Salsa Party with Orquestra La Peña
September 26 @ 9pm – 11pm

Attention Salsa Dancers (beginners encouraged): Join us for a night of salsa dancing and live music! Josh Jones and the La Peña Salsa Orchestra will perform songs from your favorite salsa artists including Eddie Palmieri, Beny Moré, Celia Cruz and many more. SUGGESTED DONATION OF $3-$5 IS ENCOURAGED! GET HERE EARLY FOR FREE DANCE CLASS AT 8:30PM! 

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(R)EVOLUTION 2.0 – Art and Archive Exhibit 

La Peña Salutes the Black Panther Party on it’s 50th Anniversary
Thursday, September 29 @ 7pm-10pm

This exhibit features the collaborative multimedia works of chicano artist Caleb Duarte and Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party Emory Douglas who created art with Zapatista Mayan Artist in Zapatista territory the summer of 2012 (Duarte returned to chiapas this summer to further collaborate with Zapatista artists); the afro-futurist musings of Mahader Tesfai; the Black Panther archive photography of Billy X Jennings, and political print contributions from Ink Works Press.

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Madelina y los carpinteros and friends

Madelina y Los Carpinteros & Friends 

“Entre Sur y Norte”
September 30 @ 8pm – 10pm

A beautiful journey of Latin American folk roots music and instruments from Mexico to the Andes! Enjoy the folklore of Latin America with the soulful and rhythmic music that Madelina y Los Carpinteros will be debuting at La Peña! Including originals from Fernando Torres and unique interpretations from Osvaldo Torres, Simón Diaz, Rafaél Manríquez, Roy Brown, Juan Antonio Corretjer, Rafael Hernández, Fernando Solanas and Roberto Goyeneche amongst others.



Cuban Rumba Jam
Sunday, October 2 @ 4pm – 6pm

Every 1st and 3rd Sunday, come enjoy the Afro-Cuban folkloric drums, dances, and songs of rumba. Rumba is the word used for a group of related, community-oriented, music and dance styles in Cuba. Rumba developed in rural Cuba, with strong influences from African drumming and Spanish poetry and singing.

FREE/Donations Encouraged!


sabor latin

 SABOR: Latin Dance Party with DJ Jose Ruiz

Friday, October 7 @ 9pm – 12:30am

Every first Friday of the month, join us for a night of eclectic latin beats: Son, Timba, Cumbia, Cha Cha Cha & Salsa!

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$3-$5 Donation at the Door



Fandango Jarocho Jam Session
October 21 @ 7pm – 11pm

Enjoy a lively evening of music, dancing, and zapateado– bring your dance shoes and instruments, or just come and enjoy! Son Jarocho is a lyrical and danceable music genre from the southern Mexican state of Veracruz that sits on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico and was formed in the melding of three cultures: Arabic-Spanish, African and indigenous Mexican.



FREE/Donations Encouraged!