Jewels in the Square
Season Calendar 2008
April - May - June - July - August - September - October
Sunday, August 3, 2008
2pm- 4pm
Picklewater Free Circus Fest
Featuring The Pi Clowns with guest the Aji Show
The monthly Picklewater Free Circus Festival is a collection of diverse performances
from the best Circus Arts performers around the bay, in a celebration of the history
and future of circus in America.

Wednesday, August 6, 2008
12:30pm - 1:30pm
People in Plazas Series: Carne Cruda

Wednesday, August 6, 2008
6pm - 8pm
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, August 9, 2008
8pm - 10pm
Jewels in the Square & San Francisco Neighborhood Theater Foundation Present
Film Night in the Park: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Enjoy one of the best cinematic masterpieces of all time under the stars at Union
Square Park.  Union Square will play host to Film Night in the Park three nights
during the summer.

Sunday, August 10, 2008
2pm- 4pm

Wednesday, August 13, 2008
12:30pm - 1:30pm
People in Plazas Series: Tom Rigney and Flambeau

Wednesday, August 13, 2008
6pm- 8pm
Paul Green School of Rock
The Paul Green School of Rock Music, SFCA is the local branch of the Nationally
acclaimed Music School recently depicted in the Documentary, "Rock School."  It is
the original performance based, interactive music school for kids ages 8-17. We
proceed from the belief the best way to learn to do anything is by doing it.  School of
Rock, SFCA performs regularly throughout the city of San Francisco.

Sunday, August 12, 2008
Miko Marks
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.

Friday, August 15, 2008
Temple of Poi

Wednesday, August 20, 2008
12:30pm - 1:30pm
People in Plazas Series: Sony Holland

Sunday, August 24, 2008
Salsa in the Square- featuring Los Boleros
Los Boleros is bringing its traditional Salsa sound to Union Square for a summer
dance series. Los Boleros will play an array of styles including Traditional Salsa,
Cumbia, Merengue, Son and Cha Cha. The live music will be accompanied by a
dance class that will teach you the basic steps.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008
According to the legend, Moonalice is bringing its heady brew of roots, rock, rhythm
and blues to Union Square for an afternoon of spirited music, peppered with ample
doses of improvisation and surprise.

Moonalice is a band of seasoned players exploring new musical territory with a
passion. G.E. Smith (Saturday Night Live, Bob Dylan), Barry Sless (Phil Lesh &
Friends, David Nelson Band), Pete Sears (Jefferson Starship, Rod Stewart), Ann &
Roger McNamee (Flying Other Brothers), and Jim Sanchez (Dr. John, Boz Scaggs)
turn their collective body of experience, ace musicianship, great songs, and love of
adventure into live performances as distinct as they are compelling. Don't miss it!

Wednesday, August 27, 2008
12:30pm - 1:30pm
People in Plazas Series: Sabrocito

Wednesday, August 27, 2008
6pm- 8pm
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.

Sunday, August 31, 2008
2pm- 4pm
Bay Area Argentine Tango Association
Celebrate life ... dance tango!  There will be free introductory lessons in milonga,
tango & vals (tango waltz) starting at 6pm.  With dancing and performances every
last Sunday of the month, June through September.

April - May - June - July - August - September - October
April - May - June - July - August - September - October