Compiled by the El Reportero’s staff
After out sold-out shows @ Elbo Room, Boom Boom Room and Cell Space, La Gente & Nikki Barodi return to the heart of La Mission for an underground dance party at the one and only San Francisco institution: Casa Sánchez.
Casa Sánchez was recently christened as a MAPP venue with amazing performances by Rupa & The April Fishes, La Gente and Sol Tevél. Also be sure to get some authentic Mexican food by Ayutla Restaurant.
This will be a great night to support local music as well as supporting local Latino entrepreneurs!
This Friday March 29, 7:30 to 10 p.m. Live @ Casa Sánchez, 2778 24th St. San Francisco. Only $6!
A Happy Spring art exhibition at Arc Gallery
Come and join Soad’s exhibition, and see her newest paintings explore repeating patterns, colors in nature and culture – a reminder of the power and beauty of our interconnected lives, and to celebrate Spring and the new Arc Studios Artists exhibit, Memento. Friday, March 29, 6-10 p.m. Arc Gallery, 1246 Folsom Street, San Francisco.
Richard Bean & Sapo – Celebrating 40 years of Suavecito
Continuing on with the 40-year anniversary, SAPO rolls bringing along Special guest from Santana and former Sapo member Raul Rekow with his fiery brand of conga playing which has graced the stage with Carlos Santana for over 35 years.
Also on the bill and back by popular demand after their appearance with Tierra will be Tortilla Soup, led by leader and trumpet player Robert Payne. This group out of San Jose is starting to spread its wings and get out across California.
With Raul Rekow, Special Guest from Santana & former Sapo member, plus Tortilla Soup.
On Saturday, April 6, 2013, 8 p.m., at Fulton 55, 875 Divisadero Street, Fresno, California. www.fulton55.com.
Tickets $12 adv. / $15 door at 559-412-7400 or visit: http://www.fulton55.com/event/235931-richard-bean-sapo-tortilla-fresno.
Afro-Peruvian Dance at the Library
Celebrate National Dance Month at the Berkeley Public Library with a free dance performance by Cunamacue, Local dance troupe Cunamacue combines Afro-Peruvian movement vocabulary, dances of the African diaspora and modern dance aesthetics. Their work communicates themes universal to the human experience.
On Saturday, April 6, at 3 p.m. The program takes place at the Central Berkeley Public Library, 5th Floor, 2090 Kittredge Street. Wheelchair accessible.
Music for the soul and body
It will be a new repertoire in bossa, boleros, samba, cha cha and rumba flamenca. Guest artist Moises Goldszmidt will bring his sax and we’ll celebrate with mixed prosecco cocktails, pianist Francisco Rosales-piano percussionist Ami Molinelli and singer Rennea Couttenye.
At La Casa Rosada, 681 Victoria St. SF 94127, on Sunday April 7, from 3 to 6 p.m.