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La Peña Cultural Center

3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

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September 2017

Young People’s Mic

September 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 22, 2017

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Kids, do you have talent? Come out to our open mic series every 3rd Thursday of the month designed especially for youth under 18! Youth ages 17 and younger can present their music, poetry, dance, theater, comedy, special talent in a safe and fun environment. Each night will feature a different Bay Area kid performer. Anyone can sign up for an open mic spot before and after the main performer. 6:00 - 6:30 - Open Mic Slots 6:30 - 7:00…

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Black in Latin America: Cuba – The Next Revolution in Cuba

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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FREE! Donations of any size welcome! Doors open at 7pm, Screening starts at 7:30pm. As white supremacy is increasingly coming out of the shadows in this country, it is important we confront racism in our native Latin American and Caribbean countries. Black in Latin America is an award-winning documentary series where Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. travels to 6 different nations in Latin America and the Caribbean to explore how each nation's history with colonialism and slavery directly impacts…

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Paint and Struggle: Mural Arts in Post-dictatorial Chile

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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This event is FREE with donations of any size welcome!  Doors open at 7pm, Event starts at 7:30pm.  Join activist/muralist Camilo Diaz, representing UMLEM, and Documentary filmmaker Kelly Bauer at La Peña for a speaking tour about their experiences in actvism and art in post-dictatorship Chile. The goal of this tour is to share experiences and build solidarity with other artists, activists and organizations via conversations about muralism in each others' communties and the presentation of a short documentary about…

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Beginners-Intermediate Salsa Dancing Lessons

September 25 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 27, 2017

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Due to popular demand La Peña is proud to announce a new weekly Beginners-Intermediate Salsa Class every Monday at 8pm with our talented and friendly instructor Juliana Mendonca!  Classes are weekly, drop-in friendly and affordable! $5 for students, $7-$10 sliding scale for non-students per 1.5 hour class. Juliana's teaching style will make you feel the music and the rhythms before you get technical. This is a beginners-intermediate class, so come learn salsa or brush up on your salsa dancing skills…

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Black in Latin America: Brazil – A Racial Paradise?

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Doors open at 7pm, Screening starts at 7:30pm. FREE! Donations of any size welcome! As white supremacy is increasingly coming out of the shadows in this country, it is important we confront racism in our native Latin American and Caribbean countries. Black in Latin America is an award-winning documentary series where Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. travels to 6 different nations in Latin America and the Caribbean to explore how each nation's history with colonialism and slavery directly impacts…

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October 2017

Beginners-Intermediate Salsa Dancing Lessons

October 2 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 27, 2017

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Due to popular demand La Peña is proud to announce a new weekly Beginners-Intermediate Salsa Class every Monday at 8pm with our talented and friendly instructor Juliana Mendonca!  Classes are weekly, drop-in friendly and affordable! $5 for students, $7-$10 sliding scale for non-students per 1.5 hour class. Juliana's teaching style will make you feel the music and the rhythms before you get technical. This is a beginners-intermediate class, so come learn salsa or brush up on your salsa dancing skills…

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SABOR Internacional Dance Party with Dj Jose Ruiz!

October 6 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 8, 2017

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Door cover: $3-$5 (Sliding Scale) All proceeds benefit La Peña's mission of promoting cross-cultural understanding, peace, and social justice through the arts!   DJ Jose Ruiz is back with his treasure-trove of world music to kick-off La Pena's 42 year anniversary month! Come see old friends and meet new ones! SABOR has been on hiatus since February due to our beloved friend Jose Ruiz's recent battle with cancer. We are so happy he is back in action and ready to throw down…

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Beginners-Intermediate Salsa Dancing Lessons

October 9 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 27, 2017

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Due to popular demand La Peña is proud to announce a new weekly Beginners-Intermediate Salsa Class every Monday at 8pm with our talented and friendly instructor Juliana Mendonca!  Classes are weekly, drop-in friendly and affordable! $5 for students, $7-$10 sliding scale for non-students per 1.5 hour class. Juliana's teaching style will make you feel the music and the rhythms before you get technical. This is a beginners-intermediate class, so come learn salsa or brush up on your salsa dancing skills…

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Bay Area Skeptics Talk

October 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 15, 2017

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Free Event / Donations Encouraged This critical thinking-focused organization meets Every Second Thursday of the month with a different topic and guest speaker for every conversational meeting. ABOUT BAY AREA SKEPTICS Bay Area Skeptics was founded in June 1982 as the first “local interest group” inspired by the Center for Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal (CSICOP), now known as the Center for Scientific Inquiry (CSI). Although they have overlapping interests with CSI, BAS is independent of all other…

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Beginners-Intermediate Salsa Dancing Lessons

October 16 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 27, 2017

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Due to popular demand La Peña is proud to announce a new weekly Beginners-Intermediate Salsa Class every Monday at 8pm with our talented and friendly instructor Juliana Mendonca!  Classes are weekly, drop-in friendly and affordable! $5 for students, $7-$10 sliding scale for non-students per 1.5 hour class. Juliana's teaching style will make you feel the music and the rhythms before you get technical. This is a beginners-intermediate class, so come learn salsa or brush up on your salsa dancing skills…

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Food First Monthly Meeting

October 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 20, 2017

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Everyone is welcome to attend Food First's monthly community meeting the third Wednesday of every month at 6:30pm in La Peña's lounge! ABOUT FOOD FIRST: Food First envisions a world in which all people have access to healthy, ecologically produced, and culturally appropriate food. After 40 years of analysis of the global food system, we know that making this vision a reality involves more than technical solutions—it requires political transformation. That’s why Food First supports activists, social movements, alliances, and…

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Young People’s Mic

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 22, 2017

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Kids, do you have talent? Come out to our open mic series every 3rd Thursday of the month designed especially for youth under 18! Youth ages 17 and younger can present their music, poetry, dance, theater, comedy, special talent in a safe and fun environment. Each night will feature a different Bay Area kid performer. Anyone can sign up for an open mic spot before and after the main performer. 6:00 - 6:30 - Open Mic Slots 6:30 - 7:00…

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Beginners-Intermediate Salsa Dancing Lessons

October 23 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 27, 2017

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
+ Google Map

Due to popular demand La Peña is proud to announce a new weekly Beginners-Intermediate Salsa Class every Monday at 8pm with our talented and friendly instructor Juliana Mendonca!  Classes are weekly, drop-in friendly and affordable! $5 for students, $7-$10 sliding scale for non-students per 1.5 hour class. Juliana's teaching style will make you feel the music and the rhythms before you get technical. This is a beginners-intermediate class, so come learn salsa or brush up on your salsa dancing skills…

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Beginners-Intermediate Salsa Dancing Lessons

October 30 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 27, 2017

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
+ Google Map

Due to popular demand La Peña is proud to announce a new weekly Beginners-Intermediate Salsa Class every Monday at 8pm with our talented and friendly instructor Juliana Mendonca!  Classes are weekly, drop-in friendly and affordable! $5 for students, $7-$10 sliding scale for non-students per 1.5 hour class. Juliana's teaching style will make you feel the music and the rhythms before you get technical. This is a beginners-intermediate class, so come learn salsa or brush up on your salsa dancing skills…

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November 2017

SABOR Internacional Dance Party with Dj Jose Ruiz!

November 3 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 8, 2017

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Door cover: $3-$5 (Sliding Scale) All proceeds benefit La Peña's mission of promoting cross-cultural understanding, peace, and social justice through the arts!   DJ Jose Ruiz is back with his treasure-trove of world music to kick-off La Pena's 42 year anniversary month! Come see old friends and meet new ones! SABOR has been on hiatus since February due to our beloved friend Jose Ruiz's recent battle with cancer. We are so happy he is back in action and ready to throw down…

Find out more »

Beginners-Intermediate Salsa Dancing Lessons

November 6 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 27, 2017

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
+ Google Map

Due to popular demand La Peña is proud to announce a new weekly Beginners-Intermediate Salsa Class every Monday at 8pm with our talented and friendly instructor Juliana Mendonca!  Classes are weekly, drop-in friendly and affordable! $5 for students, $7-$10 sliding scale for non-students per 1.5 hour class. Juliana's teaching style will make you feel the music and the rhythms before you get technical. This is a beginners-intermediate class, so come learn salsa or brush up on your salsa dancing skills…

Find out more »

Bay Area Skeptics Talk

November 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 15, 2017

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Free Event / Donations Encouraged This critical thinking-focused organization meets Every Second Thursday of the month with a different topic and guest speaker for every conversational meeting. ABOUT BAY AREA SKEPTICS Bay Area Skeptics was founded in June 1982 as the first “local interest group” inspired by the Center for Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal (CSICOP), now known as the Center for Scientific Inquiry (CSI). Although they have overlapping interests with CSI, BAS is independent of all other…

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Beginners-Intermediate Salsa Dancing Lessons

November 13 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 27, 2017

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
+ Google Map

Due to popular demand La Peña is proud to announce a new weekly Beginners-Intermediate Salsa Class every Monday at 8pm with our talented and friendly instructor Juliana Mendonca!  Classes are weekly, drop-in friendly and affordable! $5 for students, $7-$10 sliding scale for non-students per 1.5 hour class. Juliana's teaching style will make you feel the music and the rhythms before you get technical. This is a beginners-intermediate class, so come learn salsa or brush up on your salsa dancing skills…

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Food First Monthly Meeting

November 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 20, 2017

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Everyone is welcome to attend Food First's monthly community meeting the third Wednesday of every month at 6:30pm in La Peña's lounge! ABOUT FOOD FIRST: Food First envisions a world in which all people have access to healthy, ecologically produced, and culturally appropriate food. After 40 years of analysis of the global food system, we know that making this vision a reality involves more than technical solutions—it requires political transformation. That’s why Food First supports activists, social movements, alliances, and…

Find out more »

Young People’s Mic

November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 22, 2017

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Kids, do you have talent? Come out to our open mic series every 3rd Thursday of the month designed especially for youth under 18! Youth ages 17 and younger can present their music, poetry, dance, theater, comedy, special talent in a safe and fun environment. Each night will feature a different Bay Area kid performer. Anyone can sign up for an open mic spot before and after the main performer. 6:00 - 6:30 - Open Mic Slots 6:30 - 7:00…

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Beginners-Intermediate Salsa Dancing Lessons

November 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 27, 2017

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
+ Google Map

Due to popular demand La Peña is proud to announce a new weekly Beginners-Intermediate Salsa Class every Monday at 8pm with our talented and friendly instructor Juliana Mendonca!  Classes are weekly, drop-in friendly and affordable! $5 for students, $7-$10 sliding scale for non-students per 1.5 hour class. Juliana's teaching style will make you feel the music and the rhythms before you get technical. This is a beginners-intermediate class, so come learn salsa or brush up on your salsa dancing skills…

Find out more »

Beginners-Intermediate Salsa Dancing Lessons

November 27 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 27, 2017

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
+ Google Map

Due to popular demand La Peña is proud to announce a new weekly Beginners-Intermediate Salsa Class every Monday at 8pm with our talented and friendly instructor Juliana Mendonca!  Classes are weekly, drop-in friendly and affordable! $5 for students, $7-$10 sliding scale for non-students per 1.5 hour class. Juliana's teaching style will make you feel the music and the rhythms before you get technical. This is a beginners-intermediate class, so come learn salsa or brush up on your salsa dancing skills…

Find out more »
December 2017

SABOR Internacional Dance Party with Dj Jose Ruiz!

December 1 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 8, 2017

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
+ Google Map

Door cover: $3-$5 (Sliding Scale) All proceeds benefit La Peña's mission of promoting cross-cultural understanding, peace, and social justice through the arts!   DJ Jose Ruiz is back with his treasure-trove of world music to kick-off La Pena's 42 year anniversary month! Come see old friends and meet new ones! SABOR has been on hiatus since February due to our beloved friend Jose Ruiz's recent battle with cancer. We are so happy he is back in action and ready to throw down…

Find out more »

Beginners-Intermediate Salsa Dancing Lessons

December 4 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 27, 2017

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
+ Google Map

Due to popular demand La Peña is proud to announce a new weekly Beginners-Intermediate Salsa Class every Monday at 8pm with our talented and friendly instructor Juliana Mendonca!  Classes are weekly, drop-in friendly and affordable! $5 for students, $7-$10 sliding scale for non-students per 1.5 hour class. Juliana's teaching style will make you feel the music and the rhythms before you get technical. This is a beginners-intermediate class, so come learn salsa or brush up on your salsa dancing skills…

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5th Annual Holiday Tianguis & Anti-Mall Craft Fair

December 9 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Come find the perfect gifts you're looking for this holiday season handcrafted by local vendors! Plus, enjoy live traditional Mexican music (son jarocho), food (churros, tamales, Chilean empanadas, etc), and much more! A tianguis is an open-air market or bazaar that is traditionally held on certain market days in a town or city neighborhood in Mexico and Central America. This bazaar tradition has its roots well into the pre-Hispanic period and continues in many cases essentially unchanged into the present…

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Beginners-Intermediate Salsa Dancing Lessons

December 11 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 27, 2017

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
+ Google Map

Due to popular demand La Peña is proud to announce a new weekly Beginners-Intermediate Salsa Class every Monday at 8pm with our talented and friendly instructor Juliana Mendonca!  Classes are weekly, drop-in friendly and affordable! $5 for students, $7-$10 sliding scale for non-students per 1.5 hour class. Juliana's teaching style will make you feel the music and the rhythms before you get technical. This is a beginners-intermediate class, so come learn salsa or brush up on your salsa dancing skills…

Find out more »

Bay Area Skeptics Talk

December 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 15, 2017

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Free Event / Donations Encouraged This critical thinking-focused organization meets Every Second Thursday of the month with a different topic and guest speaker for every conversational meeting. ABOUT BAY AREA SKEPTICS Bay Area Skeptics was founded in June 1982 as the first “local interest group” inspired by the Center for Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal (CSICOP), now known as the Center for Scientific Inquiry (CSI). Although they have overlapping interests with CSI, BAS is independent of all other…

Find out more »

Beginners-Intermediate Salsa Dancing Lessons

December 18 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 27, 2017

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
+ Google Map

Due to popular demand La Peña is proud to announce a new weekly Beginners-Intermediate Salsa Class every Monday at 8pm with our talented and friendly instructor Juliana Mendonca!  Classes are weekly, drop-in friendly and affordable! $5 for students, $7-$10 sliding scale for non-students per 1.5 hour class. Juliana's teaching style will make you feel the music and the rhythms before you get technical. This is a beginners-intermediate class, so come learn salsa or brush up on your salsa dancing skills…

Find out more »

Food First Monthly Meeting

December 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 20, 2017

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Everyone is welcome to attend Food First's monthly community meeting the third Wednesday of every month at 6:30pm in La Peña's lounge! ABOUT FOOD FIRST: Food First envisions a world in which all people have access to healthy, ecologically produced, and culturally appropriate food. After 40 years of analysis of the global food system, we know that making this vision a reality involves more than technical solutions—it requires political transformation. That’s why Food First supports activists, social movements, alliances, and…

Find out more »

Young People’s Mic

December 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 22, 2017

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
+ Google Map

Kids, do you have talent? Come out to our open mic series every 3rd Thursday of the month designed especially for youth under 18! Youth ages 17 and younger can present their music, poetry, dance, theater, comedy, special talent in a safe and fun environment. Each night will feature a different Bay Area kid performer. Anyone can sign up for an open mic spot before and after the main performer. 6:00 - 6:30 - Open Mic Slots 6:30 - 7:00…

Find out more »

Beginners-Intermediate Salsa Dancing Lessons

December 25 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 27, 2017

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
+ Google Map

Due to popular demand La Peña is proud to announce a new weekly Beginners-Intermediate Salsa Class every Monday at 8pm with our talented and friendly instructor Juliana Mendonca!  Classes are weekly, drop-in friendly and affordable! $5 for students, $7-$10 sliding scale for non-students per 1.5 hour class. Juliana's teaching style will make you feel the music and the rhythms before you get technical. This is a beginners-intermediate class, so come learn salsa or brush up on your salsa dancing skills…

Find out more »
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