work. Dynamic music compositions and dance inspired by ancient shared beliefs of Persian and Eurasian heritage. A creative, heartfelt response to current global threats to the well-being of humanity, and our fragile ecosystem.

Featuring original music compositions by:
Neema Hekmat - santur, and Moses Sedler - cello, Diana Rowan - harp, Sonja Drakulich of Stellamara - vocals, Katie Wreede - viola, Sarah Jo Zahako - violin.
Dance performance by Aisan Hoss of Ballet Afsaneh

Sunday, April 9th @ 3pm
Community School of Music and Arts
230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View
Seating is limited, please reserve tickets in advance
Tickets: www.eventbrite.com

Charlotte Moraga & Chitresh Das Youth Company
50th Anniversary of Ali Akbar College of Music
Celebrate Maestro Ali Akbar Khan’s birthday and 50 years of North Indian classical music in the San Francisco Bay Area at the eighth annual tribute concert presented by the renowned Ali Akbar School of Music. The evening features world-class performances by Ali Akbar Khan’s sons Alam Khan and Manik Khan on sarode, Swapan Chaudhuri on tabla percussion, and Debashish Bhattacharaya on chaturangi (slide guitar); with vocals by Rita Sahai and Kathak dancing by Charlotte Moraga.

Saturday, April 15th @ 8pm
Cowell Theater at Fort Mason Center
2 Marina Blvd., San Francisco
Info: www.chitreshdasinstitute.org

City Dance Onstage
Students o
f La Tania Baile Flamenco will be performing two choreographies for City Dance Onstage.

April 15th @ 8pm
Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco
More info and tickets: www.cityboxoffice.com

One Dance 2017 — BADW Bay Area Dance Week 2017 Kick-Off
Get up and dance! Be a part of One Dance 2017 the annual flash-mob style event danced by hundreds in the heart of San Francisco. The event will acknowledge the 2017 Dancers Choice Awardees and Della Davidson Prize recipient. The Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off is a chance to promote your work, company or school to downtown visitors, shoppers, and workers enjoying One Dance amidst the beauty of San Francisco’s City Hall Rotunda. Bring flyers, postcards and/or any other promotional materials to set out on tables during the event.

Friday, April 21st, @ Noon

San Francisco City Hall
Info: bayareadance.org/kickoff

Bay Area Dance Week
A 10-day celebration of dance featuring hundreds of free classes, performances, open rehearsals, lecture demonstrations.

April 21st - 30th
Free dance classes: http://bayareadance.org/events/
Info: bayareadance.org
Cultural Connection presented by the City of San Ramón
Celebrating the diversity through cultural expressions of dance and music, representing countries all over the world. Performances by AXIS Dance Company, Nadhi Thekkek/Nava Dance Theatre, Los Lupeños de San José, Nritya Laya Darpan, Tatseena's Middle Eastern Dancers, and Xiaopei Chinese Dance.

Saturday April 22nd, @ 2pm

Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center, San Ramón
Tickets: $10
Info: www.ci.san-ramon.ca.us and www.sanramon.ca.gov

Dancing Feet 2017
A multi-cultural dance program featuring Los Lupeños, Red Thistle Dancers, Antika Bulgaria, San Francisco Flamenco Dance Company, House of Inanna, and Mussel Rock Cloggers.

Saturday, April 22nd @ 3pm & 8pm
Sunday, April 23rd, @ 2pm

Louis B. Meyer Theater
University of Santa Clara
Info and tickets: www.redthistledancers.org