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La Peña Cultural Center

3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
510-849-2568

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February 2018

Son Jarocho

February 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Instructor: María de la Rosa with occasional invited guest master artists. $25 drop in or $200 for 10-week full session Full session price includes pricing for visiting master artist workshop held during the regularly scheduled class time. Class fee is for two hours of class. For more information: mariadlr4@gmail.com The tradition of son jarocho music originated in Veracruz, Mexico. Son jarocho is practiced in community and reflects the cycle of life. During the winter session, we're focusing on sones that reminisce about love…

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Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop

February 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 21, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Thursdays at 4pm $15 Drop-in class  / $12 per class for trimester (13-15 classes) / Sibling discount available! Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information email: bombaaguacero@gmail.com  or visit www.bomba-aguacero.org Students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped…

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Capoeira Angola

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 17, 2019

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Sundays 1-3pm | $15/class- All Levels/Drop-ins welcome Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information: bombaaguacero@gmail.com During these classes series, students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. Classes culminate in student performances. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped Puerto Rico’s history, emerging from the African experience…

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Kizomba Dance Class

February 27 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$15 p/ class, or $10 with student ID or teacher ID Drop-ins welcome!  Tuesdays at 7pm Join instructors Christopher and David Epperson for a beginners-intermediate Kizomba class! Kizomba is both a music genre and a partnered dance originating in Angola. Kizomba has also been described as the “African Tango.” The dance is known to be slow and smooth, and flows with movements that are somewhat harsh and requires a lot of flexibility in the knees for the frequent bob up and…

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Capoeira Angola

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Son Jarocho

February 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Instructor: María de la Rosa with occasional invited guest master artists. $25 drop in or $200 for 10-week full session Full session price includes pricing for visiting master artist workshop held during the regularly scheduled class time. Class fee is for two hours of class. For more information: mariadlr4@gmail.com The tradition of son jarocho music originated in Veracruz, Mexico. Son jarocho is practiced in community and reflects the cycle of life. During the winter session, we're focusing on sones that reminisce about love…

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March 2018

Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop

March 1 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 21, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Thursdays at 4pm $15 Drop-in class  / $12 per class for trimester (13-15 classes) / Sibling discount available! Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information email: bombaaguacero@gmail.com  or visit www.bomba-aguacero.org Students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped…

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Capoeira Angola

March 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop

March 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 17, 2019

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Sundays 1-3pm | $15/class- All Levels/Drop-ins welcome Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information: bombaaguacero@gmail.com During these classes series, students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. Classes culminate in student performances. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped Puerto Rico’s history, emerging from the African experience…

Find out more »

Kizomba Dance Class

March 6 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$15 p/ class, or $10 with student ID or teacher ID Drop-ins welcome!  Tuesdays at 7pm Join instructors Christopher and David Epperson for a beginners-intermediate Kizomba class! Kizomba is both a music genre and a partnered dance originating in Angola. Kizomba has also been described as the “African Tango.” The dance is known to be slow and smooth, and flows with movements that are somewhat harsh and requires a lot of flexibility in the knees for the frequent bob up and…

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Capoeira Angola

March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Son Jarocho

March 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Instructor: María de la Rosa with occasional invited guest master artists. $25 drop in or $200 for 10-week full session Full session price includes pricing for visiting master artist workshop held during the regularly scheduled class time. Class fee is for two hours of class. For more information: mariadlr4@gmail.com The tradition of son jarocho music originated in Veracruz, Mexico. Son jarocho is practiced in community and reflects the cycle of life. During the winter session, we're focusing on sones that reminisce about love…

Find out more »

Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop

March 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 21, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Thursdays at 4pm $15 Drop-in class  / $12 per class for trimester (13-15 classes) / Sibling discount available! Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information email: bombaaguacero@gmail.com  or visit www.bomba-aguacero.org Students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped…

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Capoeira Angola

March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop

March 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 17, 2019

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Sundays 1-3pm | $15/class- All Levels/Drop-ins welcome Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information: bombaaguacero@gmail.com During these classes series, students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. Classes culminate in student performances. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped Puerto Rico’s history, emerging from the African experience…

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Kizomba Dance Class

March 13 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$15 p/ class, or $10 with student ID or teacher ID Drop-ins welcome!  Tuesdays at 7pm Join instructors Christopher and David Epperson for a beginners-intermediate Kizomba class! Kizomba is both a music genre and a partnered dance originating in Angola. Kizomba has also been described as the “African Tango.” The dance is known to be slow and smooth, and flows with movements that are somewhat harsh and requires a lot of flexibility in the knees for the frequent bob up and…

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Capoeira Angola

March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Son Jarocho

March 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Instructor: María de la Rosa with occasional invited guest master artists. $25 drop in or $200 for 10-week full session Full session price includes pricing for visiting master artist workshop held during the regularly scheduled class time. Class fee is for two hours of class. For more information: mariadlr4@gmail.com The tradition of son jarocho music originated in Veracruz, Mexico. Son jarocho is practiced in community and reflects the cycle of life. During the winter session, we're focusing on sones that reminisce about love…

Find out more »

Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop

March 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 21, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Thursdays at 4pm $15 Drop-in class  / $12 per class for trimester (13-15 classes) / Sibling discount available! Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information email: bombaaguacero@gmail.com  or visit www.bomba-aguacero.org Students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped…

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Fandango Jarocho: Son Jarocho Jam Session

March 16 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 22, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

FREE - Donations of any size are welcome and greatly appreciated! Enjoy a lively evening of son jarocho music, dancing, and zapateado– bring your dance shoes and instruments, or just come and enjoy the music and dance! There is no entrance fee, but any monetary donations are accepted in support of programming at La Peña. Son Jarocho is a lively traditional art form from the southern Mexican state of Veracruz that sits on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico.It is…

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Capoeira Angola

March 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop

March 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 17, 2019

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Sundays 1-3pm | $15/class- All Levels/Drop-ins welcome Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information: bombaaguacero@gmail.com During these classes series, students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. Classes culminate in student performances. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped Puerto Rico’s history, emerging from the African experience…

Find out more »

Kizomba Dance Class

March 20 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$15 p/ class, or $10 with student ID or teacher ID Drop-ins welcome!  Tuesdays at 7pm Join instructors Christopher and David Epperson for a beginners-intermediate Kizomba class! Kizomba is both a music genre and a partnered dance originating in Angola. Kizomba has also been described as the “African Tango.” The dance is known to be slow and smooth, and flows with movements that are somewhat harsh and requires a lot of flexibility in the knees for the frequent bob up and…

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Capoeira Angola

March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Son Jarocho

March 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Instructor: María de la Rosa with occasional invited guest master artists. $25 drop in or $200 for 10-week full session Full session price includes pricing for visiting master artist workshop held during the regularly scheduled class time. Class fee is for two hours of class. For more information: mariadlr4@gmail.com The tradition of son jarocho music originated in Veracruz, Mexico. Son jarocho is practiced in community and reflects the cycle of life. During the winter session, we're focusing on sones that reminisce about love…

Find out more »

Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop

March 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 21, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Thursdays at 4pm $15 Drop-in class  / $12 per class for trimester (13-15 classes) / Sibling discount available! Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information email: bombaaguacero@gmail.com  or visit www.bomba-aguacero.org Students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped…

Find out more »

Capoeira Angola

March 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

Find out more »

Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop

March 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 17, 2019

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Sundays 1-3pm | $15/class- All Levels/Drop-ins welcome Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information: bombaaguacero@gmail.com During these classes series, students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. Classes culminate in student performances. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped Puerto Rico’s history, emerging from the African experience…

Find out more »

Kizomba Dance Class

March 27 @ 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$15 p/ class, or $10 with student ID or teacher ID Drop-ins welcome!  Tuesdays at 7pm Join instructors Christopher and David Epperson for a beginners-intermediate Kizomba class! Kizomba is both a music genre and a partnered dance originating in Angola. Kizomba has also been described as the “African Tango.” The dance is known to be slow and smooth, and flows with movements that are somewhat harsh and requires a lot of flexibility in the knees for the frequent bob up and…

Find out more »

Capoeira Angola

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Son Jarocho

March 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Instructor: María de la Rosa with occasional invited guest master artists. $25 drop in or $200 for 10-week full session Full session price includes pricing for visiting master artist workshop held during the regularly scheduled class time. Class fee is for two hours of class. For more information: mariadlr4@gmail.com The tradition of son jarocho music originated in Veracruz, Mexico. Son jarocho is practiced in community and reflects the cycle of life. During the winter session, we're focusing on sones that reminisce about love…

Find out more »

Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop

March 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 21, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Thursdays at 4pm $15 Drop-in class  / $12 per class for trimester (13-15 classes) / Sibling discount available! Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information email: bombaaguacero@gmail.com  or visit www.bomba-aguacero.org Students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped…

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Capoeira Angola

March 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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April 2018

Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop

April 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 17, 2019

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Sundays 1-3pm | $15/class- All Levels/Drop-ins welcome Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information: bombaaguacero@gmail.com During these classes series, students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. Classes culminate in student performances. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped Puerto Rico’s history, emerging from the African experience…

Find out more »

Kizomba Dance Class

April 3 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$15 p/ class, or $10 with student ID or teacher ID Drop-ins welcome!  Tuesdays at 7pm Join instructors Christopher and David Epperson for a beginners-intermediate Kizomba class! Kizomba is both a music genre and a partnered dance originating in Angola. Kizomba has also been described as the “African Tango.” The dance is known to be slow and smooth, and flows with movements that are somewhat harsh and requires a lot of flexibility in the knees for the frequent bob up and…

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Capoeira Angola

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Son Jarocho

April 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Instructor: María de la Rosa with occasional invited guest master artists. $25 drop in or $200 for 10-week full session Full session price includes pricing for visiting master artist workshop held during the regularly scheduled class time. Class fee is for two hours of class. For more information: mariadlr4@gmail.com The tradition of son jarocho music originated in Veracruz, Mexico. Son jarocho is practiced in community and reflects the cycle of life. During the winter session, we're focusing on sones that reminisce about love…

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Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop

April 5 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 21, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Thursdays at 4pm $15 Drop-in class  / $12 per class for trimester (13-15 classes) / Sibling discount available! Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information email: bombaaguacero@gmail.com  or visit www.bomba-aguacero.org Students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped…

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Capoeira Angola

April 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop

April 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 17, 2019

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Sundays 1-3pm | $15/class- All Levels/Drop-ins welcome Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information: bombaaguacero@gmail.com During these classes series, students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. Classes culminate in student performances. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped Puerto Rico’s history, emerging from the African experience…

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Kizomba Dance Class

April 10 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$15 p/ class, or $10 with student ID or teacher ID Drop-ins welcome!  Tuesdays at 7pm Join instructors Christopher and David Epperson for a beginners-intermediate Kizomba class! Kizomba is both a music genre and a partnered dance originating in Angola. Kizomba has also been described as the “African Tango.” The dance is known to be slow and smooth, and flows with movements that are somewhat harsh and requires a lot of flexibility in the knees for the frequent bob up and…

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Capoeira Angola

April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Son Jarocho

April 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Instructor: María de la Rosa with occasional invited guest master artists. $25 drop in or $200 for 10-week full session Full session price includes pricing for visiting master artist workshop held during the regularly scheduled class time. Class fee is for two hours of class. For more information: mariadlr4@gmail.com The tradition of son jarocho music originated in Veracruz, Mexico. Son jarocho is practiced in community and reflects the cycle of life. During the winter session, we're focusing on sones that reminisce about love…

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Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop

April 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 21, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Thursdays at 4pm $15 Drop-in class  / $12 per class for trimester (13-15 classes) / Sibling discount available! Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information email: bombaaguacero@gmail.com  or visit www.bomba-aguacero.org Students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped…

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Capoeira Angola

April 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop

April 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 17, 2019

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Sundays 1-3pm | $15/class- All Levels/Drop-ins welcome Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information: bombaaguacero@gmail.com During these classes series, students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. Classes culminate in student performances. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped Puerto Rico’s history, emerging from the African experience…

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Kizomba Dance Class

April 17 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$15 p/ class, or $10 with student ID or teacher ID Drop-ins welcome!  Tuesdays at 7pm Join instructors Christopher and David Epperson for a beginners-intermediate Kizomba class! Kizomba is both a music genre and a partnered dance originating in Angola. Kizomba has also been described as the “African Tango.” The dance is known to be slow and smooth, and flows with movements that are somewhat harsh and requires a lot of flexibility in the knees for the frequent bob up and…

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Capoeira Angola

April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Son Jarocho

April 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Instructor: María de la Rosa with occasional invited guest master artists. $25 drop in or $200 for 10-week full session Full session price includes pricing for visiting master artist workshop held during the regularly scheduled class time. Class fee is for two hours of class. For more information: mariadlr4@gmail.com The tradition of son jarocho music originated in Veracruz, Mexico. Son jarocho is practiced in community and reflects the cycle of life. During the winter session, we're focusing on sones that reminisce about love…

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Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop

April 19 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 21, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Thursdays at 4pm $15 Drop-in class  / $12 per class for trimester (13-15 classes) / Sibling discount available! Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information email: bombaaguacero@gmail.com  or visit www.bomba-aguacero.org Students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped…

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Fandango Jarocho: Son Jarocho Jam Session

April 20 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 22, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

FREE - Donations of any size are welcome and greatly appreciated! Enjoy a lively evening of son jarocho music, dancing, and zapateado– bring your dance shoes and instruments, or just come and enjoy the music and dance! There is no entrance fee, but any monetary donations are accepted in support of programming at La Peña. Son Jarocho is a lively traditional art form from the southern Mexican state of Veracruz that sits on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico.It is…

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Capoeira Angola

April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop

April 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 17, 2019

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Sundays 1-3pm | $15/class- All Levels/Drop-ins welcome Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information: bombaaguacero@gmail.com During these classes series, students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. Classes culminate in student performances. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped Puerto Rico’s history, emerging from the African experience…

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Kizomba Dance Class

April 24 @ 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$15 p/ class, or $10 with student ID or teacher ID Drop-ins welcome!  Tuesdays at 7pm Join instructors Christopher and David Epperson for a beginners-intermediate Kizomba class! Kizomba is both a music genre and a partnered dance originating in Angola. Kizomba has also been described as the “African Tango.” The dance is known to be slow and smooth, and flows with movements that are somewhat harsh and requires a lot of flexibility in the knees for the frequent bob up and…

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Capoeira Angola

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Son Jarocho

April 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Instructor: María de la Rosa with occasional invited guest master artists. $25 drop in or $200 for 10-week full session Full session price includes pricing for visiting master artist workshop held during the regularly scheduled class time. Class fee is for two hours of class. For more information: mariadlr4@gmail.com The tradition of son jarocho music originated in Veracruz, Mexico. Son jarocho is practiced in community and reflects the cycle of life. During the winter session, we're focusing on sones that reminisce about love…

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Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop

April 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 21, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Thursdays at 4pm $15 Drop-in class  / $12 per class for trimester (13-15 classes) / Sibling discount available! Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information email: bombaaguacero@gmail.com  or visit www.bomba-aguacero.org Students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped…

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Capoeira Angola

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop

April 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 17, 2019

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Sundays 1-3pm | $15/class- All Levels/Drop-ins welcome Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information: bombaaguacero@gmail.com During these classes series, students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. Classes culminate in student performances. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped Puerto Rico’s history, emerging from the African experience…

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May 2018

Kizomba Dance Class

May 1 @ 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$15 p/ class, or $10 with student ID or teacher ID Drop-ins welcome!  Tuesdays at 7pm Join instructors Christopher and David Epperson for a beginners-intermediate Kizomba class! Kizomba is both a music genre and a partnered dance originating in Angola. Kizomba has also been described as the “African Tango.” The dance is known to be slow and smooth, and flows with movements that are somewhat harsh and requires a lot of flexibility in the knees for the frequent bob up and…

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Capoeira Angola

May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Son Jarocho

May 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Instructor: María de la Rosa with occasional invited guest master artists. $25 drop in or $200 for 10-week full session Full session price includes pricing for visiting master artist workshop held during the regularly scheduled class time. Class fee is for two hours of class. For more information: mariadlr4@gmail.com The tradition of son jarocho music originated in Veracruz, Mexico. Son jarocho is practiced in community and reflects the cycle of life. During the winter session, we're focusing on sones that reminisce about love…

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Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop

May 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 21, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Thursdays at 4pm $15 Drop-in class  / $12 per class for trimester (13-15 classes) / Sibling discount available! Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information email: bombaaguacero@gmail.com  or visit www.bomba-aguacero.org Students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped…

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Capoeira Angola

May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop

May 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 17, 2019

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Sundays 1-3pm | $15/class- All Levels/Drop-ins welcome Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information: bombaaguacero@gmail.com During these classes series, students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. Classes culminate in student performances. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped Puerto Rico’s history, emerging from the African experience…

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Kizomba Dance Class

May 8 @ 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$15 p/ class, or $10 with student ID or teacher ID Drop-ins welcome!  Tuesdays at 7pm Join instructors Christopher and David Epperson for a beginners-intermediate Kizomba class! Kizomba is both a music genre and a partnered dance originating in Angola. Kizomba has also been described as the “African Tango.” The dance is known to be slow and smooth, and flows with movements that are somewhat harsh and requires a lot of flexibility in the knees for the frequent bob up and…

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Capoeira Angola

May 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Son Jarocho

May 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Instructor: María de la Rosa with occasional invited guest master artists. $25 drop in or $200 for 10-week full session Full session price includes pricing for visiting master artist workshop held during the regularly scheduled class time. Class fee is for two hours of class. For more information: mariadlr4@gmail.com The tradition of son jarocho music originated in Veracruz, Mexico. Son jarocho is practiced in community and reflects the cycle of life. During the winter session, we're focusing on sones that reminisce about love…

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Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop

May 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 21, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Thursdays at 4pm $15 Drop-in class  / $12 per class for trimester (13-15 classes) / Sibling discount available! Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information email: bombaaguacero@gmail.com  or visit www.bomba-aguacero.org Students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped…

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Capoeira Angola

May 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 17, 2019

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Sundays 1-3pm | $15/class- All Levels/Drop-ins welcome Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information: bombaaguacero@gmail.com During these classes series, students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. Classes culminate in student performances. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped Puerto Rico’s history, emerging from the African experience…

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Kizomba Dance Class

May 15 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$15 p/ class, or $10 with student ID or teacher ID Drop-ins welcome!  Tuesdays at 7pm Join instructors Christopher and David Epperson for a beginners-intermediate Kizomba class! Kizomba is both a music genre and a partnered dance originating in Angola. Kizomba has also been described as the “African Tango.” The dance is known to be slow and smooth, and flows with movements that are somewhat harsh and requires a lot of flexibility in the knees for the frequent bob up and…

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Capoeira Angola

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Son Jarocho

May 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Instructor: María de la Rosa with occasional invited guest master artists. $25 drop in or $200 for 10-week full session Full session price includes pricing for visiting master artist workshop held during the regularly scheduled class time. Class fee is for two hours of class. For more information: mariadlr4@gmail.com The tradition of son jarocho music originated in Veracruz, Mexico. Son jarocho is practiced in community and reflects the cycle of life. During the winter session, we're focusing on sones that reminisce about love…

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Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop

May 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 21, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Thursdays at 4pm $15 Drop-in class  / $12 per class for trimester (13-15 classes) / Sibling discount available! Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information email: bombaaguacero@gmail.com  or visit www.bomba-aguacero.org Students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped…

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Fandango Jarocho: Son Jarocho Jam Session

May 18 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 22, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

FREE - Donations of any size are welcome and greatly appreciated! Enjoy a lively evening of son jarocho music, dancing, and zapateado– bring your dance shoes and instruments, or just come and enjoy the music and dance! There is no entrance fee, but any monetary donations are accepted in support of programming at La Peña. Son Jarocho is a lively traditional art form from the southern Mexican state of Veracruz that sits on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico.It is…

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Capoeira Angola

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop

May 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 17, 2019

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Sundays 1-3pm | $15/class- All Levels/Drop-ins welcome Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information: bombaaguacero@gmail.com During these classes series, students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. Classes culminate in student performances. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped Puerto Rico’s history, emerging from the African experience…

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Kizomba Dance Class

May 22 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$15 p/ class, or $10 with student ID or teacher ID Drop-ins welcome!  Tuesdays at 7pm Join instructors Christopher and David Epperson for a beginners-intermediate Kizomba class! Kizomba is both a music genre and a partnered dance originating in Angola. Kizomba has also been described as the “African Tango.” The dance is known to be slow and smooth, and flows with movements that are somewhat harsh and requires a lot of flexibility in the knees for the frequent bob up and…

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Capoeira Angola

May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Son Jarocho

May 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Instructor: María de la Rosa with occasional invited guest master artists. $25 drop in or $200 for 10-week full session Full session price includes pricing for visiting master artist workshop held during the regularly scheduled class time. Class fee is for two hours of class. For more information: mariadlr4@gmail.com The tradition of son jarocho music originated in Veracruz, Mexico. Son jarocho is practiced in community and reflects the cycle of life. During the winter session, we're focusing on sones that reminisce about love…

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Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop

May 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 21, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Thursdays at 4pm $15 Drop-in class  / $12 per class for trimester (13-15 classes) / Sibling discount available! Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information email: bombaaguacero@gmail.com  or visit www.bomba-aguacero.org Students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped…

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Capoeira Angola

May 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop

May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 17, 2019

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Sundays 1-3pm | $15/class- All Levels/Drop-ins welcome Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information: bombaaguacero@gmail.com During these classes series, students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. Classes culminate in student performances. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped Puerto Rico’s history, emerging from the African experience…

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Kizomba Dance Class

May 29 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$15 p/ class, or $10 with student ID or teacher ID Drop-ins welcome!  Tuesdays at 7pm Join instructors Christopher and David Epperson for a beginners-intermediate Kizomba class! Kizomba is both a music genre and a partnered dance originating in Angola. Kizomba has also been described as the “African Tango.” The dance is known to be slow and smooth, and flows with movements that are somewhat harsh and requires a lot of flexibility in the knees for the frequent bob up and…

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Capoeira Angola

May 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Son Jarocho

May 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Instructor: María de la Rosa with occasional invited guest master artists. $25 drop in or $200 for 10-week full session Full session price includes pricing for visiting master artist workshop held during the regularly scheduled class time. Class fee is for two hours of class. For more information: mariadlr4@gmail.com The tradition of son jarocho music originated in Veracruz, Mexico. Son jarocho is practiced in community and reflects the cycle of life. During the winter session, we're focusing on sones that reminisce about love…

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Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop

May 31 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 21, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Thursdays at 4pm $15 Drop-in class  / $12 per class for trimester (13-15 classes) / Sibling discount available! Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information email: bombaaguacero@gmail.com  or visit www.bomba-aguacero.org Students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped…

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June 2018

Capoeira Angola

June 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop

June 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 17, 2019

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Sundays 1-3pm | $15/class- All Levels/Drop-ins welcome Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information: bombaaguacero@gmail.com During these classes series, students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. Classes culminate in student performances. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped Puerto Rico’s history, emerging from the African experience…

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Kizomba Dance Class

June 5 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$15 p/ class, or $10 with student ID or teacher ID Drop-ins welcome!  Tuesdays at 7pm Join instructors Christopher and David Epperson for a beginners-intermediate Kizomba class! Kizomba is both a music genre and a partnered dance originating in Angola. Kizomba has also been described as the “African Tango.” The dance is known to be slow and smooth, and flows with movements that are somewhat harsh and requires a lot of flexibility in the knees for the frequent bob up and…

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Capoeira Angola

June 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Son Jarocho

June 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Instructor: María de la Rosa with occasional invited guest master artists. $25 drop in or $200 for 10-week full session Full session price includes pricing for visiting master artist workshop held during the regularly scheduled class time. Class fee is for two hours of class. For more information: mariadlr4@gmail.com The tradition of son jarocho music originated in Veracruz, Mexico. Son jarocho is practiced in community and reflects the cycle of life. During the winter session, we're focusing on sones that reminisce about love…

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Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop

June 7 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 21, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Children’s Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Thursdays at 4pm $15 Drop-in class  / $12 per class for trimester (13-15 classes) / Sibling discount available! Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information email: bombaaguacero@gmail.com  or visit www.bomba-aguacero.org Students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped…

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Capoeira Angola

June 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop

June 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 17, 2019

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Adult Bomba y Plena Workshop: Dance, Percussion and Song Sundays 1-3pm | $15/class- All Levels/Drop-ins welcome Instructors: Shefali Shah & Hector Lugo | Location: Theater Space For more information: bombaaguacero@gmail.com During these classes series, students will learn dance, songs, drum rhythms, and history. Classes culminate in student performances. For those interested in staying healthy, connecting with the community or learning a rich musical tradition, Bomba is for you. Bomba reflects the powerful forces that shaped Puerto Rico’s history, emerging from the African experience…

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Kizomba Dance Class

June 12 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

$15 p/ class, or $10 with student ID or teacher ID Drop-ins welcome!  Tuesdays at 7pm Join instructors Christopher and David Epperson for a beginners-intermediate Kizomba class! Kizomba is both a music genre and a partnered dance originating in Angola. Kizomba has also been described as the “African Tango.” The dance is known to be slow and smooth, and flows with movements that are somewhat harsh and requires a lot of flexibility in the knees for the frequent bob up and…

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Capoeira Angola

June 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm & Saturdays 2pm-4pm Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt For more information: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com Capoeira Angola, a martial art and ritual combat dance, is one of the major expressions of an African, specifically Kongo-Angolan, continuum in Brazil. It is believed that its origins may go as far back as the 16th century, when Africans from western Central Africa were enslaved and taken to Brazil, specifically Salvador and the surround Recôncavo region. In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and…

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Son Jarocho

June 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2018

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Instructor: María de la Rosa with occasional invited guest master artists. $25 drop in or $200 for 10-week full session Full session price includes pricing for visiting master artist workshop held during the regularly scheduled class time. Class fee is for two hours of class. For more information: mariadlr4@gmail.com The tradition of son jarocho music originated in Veracruz, Mexico. Son jarocho is practiced in community and reflects the cycle of life. During the winter session, we're focusing on sones that reminisce about love…

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