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Flamenco Wednesdays
Free performance featuring Melissa Cruz dancer, Jason McGuire "El Rubio" on guitar, and Jose Cortes vocals.

Second and Fourth Wednesday of each month @ 10pm
Dunya Wine Bar, SF
Info: or 415.400.5770

Milonga at The Verdi Club

Every Thursday @ 7pm


Live Flamenco every second Saturday night of each month
Featuring Misión Flamenca

Second Saturday of each month, 7:30 pm

Bissap Baobab Village
3372 19th Street @ Mission Street, San Francisco
$15 cover

The Nevada Arts Council Artist Recruitment
The NAC is currently recruiting for their new combined artists’ roster.
Artists interested in participating as a folklorist/performer/educator need not be Nevada residents, but must be willing to travel to and within Nevada to present educational programs.
More info:

Creative Work Fund Grant
$10,000-$40,000 grants to media artists or traditional artists creating new work through collaborations with nonprofit organizations.

August-November 2014
Webinars and Seminars:

December 5th, 2014 @ 5 pm
Letter of Inquiry Deadline:

August 2015
Grants awarded.

For complete guidelines and information, visit
Questions: 415.402.2793

Māhealani and Hālau KaUaTuahine
Multiple award winning and internationally recognized KaUaTuahine will be performing at Da Kine Island and Grill.

Saturday, October 25th @ 6 pm - 8 pm

Da Kine Island Grill
23 N Market Street, San Jose

Hō'ike Nui O Nā Lei Hulu
Hundreds of hula dancers share the stage in Nā Lei Hulu's grand, all-classes hula spectacular!

Saturday, October 25th @ 7 pm
Sunday, October 26th @ 12 pm & 5 pm

Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, San Francisco
Info & tickets:

A Musical Journey for Peace
Benefit for families in Gaza. Traditional Persian music by Amir Abbas Etemadzadeh, Neema Hekmat,
 Hamid Niki, and Nasrin Hosainy. Balkan Allstars Band featuring Dan Cantrell, Briana Di Mara, Diana Strong, Calvin Lai, Sean Tergis, and Marco Peris. Qadim ensemble featuring Eliyahu Sills, Rachel Valfer Sills, Gary Haggerty & Bouchaib Abdelhadi. Dance performances by Miriam Peretz & Nava Dance Collective.

Sunday, October 26th @ 7 pm

Salimpour School of Dance and Parya Saberi present:
Middle East Children's Fundraiser. Live Arabic band, special guest dancers,
world music by DJ Raffy, Henna artist, and tarot reader.

Saturday, November 1st @ 7 pm
Cloud Nine: 1320 9th St. Berkeley
$20 entrance fee at door
Donations and info:
Gala Show
Join us for an evening of dance, featuring Lisa Zahiya and other stars of the Bay Area. Performance opportunities available for workshop attendees.
Saturday, November 1st @ 7:30 pm 
Cubberley Theater
4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto
Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 after October 1 and at the door.
The Town... On Notice
Dimensions Dance Theater presents a showcase performance, dance party,
spoken word poetry, conversation, and ritual enactments. 

Saturday, November 1st @ 8 pm
The Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts
1428 Alice Street, Oakland
Tickets: $15 advance, $20 at door

Upaj Improvise
The San Francisco South Asian Film Festival presents a film with Pandit Chitresh Das and Jason Samuels Smith. Following the film will be a live performance by the stars of the movie.

Saturday, November 8th @ 4 pm
Castro Theater, San Francisco
Tickets and info:

Theatre Flamenco presents Solo Flamenco for their 48th Home Season Production
Solo Flamenco is a spectacle of pure flamenco showcasing dancers and musicians that embody emotion and intensity of an art form that has captivated audiences for generations. Featuring guests artists from Spain, guitarist Jose Luis Rodriguez, singers Ismael Fernandez and Jose Mendez and dancers Manuela Rios, Alfonso Losa, Cristina Hall and Carola Zertuche.

Saturday, November 8th @ 8 pm
Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts
Tickets by phone: 650.903.6000
Online Tickets:

Saturday, November 15th @ 8 pm
November 16th @ 2 pm and 7 pm
Cowell Theatre, Fort Mason, San Francisco
Tickets on sale by September 10th at or
* Gala Tickets include pre and post-show festivities.

Arjuna - A Warrior's Tale
Abhinaya Dance Company of San Jose presents the story of the heroic archer Arjuna's life and struggles.

Saturday, November 15th @ 7 pm
Sunday, November 16th @ 4 pm

1700 Alum Rock Avenue, San Jose

Explosion Cubana: Una Noche Tropical
Cuba Caribe and Dance Mission Theater present Explosion Cubana: Una Noche Tropical. An evening of Cuban cabaret in the spirit of Havana's Tropicana nightclub, complete with dinner and a show. Featuring Alayo Dance Company and guest artists.
November 21st - December 6th. Friday, Saturday and Sunday @ 7:30 pm
(Please arrive by 7:15pm, no show December 7th)
Dance Mission Theater, 3316 24th Street, SF 94110
Tickets in advance: $45 opening weekend only; After that $60
Tickets at the door: $50 opening weekend only; After that $65
Tickets are available at or by calling 1.800.838.3006.
Info: or call 415.826.4441.

Nutcracker Pinata
EBCPCA and Compania Mexico Danza's presents their 3rd annual Nutcracker Piñata transforming the classical ballet into a modern Mexican folkloric production. Each year the production is further developed to enhance the holiday theme as Clara, the main character, travels through different regions of Mexico.
Saturday, November 22nd @ 7 pm
Mexican Heritage Plaza Theater
1700 Alum Rock Avenue, San Jose
Saturday, November 29th @ 2 pm and 7:30 pm
San Leandro Performing Arts Center
2200 Bancroft Avenue, San Leandro
Adults $20/Children under 12 $10

Ballet Folklorico Netzahualcoyotl
“Kids Dancing for Kids” is an event organized by Ballet Folklorico Netzahualcoyotl primarily to promote awareness in the community about the medical needs of the children receiving treatment at the Oakland Children’s Hospital and Research Center (“OCHRC”).

Sunday, November 23rd @ 3:00 pm
Osher Marin JCC
200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael

Yaelisa & Caminos Flamenos present "Canciones"
The revival of "Canciones" features flamenco dance set to traditional and popular songs.

Saturday, November 29th @ 8 pm
Sunday, November 30th @ 3 pm

Cowell Theater at Fort Mason Center, San Francisco
Tickets: $20-$75