CityDance San José: Salsa + Content Pick-Up Party

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Free admission

Celebrate creativity in Silicon Valley as part of CityDance San José and the Content Pick-Up Party! The Content Pick-Up Party 15.4 marks Content Magazine's newest issue 15.4 "Profiles," recognizing Silicon Valley's innovative and creative people. CityDance San José returns to the Circle of Palms Plaza for an evening of salsa with live music and professional dance instruction. 

Visitors can explore all galleries and exhibitions on view at SJMA, free, 4–9pm. Everyone is welcome.

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CityDance San Jose: Salsa

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CityDance San José is an evening of socializing, music, and open-air dancing at the Circle of Palms and the San José Museum of Art. With live bands and a professional dance instructor, you can tune your skills, learn something new, or just show off! The event and Museum galleries are open and free to the public.

Featured community partners at CityDance include City Lights Theater Company, Mosaic America, New Ballet, New Museum of Los Gatos (NUMU), Patron Paule—SJ Storyboard (Creative Ambassador), Sacred Heart Community Services, Silicon Valley Pride, SJMA’s Let’s Look at Art Program, Suhita Shirodkar, Sonia Barron—Luna Park Chalk Art Festival, Teatro Visión, and Yoon Chunh Han (Creative Ambassador).

CityDance San Jose is presented by the City of San José Office of Cultural Affairs, the San José Museum of Art, Valley Transportation Authority, and El Cafecito by Mezcal Restaurant.

Content Pick-Up Party 15.4, "Profiles"

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Celebrate the release of Content Magazine's newest issue 15.4, “Profiles.” The evening will host creatives featured in Issue 15.4, including performances by DJ Weezmatic, Storyteller Yosimar Reyes, Ervin Wilson, artists James Mertke, Paul J. Gonzalez, Together We Create, and more.

Content Members will receive a complimentary beverage provided and hors d’oeuvres from El Cafecito by Mezcal Restaurant as a toast to their support of Content Magazine and the greater local arts community.

Issue 15.4 Features

Tattoo Artist, Abraham Ortega; San Jose Storyboard, Bertrand Patron Paule; B.L.A.C.K. Outreach San Jose; Poet Elodia Esperanza Benitezl; Painter James Mertke; Filmmaker May Yam; Developer Michael Messinger; Multidisciplinary Artist Pantea Karimi; Muralist Paul J. Gonzalez; San José Museum of Art curators Chief Curator Lauren Schell Dickens, Assistant Curator Juan Omar Rodriguez, and Curatorial and Programs Associate Nidhi Gandhi; Artist and Illustrator Suhita Shirodkar; Together We Create Elba Raquel, Mesngr, Wisper, and Roberto Romo; Meraki by Yaya Fashion Design, Yaya Bautista; Data Artist and Professor Yoon Chung Han; Poet and Storyteller Yosimar Reyes; and DJ Weezmatic and Aaron Aquino.