Showing posts from February, 2014

Mardi Gras Parade in Oakland: March 4

Join   MJ's Brass Boppers   and Friends to bring the spirit and body of Mardi Gras to Oakland! On Tuesday March 4th FREE family-friendly street party> Mardi Gras Second Line Street Parade 5:00 pm starting at New Parish. From de Bayou to da Bay, Laissez les bons temps rouler with the East Bay Brass Band, MJ's Brass Boppers, Batala, BoomShake Drumline, Dimensions Dance Theater, Left Coasters Social & Pleasure Club, Food by Chef Sharon Lee of "The Spot" Catering. More Info

Hand Drum & Snare Master Workshop w/ Pedro Gomez

Hand Drum & Snare Master Workshop w/ Pedro Gomez Thursday Feb 13 7-9:00pm Solespace: 1714 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, California 94612 $20 Drop-In (Free for enrolled participants) To sign-up email  Boomshake Music   presents a one-class Hand drum & Snare Workshop with Pedro Gomez   as a special addition to our BoomShake Drum Performance Workshop (Women, Girls, Trans & Gender-non conforming folks) events/1410452415862314/   YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS THIS!! We have LIMITED open drop-in spots, so if you are not currently enrolled in our workshop, please email with your name, email & phone and to make payment arrangements. In this 2-hour workshop participants will   get a hands on opportunity to learn various techniques on hand drums, snare drums and bass drums. We will apply oral traditions and contemporary theory styles of learning to th