CLASSES/EVENTS


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Afro-Urban Dance Experience
Oakland Summer/Fall 2016

AFRO DANCE MEGA
Tuesday Aug 16 & 23 | 7:00-9:00pm
Location TBD Oakland
Multiple Instructors teaching many Afro-Urban styles

CaliWYND DANCE
Sunday (8/28, 9/18, 10/2, 11/13) | 1:30-3:30pm Team510 Studios: 2914 Telegraph Ave, OaklandUnique style of Dancehall, Hip Hop Afrobeats and more
The UMOJA FESTIVAL
Saturday August 20 | 11am-7pm
Lowell Park, West Oakland
A cultural festival for people of the African Diaspora www.theumojafestival.com

BACCHANAL de AFRIQUE
November 17-20
Oakland & San Francisco
A weekend of Afro-Urban music and dance performances, workshops and dance parties. Classes
Jan-June: Global Street Drumming with BoomShake @ Trybe, Oakland (M/T 7-9pm)
Mar 19-Apr 23: Afro-Urban Dance Workshop at Dance Mission, SF (Sat 2-3:30pm)
Apr 2,/May 7/June 4: Afro-Urban Dance for LGBTQ Families @ Destiny Arts (3pm-4:30pm)

Special Events/Workshops
Feb 6: Stories of Revolt @ Red Poppy, SF (3-4pm)
Feb 25: Drum and Song for Black Heritage @ UC Merced
Feb 27: 29 Days of Blackness  @ California Institute for Integral Studies (12pm)

Affiliated/Recommended
Feb 20- Proyecto Lando's Afro-Peruvian Explosion @ La Estrellita, Oakland
Feb 22 Staying in the Pocket: Drumming Workshop with Ruthie Price!
Apr 9- Empowering Women of Color Conference @ UC Berkeley


FALL 2015
Sep 14- Global Street Drum with BoomShake
Sep 15- Final Semba Classes with Danca Makezu
Sep 19- Insane Afro-Urban Dance with Queens of AlterEgo
Sep 25- Me turning it up at the Oakland Museum as per usual: 6:30-7pm
Sep 29- Global Street Drum for WOC with BoomShake & Regina Califa
Oct 3- With MUCH GRIEF and Saltiness: Saying Goodbye to Danca Makezu of Kizomba Glory
Oct 30- Lifting the Veil: A Halloween Dance Party Celebrating Dance Mission
Nov 15- BoomShake Family Jam & Street Drumming
Dec 5- Play On! OPC Youth Music Fest: DEC 5
Dec 13- BoomShake Fall Party & Program Showcase

Get with some or ALL of it!! And stay tuned for more



FALL 2014
Workshops
MARCH 2014

 JANUARY 2014

 African Street & Pop/ D-fuse Dance Class


 A class for 12-18 year olds who love to shake their booty when the rainbow is enuf.
Tuesdays 5:30-7:00pm
Columbia Park Boys & Girls Club
450 Guerrero St, San Francisco
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Afro-Urban Street & Club Dance Performance Workshop Series 
African and Caribbean Street & Club Dance Workshop
Tuesday November 1- December 13, 2011
7:30-9:00pm
Dance Mission Theater: 3316 24th St, SF (Across from 24th St. Bart)
$15 Drop-in; $65 for 6 Sessions.

Afro Pop, Afrobeat, Highlife, Ndombolo, Coupé Décalé, Soca, Dancehall and Hip hop

This class is for ALL levels: free spirit, pre-beginner, beginner, intermediate, advanced and watchoutnow, all gender types and body persuasions.

A 6-week workshop presenting an exciting blend of high-energy popular dances and songs from streets and the clubs of the Nigeria, Ghana, Congo, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago and the United States.