October 2009

Sunday, October 4
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.

Wednesday, October 7
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Jewels in the Square Presents

Marcus Shelby Jazz Trio

Wednesday, October 7
6pm- 8pm
Jewels in the Square Presents

Whether rolling through heavy drum & bass jams or sliding into downtempo
grooves Beatropolis constantly stretches the line between dance floor DJ and
operatic funk band. The crew blends disparate elements into a cohesive
sound that is reminiscent of Roni Size, Portishead, and The Brazilian Girls.

Sunday, October 11

2pm - 4pm

Jewels in the Square Presents

Non Stop Bhangra Crew
If you were looking for a rough guide to Bhangra, all elements are
represented in this collective effort. NSB has blazed a trail by presenting
Punjabi folk music in a fresh and accessible way, which leaves no one out.
The roots of this traditional harvest dance and music hold firm while familiar
elements of Hip Hop, Reggae and House music work into the mix. Resident
Dj Jimmy Love controls the decks by cutting up songs on the fly mixing
traditional bhangra tracks as well as remixes, all fused with live Dhol drums
& scratching, alongside wicked emcee's. The infectious energy is led by the
beautiful ladies ofDholrhythms Dance Troupe who provide dance lessons &
featured performances filled with colorful outfits and smiles that spin your
eyes dizzy and compel you to join in the vibe. Visual Dj's cut up videos, while
live painter, Marcus Murray creates a new piece of art for each event.

Wednesday, October 21
12:30pm - 1:30pm
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, October 21
6pm- 8pm
Jewels in the Square and SalsaCrazy.com Present
Salsa in the Square
featuring Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble of San Francisco

Union Square will be home to some of the great Salsa talent in the Bay Area.
Salsa in the Square brings you some of the best salsa bands to dance to!
Inroductory dance lessons start the night followed by an open dance floor
with live music. Don’t miss!

Sunday, October 25
2pm - 4pm
Jewels in the Square Presents

Sopranos of Union Square performing
"A Night of Enchantment"
Rosalyn Chan, and Clancy Cox with special guests Alex Gutman, and Marie
Kelly with accompanist Dimitry Cogan, will perform a program titled "A Night
of Enchantment".  These singers 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, October 31
Jewels in the Square Presents
ShadowLight Theatre
The Metamorphosis of Karaghiozis
Greek Shadow Theatre performed by Leonidas Kassapides with live music!
Jewels in the Square and ShadowLight Productions Presents a special free
Halloween performance of The Metamorphosis of Karaghiozis (CAR-E-GO-
SIS). Award-winning shadow artist Leonidas Kassapides joins live
musicians to perform the traditional Greek form of storytelling with shadow

The Metamorphosis of Karaghiozis epitomizes the comical tradition of Greek
Shadow Theatre, featuring the beloved folk hero, Karaghiozis.  Set during the
Ottoman Empire, The Metamorphosis of Karaghiozis is an adventure full of
action, comedy and spectacular confrontations with a monster that turns
humans into strange creatures.  Join our endlessly hilarious hero
Karaghiozis as he cleverly solves conflict. This show is performed in English
and is appropriate for all ages.
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