~ Jueli Garfinkle, Author of Everyday Adventures for the Soul
In honor of International Women's Day, local bay area artists come together to celebrate the powerful, creative voices of women and mothers worldwide. The concert is a benefit in support of Syrian Women refugees. 100% of ticket sales will go directly to the organization MADRE, who supports programs for women in need worldwide.
Artists include: Nava Dance Collective (directed by Miriam Peretz) Bay Area Bombay Plena Workshop (drumming & dance from Purto Rico,) Ya Elah, (Women's vocal ensemble,) and Shamma Ensemble featuring members of Stellamara, Sonja Drakulich, Briana Di Mara, Gary Haggarty, Dan Cantrell, and many more special guests!!
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/408005556203503/
Wisteria Ways House Concert
Sat April 2, 8 PM; house opens at 7:30 PM
383 61st St, Oakland, CA 94618 (Allow time for parking)
Reservations: STRONGLY RECOMMENDED.
RSVP to : info@WisteriaWays.org (PREFERRED), otherwise, call 510-655-2771
Donations, $15-$20 (sliding scale) cash only, given at the door. ALL funds go to the musicians.
To keep Wisteria Ways concerts accessible, please come fragrance free with body, hair, and laundry products, including sunblock. Sorry, not wheelchair accessible. Thank you!
Ya Elah will be performing at the Songs of the Soul Sufi Music and Poetry Festival, which takes place on Sat April 9, 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM, with our performance at 2PM.
Join us for a day of poetry reading and sacred music performances from ancient traditions from around the world. Celebrate with Hebrew love hymns, Bulgarian melodic lore, Mayan beats, Tibetan chants, Arabic psalms, and Sufi poetry. Multi-lingual songs, chants and expressions shared by global artists representing the universal human journey towards the heart.
For more info: https://ias.org/festival/