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By making a planned gift to the Dance Palace, you may increase your income, decrease your taxes, bypass capital gains tax, reduce or eliminate estate tax, provide for your heirs, and provide essential support for the Dance Palace.

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The Dance Palace is a member-supported organization.
Your membership dues and contributions help make possible all the programs we provide.

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Dance Palace Partners are people dedicated to the West Marin community and to the future of the Dance Palace. These generous souls have made a commitment of 3-year funding in support of the our many programs and services for all ages.

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Donations

Giving a Gift of Stock or Mutual Funds to the Dance Palace.

EScrip is an easy way to contribute money to the Dance Palace.

We're in need of the following items:

  • A Mac laptop
  • Kids' bathing suits and white t-shirts for Dance Palace Camp
  • Digital cameras (perhaps you've upgraded?)
  • Card Tables
  • Ipod
  • Matching comfortable chairs for our lobby
  • Keyboard
  • Laminator 

Volunteer

Want to be involved in community?
Complete community service hours?
Attend concerts and events for free?

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Imagine being able to watch as Edison turned on the first light bulb, or as Franklin received his first jolt of electricity.
For the first time, a film gives audiences a front row seat to a significant and inspiring scientific breakthrough as it happens. Particle Fever follows six brilliant scientists - three theorists and three experimentalists - during the launch of the Large Hadron Collider, marking the start-up of the biggest and most expensive experiment in the history of the planet.

As they seek to unravel the mysteries of the universe, 10,000 scientists from over 100 countries joined forces in pursuit of a single goal: to recreate conditions that existed just moments after the Big Bang and find the so-called "God Particle" the Higgs boson, potentially explaining the origin of all matter - only to subsequently confront an even bigger challenge: have we reached our limit in understanding why we exist?

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A Food Pantry Benefit Dinner: The American Way of Poverty A meal created with the kinds of foods distributed by our local food pantry followed by a reading and discussion with Sasha Abramsky, author of "The American Way of Poverty: How the Other Half Still Lives." A benefit for West Marin Community Services Food Pantry and emergency programs. Co-sponsored by Point Reyes Books. Dinner at 6 PM, reading at 7PM. Tickets available at West Marin Community Services, Point Reyes Books, and Zuma.

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Words and Emotions through Music: An Open Letter to Flamenco

An evening of flamenco music and dance with Ricardo Diaz - Guitar, Angelo Alonte - Violin, and Sara Tocaggino - Dancer, as they present a program sure to inspire passion, imagination and love.

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I’ve seen many of you at The Rafael Theater this year while attending the opening of some amazing music documentaries, such as: Twenty Feet From Stardom, Muscle Shoals, and Ain’t In For My Health (Levon Helm story). I am a huge fan of the documentaries of soulful musicians, and want to share some of the very rare music documentaries I’ve accumulated over the years. These are films that were produced in the same vein as the above-mentioned films. I have gone to great lengths to acquire some stellar movies that were never shown in a theater, on TV, or released to the public, for one reason or another... These films have won numerous awards from major film festivals all over the globe, were made by world-renown film- makers, but have never seen the light of day! So, in the interest of building community through music, I am inviting the community to “Music Documentary Night” at The Dance Palace Church Space.

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You are invited to the CLAM Annual Meeting and a Conversation about the Coast Guard Property in Point Reyes Station.
Join us for a light meal and a discussion of the implications of the sale of the Coast Guard residential facility in Point Reyes Station. What would it mean to acquire the 36 already built homes and the rest of the property for community homes and community benefit?
Bring your questions and insights - and let’s talk together.

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Fariba Bogzaran and Kim Rosen, poetry & recitations
Deghani brothers, Sina and Samandar on Persian Tombak and Daf, with Rishii Chowdhury on Indian Tabla, and Tobias Roberson on Flamenco Cajon

The evening offers a special experience of sound, rhythm and poetry with a group of innovative artists.  The moving from formless to form through music and poetry is the spirit of the evening.  There will be solo performances of Indian and Persian drumming, together with a combination of cross- cultural rhythms and improvisation. The evening will be filled with recitations of mystical poetry: Rumi will be recited in Persian and in English.  The audience will learn how to recite one of Rumi's poems in Farsi.   This evening is choreographed by Fariba Bogzaran to bring together the East and the West through the arts of music and poetry. 

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