A community-based theatrical performance space with an emphasis on literacy, theater arts, and public speaking.
This club, modeled after an Eastern European wooden synagogue, is a Berkeley institution dedicated to dance and music. The non-profit venue hosts live music nearly every night, and shows are all-ages. Ashkenaz hosts reggae, bluegrass, Balkan, Brazillian, Cajun, and Caribbean bands, just to name a few. Come early for a dance class or on Sunday afternoon for a kid’s concert.
A non-profit, The Beat: Berkeley Performing Arts Center (BPAC) is devoted to educating the public through dance and music. Come to learn salsa, tango, hip hop, jazz, latin dance, samba, zydeco, ballet, and rhythm tap.