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La Peña Cultural Center

510-849-2568||www.lapena.org

Upcoming Events

March 2015
$0.00 - $13.00

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY CONCERT CELEBRATION

March 8 @ 5:30 pm
La Pena Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$10 Adv, $12 Door Las Alma’s, Mujeres Taller Bomba y Plena, and Yeye Suarez, are collaborating on a musical concert dedicated to celebrating International Women’s Day. In 1977, the United Nations General Assembly invited member states to proclaim March 8 as the UN Day for Women’s Rights. This community concert…

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$0.00 - $16.00

Golden Thread Productions Presents “What Do the Women Say?” A Celebration of International Women’s Day

March 12 @ 8:00 pm
La Pena Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$12 adv, $15 at the door “Poetry of Resistance, Prose of Resilience” features readings by Bay Area’s leading Middle Eastern women poets and authors. With Elmaz Abinader, Anita Amirrezvani, Najia Karim, and Deema Shehabi. Special appearance by award-winning Syrian American opera singer Saousan Jarjour. Golden Thread will honor over a…

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$0.00 - $16.00

Saphichay Benefit Dance Party

March 13 @ 7:00 pm
La Pena Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$10 Adv, $15 Door Dancing the night away with –  Live performances by: Colectivo Anqari, Valverde Dance group and DJs Stepwise, Kool Kyle and Marcos Juarez Starting the night off with dance lessons – Marinera, Salsa and other dance forms. Live Screen Printing by ABDC Print Collective. ALL Ages welcomed

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$0.00 - $31.00

BAY AREA LESBIAN MEMORIES (1970s & 1980s): A Night of Sharing

March 15 @ 5:00 pm
La Pena Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$10 – $30 Sliding Scale Were you “out” in the Bay Area during the 1970s or 1980s? Come and share a fond memory about a Bay Area lesbian event, place, space, business, organization (bring a piece of memorabilia if you like). Do you want to learn what the community was…

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Free

Literary Circle (In the Cafe)

March 19 @ 6:00 pm
La Peña Cultural Center’s CAFE,
3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

This literary circle community aims to share experiences generated by reading. Share these imaginary journeys that allow us to meet fantastic characters in remote locations . If you enjoy reading, come share during the gathering Este círculo literario busca compartir en comunidad las experiencias generadas por la lectura. Compartir esos…

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Free

Soul Speaks Womyn’s Mic

March 19 @ 7:00 pm
La Peña Cultural Center’s LOUNGE,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

An open mic for womyn-identifying souls to empower themselves and each other through performance art. We aim to cultivate an artistically dynamic safe space. We want to hear your stories, songs, poems, and anything else you can bring to this magical mic. Allies are welcome.

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$0.00 - $11.00

“Here Now” An artists journey from Zimbabwe to America

March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Pena Cultural Center’s LOUNGE,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$10 Victor Mavedzenge is a Fine Artist. His media include painting, performance and digital media. “Here now” is a documentation of his journey from Zimbabwe in Southern Africa in 2007 to the United Kingdom where he studied for his Master and finally the United States where he settled in 2011.Through…

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May 2015
$0.00 - $21.00

Mariposa and the Saint

May 10 @ 7:30 pm
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

In 2012, Mariposa was sentenced to fifteen months in solitary confinement in the SHU at California Institution for Women (CIW). Over two years later, she is still there. Through letters with longtime friend and current collaborator Julia Steele Allen, Mariposa now brings her experience to the stage.

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We have so many classes that we can not fit them in the calendar.  Please follow this link to our classes