That’s a question we hear often here at World Arts West, after the Festival closes at the end of June. So as we proceed with the planning for the 35th annual San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival, we’ll take you behind the scenes on this blog to show you some of the work that goes into this one-of-a-kind event. Continue reading “So, What Do You Do During The Rest Of The Year?”
Gabriela Shiroma remembers walking through the streets of Chorrillos as a young girl and hearing the sound of the cajones filling the air with infectious Afro-Peruvian rhythms. The music always called to her. Continue reading “The Call”
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We will be up and running the week of June 11th with fresh content about this year’s Festival. In our first blog series, you will meet five 2012 Festival artists and get to know what makes them tick. From hula to Afro-Peruvian dance, these artists are innovators in their fields, with fascinating stories of traveling long distances to study, teach, and connect with dance communities locally and abroad.
For now, you can enjoy our “sizzle” video. We’ll see you back here next week!