Schedule

2018 Sessions
  • Winter Session: Drumluck (Ancestral Rhythms & Songs) | 1/29 to 3/18
  • Spring Session: Drumming for the Movement | 3/27 to 5/21
  • Summer Session: Street Drumming Exploration | 7/9-8/27
  • Fall Session: Streets are Free- Drumsical | 10/1- 12/12
Events
BoomShake Winter 2018
{Drumluck- Ancestral Music}
Partial, full and payment plan scholarships available for self-identified low-income people of color.
We prioritize and center the participation of people of color in this class, especially Black and Brown people. We have limited spots for non-POC folks, please email to get on the enrollment waiting list.
 
Street Drumming Performance for POC Womxn + Allies
Mondays Jan 29- Mar 19
7:00-9:00pm
955 7th St., Oakland
Sliding Scale: $0- $350
Eventbrite - Street Drumming Workshop: POC Womxn +Allies

Tyke Tunes I (Music & Movement 0-7yrs) for POC
Sundays Feb 4- March 18
10:30-11:30am
Lotus Bloom: 555 19th St., Oakland
Sliding Scale: $0- $250
Eventbrite - For Tiny Folks Who like to Move! Tyke Tunes for POC Winter 2018

Tyke Tunes II (Drum & Song 5yrs +) for POC
Sundays Feb 4- March 18
11:45-12:45pm
Lotus Bloom: 555 19th St., Oakland
Sliding Scale: $0- $250
Partial, full and payment plan scholarships available for self-identified low-income people of color.
Eventbrite - Drum & Song for POC Kids! Tyke Tunes II: 5yrs & Up

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BoomShake Fall 2017
{Be a part of our Streets are Free-Drumsical}

Street Drumming Performance for Womxn
Mondays Oct 2- Dec 11
7:00-9:00pm
955 7th St., Oakland
Sliding Scale: $180- $350
Partial, full and payment plan scholarships available for self-identified low-income people of color (you are welcome to make a donation of any amount to support our programs).
Eventbrite - Street Drumming Performance Workshop for Womxn

Tyke Tunes (Music & Movement) for POC
Sundays Sep 23- Nov 11
10:30-11:30am
Lotus Bloom: 555 19th St., Oakland
Sliding Scale: $160- $250
Partial, full and payment plan scholarships available for self-identified low-income people of color.
Eventbrite - For Tiny Folks Who like to Move! Tyke Tunes for POC

      BoomShake Summer 2017
      {Summer Street Drumming for Womxn}
      Performance Technique w/ Monica Hastings-Smith
      Mondays July 10- Aug 14
      7:00-9:00pm
      Greenpeace Oakland Warehouse
      955 7th St., Oakland
      Sliding Scale: $150- $250
      Partial, full and payment plan scholarships available for self-identified low-income people of color (you are welcome to make a donation of any amount to support our programs).

      Eventbrite - Summer Street Drumming for Womxn w/ Monica Hastings-Smith

      BoomShake Spring 2017
      Session 1: April 3- May 1st: Drumming for the Movement (International Workers' Day Prep)
      Session 2: May 15-June 27: Street Drum Technique Workshops with Regina Califa

      {Street Drumming for the Movement}
      for Women, Trans, Teen Girls, and Gender Non-binary Folks
      @ The Flight Deck, 1540 Broadway, Oakland
      Free for Low-income POC

      Mondays 7:00-9:00pm
      Street Drumming for the Movement
      All Levels from Beginner to Advanced
      S1 DATES: 4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/24, + 5/1
      S2 DATES: 5/15, 5/22, 5/29, 6/5, 6/19, 6/26


      Tuesdays 8:00pm-10:00pm
      Performance Core
      Invitation Only
      S1 DATES: 4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, + 5/1
      S2 DATES: 5/23, 5/30, 6/6, 6/13, 6/20, 6/27

      IMPORTANT SESSION NOTES
      • To support, encourage, foster and maximize the involvement of our POC population, Spring 2017 enrollment is open to Women/Trans of Color and about 3-7 (depending on ratio) previously enrolled non-POC folks who have demonstrated commitment to our values and process. We will open up spots per session and start a waiting list if we have more interest than space.
      • To realize our efforts of providing free and accessible programs to folks that need it, please make a very generous donation. Making a donation is an act of love, solidarity and commitment to justice.
      • Our Spring Session 1 includes participating in honor and support of the May Day/International Worker’s Day march in Oakland. Spring Session 2 culminates in a participant-led outdoor drum session. More details TBA
      • Please complete our ENROLLMENT form (suggested for returning, required for new participants)
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      BoomShake Fall 2016


      {Street Drum for the Movement}
      for Women, Teen Girls, Trans and Gender Non-binary Folks
      Begins September 26 [10 Weeks]
      All Levels from Beginner to Advanced
      Chapter 510 & the Dept. of Make Believe: 2301 Telegraph Ave, Oakland

      Our Fall session includes our culminating Drumluck Community Celebration on December 4th at Chapter 510 & the Dept. of Make Believe: 2301 Telegraph Ave, Oakland. More details TBA

      Mondays 7:00-9:00pm (Begins Sep 26, no class Nov 21)
      Street Drumming for the Movement
      Standard Rate: $250 | Sliding Scale Rate: $180-$350 | Sponsorship: $180-$350
      Enroll Online

      Tuesdays 6:30-8:00pm  [*FREE, Begins OCT 4]
      Street Drum for the Movement (POC)*
      FREE
      To enroll send an email with full name, email address, phone number and a brief description about yourself, background and how you found out about the class. *We may have limited spots and are prioritizing low-income folks of color & long-term Oakland residents.

      Tuesdays 8:00-9:45pm
      Performance Core

      Invitation Only

      • We are committed to making this financially accessible to people who are low-income. We offer a few options for payment plans, work trade and scholarships. If you find this cost-prohibitive and need alternative financial arrangement please email us before enrolling.
      • To support efforts to make our program financially accessible we ask that people who are able to do so: 1. Pay at least the standard rate; AND/OR 2. Sponsor another participant by paying a sponsorship rate AND/OR’ 3. Make a donation of any amount towards our collective scholarship pool.


      {Kid Drumming}
      for 6yrs +

      Manzanita SEED Elementary 
      Wednesdays
      Info TBA
      Make Payment

      {Tyke Tunes}
      for 0-5 years

      Rice & Beans Family Coop
      More Info TBA

      Lotus Bloom
      2nd Fridays (1/15 in January; 2/26 in February)
      10:20-10:50am
      Lotus Bloom 555 19th St., Suite 131, Oakland
      This class is offered once a month as a part of Lotus Bloom's regular playgroup for 0-48 months. Participation in the class is through first come/first serve drop-in donation/enrollment in Lotus Bloom's playgroups.
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