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“Heartbeats & Horizons” Summer Solstice Sunset Cruise :: Saturday June 21st, 2014

The National Institute of Health is conducting an on-going study of the positive effects of music in our lives. Renown Neuro-Scientist, Dr. Petr Janata, affirms that music strikes an important

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“Destino: La Musica” Sunset Boat Cruise : Saturday May 10th : Departing from Oakland!

Destino: La Musica  Prior to the arrival of curious Spanish Explorers, Northern California was one of the most densely populated regions north of Mexico. The indigenous people, known as the

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New SKIN Mix by DJ Cecil!

How about a little sonic journey across the finest diasporas and continents? Enjoy DJ Cecil’s latest mix , made with love! Happy Spring Family!  

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Oakland Love x Okay Africa

Wow. Big things can happen when you dare to dream. I am super thrilled to be Okay Africa’s newest contributor. My relationship to The Roots dates back to my senior year

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Son of Son heating things up with his Spring Mix!

Wally Scott, aka, Son of Son is one of our bad-a%% resident DJ’s , a talented percussionist and a dear friend. We are so lucky to have him grace our

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Gorgeous Global Grooves by our resident DJ Diaztek!

Each month, our resident DJ Diaztek spins people into a lovely frenzy on the dance floor. We are so humbled and excited to work with this amazing brother! As a treat

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SKIN Presents “Movements & Migrations” Saturday March 29th at Parliament in Downtown Oakland

SKIN Presents: “Movements & Migrations” In the western region of Africa, there is a dance that Malinke women share called Moribayasa. Literally translated as, “jumble”, Moribayasa is essentially done to

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DJ Cecil visits Margarita Azucar & Radio Valencia : Special SKIN Edition

Greetings Family! DJ Cecil recently had the honor to do a guest DJ set with the lovely Margarita Azucar of Radio Valencia! Ready for a magnificent sonic trip? Look no

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SKIN FEB 8th

In the country of Mali there is a popular phrase, “Anke djé, anke bé”, which means “everyone gather together in peace”. In the Bambara language, “djé” is the verb for

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SKIN JAN 11th

Every Tuesday at the Osher Integrative Medicine Center in SF, cancer patients gather for a weekly dance class. Through movement, expression, imagery and creativity they become conduits for their own

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