UPCOMING EVENTS

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SABOR: FREE Latin Dance Party

Friday, May 6 @ 9 pm

Join us on the dancefloor as DJ José Ruíz, aka MundoMuzik, and DJ Carlitos Way spin some Salsa, Cumbia, Cha Cha Cha, Timba and Son EVERY FIRST FRIDAY from 9pm-1am!

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BrujaLyfe Presents: SUDADA

Friday, May 6 @ 9 pm

Enjoy a steamy dance party of Afro-Peruvian beats, combined with Zapotec hip-hop. Hosted by BrujaLyfe and featuring Proyecto Lando and Mare Advertencia Lirika.

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Gail Dobson & La Peña Vocals for Kids Recital!

Saturday, May 7 @ 4:30 pm6:30 pm

Join Gail Dobson, Luke Westbrook, and special guest artists in La Peña’s lounge at 4:3opm.

At 5: 30pm La Peña’s Vocals for Kids will debut the songs they have been practicing. 

$5 Suggested donation

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Fiesta de Cante Gitano

Saturday, May 7 @ 8:00 pm10:00 pm

Joining us straight from Andalucia, Spain, Perico and José  el Pañero a share with us the ancestral tradition of Cante Gitano. They are joined by emerging artistsPepe del Morao and singer Rafael del Zambo.

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Shake the Earth–One Woman Show

Sunday, May 8 @ 8:00 pm10:00 pm

New York Writer/Performer Lousine Shamamian brings her highly-acclaimed one-woman show, a tragicomic tale of survival, resilience, freedom, gay pride and the Armenian genocide, to the Bay Area.

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Black Orpheus: Una Historia de Amor

Monday, May 9 at 7pm

This Stage Coach theater  production layers Afro-Latino rhythms with visual storytelling to bring this vivid story to life. As they tour communities of the Bay Area, A.C.T.’s M.F.A. Program actors create a classic love story with a Carnival heartbeat.

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Flamenco Guitar and Dance: Jason Wright & Olivia Gonzalez-Cruz

Enjoy a lively guitar and dance performance by flamenco dancer Olivia Gonzalez-Cruz, and guitarist Jason Wright, who fuses flamenco, contemporary Spanish classical, with a dash of Arabic guitar stylings. Grab dinner at Los Cilantros and enjoy this  dynamic duo’s performance in the lounge.  $10 at the door!

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Lounge Rumba (Every 1st and 3rd Sunday)

Sunday, May 15 @ 3:30 pm6:00 pm

Come enjoy the Afro-Cuban folkloric drums, dances, and songs of rumba.

Free, donations encouraged

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Young People’s Open Mic

Thursday, May 19 @ 6:00 pm7:30 pm

Kids! Do you have a talent?! Then come present your music, poetry, dance, theater, comedy, and more in a safe and fun environment!

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Soul Speaks Open Mic

Thursday, May 19 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

 Every Third Thursday, SOUL SPEAKS opens up its mic to amateur and experienced Artists, Muscians, and Poets. 

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Fandango Jarocho Jam Session

Friday, May 20 @ 8:00 pm11:00 pm

Enjoy a lively evening of music, dancing, and zapateado– bring your dance shoes and instruments, or just come and enjoy!!!

FREE!

Donations accepted to support programming at La Peña

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La Peña Chorus Fundraiser

Sunday, May 22 @ 5:30 pm9:00 pm

La Peña Chorus will host an Extravaganza of food and music, with authentic home-cooked Cuban fare and musical entertainment by Bay Area artists Lichi Fuentes and Hugo Wainzinger, and guest artists.

$25 for dinner and Concert, $15 for concert only

For Tickets Call 510-845-5161  or email ngendel@pacbell.net

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Salsa Dura: FREE Dance Party

w/ Live Band!

Monday, May 30 @ 9:00 pm11:00 pm

La Peña Cultural Center is proud to introduce the only free salsa dance party in the Bay Area with a live band, every last Monday!

Free Salsa Class at 8:30pm!

FREE!  

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Donations encouraged!