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La Peña Cultural Center

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

Upcoming Events

May 2015
$0.00 - $40.00

A benefit for Indigenous Children’s School

May 28 @ 8:00 pm
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Preserving Ancient Tradition for the Future.  Music with Aluna and Shimshai & Susana.

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$0.00 - $16.00

Columbian Soul Party

May 29 @ 8:30 pm
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$12 Adv, $15 Door Grupo Naidy, Hugo Candelario and Columbian Soul Irlando Lopex founded Grupo Naidy in 1997, he is influenced by traditional music of the southern Pacific Columbian coast particularly the styles of Cali. He specializes in percussion instruments known as ‘bombos’ and ‘cununos’ Join us for a night…

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$0.00 - $11.00

“TRIBUTE TO ROQUE DALTON

May 30 @ 8:00 pm
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$10  Spanish Description: Roque Dalton (1935-1957) es el poeta más destacado de El Salvador. Su vida: una novela de aventuras. Su poesía: la explosión de chispas entre utopía política y entusiasmo, entre convicción revolucionaria y obsesión por las herejías. English Description: Roque Dalton (1935-75) is the most known poet of…

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$0.00 - $19.00

BOLO CD Release Party

May 31 @ 7:30 pm
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$14 Adv, $18 Door BOLO  Global Groove Eliyahu Sills | Evan Fraser | Surya Prakasha CD RELEASE CONCERT! Joining rhythms and instruments from many lands, BOLO’s music spans worlds: entrancing sounds to move your body and uplift the soul. BOLO is the inspired collaboration of three highly acclaimed musicians from…

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June 2015
$0.00 - $11.00

Pretend Sweethearts & Jenn Stills (In the Lounge)

June 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$8 Adv, $10 Door Pretend Sweethearts – This irresistible songwriting duo/couple, formerly based in Portland, now living in Bolivia, specialize in what they call Mystical Hobo Folk Music. Their multi-instrumental approach to performance brings out the best in their songs: radiant harmonies shimmering atop a bed of acoustic guitars, pedal…

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$0.00 - $11.00

Latin Dance Party: Orquesta La Peña & Gail Dobson Sextet

June 4 @ 7:30 pm
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

  Celebrating La Pena’s 40th anniversary with the music from their new cd “how fragile we are”. Gail Dobson-vocals, Smith Dobson V – vibraphone, Masaru Koga-sax/percussion, Luke Westbrook-guitar, Sam Bevan-bass, Josh Jones-drums 9:00pm- Orquesta La Peña-Josh Jones Get you dancing shoes on!!

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$0.00 - $6.00

40th Anniversary Mega People’s Mic

June 4 @ 8:00 pm
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$5 7:30 doors open show starts at 8 La Peña’s 40th Anniversary is approaching and there is no better way to celebrate 40 years of a communal commitment to artistry and social awareness than to have a giant Open-Mic night! You may have heard about La Peña’s monthly People’s Mic…

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$0.00 - $16.00

Raizes Perú

June 5 @ 8:00 pm
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$10 Adv, $15 Door Verano Negro es un show de danza y musica Afro-Peruana con Jaranon y Bochinche! The show, Verano Negro, will be a full evening of Afro-Peruvian dance and music performed by Jaranon and Bochinche. A variety of coastal dances including Festejos, Landos, Zamacueca and Marinera will be…

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$0.00 - $21.00

Steelo Entertainment and La Peña present: BEYOND DREAMS

June 6 @ 7:00 pm
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$15 Adv, $20 Door Steelo Entertainment & La Peña Present ‘Beyond Dreams’ Rupa and The April Fishes – http://www.theaprilfishes.com Rico Pabon – http://ricopabon.com Kiwi Illafonte (of Mass Bass) – http://kiwizzo.tumblr.com Ariel Luckey – http://www.arielluckey.com DJ Leydis – https://djleydis.wordpress.com Guest speaker/host Davey D – http://www.daveyd.com Immigrant Dreams is a series that…

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$0.00 - $16.00

Zara’s Faith: Somebody Has Got to Stand Up

June 7 @ 6:00 pm
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$12 Adv, $15 Door Zara’s Faith written by Marc Sapir, and directed by Ayodele Nzinga, features Oakland’s premiere North American African Theater Company, The Lower Bottom Playaz. The work is based in the historical realities of North American African life in America. Zara, an unlikely hero, is a disabled Jamaican-American…

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