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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: www.dunyasf.com or 415.400.5770

ACTA Funding Opportunities 2016

Apprentice Program

Contracts California-based master arts or culture-bearers for $3,000 to offer intensive one-on-one training for a specific art form to a qualified apprentice for six to twelve months.
Deadline: July 15, 2015

Living Cultures Grants Program

Grants up to $5,000 will support proposals that sustain and transmit traditional arts expressions and demonstrate impact on cultural communities. Open to organizations with budgets inder $250,000. If you have been awarded a Living Cultures grant for three consecutive years, we ask that you sit out one year before reapplying.
Deadline: July 15, 2015


Milonga at The Verdi Club

Every Thursday @ 7pm

Info: http://tangozarry.com/verdiclub/


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
Info: www.misionflamenca.com/

“Textual Traditions - Decoding the Natyashastra”
A Lecture/Demonstration conducted by dancer, researcher and scholar Dr. Radhika Nandakumar.

Wednesday, May 27th @ 7 pm
La Pena Cultural Center
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
Saturday, May 30th @ 4 pm
Cultural Integration Fellowship
2650 Fulton st.
Suggested donation: $15.00
Info: ushanjali2008@gmail.com


Spirit of Brazil 2015
Presented by a talented, inter generational cast of musical, dance, and martial artists,
Spirit of Brazil 15' explores movement and music native to Brazil. Through a fusion of contemporary and traditional expressions of Capoeira, Maculelê, and Puxada de Rede, Spirit of Brazil 15' will honor and explore the history and complexity of these art forms. Full of dynamic acrobatic and athletic movement, steeped in tradition and history, and performed to heart-thumping rhythms, Spirit of Brazil 15' is guaranteed to leave you feeling inspired!

Friday, May 29 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, May 30 at 4:30 pm
Sunday, May 31 at 5:00 pm

$20 online, $25 at the door
$12 tickets available for youth 12 & under if purchased by telephone: 1-800-838-3006
Tickets:http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1337479

RHYTHMS
Netra Arts is proud to present RHYTHMS, an exposition of dance. The program will feature a fusion of Indian Classical dance by Deepa Menon & Tap Dance by the Barbary Coast cloggers. The event also includes performances by the talented students of Netra Arts.

Saturday, May 30, @ 5 pm to 7 pm
Notre Dame Demur University Theater
Belmont, CA
Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rhythms-tickets-15593110413
Info: http://www.netraarts.com/Events.aspx

Gathering of the Waters
Join Ballet Afsaneh & Afsaneh Dance Academy for a special evening of informal showcase performances and community gathering.We will be "Gathering the Waters" to manifest abundance together and pray with the waters for an end to the drought.Celebrate the creativity of the artists, and the beauty their work brings to our world. Dancers of Ballet Afsaneh, students of the Afsaneh Dance Academy,the DanceVersity team, guest artists, music and poetry.      

Saturday, May 30 @ 7:30 pm
Studio 12
2525 8th St, Berkeley
Tickets at the Door: $20

*What to Bring:
Bring... a small offering of water drawn from a source significant to you. Pour your offering into a communal vessel with a prayer for abundance and healing for the drought.
Bring... a sweet or savory finger food to share for the reception table before and after the show if you like, & have a cup of tea.
Info: info@dancesilkroad.org


“Reviving Old Traditions”
A presentation on the nuances of the Mysore Style of Bharatanatyam by Dr. Radhika Nandakumar. 

Sunday, May 31st @ 7 pm
Ridgeview Room
San Ramon Community Center, San Ramon
Contribution: $10.00
Info: www.ushanjali.com or ushanjali2008@gmail.com


Abhinaya presents Love Exquisite
Performing at the San Francisco International Arts Festival with accomplished musicians from Chennai.

Sunday, June 7th @ 3 pm

Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center
San Francisco
Tickets and info: http://www.brownpapertickets.com

Punta y Tacon VII: La Tania Baile Flamenco Annual Student Showcase
Join us for an intimate look at the evolution of the beautiful art of Flamenco. Award-winning dancer and master teacher La Tania, presents new and unique choreographies celebrating traditional flamenco dance with students showcasing performances from beginning to advanced levels. Special guests include Roberto Zamora, Roberto Aguilar and a special performance with La Tania.

Saturday, June 20st @ 7 pm
Sunday, June 21st @ 3 pm

Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
Tickets: http://www.lataniaflamenco.com/


Bolivia Corazon de America's 15 year anniversary
Bolivia Corazón de América (BCA) was founded in 2000 by Susana Salinas to connect Bolivian American youth to their heritage. It continues to showcase Bolivia’s rich and varied culture and now includes young dancers from Latin America and the US.

Friday, June 26th @ 7:30 pm
Saturday, June 27 @ 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm
Sunday, June 28 @ 2:00 pm

ODC Theater, 351 Shotwell Street
San Francisco
Tickets: http://www.odcdance.org/performance.php?param=256
Info: bcadance.com