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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, 7:30pm
Bissap Baobab Village
3372 19th Street @ Mission Street, San Francisco
$15 cover

Some classes to be offered this year include: Capoeira, Mexican Folk Dance, Latin Rhythms & Movement, and more.

Monday, July 14th to Friday, August 8th (excluding weekends)
8:30am to 3:30pm

2868 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
Ages 6 to 16

2014 ˇVivaFest! Mariachi and Folklorico Conference workshops
Ballet Folklorico: beginning, intermediate and advanced dance workshops

Friday, July 25th to Friday, August 1st, 9:00am to 4:00pm
Lincoln High School, 555 Dana Avenue and San Jose High School, 275 North 24th Street, San Jose

Christy Cote presents Tango Boot Camp with Joaquin Amenabar, author of "Tango: Let's Dance to the Music"

Friday, August 1 through Sunday, August 3
Trilliant Studios (formerly Linden Street Dance), 130 Linden Street, Oakland
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41st Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair
Considered a melting pot of street fairs, with many aspects of Asian-Pacific American life - and San Francisco's Cultural Life - expressed through performance, tradition, art, music, food, and community outreach and service.

Saturday, August 2 and Sunday, August 3
San Francisco Japantown

Bay Area Aloha Festival
19th annual Aloha Festival, with Bay Area Pacific Islanders sharing their talents in music and dance at this free two-day festival of arts. With crafts, food, and special family activities

Saturday, August 2 and Sunday, August 3
San Mateo County Event Center, 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo

Lily Cai Dance's Summer Dance Camp for Children
All-day Summer Camp for boys and girls ages 5 – 10, culminating with an in-studio showcase for family and friends.

Monday, August 4th to Friday, August 15th, 8:30am to 3pm (excludes weekends)
301 8th Street, #235, San Francisco
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Urban Jazz Dance and Dance Mission Theater present DEAF LOUDER: The 2nd Bay Area Deaf Dance Festival
A festival that celebrates deaf culture through dance, poetry, song, and rap. 

Friday, August 8 through Sunday, August 10
Dance Mission Theater, 3316 24th Street, San Francisco
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San Francisco Pistahan Parade and Festival
A large celebration of Filipino art, dance, music and food.

Saturday, August 9 and Sunday, August 10
Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco

SJT x Bangerz
San Jose Taiko teams up with DJ collective The Bangerz for a cross-generational, cross-cultural mash-up of music and theatre.

Saturday, August 10, 6pm at San Jose Jazz Summerfest
Sunday, August 17, 8pm at ODC Theater Music Moves Festival

Flamenco Academy of Dance presents Alma de Candela
Artistic director Virginia Iglesias presents an evening of new works set to original compositions of musical director Jorge Liceaga. 40 dancers from beginner to advanced levels will take part in this 23rd anniversary showcase.

Sunday, August 10, 2pm
Marin Center Showcase Theater, 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael
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Ho`okupu - Hālau o Keikiali`i 20th Anniversary Ho`ike
Celebration Ho`ike Production including all students of Hālau o Keikiali`i from San Francisco, Sacramento, Hawai`i, Mexico and Japan. Special Guest performers from around the world.

Saturday, August 16  4:30 – 8:00pm
Samuel Johnson Jr Performing Arts Center (at Capuchino High School), 1501 Magnolia Ave, San Bruno
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Monica Berini presents Ranya Renee workshops

August 23 and 24
Lines Dance Center, 26 7th Street, 5th floor San Francisco
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Patrick Makuakāne & Nā Lei Hulu I Ka Wēkiu present Hula Guyz
Robert Cazimero, one of Hawai'i's most treasured entertainers, brings Nā Kamalei O Līlīlehua to San Francisco to join forces with San Francisco's Nā Lei Hulu I Ka Wēkiu. A rare hula show featuring the men of two groundbreaking hālau.

Saturday, October 18, 7pm
Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, San Francisco
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Hō'ike Nui O Nā Lei Hulu
Hundreds of dancers share the stage in Nā Lei Hulu's grand, all-classes hula spectacular!

Saturday, October 25, 2014, 7pm
Sunday, October 26, 2014, 12pm & 5pm

Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, San Francisco
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