Arts Listings

Professional Dance- Through June 13

Tuesday June 01, 2010 - 06:13:00 PM


"Moving for Peace," June 12, 3 p.m. More than 100 youth performing artists celebrate community and creativity. Free.  

1000 42nd St., Oakland.



Students from Diablo Ballet and Civic Arts Education, June 4, 7 p.m. Program features classical variations from popular ballets and a premiere of new work by program directors Viktor Kabaniev and Tina Kay Bohnstedt. $10. (925) 943-5846. 

111 N. Wiget Lane, Walnut Creek. <  


Scott Wells and Dancers, through June 19, May 28-30, Jun. 4-6, 8 p.m.; Jun. 18-19, 8 and 9:30 p.m. Program "Ball-ist-ic'' features high-flying, gravitydefying dance. $18-$22. 

1310 Mission St., San Francisco. (415) 626-2060,



"Life, Love and Rituals," June 11 through June 13, 8 p.m. Program features choreography by Peter Litwinowicz, Peter Litwinowicz and Jose Ivan Ibarra. $20.  

3316 24th St., San Francisco. (415) 826-4441,



"San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival," June 5 through June 27, Saturday, 2 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.; Benefit gala June 11, 6 p.m. From the powerful dance and music of Haiti to a special Mexican Bicentennial Tribute, event presents an unparalleled cultural feat, including four new works representing the cultures of the Congo, Afghanistan, China and Mexico, and the debut of 26 world premieres. $22-$44. 

3301 Lyon St., San Francisco. (415) 567-6642,



"Carnaval Del Sur," Saturdays, 8:30 p.m. Sukay, Eddy Navia and the Pachamama Dancers present a program of Latin music and dance. $13.50.  

"Cuban Nights," Fridays, 8:30 p.m. Fito Reinoso, Sukay and Eddy Navia present Latin dancing Buena Vista style. $13.50.  

"Flamenco Thursdays" with Carola Zertuche, Thursdays, 8:30 p.m. Music and dance with performers of traditional flamenco. $10.  

Georges Lammam Ensemble, Sundays, 8:30 p.m. Event features music and dancing from the Middle East. $10.  

For ages 21 and older. 1630 Powell St., San Francisco. (415) 646-0018,


YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS The center's visual arts exhibitions feature contemporary art and popular culture by local, national and international artists. There are four rounds of exhibitions in the galleries each year. 

SF Ballet, through June 5, May 7, 8 p.m.; May 8, 2 and 8 p.m.; May 9, 2 and 7 p.m.; May 11-14, 8 p.m.; May 15, 2 and 8 p.m.; May 16, 2 p.m.; May 21, 8 p.m.; May 22, 2 and 8 p.m. Spring program features "Petite Mort,'' choreographed by Jiri Kylian, "French Twist'' by Ma Cong and "Songs of Mahler" by Michael Smuin.  

$3-$6; free the first Tuesday of every month. Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday, noon-5 p.m.; Thursday-Saturday, noon-8 p.m. 701 Mission St., San Francisco. (415) 978-2787,<