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La Peña Cultural Center

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

Upcoming Events

April 2015
$0.00 - $21.00

Women Drummers International, Mabiba Baegna benefit

April 19 @ 7:00 pm
La Pena Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Please Come! And support our beloved Mabiba Baegne. Mabiba is a Congolese Maestra of dance and drum. She has been on a cancer healing journey since 2013. She has neuropathy in both her hands and feet from the chemo and radiation she has endured. The neuropathy has made it very…

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$0.00 - $21.00

“Life in Occupied Palestine”: To Exist is to Resist!

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

An evening of readings and music to launch a special issue of the journal, “Biography”, entitled “Life in Occupied Palestine”, featuring contributors: Sarah Ihmoud, Magid Shihade, and co-editor, Cynthia Franklin. Jewish Voice for Peace – Bay Area, present a journal launch, music and fundraiser featuring contributors to Life in Occupied…

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$12.00 - $16.00

Stand Up Sit Down

April 25 @ 7:00 pm
La Pena Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$12 Adv, $15 Door (additional $1 fee for tickets purchased at the door with a credit card). “Stand Up Sit Down” is a live stand-up comedy + sit-down interview show hosted by socio-political comedians, KARINDA DOBBINS & DHAYA LAKSHMINARAYANAN. Imagine if renegade comedians locked Wolf Blitzer in a broom closet…

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$0.00 - $16.00

My Name is Rachel Corrie

April 26 @ 6:00 pm
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Cost: $10 Adv, $15 Door The Play: “My name is Rachel Corrie” chronicles the life of a determined, imaginative young women who, in 2003, traveled to Gaza with the International Solidarity Movement to defend Palestinian homes and water resources from being demolished. She was crushed to death on Match 16…

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May 2015
$0.00 - $16.00

Gerry Tenney and the Hard Times Orchestra

May 1 @ 8:00 pm
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Gerry Tenney And The Hard Times Orchestra will present a special May Day show dedicated to the music of the home of May Day, The United States of America. Both traditional and original songs will be featured of working people of all colors, and ethnicities. Come celebrate this holiday with:…

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$0.00 - $16.00

The Hijabi Chronicles

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

$12 Adv, $15 Door La Peña presents, The Hijabi Chronicles, Mic Check!!! Muslim Women in Hiphop Culture: Expression of Resistance Artistic Showcase -Meet and Greet/Mixer/Art Display/ Raffle drawing -Opening Presentation -Fashion Show -Spoken Word -Panel Discussion -Q&A -Live Performances   -Open Mic

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$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. The organization sponsoring…

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Free

Literary Circle (In the Cafe)

May 21 @ 6:00 pm
La Peña Cultural Center’s CAFE,
3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Este círculo literario busca compartir en comunidad las experiencias generadas por la lectura. Compartir esos viajes imaginarios que nos dan a conocer personajes fantásticos y lugares remotos. Si disfrutas de la lectura y de la tertulia ven a compartir. This literary circle community aims to share experiences generated by reading.…

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$5.00 - $6.00

Soul Speaks Womxn’s Mic (In the Lounge)

May 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

The third Soul Speaks Womxn’s Mic!! An ongoing, monthly open mic for womxn-identifying souls to empower themselves and each other. 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 - $16.00

Pr3ssPlay Poets’ The State of Black Bodies: A Poetic Stage Production

May 23 @ 8:00 pm
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$12 Adv, $15 Door Directed by Mona Webb “The State of Black Bodies” explores issues regarding the current state of blackness in America, and will trace the shifting nature of blackness throughout history. The State of Black Bodies: This production explores issues regarding the current state of blackness in America,…

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