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Berkeley World Music Festival 

Sat., June 5, 12-9 p.m. 2010

FREE! The 7th Annual Berkeley World Music Festival showcases the Bay Area's finest world artists on Saturday June 5th, from noon to 9 p.m.

It's a dazzling mix of intimate performances in Telegraph Avenue cafes & shops near UC Berkeley, plus a featured dance concert in People's Park. The festival's epicenter is Haste Street at Telegraph Avenue.

East Bay Express readers: ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN! Two tickets to Ashkenaz AfterFestival Dance Party, featuring Markus James & the Wassonrai, plus special guests including Moroccan Gnawa Gimbri. (General admission $12/$10.) Send an email to eLerts@eastbayexpress.com with keywords "Berkeley World Music" and your name to enter, deadline June 2.

Festival artists include: Zydeco Flames, Khi Darag! and Sekou Senegal headlining at People Park (1-6 p.m). We also feature everything from The Afrofunk Experience, Ancient Future/Mathew Monfort, Grupo Falso Baiano, Dynamo & Gramaphone, Melanie O'Reilly, Gamelan Gender Wayang, Belly Dance Bazaar, and Michael Masley. Don't miss the grand finale with Quijeremá. More information at www.BerkeleyWorldMusic.org.


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