Berkeley Arts Festival Calendar


SF Medicine Ball


Jan 17, 11:45am to 2:45pm, Cheese Board Pizza 1512 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA

Retro JukeBox Band

Geechi Taylor's Retro JukeBox Band is a top Dance Band with an immense repertoire covering multiple genres including timeless 1920's-1960's Jazz, Blues, Motown & Retro versions of todays hits. Kid Friendly!

Jan 17, 4:45pm to 7:45pm, Cheese Board Pizza 1512 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA

Handsome Hound

Handsome Hound is a folk rock group from Washington, DC, doing alright

Claire Daviss - vocals
Cuchulain Kelly - vocals & guitars
Allison Rosenberg - vocals & trumpet
Ben Schifman - bass
Andrew Northcutt - drums
Linda Collins - alto saxophone
Mike Dranove - trombone

Jan 17, 7pm to 9pm, Caffè Chiave, 2500 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley

DJ Lady Ryan

Now easily a Bay Area favorite and 2016's East Bay Express Best of the Bay pick for Favorite DJ (!!), Lady Ryan is unique in that she is known for her eclectic taste in tunes and spellbinding voice. From Jazz to House, the flux of distinctive sounds she so graceful sets beside one another make for a brilliant movement within the crowd.

Jan 17, 8pm to 11pm, Jupiter, 2181 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley

Kizomba Nightz

Doors at 7:30 pm; Intro to Kizomba Dance Lesson at 8:00 pm; Open Level Semba at 8:45 pm; Open Practica at 9:30 pm
Tickets are $15 Gen Adm / $12 Students
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Kizomba is a popular genre of music and partnered dance from Angola. Its is known to be smooth and slow, with grounded movements, danced in a close partner connection. The origin of Kizomba dance comes from Semba, a traditional type of dance and music from Angola known for its energetic movements.

For any questions please contact Kathy Reyes at

Jan 17, 8pm to 11:30pm, Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center, 1317 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley