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San Francisco Flamenco Dance Company presents VOLVER
VOLVER is a return to the Moorish roots of flamenco with a first-time collaboration between master musicians Amir-John Haddad and Ali Paris, Syrian percussionist Faisal Zedan, and gypsy flamenco singer José Cortés. These internationally renowned musicians create a stunning score for the San Francisco Flamenco Dance Company’s original choreography.

Sunday, January 20th @ 7pm
Brava Theater, San Francisco
Varnam Salon 2.0 featuring Nava Dance Theatre
This salon series explores the power of the traditional solo bharatanatyam repertoire. By way of discussion, performance, and food, learn about what classical repertoire still gives us today.

Saturday, January 26th @ 8pm
Shawl Anderson Dance Center, 2704 Alcatraz Ave, Berkeley
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Bay Area Flamenco Festival
The 14th Annual Bay Area Flamenco Festival features prominent flamenco artists and musicians from Spain.

Juana Amaya
Friday, February 1st @ 8pm
Herbst Theater, San Francisco

Nazaret Reyes
Saturday, February 2nd @ 8pm
Brava Theater, San Francisco

El Noche de Cante Gitano
Sunday, February 3rd @ 7pm
La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley
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Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirits (BAAITS) 
The 8th Annual community Two-Spirit powwow embraces Native traditions while also providing a uniquely San Francisco experience. The annual event celebrates cultures through traditional dance, arts and food, and an opportunity for indigenous people from every tribal nation to gather and dance. 

Saturday, February 2rd, 10am-6pm; Grand Entry @ 12pm
The Festival Pavilion at Fort Mason Center, San Francisco

The Mona Khan Company's Resident Showcase 
The San Francisco Bay Area’s largest Bollywood resident show. Spectacular displays of dance skills, energy, music, choreography, costumes and production have mesmerized audiences for years.

Saturday, February 2nd @ 1pm & 5:30pm
Sunday, February 3rd @ 1pm & 5:30pm
Chabot College, Hayward

North Bay Hindu Center in collaboration with Sangam Arts presents an annual festival exploring Indian Cultural Heritage through classical dance & music. A fundraiser for North Bay Hindu Temple Project. Featuring performances of classical dance & music from across the subcontinent by world-renowned artists & emerging talent.

Saturday, February 2nd @ 5pm
Showcase Theater, 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael
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Broken Seeds (Still Grow) featuring Nava Dance Company
Created by Nadhi Thekkek and Rupy C. Tut, Broken Seeds (Still Grow) is a bharatanatyam dance and visual art production inspired by the real-life stories from the 1947 Partition Archive and recent South Asian American history. This creative inquiry sources poetry, eyewitness accounts, and current events to understand the current political climate while reflecting on what it means to belong somewhere. This work includes original music by GS Rajan.

Friday, March 29th @ 8pm
Saturday, March 30th @ 8pm & 3pm
Sunday, March 31st @ 3pm
CounterPulse, 80 Turk Street, San Francisco
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