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AIDS Walk San Francisco

Sun, Jul 15, 9am-11am
Golden Gate Park, SF

Since 1987, AIDS Walk San Francisco has raised more than $90 million for HIV programs and services in the Bay Area and has grown into the largest and most visible AIDS Fundraising event in Northern California. In 2017, thousands of participants, many of whom were members of hundreds of corporate and community teams, raised more than $1.8 million for Project Open Hand, Positive Resource Center, and Ward 86 at San Francisco General Hospital and HIV/AIDS programs and services throughout the Bay Area.

Contact: Tristan Eloise – tristane@aidswalk.net

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Free Bollywood Choreography Class

Sun, Jul 29, 12pm
Sunset Movement and Arts, SF
FREE

Rang De Bollywood celebrates dancing and invites you to come try our Bollywood Choreography Workout in San Francisco. If you love our weekly classes, videos, and inspiration on our social media but haven’t made it out to a class, here’s your chance to try it for free in San Francisco. One of a kind choreography workout with our warm teacher that will get your heart pumping and feeling amazing. Register here!

Contact: rangdebollywood@gmail.com

Capoeira Angola

Tue, Jul 10, 17, 24, 31, Aug 7 7pm-9pm & Sat, Jul 7, 14, 21, 28, Aug 4, 2-4pm
La Peña Cultural Center, Berkeley
FREE

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. Join Sergio Bitencourt for classes! Everyone is welcome. Instructor: Sergio Bitencourt

Contact: sergiobitencourt81@gmail.com (510) 849-2568

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Turk Street Mural Celebration

Wed, Aug 29, 6-8pm
CounterPulse, SF

With Twin Walls Mural Company, the Turk Street mural—Tenderloin: Stay Rooted—is UP! Take moment to celebrate the work of the artists, community members, and partners who came together to make this mural happen. Meet the artists, grab some food, and hang out in front of CounterPulse and check out the mural. There will be some food, feel free to bring a side dish to share as well. RSVP if you can make it and if you plan to bring food to share! This event coincides with Block Fest in the Gallery right inside the building!

Contact: Justin Ebrahemi: justin@counterpulse.org

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Bollywood Dance Lesson and Party at Jack London Square

Fri, Jun 22, 7:30pm
Jack London, Oakland
FREE

From experienced dancers to newbies, everyone is invited to an evening of rhythm, grooving and Dancing Under the Stars! Dancers will kick-up their heels and pack Jack London Square for free dance lesson of Bollywood. Friday night beginning at 7:30 p.m. taught by professional dance instructors of Rang De Bollywood Dance Company. There will be a mixed music dance party ending at 10 p.m. Come and enjoy this free, festive and fun evening! – See more at: http://jacklondonsquare.com/

Contact: Manpreet Komal 415.565.9190

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Open Calls Mixer

Wed, Jun 27, 5-6pm
CounterPulse, SF
FREE

Come learn about CounterPulse’s Open Call opportunities! Meet the staff, ask questions, and get involved with our radical community. Open Calls: CounterPulse Co-Productions, Block Fest Artist Activator Residency, CounterPulse Gallery.

Learn more at counterpulse.org/open-calls

Contact: Justin Ebrahemi

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Spring Salon

May 25, 8pm
Finish Hall, Berkeley

Performance Salon is a tri-monthly space for performing artists to experiment, get feedback and hang out with other artists and art lovers.

Participants: Violeta Luna, Gizeh Muñoz, Leslie Castellano, Dimitri Kalaitzidis & Erik Elizondo
Curated by Miriam Wolodarski, Cathie Caraker and Diana Lara.

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Luna Summer Institute Application Deadline Extension

Mon, Apr 23
Luna Dance Institute, Berkeley
FREE

If you are an education practitioner (teaching artist, classroom teacher, social worker, ECE professional, PE or music specialist) looking to deepen your practice, build community, and receive high-quality professional coaching, Luna’s Summer Institute is for you. This program is free for the 12 selected applicants.

Luna’s Summer Institute application deadline has been extended to Mon, Apr 23. Please email jperena@lunadanceinstitute.org for an application.

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One for the Ages: An Intergenerational Dance Party

Fri, Apr 21, 9am-12pm
San Francisco City Hall Rotunda
Free

As part of Reimagine End of Life, Daybreaker will be hosting a unique morning dance party, bringing together San Francisco’s Seniors Citizens and Millennials to boogie together on the same dance floor. This intergenerational (and sober) dance party would serve as a powerful and positive symbol for how City can come together as a home for all its residents, young and old alike.

There’ll be yoga and dancing, plus water, free coffee, snacks, and lots of happy people; attire of your choice.

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Movement Workshops with Antoine Hunter and Urban Jazz Dance Festival

Sun, Apr 15, 11 am – 2 pm
Asian Art Museum, SF
Free with museum admission

Deaf dance master Antoine Hunter and dancers from his Urban Jazz Dance Company (UJDC) lead three energetic, fun-filled dance, movement and storytelling workshops for families inspired by the special exhibition Divine Bodies. In a safe space for artistic expression, learn to jump, roll and turn as well as how to communicate using your body and non-verbal language. Workshops are open to everyone — all-level signers, Deaf children, hearing children, and children of Deaf adults. No prior dance experience necessary.

Schedule:

-stART Tour for kids ages 3–6: 10:30–11 AM
-docent Kids’ Tour for ages 7–10: 11–11:30 AM
-movement workshops: each 30 min at 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM & 1:30 PM
-storytelling for families: 12:45–1:30 PM

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