Lavish costumes, swirling colors, acrobatics and the pageantry of dance are all part of Cirque du Soleil Varekai at the arena this weekend. You will be mesmerized by the spectacle. For tickets link here.
World Wind is this year’s dance production at Delta College. Combining talent from SF, Lodi, Tracy and Stockton this show addresses selected events or issues that have led to change. The performances take place today and tomorrow at the Atherton at 8 pm. Tickets are $10 for students/seniors and $12 for adults.
The Asparagus Festival comes to the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds this weekend. The festival is open today from 2 pm – 8 pm, Saturday 10 am – 8 pm and Sunday 10 am – 6 pm. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for teens and $5 for children. Seniors, college students and military admission is $7.
A highlight of the festival is the community stage with local entertainment including CA Soul Line Dancers (3 pm today), Souls of the Rising Sun (4 pm today and 11 am on Sunday), Mercy Housing Gleason Park Electric Violin Ensemble (4:45 pm today), Unique Visions Dance Company (11 am Saturday), Ballet Folklorico Raices Mexicanas (1 pm Saturday and Sunday), Los Danzantes Del Puerto (3 pm Saturday), Cesar Chavez High School Choir (4:15 pm Saturday), Inspiring Hope Community Dancers (5pm Saturday), Gypsy Phoenix Belly Dancers (7 pm Saturday), West Coast Finest Soul Line Dancers (3 pm Sunday), Starlight Studios (4 pm Sunday) and more.
In closing, the Cambodian New Year Festival takes place this weekend (Friday – Sunday, 7:30 am – 10 pm) at 3732 Carpenter Rd. Free admission and parking, donations appreciated. See the beautifully decorated temple, enjoy delicious food, music and dance.
Dance, in its many forms, brings us together through storytelling, movement and celebration. Let it take you to new places this year.