La Pena Cultural Center
Celebration of African Musicians
Saturday October 09, 2010
$20 gen. $15 seniors & students – 9pm
La Peña Cultural Center. 3105 Shattuck Avenue. Berkeley, CA 94705 USA. 510-849-2568. info(at)lapena.org
Celebration of African Musicians, Dancers, Drummers, and Singers. Featuring live music with Sia Amma, Ousseynou Kouyate, Mohammed Kouyate, Karamba Dioubate, Faly Seydi, Karano Susso and many more! Benefit for Liberian Schools.
La Peña’s Mission and Overview of Activities
La Peña is a vibrant community cultural center with a national reputation and a global vision that promotes peace, social justice and cultural understanding through the arts, education and social action.
As a welcoming gathering place, La Peña provides opportunities for artists to share diverse cultural traditions, to create and perform their work, and to support and interface with diverse social movements.
Annually, La Peña presents over 200 events with emerging and established artists; organizes an arts education program; produces new works by local artists, presents internationally and nationally renowned artists, and houses a Latin American café which complements the organization’s mission.