World on Stage Performances

January 10 – February 28
Members $5; General $7 
(does not include Museum admission)
*Free performance on January 10

For the tenth year in a row, the Bay Area Discovery Museum is teaming up with World Arts West to present World on Stage. This ethnic performance series takes you around the world through dance, music and folklore, featuring some of the Bay Area’s most talented youth and adult artists.

Edwardo Madril, Sewam American Indian Dance

Saturday, January 10
11 a.m.
*Free (Museum admission not included)

Native American music and dance is a beautiful expression of Native American heritage. Come and experience a deep and rich cultural history and participate in a tradition that inspires reflection.

E.W. Wainwright and the African Roots of Jazz

Special Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Performance
Monday, January 19
11 a.m. & 1 p.m.

11 a.m.

1 p.m.

Raise your voices to honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Renowned drummer E. W. Wainwright will share memories from his experiences with the civil rights movement. He and his ensemble will perform songs that remind us that Dr. King’s message is as relevant today as it was in 1963.

Saturday, January 31
11 a.m.

Performing a variety of step dances including jigs and reels, combined with impressive leaps, this amazing group of young dancers will connect you with age-old Irish traditions and joyous celebrations that are very much alive today.

Chinese Performing Arts of America Youth Group

Monday, February 16
11 a.m. & 1 p.m.

11 a.m.

1 p.m.

Come celebrate Chinese New Year with this talented ensemble of youth and adult dancers. CPAA’s elegant performance of folk and classical dance showcases the rich and diverse cultures of China.

Monday, January 19
11 a.m. & 1 p.m.
 

11 a.m.

1 p.m.

Raise your voices to honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Renowned drummer E. W. Wainwright will share reminiscences from his experiences with the civil rights movement. He and his ensemble will perform songs that remind us that Dr. King’s message is as relevant today as it was in 1963.

Ensambles Ballet Folklorico

Saturday, February 7
11 a.m.

See the colorful dresses and intricate footwork of the Ensambles Ballet Folklorico, who will perform dances from across Mexico. Enjoy the rich culture of Mexico through dance, music and traditional costumes.

Saturday, February 28
11 a.m.

Chinyakare Ensemble presents the incredibly varied spectrum of Zimbabwean music and dance. Harmonically weaving voices with traditional instruments and dance, they celebrate the beauty and power of southern African culture. Photo: RJ Muna

Are you a performer interested in playing at the Museum? Contact Kinsey Brock, public programs assistant manager at kbrock(at)badm.org.

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