Friday, April 18, 2008

What's going on in Union Square...

Here is a list off the news letter for what is going on in Union Square for the rest of this month:

Friday, April 18, 20088:30 am - 4:30pmSan Francisco Society of Fine ArtsCome visit Union Square Plaza to view works produced byindependent artists and have an opportunity to interact with them tolearn more about their craft and individual style.
Saturday, April 19, 200810 am - 4 pmPower Ade Pro Challenge
Tuesday, April 22through Thursday, April 24, 2008Private Event
Friday, April 25, 200812 Noon - 1 pmJewels in the SquareBay Area National Dance Week Kick Off EventConga LineJoin us on BANDW's 10th anniversary with the third annual West Coast’s Longest Conga Line in downtown San Francisco. Dancers and non-dancers, students and adults will join our downtown visitors, shoppers and workers on the streets of San Francisco to conga their way in and around Union Square .
This year’s Kick-off Event will include live performances on the Union Square stage with:
• Hot Pink Feathers & Blue Bone Express ( New Orleans inspired Jazz Brass Band)
• Alseny Soumah and Lahydi (dance from Guinea , West Africa )
• Funkanometry (Hip Hop) …and more
This festive opening event highlights the dynamic and growing Bay Area dance com­munity as we start ten days of showcasing over 300 free events—all dance, all free, all week —bring your cameras and friends!
Saturday, April 26, 200810 am - 3pmWorld Tai Chi and Chi Gong Day
Saturday, April 26, 20087:50 pm - 9:50 pmTemple of PoiBring a chair and blanket and join 2 time Best of the Bay Best Dance Studio as they combine forces with PoiGeek to bring you the 3rd annual Fire Dancing Exposition featuring sizzling hot local, national and internationally renown fire artists.
Sunday, April 27, 20082 pm - 4 pmJewels in the SquareLos BolerosLos Boleros is bringing its traditional Salsa sound to Union Square for a summer dance series. Los Boleros will play an array of styles including Traditional Salsa, Cumbia, Merengue, Son and Cha Cha. The live music will be accompanied by a dance class that will teach you the basic steps.
Wednesday, April 30, 200812:30 pm - 1:30 pmJewels in the SquareCurt YagiCurt grew up surrounded by music his entire life and has performed at various clubs in San Francisco including the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, the Herbst Theater and the Red Devil Lounge. A multi-instrumentalist (guitar, bass, piano) in various bands, Curt decided to take a lead role in music and currently performs with his band throughout the Bay Area. The genre of his music is difficult to pinpoint, but many say his style is something they could envision waking up to on a sunny, Sunday morning. With well thought out lyrics and an open vibe, Curt will take you on a journey through his life experiences and leave you wanting more.
To learn more, be sure to visit
Wednesday, April 30, 20086 pm - 8 pmJewels in the SquareDiego’s UmbrellaDiego’s Umbrella is the original Spanish Surf Mexican Gypsy Pirate Pop Band from San Francisco. Together for over seven years, the band creates music that will make you smile, weep, ponder, and dance.

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