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Sahara: A New Year's Eve Extravaganza with Heart
Date Sunday December 31
Time 9:00 PM - 7:00 AM
Location Details
Langton Arts, 1246 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Event Type Concert/Show
Organizer/AuthorAmar
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WHAT: SAHARA NEW YEAR'S EVE EXTRAVAGANZA
WHO: 300 of our closest friends
WHEN: Sunday, December 31
WHERE: New Langton Arts, 1246 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA
WHY: The party benefits Kids in Darfur, Sudan
TICKETS: $40 Available at http://sfsahara.com, 415-259-8629. 21+

COUNT-DOWN TO THE HOTTEST BASH OF THE YEAR WITH A CAUSE

Sahara: NYE Extravaganza: The Bay Area’s best comes to life at this can’t-miss event celebrating our diversity and all that makes San Francisco the best place to live, work, and play. Proceeds will benefit Save the Children Fund program for kids in Darfur, Sudan.

Sahara: NYE Extravaganza will feature two floors of diverse and electrifying live music from Sila and the Afrofunk Experience (Kenya), Tribal Belly Dancing by Ariella and Freyja, Samba Dancing by the Sambora Dance Company (Brazil), and the largest line-up of international DJ's including Lady Ra (Canada), J-boogie (US), Dj Vanka (Belgium), Maneesh the Twister (India), Dj Amar (India), Dj Jeremiah (Liberia), and DJ Emmanuel Nado (Ivory Coast).

The event will take place at the elegant New Langton Arts in San Francisco featuring two majestic rooms with warm wood floors, high ceilings, large windows and attractive skylights upstairs, and an authentic Bedouin Style lounge with visual imagery and bass heavy vibes downstairs in the Dj/dance room.

Full bar and irresistible, exotic hors d’oeuvres by Electric Vardo's Chef SAROJ, and hot authentic chai hand-blended by CHAI-G.

Wander from a live show (The African Shrine) to the Dj/Dance Performance Suite (Electric Vardo) where the walls will be decorated with Nomadic Art and projection of Tribal and African films.

PERFORMING:

. SILA & THE AFROFUNK EXPERIENCE (Afrobeat, Afrofunk, Funk, Reggae, World Beat)
. SAMBAMORA DANCE COMPANY (Brazilian Samba Dancers)
. J-BOOGIE (Om Records)
. LADY RA (Beats Without Borders, Vancouver, BC)
. DJ VANKA (Stellartrax)
. DJ JEREMIAH AND THE AFROBEAT NATION (Liberia)
. DJ AMAR (Electric Vardo)
. AFROFUNK SISTERS (African Dancers)
. MANEESH THE TWISTER (Dhamaal, Dub Mission)
. ARIELLAH (Tribal Belly Dancer)
. CLANDESTINE (Tribal Belly Dancers)
. SOOOZHYQ (Tribal Belly Dancer)
. FREYJA (Tribal Belly Dancer)
. DJ EMMANUEL NADO (From Ivory Coast, Worldbeat, Soukous, Zouk)
. PLUS SPECIAL SURPRISE GUESTS

Added to the calendar on Wednesday Dec 13th, 2006 12:44 PM
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