Last Wednesday night, November 6, Performing Arts Workshop held “A Taste of Performing Arts Workshop,” an event to both thank the Workshop’s supporters, and to introduce new faces to our work and mission. 

Held at the African American Art and Culture Complex, the night involved:

     –       A special drinks tasting for our 21+ guests

     –       A dance class with World Dance Teaching Artist Ms. Amani

     –       Award-winning students performing spoken word poetry

     –       A free raffle for Workshop swag and a wine-tasting at Kenwood Vineyards

     –       Appetizers and drinks donated by local businesses

Firstly, we’d like to say a huge “THANK YOU” to all those who made it to the event!  We hope you had as much fun as we did eating, dancing, whisky tasting, and watching the inspirational performances!

We also want to extend our sincerest appreciation to the following businesses for their in-kind support of this event.  The support of community partners is essential in helping us continue our vital arts education programs, and we cannot thank them enough!

Mariposa Baking Company (

Bi-Rite Market (

Rainbow Grocery, A Worker-Owned Cooperative (

Kenwood Vineyards (

Trader Joe’s (

The Chestnut Bakery (

Goat Hill Pizza (

Safeway (

A huge thank you as well to Barry Cowan for putting on the excellent whisky tasting, to Tamika Chenier at AAACC for having us, to Amani Manning for teaching us some new dance moves, and to our student performers Damyan, Adrian, and Eugene.   THANK YOU!


Check out these photos from the event (more to come), and we hope to see you all again soon!

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