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La Peña Cultural Center

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October 2014

Amiguitos de La Peña Presents: Bonnie Lockhart

October 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Bonnie’s show features sing-along, clap along, move-along activities designed to maximize children’s participation. Audiences join Bonnie in songs from many cultures and countries including Jamaica, Japan, Nigeria, Nicaragua and the United States. In addition to her collection of multicultural folk songs, Bonnie’s original pieces lend a unique vitality to the presentation. School Library Journal selected her latest solo CD, “Dreams, Drums & Green Thumbs,” as Audio of the Week, recommending “Lockhart’s beautiful composition, poetic imagery, and delightful sense of humor.” Bonnie’s…

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$0.00 - $19.00

A Hot Night In Old Havana – Tito y Su Son De Cuba

October 25 @ 8:00 pm
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Bringing their own unique, innovative sounds, Tito y Su Son de Cuba will take you back to the old Cuba, interpreting and redefining classic Cuban Son at its best! Tito y su Son de Cuba blends traditional Cuban music: chachacha, son montuno, guaracha, bolero, danzon; with many other worldwide known styles: bossa nova and latin jazz; resulting in a sometimes relaxing and other times a burst of energy and dancing vibe; moving the beat as the ambience demands. The inclusion of…

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November 2014
$0.00 - $19.00

CHILE LINDO PRESENTS LIVE IN CONCERT FROM CHILE–CATALINA CLARO

November 14 @ 8:00 pm
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$15 adv, $18 Door Prize winning pianist, composer, and singer Catalina Claro returns to La Peña Cultural Center after 2 years for a concert of her captivating original songs. Claro has written scores for films, theatre, and television, and has shared the stage with renowned musicians and Cirque du Soleil. Her genre is music, claims the artist. “The music I write is truly feminine. It reaches softly into the profound. I believe that, as a musician, I am merely a…

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$0.00 - $16.00

Braulio Barrera – Noche Criolla Y Salsera

November 15 @ 9:00 pm
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Valses. Festejo. Marineras. Lando. Braulio Barrera is a singer, composer, dancer and percussionist. At a young age he discovered his passion for music. He taught himself how to play various percussion instruments, such as the cajon, bongo, congas, and other African drums. He has composed jingles for various Peruvian commercials and joined Acuarela Criolla (1992-1996) a musical group and percussion school inspired on Peruvian Cajon experts Eusebio Sirio Pititi and Ronny Campos. He became part of Peruvian singer Cecilia Barraza’s…

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$0.00 - $16.00

Stand Up Sit Down

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

“Stand Up Sit Down” is a live stand-up comedy and sit-down interview show with special guest Elaine Brown hosted by socio-political comedians, Karinda Dobbins and Dhaya Lakshminarayanan. Imagine if renegade comedians locked Wolf Blitzer in a broom closet and then ran CNN’s “Situation Room.” You would have the Stand Up Sit Down” show. Hosts Dobbins and Lakshminarayanan will join fellow comics on stage to cover weighty topics with a light touch. The show will culminate in a humorous discussion between the hosts…

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$0.00 - $45.00

UNPLUG!

November 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
La Pena Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

the Joshua Walters presents… UNPLUG! With the rate of technological advance, the world is becoming a faster, a more connected, and a more chaotic place. We are at a pinnacle moment in human history in which we can know everything and have our voices felt everywhere, but at what cost? What if everyone in the world stopped using technology for one day? To feel the effect on our minds, emotions, and connection to the divine: UNPLUG! As part of the…

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$0.00 - $16.00

BOUCHAIB ABDELHADI AND YASSIR CHADLY – A NIGHT OF MOROCCAN MUSIC AND WISDOM TALES OF THE SUFIS

November 29 @ 8:00 pm
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Bouchaib Abdelhadi, a native of Casablanca, Morocco, has had a distinguished musical career on both sides of the Atlantic. As leader of the Orchestre Abdelhadi, he performed throughout the Kingdom of Morocco in the 1980s. Since coming to the United States in the early 1990s, Abdelhadi has been much sought out as a multi-instrumentalist (oud, Moroccan violin, percussion) and as a vocalist[1] in Middle Eastern and North African traditions such as al-Ÿqa (Andalusian), Gnawa (Sufi trance), and Chaabi (“popular”). Career…

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December 2014

Amiguitos de La Peña Presents: The Bug Family Band

December 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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The Bug Family Band plays adult-friendly music that gets kids dancing, laughing, and maybe even thinking. Their live shows feature rockin’ original songs alongside sing-along favorites. http://thebugfamilyband.bandcamp.com/ Cost: $5 Kids, $6 Adults

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