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La Peña Cultural Center

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

Upcoming Events

April 2015
$0.00 - $16.00

Bad Ass Boots

April 11 @ 8:00 pm
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

This all original band rocks country music! Come on out in your cool boots and dance the night on down! Bad Ass Boots has a unique sound all their own with songs that are sensual, tough and fun loving. A hybrid of Americana, rockabilly & country soul.  Members of the…

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Free

Literary Circle (In the Cafe)

April 16 @ 6:00 pm
La Peña Cultural Center,
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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Free

Soul Speaks Womyn’s Mic

April 16 @ 8:00 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 - $13.00

The Fabulous FunkyBand

April 17 @ 8:30 pm
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

San Francisco’s Fabulous FunkyBand create a seamless blend of Rock, Funk, Blues and Jam to create a remarkably personal style – where band chemistry and solid musicianship propel well-crafted original songs and music. “Songs of wisdom, songs of dues paying, songs of experience and, ultimately,songs of winning the struggle.” Indie-Music.com…

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$0.00 - $21.00

The Orpheus World Music Ensemble

April 18 @ 8:00 pm
La Pena Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

The Orpheus Ensemble grew out the Sons and Daughters of Orpheus healing arts community, founded by Bruce Silverman in 1987. It consists of six professional musicians, who are also healers, teachers, and lovers of the world’s varied spiritual traditions. From East and West Africa, to Morocco, Yemen, Brazil, Cuba, and…

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$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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$0.00 - $16.00

Stand Up Sit Down

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Pena Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Stand Up Sit Down” is a live stand-up comedy and sit-down interview show 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. Co-Hosts Dobbins…

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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 - $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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