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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 @ 7 pm
The Verdi Club, 2424 Mariposa Street, SF

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, SF
$15 cover

Diamano Coura West African Dance Company: Sekelati
Sekelati (Longevity) 40 Years of Longevity and Bringing the Message 1975-2015 debuting The Forbidden Bush to represent the dynamism, vibrancy, and diversity of the African Diaspora.

Saturday, November 28th @ 8PM
Sunday, November 29th @ 3PM

Odell Johnson Theater
900 Fallon Street, Oakland
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Rotunda Dance Series featuring Hālau ‘o Kawainuhi
The Rotunda Dance Series is presented by World Arts West with Dancers’ Group, in partnership with San Francisco Grants for the Arts and San Francisco City Hall.

Friday, December 4th @ Noon
If you require a chair, please bring your own portable chair.

Kaululehua Hawaiian: Hawaiian Holiday Shopping Fundraiser
Halau O Keikiali'i is having an upcoming fundraiser for the Holidays. Proceeds support the Kaululehua Hawaiian Cultural Center.  There will be shopping, massages/Lomilomi, live music, and food. Get all of your holiday shopping done!

Saturday, December 5th @ 10-5PM
South San Francisco Women's Center
470 Grand Ave, San Francisco
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Abhinaya Dance Company of San Jose: Nritya Dhaara
Abhinaya Dance Company celebrates is 35th Anniversary season with Nritya Dhaara – flow of dance featuring live music by Bay Area musicians and choreography by Mythili Kumar and Rasika Kumar.

Saturday, December 5th @ 8 pm
Sunday, December 6th @ 4 pm

Meyer Theater
500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara
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Ballet Folklórico Mexicano
Beginning with the traditional posada, a procession led by Mary and Joseph, colorful costumes and festive songs and dances ignite the senses with the spirit of the vibrant Mexican culture. Ballet Folklórico Mexicano draws on the artistic variety of Mexico’s different regions to fill the stage in a spectacular show that makes a dazzling start to the holiday season.
Sunday December 6th @ 2 pm
Bankhead Theater
2400 First Street, Livermore
$49, $32 (varies by row)
$16 Student Discount (21 & under)

Tickets can be purchased here

Zimbabwean Music & Dance Benefit Concert
Zimbabwean music includes folk and pop styles. Much of the folk music incorporates mbira instruments which are also popular in many other African countries: mbira, Ngoma drums and hosho.
December, 11th @ 8pm
Center for International Dance
729 Heinz Ave, Berkeley
Suggested donation $15 -$10

Kularts: San Francisco Parol Lantern Festival & Parade - Giving Light to the Future
In it’s 13th year, the Parol Lantern Festival has become a beloved holiday tradition for the Bay Area, SoMa Pilipino community. Enjoy the parol stroll parade of homemade lanterns, parol gallery, view the winning commission parol lanterns, merienda, live performances, the gimme games & see who earns top prize at the Tala Awards!
Saturday, December 12th
Yerba Buena Gardens
760 Howard Street, San Francisco
More Information here

The Kāpili Polynesian Dance and Music Workshops are a gathering of students of Polynesian cultural arts who will join together with kumu hula, artistic directors, musicians and artisans willing to share their talent and aloha.
Study with a Master Teacher for a Full Weekend
February 20-21st 2016
Registration and info: KapiliRegistration 

Finding Compas
This artistically ambitious film brings with it the opportunity to grow awareness of the powerful art of flamenco, to bring new levels of richness and inspiration to the complexities of life, and to celebrate the expansiveness of the human spirit.
Coming soon 2016.
More Info: FlamencoCompas