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Dabke Dance Party for Syria at MALABOMBA

  • El Cid 4212 W Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles, CA, 90029 United States (map)

MALABOMBA! returns to El Cid on Friday, November 27th! You will most definitely want to take a bite of the delicious recipe of international music and dance we're preparing for this multi-kulti smorgasbord! It's going to be sweet, it's going to be savory, and it will no doubt be spicy, so come thirsty and ready to dance! 

On this momentous occasion, we are privileged to present Bedouin X, a veritable supergroup of LA-based musicians dropping North African Arabic jams with captivating rhythmic flow and inspiration. Also on the menu will be bellydance by the scintillating Lumina Bellydance Co. and dabke folk dance performances by Qabila Folkdance Company, both led by local dance powerhouse Aubre Hill of Movement Art Space.

There's one final ingredient that will make this show exceptional and inspiring - and it's the most important one. 100% of the proceeds from the door will benefit GlobalGiving's Syrian Refugee Relief Fund. The donation will support life-saving assistance and relief efforts for Syrians displaced by conflict, both within Syria and in neighboring countries. GlobalGiving applies 97% of their donations to the campaigns they work on and are highly rated by CharityNavigator. More info on the campaign:

BONUS! In the spirit of giving it all, DJ Jason Savvy has decided to sweeten the pot and raffle off his MALABOMBA playlist DJ CD collection. That's right, EVERY CD he's burned over the past 6 years to keep your ass shaking and your mind blowing at every party since the beginning will be up for grabs! Buy a raffle ticket at the show for your chance to take home one of the coolest street-vendor quality CD-Rs this side of Turkmenistan*! 
(*only this one has a track list included)

MALABOMBA! - L.A.'s wildest pan-global international celebration of music and dance!
Friday, November 27th, 9:30 PM - last call
$10 cover

Earlier Event: November 27
BFLA November Hafla - Devotion
Later Event: December 2
Egyptian Master Ahmed Hussein Workshop