Berkeley Arts Festival Calendar

03/12/2017

Soul Sanctuary Dance

Family-friendly Freestyle Community Dance. Come dance freely every Sunday morning at Soul Sanctuary Dance. No admission fee. 525-5054. www.ashkenaz.com

11am to 1pm, Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center, 1317 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA, United States


East Bay DRUMMM Circle

Adults $10 - $15 sliding scale; Kids $5 - $10. 525-5054. ww.ashkenaz.com

2pm to 3:15pm, Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center, 1317 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA, United States


Jeffrey Kahane, pano

$42. 642-9988. www.calperformances.org

3pm, Hertz Hall, UCB Campus


Songs to the Female Orishas with Bobi Cespedes

$20 In the Cuban Yoruba tradition, chants sung in a call and response pattern are used to celebrate and honor Orisha (deities/manifestations of god). In celebrations of Women's History Month, this workshop will focus on songs to the most prominent female Orishas. Participants will learn some of the major attributes of the Orishas and participate in giving praise through these ancient songs. 525-5054. www.ashkenaz.com

3:30pm to 5pm, Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center, 1317 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA, United States


Two, Three, Four & Five: Members of the Jupiter Chamber Ensemble

Members of the Jupiter Chamber Ensemble
with Olga Rakitchenkov (harp)
play Andriasov, Beethoven & Golubev

The Berkeley Hillside Club is pleased to present all the members of the Jupiter Chamber Ensemble, along with the San Francisco Opera Orchestra's Principal Harpist Olga Ortenberg-Rakitchenkov, performing a wonderful, diverse program featuring a string trio by Beethoven, and several works by 20th Century Russian composers Iosif Andriaso and Evgeny Golubev, including Golubev's famous Quintet for Harp and String Quartet. Don't miss these remarkable artists performing in our historic and acoustically-excellent hall.

The Artists:
Victor Romasevich - violin
Michael Jones - violin
Stephen Levintow - viola
Paul Rhodes - cello
Olga Rakitchenkov - harp

The Program:

String Quartet in D Major, Op.1 (1954) - Iosif Andriasov (1933-2000)
Jupiter Chamber Ensemble

3 Sketches for Cello and Piano - Iosif Andriasov (1933-2000)
Op. 4B (1955)
Op. 24C (1970)
Op. 30B "Meditation" (1981)
Paul Rhodes, cello
Victor Romasevich, piano

String Trio in C minor, Op. 9 No 3 (1797-98) - Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Victor Romasevich, violin
Stephen Levintow, viola
Paul Rhodes, cello

Quintet for Harp and String Quartet in C minor, Op. 39 (1953) - Evgeny Golubev (1910-1988)
Olga Rakitchenkov, harp
Jupiter Chamber Ensemble

Admission: $20 general, $15 students & seniors, $10 Hillside Club members
Info: 510-845-1350

7pm to 10pm, The Berkeley Hillside Club 2286 Cedar Street


Benefit for MADRE with Nava Dance Collective, Bomba y Plena Workshop, Ya Elah, Shamma Ensemble

$20 Day of Show / $15 Advance / Kids $10 Day of Show / Kids $5 Advance . 525-5054. www.ashkenaz.com

7pm, Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center, 1317 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA, United States


Catie Curtis

$23 adv / $26 door. 644-2020. www.thefreight.org

7pm, Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse, 2020 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA, United States


The Black Brothers Band

$25 adv / $27 door. 644-2020. www.thefreight.org

8pm, Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse, 2020 Addison Street,