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Sounds of Africa. Tomorrow night!
FYI, the Board Meeting scheduled for tonight (Monday October 28) is canceled . We are planning to convene next week (Mon. November 5) assuming the air is improved and everyone’s power is back up.
Tonight's Ashkenaz board meeting has been cancelled! If you're thinking of attending a board meeting, please join us the last Monday in July.
Beautiful dance floor.Wood everywhere.Great vibes
Nice big venue for music and dance.
THIS SATURDAY! Adrian Bellue Project (Sac.) will be making their Bay Area debut with the release of their new album "String Slinger" at Ashkenaz in Berkeley. It's a Camp Fire Survivors Benefit for the Hope Center in Oroville on Sat. April 13 at 9pm. Big Sticky Mess (Davis) open. Adv. tickets are $20. Poster by Nick Jenkins. https://www.facebook.com/events/374283710060920/?ti=as
Saturday night after the People's Park 50th Anniv. concert, we are throwing a Camp Fire Benefit for the Hope Center in Oroville at Ashkenaz at 9pm with Adrian Bellue Project and Big Sticky Mess. Let's get down for the cause! https://www.facebook.com/events/374283710060920/?ti=cl
Adrian Bellue Project (Sac.) and Big Sticky Mess (Davis) will be playing at the Camp Fire Survivors Benefit for the Hope Center in Oroville on Sat. April 13 at 9pm.
Adrian Bellue Project (Sacramento) make their Bay Area debut with release of their new double album 'String Slinger' on Sat. April 13 at 9pm. It's a Camp Fire Survivors Benefit for the Hope Center in Oroville. Big Sticky Mess open. Tickets are $20 adv., available at www.ashkenaz.com. Poster by Nick Jenkins. https://www.facebook.com/events/374283710060920/?ti=cl #adrianbellueguitar #ashkenazberkeley #bigstickymess
Already excited about this one! Talley Up! with special guests Aaron Saul (George Clinton, Soul Ska, Vinyl) and Rob Fordyce will beam in to the Ashkenaz in Berkeley on Fri., April 19th at 8:30pm! This is the weekend before Jazz Fest in New Orleans so you can get all warmed up when you join us for this blow out New Orleans swampedelic Funk Fest with one of the best wooden dance floors and sound systems in the Bay Area! Advance tix are available at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/barry-wofsy-heart-of-rock-roll… Ashkenaz rocks!! #Ashkenaz #JazzFest #NewOrleansFunk #MardiGras #Meters #DrJohn #NevilleBrothers #Dumpstaphunk #Galactic #NewOrleanSuspects #Funkadelic #JonCleary #TromboneShorty 🎊🎊🎊🎊🎊🎊
Sat. April 13 Camp Fire Survivors Benefit for the Hope Center in Oroville. Adrian Bellue Project (Sac) make their Bay Area debut and Big Sticky Mess (Davis) will open the show with their lowdown and dirty funk. https://www.facebook.com/events/374283710060920/?ti=cl

The East Bay's home to world music & dance... established 1973; nonprofit since 1997. Ashkenaz is always all ages! Annually voted Best Place to Dance by East Bay Express readers! More info and full calendar at www.Ashkenaz.com.

Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center presents concerts, classes, and workshops of participatory dance and music rooted in traditional cultures from around the world. We are committed to providing a great place to dance that supports local and international bands of both established and emerging artists in a respectful, comfortable, safe, family atmosphere. Through this we build friendship and culturally inclusive community that encourages social awareness, education, and dedication to fairness, honor, and equality.

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ashkenaz.com “It was Friday night after a long work week and my boyfriend and I were debating what to do.  I was certain my brain was too exhausted for the intensity of Purple Haze, a Jimi Hendrix tribute band at Ashkenaz.  We agreed to go for the first set. Wow...one song, and I was hooked!  Not just Ralph...

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Creole/Cajun Jam — ASHKENAZ

THIS SUNDAY: Come on by for a community creole/cajun jam session!

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29th Annual Peter Tosh Salute Music Festival

Saturday, January 18, 2010. All ages reggae.



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RICO Fridays

It's going to be a party!

eventbrite.com Doors at 8:00 pm / Dance lesson at 8:30 pm / Social dance at 9:30 pm - 2:00 am Bay Area's brand new event series for Latin dance! Happening third Fridays of the month at Ashkenaz in Berkeley. Playing the best of Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba, Merengue y mas! Salsa on1 lesson starting at 8:30pm: In-house d...

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Berkeley Songwriter's Competition

We are excited to be hosting Berkeley Songwriter's Competition this Thursday!

eventbrite.com Be sure to invite your friends. Audience encouraged.Please make sure that you membership is current (Smartphone photo of card is OK)Non-members are ineligible to win (but can perform, time permitting) Sign-up is 6:30 to 7:30 on a first-come basis, maximum 20 songs for the night, get there early if y...

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Latin Ballroom with Lisa Anice — ASHKENAZ

Dance Latin Ballroom with Lisa Anice every Friday!

ashkenaz.com Dance lesson in the Back Studio from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm More details coming soon!

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Make sure you do your homework before Tuesday nights shows. There will be a quiz in the form of dancing!

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volunteer — ASHKENAZ

Volunteer at Ashkenaz! (just in case anyones New Year's Resolution was to volunteer more...)

ashkenaz.com When you decide to volunteer at Ashkenaz, you decide to join a wonderful community of individuals who are dedicated to promoting peace and understanding through music and dance. Volunteers enjoy perks like coming to shows for free, and learning about the Bay Area world Music SceneTo get started, ple...

Your Song My Song returns with their collaborative musical, WATER, for an afternoon of rock and roll about the ocean. With puppets, kiddo guest singers, sharks, and whales we’ll sail across the sea, go for a swim and dive deep, rush down wild rivers to hidden islands, hike high in the mountains and help clean the beach! We create wild imaginative adventures through story and song for the whole family.. Come be a part of the adventure!

Get your tickets now: http://bit.ly/2Fv6T7F

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Tom Rigney & Flambeau plus Dance Lesson with Mike Ferketich

If your New Year's Resolution was to dance more, try new things or have more fun then we have you covered!

Accomplish all three this Saturday with Tom Rigney and Flambeau!

eventbrite.com Dance Lesson with Mike Ferketich at 8:00 pm / Show at 9:00 pm He may have been crowned Emperor of the 2011 Sacramento Jazz Jubilee, but violinist-fiddler-composer and singer Tom Rigney and his band Flambeau have always been royalty at Ashkenaz. When not globetrotting – last year they covered groun...

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Stu Allen & Mars Hotel, 'Scarlet Begonias,' Ashkenaz, May 17, 2017

LIVE this Friday! Stu Allen and Mars Hotel!

Stu Allen & Mars Hotel, 'Scarlet Begonias,' Ashkenaz, May 17, 2017, Stu Allen - guitar, Brian Rashap - bass, Danny Eisenberg - keyboards, John Hanrahan - drums

On Thursday, January 9, Comedy at Ashkenaz will have its final show with an all-start line-up: Zahra Noorbakhsh, Lynn Ruth Miller, Lisa Geduldig, and Aundre the Wonderwoman.

Tickets: http://bit.ly/2s1Chrg

[01/07/20]   We will be closed Wednesday, January 8! Sorry for any inconvenience. Dance on and we will see you on Thursday for some laughs with Comedy at Ashkenz!

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Transformation Tango with Sonja Riket — ASHKENAZ

Already planning for the weekend? Don't miss Transformation Tango with Sonja Riket this Sunday!

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The Blue Runners plus Dance Lesson with Ted Sherrod — ASHKENAZ

This Tuesday's Cajun/Zydeco night is brought to you by The Blue Runners plus Dance Lesson with Ted Sherrod! Tickets are still available!

ashkenaz.com Dance lesson at 8:00 pm Cajun/Zydeco

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Barry Wofsy Heart of Rock & Roll Series: "Bowie's Birthday Bash" with Jean Genies

Coming up this Sunday! Barry Wofsy Heart of Rock & Roll Series: "Bowie's Birthday Bash" with Jean Genies!

eventbrite.com Blowing the Minds of Bowie Fans since 2011! Covering material spanning Five Decades of David Bowie's career, The JEAN GENIES have been wowing Northern California with their faithful and passionate renditions of Bowie's Smash Hits and Hidden Gems! Featuring Six Veterans of the Bay Area music scene, y...

This Saturday, come dance and enjoy Barakemi Band & Voodoo Cabaret!

Tickets: http://bit.ly/35jakbY

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This Friday we are excite to present Hyperion Tango Ensemble. Check them out and get your tickets now!

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Hyperion ensemble TangObsesion Parma La Pilotta July 2008 Oblivion by Astor Piazzolla

BACHATANightz-Berkeley Edition

Check out Bachata Nightz this Thursday!

BACHATA LESSON starts at 8:30pm
Social Dance 9:30pm-1-30am
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Balkan Dance — ASHKENAZ

This monthly event is a revival of ’70s-style Berkeley folkdancing with some international request dancing to recorded music, capturing the spirit that David Nadel was inspired by when he opened Ashkenaz in 1973 with Balkan folkdancing.

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Capoeira with Broderick Rodell — ASHKENAZ

Try Capoeira with Broderick Rodell on Sunday!

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Ashkenaz’s Annual New Years Balkan Folkdance Party featuring Fanfare Zambaleta, Meraklii, and True Life Trio!

Get your tickets now: http://bit.ly/3552l32

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It’s your donations that keep our doors open and our prices accessible to everyone. Thank you for helping us all to Think Globally, Dance Locally!

ashkenaz.com “It was Friday night after a long work week and my boyfriend and I were debating what to do.  I was certain my brain was too exhausted for the intensity of Purple Haze, a Jimi Hendrix tribute band at Ashkenaz.  We agreed to go for the first set. Wow...one song, and I was hooked!  Not just Ralph...

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4th Saturday Swing: Mood Swing Orchestra — ASHKENAZ

4th Saturday Swing this month is with Mood Swing Orchestra!

ashkenaz.com Dance lesson at 8:00 pm Swing

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Barry Wofsy Heart of Rock and Roll Series: Jordan and The RituaL (Feinstein) with Enjoyus & Jessica Fierro Band

Barry Wofsy Heart of Rock and Roll Series: Jordan and The RituaL (Feinstein) with Enjoyus & Jessica Fierro Band!

eventbrite.com Tickets are $15 Advance / $18 Day of Show Jordan and The Ritual is one of the most exciting groups to come out of the Bay Area music scene in years. JATR was founded by the charismatic keyboard extraordinaire and lead vocalist Jordan Feinstein. He has created a unique California sound that has been....

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Capoeira with Broderick Rodell — ASHKENAZ

If you are interested in being playful, challenging yourself physically and mentally, playing music, and being a part of a burgeoning Capoeira community, come check us out every Sunday. It is a lot of fun! All are welcomed.

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We will be closed from Tuesday, December 24 - Thursday December 26!

Dance on without us and we'll see you on December 27!

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volunteer — ASHKENAZ

When you decide to volunteer at Ashkenaz, you decide to join a wonderful community of individuals who are dedicated to promoting peace and understanding through music and dance.

ashkenaz.com When you decide to volunteer at Ashkenaz, you decide to join a wonderful community of individuals who are dedicated to promoting peace and understanding through music and dance. Volunteers enjoy perks like coming to shows for free, and learning about the Bay Area world Music SceneTo get started, ple...

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This Sunday come by and check out the Guinean Music Festival Awards! Tickets: http://bit.ly/2sW9HaY

We will be closed from December 24-26. We will be back on December 27 bringing you some Rock and Roll!

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Zulu Spear "Dancing in the Jungle," world beat music is back!!

Celebrating our founder, David Nadel this Saturday with Zulu Spear!

Tickets are available: http://bit.ly/2s9OSIt

Zulu Spear Band is BACK and better than ever!! Enjoy the upbeat rhythms of this catchy new release from the incredibly popular World Beat group Zulu Spear Ba...

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RICO Fridays

This Friday is RICO Fridays! Bay Area's brand new event series for Latin dance! Get your tickets now!

eventbrite.com Doors at 8:00 pm / Dance lesson at 8:30 pm / Social dance at 9:30 pm - 2:00 am Bay Area's brand new event series for Latin dance! Happening third Fridays of the month at Ashkenaz in Berkeley. Playing the best of Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba, Merengue y mas! Salsa on1 lesson starting at 8:30pm: In-house d...

This Wednesday's Grateful Dead night will be brought to you by Pete Sawyer and The Left-Hand Monkey Wrench Gang!

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Afro Cuban Dance with Judith Justiz — ASHKENAZ

Looking for something fun to do on the weekend? Try Afro Cuban Dance with Judith Justiz is on every Saturday!

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To those of you yet to experience a Tom Rigney & Flambeau show... What are you waiting for? Check them out this Tuesday and learn Cajun/Zydeco dance with Mike Ferketich!

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