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September 2014

Acting workshop with Golden Thread

September 28 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week for 9 weeks
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Drawing from plays by Middle Eastern and Middle Eastern American playwrights, this 9-week workshop will enhance the participants’ skills in improvisation, scene study and solo performance. The curriculum will begin with 3 sessions focused on improvisation, physical performance techniques, and stock charcaters rooted in Commedia dell Arte. Participants will apply those skills in the next 4 sessions towards dramatic text analysis, building a character, and physical story-telling. The participants will present their scenes at the final session which will be…

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October 2014
$30.00 - $50.00

9th Annual Bay Area Flamenco Festival- direct from Spain featuring JOSE MENDEZ, MARI PEÑA & ANTONIO MOYA

October 9 @ 8:00 pm
La Pena Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

9th Annual Bay Area Flamenco Festival presents An evening of Gypsy flamenco guitar and cante direct from Spain featuring JOSE MENDEZ, MARI PEÑA & ANTONIO MOYA Premium seating: $50 General seating: $30 José Méndez was born into the legendary Méndez clan of Gypsy flamenco singers from Jerez de la Frontera, Spain. A direct descendant of La Paquera, he is the grandson of the festero “El Pili” and a cousin of Bay Area favorite, Kina Méndez. A member of Cristina Hoyo’s company…

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$0.00 - $13.00

Cine+Mas San Francisco Latino Film Festival – The Knife of Don Juan/ La Navaja de Don Juan

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$10 Student Tickets/$12 General     The Knife of Don Juan/ La Navaja de Don Juan -Cine+Mas San Francisco Latino Film Festival Director Tom Sanchez 2013/Peru-USA/Comedy-Drama/110 mins/Spanish with English subtitles When the fate of an arm wrestling match leads two brothers to a house party where the younger one hopes to lose his virginity, the boys must overcome their sibling rivalry if they are going to save the day after a fight breaks out and things suddenly spiral out of…

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$0.00 - $13.00

Cine+Mas San Francisco Latino Film Festival – The Hand That Feeds

October 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$10 Student Tickets/$12 General     The Hand That Feeds – Cine+Mas San Francisco Latino Film Festival Directors Rachel Lears and Robin Blotnick USA/New York / 88 min / 2014 / English and Spanish with English Subtitles West Coast Premiere Shy sandwich-maker Mahoma Lopez and his undocumented immigrant coworkers set out to end abusive conditions at a New York restaurant chain owned by powerful investors. The epic power struggle that ensues turns a single city block into a battlefield in…

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$0.00 - $13.00

Cine+Mas San Francisco Latino Film Festival – Trip to Timbuktu / Viaje a Tombuctú

October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$10 Students & Seniors, $12 General     Trip to Timbuktu / Viaje a Tombuctú Director: Rossana Díaz Costa Peru/2013/100 min /95 mins Spanish with subtitles in English Trip to Timbuktu is the story of Ana and Lucho, two teenagers who live in Peru. Their story of love, which starts in childhood, reveals the changes which took place in this country during the 80’s. For them, the only way to survive in the middle of violence, poverty and lack of…

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$0.00 - $13.00

Cine+Mas San Francisco Latino Film Festival – Lion’s Heart – Corazon de Leon

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$10 Students and Seniors, $12 General     Heart of Lion / Corazon de Leon – Cine+Mas San Francisco Latino Film Festival Director Marcos Carnevale 2013/Argentina/Comedy-Romance/90 mins/Spanish with English subtitles Ivana Cornejo is a successful lawyer. After she loses her mobile phone, Ivana receives a call from the person who found it. It is León Godoy, an important architect with a very attractive personality, he’s charming, charismatic, a perfect gentleman and also divorced. They decide to meet but when he…

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