Upcoming Events

May  June                                               
June 2009

Wednesday, June 3
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Jewels in the Square Presents
Kapakahi is about celebrating diversity in all its fun, funky glory.  Their music
is a fresh and progressive mash-up of Pop, Reggae, Ska, and Hip-hop and
their energetic stage show grabs the attention of whatever crowd they're in
front of. So, regardless of any label  placed on them, Kapakahi's genre-
bending style aims for ONE thing: to get your body moving on the dance floor!

Wednesday, June 3
6pm - 8pm
Jewels in the Square Presents
The Sopranos of Union Square perform "A Night of Enchantment"
Rosalyn Chan, and Clancy Cox with special guests Alex Gutman, and Marie
Kelly with accompanyist Elizabeth Ingber, will perform a program titled "A
Night of Enchantment".  These singers taught by San Francisco Conservatory
of Music voice instructor, Ms. Pamela Alexander, will perform arias from
opera's most celebrated works.  This program will also include your favorite
songs from Broadway, cabaret, and popular standards.  Bring a date or find a
date in Union Square, for this music will fill the air with romance for your
enjoyment on this summer's night!

Saturday, June 6
New Life Christian Church Preaching

Sunday, June 7
2pm- 4pm
Jewels in the Square Presents
Tango in the Square
Celebrate life ... dance tango!  There will be free introductory lessons in
milonga, tango & vals (tango waltz).  With open dance floor and performances
every first Sunday of the month, June through October.

Tuesday, June 9
12 noon-1pm
47th Annual Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest

Wednesday, June 10
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Jewels in the Square Presents
Diego’s Umbrella
Diego’s Umbrella is the original Spanish Surf Mexican Gypsy Pirate Pop
Band from San Francisco. Together for over seven years, the band creates
music that will make you smile, weep, ponder, and dance.

Wednesday, June 10
6pm - 8pm
Jewels in the Square Presents
Nitecaps Blues Band
Come enjoy the musical styling of local blues band The Nitecaps as they play
their own original blues compositions, along with classic blues standards by
such greats as Stevie Ray Vaughn, Three Kings, and Slim Harpo.

Saturday, June 13
"Fashion on the Square" Youth Model Call
Go to www.fashiononthesquare.com for more details.

Sunday, June 14
2pm - 4pm
Jewels in the Square Presents
Crosscut  Band
Crosscut, based in the San Francisco Bay Area of California, plays a unique
mix of vintage blues and rock, along with original music, to create a sound
that is all its own. Their musical influences include early Delta Blues,
Memphis and Chicago Electric Blues, Soul from STAX and Motown, 50's Rock
& Roll, 60's and 70's Rock, and Jazz.

Wednesday, June 17
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Jewels in the Square Presents
Dance-A-Vision Youth
Dance-A-Vision Entertainment based in Oakland, CA , under the Direction of
Carla Service uses dramatic choreography and the freedom of freestyle
dance to engage and entertain their audience. Delivering a dynamic mix of
dance styles, the Dance-A-Vision dancers both youth and adult will leave you
breathless and happy.

Wednesday, June 17
6pm- 8pm
Jewels in the Square Presents
Salsa in the Square
featuring Anthony Blea y su Charanga
The Bay Area is fortunate to such great latin music. Salsa in the Square
brings you some of the best salsa bands to dance to! Introductory dance
lessons start the night followed by an open dance floor with live music. Don’t

Saturday, June 20 & Sunday, June 21
Ixalt presents: Enchanted Afternoons
Come be amazed as  artists of all ages, and cultures come together in
agreement to  worship one God and one  Savior through Dance, Music, Song,
Spoken  Word and Rap on  Saturday-Sunday, June 20-21, 2009 at Union
Square  Park in San Francisco 3-5pm.  This FREE  event features  IXALT
along with guest artists:  Eight Count, Aroma, Dance-A-Vision, Dwayne & Kat
Worthington, Halau Hula 'O Kupukalau'ie'ie, Dionne Brown, Anita Myles,
James Pugh** Dwight Taylor, 3rd Heaven, The Gathering, East Bay Anointed
Voices*, Omega Bugembe Okello** Jimmie Braden, Jr*. This  annual event
celebrates the artistic talent of Christian Performing  Artists. ALL ARE
WELCOME!  For more information please contact 510 932-5101 or visit www.
ixalt.org  (*Saturday only) (**Sunday only)

Wednesday, June 24
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Sun & Moon Ensemble
Sun & Moon Ensemble is a San Francisco based performing arts group
directed by Maria Lexa, whose unique productions involve theatre, dance,
movement, masked characters, giant puppets, and live music. The repertoire
includes outdoor shows for an audience of all ages and backgrounds. In
these performances, choreographed scenes and processions are
interspersed with spontaneous audience interaction, and the handcrafted
puppets, masks, and costumes in the productions are works of art in
themselves. For more information visit: www.sunandmoonensemble.org

Wednesday, June 24
6pm - 8pm
Jewels in the Square Presents
Lindy in the Square
The Swing Dancers will turn back the clock and infect the Square with dance
fever the fourth Wednesday of every month from May through September.
Introductory dance lessons will be followed by an open dance floor. Bring a
partner or come and meet new people!

Sunday, June 28
2pm - 4pm
Jewels in the Square Presents
Miko Marks with special guests
MIko Marks Raised in Flint, Michigan, the nations’ industrial heartland, Miko
first discovered her vocal prowess at a tender age. Her writing talents have
continued to sharpen with experience and maturity. Her lyrics are optimistic,
personal and delivered by crisp, powerful vocals. Miko Marks is virtually
incomparable as a performer, with a voice that shines crystalline without
studio gadgetry. Her influences cross the barriers of generation, genre and
race, while her live performances satisfy the toughest critics.