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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

Carolina Lugo's & Carole Acuna's Ballet Flamenco
Don't miss this opportunity to experience high energy and passion for the art of Flamenco with this Mother-Daughter duo.

Saturdays and Sundays, January 17th - February 28th
Pena Pachamama, 1640 Powell St, San Francisco
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Black Choreographers Festival: Here & Now
Celebrating the legacy of African American dance, art, and culture with performances, master classes, and special events. Representing the African Diaspora with traditional and contemporary dance forms with different artists each weekend.

February 28th to March 1st @ 7:30 pm

Dance Mission Theater, 3316 24th St, San Francisco
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12th Annual Irish-American Crossroads Festival
A unique event in the manner it explores the development of Irish culture and  the music as it has grown and adapted to life in America.Through concerts ad readings, workshops and storytelling, the history and experiences of the Irish in American are brought to life  though the many events of the festival.

Saturday, February 28th to March 29th
San Francisco
Marin County

Argentine Tango
An evening of Argentine Tango, music, and dance featuring musicians Guillermo Garcia and Joe Powers with dancers: Christy Cote with Eugene Theron and Chelsea Eng with Count Glover.

Friday, February 27th @ 7 pm
Pena PachaMama Restaurant, 1630 Powell St, San Francisco
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Sahanartana, "Dancing Together"
Guru Shradha presents an afternoon of Indian classical dance featuring only collaborations between Odissia and five other Indian classical dance styles: Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Kuchipudi, Manipuri, and Mohiniattam.

Saturday, February 28th @ 4 pm
Cubberley Theater, Palo Alto
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Two-time Latin Grammy nominee in 2008, Buika comes to the Bay Area; singing mostly in Spanish, but she says "...something in the atmosphere tells me they understand the words I am singing."

Saturday, February 28th @ 8 pm
CIIS Public Programs & Performances, 275 Hayes St. San Francisco
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20th Collage des Cultures Africaines
Diamano Coura West African Dance Company boasts its 20th annual presenting season with this year's theme "Reflections- 'Looking at where we have been."

Thursday, March 5th to Sunday, March 8th
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MCCLA will host “Reflections,” a performance featuring the Jaranón y Bochinche Afro-Peruvian Dance and Music Company, a local group developed out of the Tradición Peruana Cultural Center (TPCC) showcasing traditional Afro-Peruvian culture. This event highlights traditional Afro-Peruvian dance, music, and songs from the coastal and mountainous regions of Peru, with choreography and musical arrangements provided by Juan de Dios Soto and his sisters Rocio and Lydia Soto. Critics revere Lydia Soto as “the queen” of Afro-Peruvian dance.

Saturday, March 7th @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
San Francisco Bay Area
Performance | $15 general admission; $10 youth and seniors

35th Annul Rakkasah West Middle Eastern Folk Festival
Come join a fun weekend of Middle Eastern Folk dancing from companies spanning the entire West Coast!

Friday, March 13th to Sunday, March 15th
Richmond Memorial Auditorium, 403 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond
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Benefit Concert of Ukrainian and Polish Music,Song and Dance
The Polish American Club of Greater Sacramento are featuring Sonechko and Veselka performing Ukrainian traditional dance and Lowiczanie performing Polish traditional song and dance.

Saturday, March 14th @ 7:30 pm
327 Main Street, Roseville
Info: www.polishfolk.og

San Jose Taiko with The Bangerz   
Joining forces to create a cross-generational, cross-cultural mash-up of music
and theater, merging the sheer power of massive drums, stuck in entrancing the intense union, with future-forward electronic sonics. The result of this evoltuion is a unique celebration of music that leans forward while honoring a rich tradition.

Saturday, March 14th @ 7:30 pm
Harris Center, Folsom
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Rotunda Dance Series
Please join us as we celebrate the second Rotunda Dance Series segment of 2015! Performing will be the Minoan Dancers with traditional Greek choreography.

Friday, March 20th
San Francisco City Hall

Festival Flamenco Gitano
10th Annual Bay Area Flamenco Festival kick off featuring Gema Moneo, Pepe Torres, Concha Vargas, Jose Valencia & Luis Moneo, Jose Galvez & El Perla performing Generacions- Three Generations of Flamenco Dance.

Sunday, March 22nd to Sunday, March 29th
Palace of Fine Arts
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Dance Anywhere
dance anywhere® is a simultaneous worldwide public art performance and we want YOU to join us! For the past 10 years, people of all ages and artistic capacities have made dances in just about anywhere you can imagine. Participants have been professional dancers and artists, plumbers,doctors, soccer players, teachers and politicians. Some dances are choreographed, some are improvised, and some stretch the definition of what dance is.

Friday, March 27 @ 12 pm

Aditya Patel Company in association with Radio Zindagi is proud to bring to you yet again
another of their Signature events Splash-o-Mania!America's biggest Bollywood Dance event.
Just like last year show us your love. Come and dance for the rain not IN the rain!

Saturday, April 4th @ 11 am
Baylands Park Baylands Grove
999 East Caribbean Drive, Sunnyvale

Abhinaya Dance Company Anniversary
Bharatanatyam - Temple Legacy is a lecture, demonstration and performance to celebrate Abhinaya's 35 years in the dance community.

Sunday, April 12th @ 5 pm

Cubberly Theater, Palo Alto
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This family-friendly evening event is presented by Emeryville Taiko, which is one of the best taiko performance team in Berkeley.

Saturday, April 18th @ 7:30 pm
Oakland Asian Cultural Center
388 9th Street, 2nd floor
Tickets: $10