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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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I invite you to join me for a monthly Community Sing, one where we create and witness "Kindness Made Audible." 
Where all who have breath are welcome.
Where prayer, intention and attention are valued over perfection and performance. 
Where all religion and no religion are practiced. 
Where poetry and meaningful lyrics are celebrated and sung. 
Where shared prayers are honored and sent.
Where songs as sacred tools are recognized and gratefully used. 
Where shared leadership is encouraged and fostered.

Monthly 2 hour community sings for health, wholeness and joy at the Dance Palace.

Sunday mornings from 10 - noon, February 15, March 15, April 19
 
 

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Grammy® Award winning and Juno-nominated artist John Reischman is “one of the world's undisputed masters of the mandolin” according to Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine. Capable of swinging between re-inventions of traditional old-time, bluegrass, and compelling original tunes, Reischman is renowned for his impeccable tone and taste. In the late 1970’s, he helped define the New Acoustic movement as an original member of the Tony Rice Unit, recording several influential albums on Rounder Records.

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San Francisco’s Blame Sally comes to West Marin for an evening of passionate, potent folk-pop songs new and old, with a spotlight on tunes from their fifth CD, Speeding Ticket and a Valentine. Emotionally charged, highly melodic, and irresistibly compelling, the powerhouse quartet—individually, Pam Delgado, Renee Harcourt, Jeri Jones, and Monica Pasqual—makes music with a truly distinctive sound.

All four women are exceptional songwriters, instrumentalists, and vocalists, and in performance they switch off lead vocals and trade instruments, creating music marked by funky, melodic rhythms, skilled instrumentation, and beautiful, intricate harmonies. Over the near-decade since they formed their band, Blame Sally has gained an ever-growing following that stretches far beyond their home turf, filling concert halls in Boston, Philadelphia, and across the pond in Europe. Come find out why!

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Point Reyes Books presents States of Grace, a documentary that chronicles the journey of revered physician Dr. Grace Dammann and her family following her survival of a head-on collision on the Golden Gate Bridge. Dr. Dammann founded one of the first HIV/AIDS clinics for poor people in San Francisco and was honored by the Dalai Lama with an Unsung Heroes of Compassion award in 2005. Dr. Damman and filmmakers Helen S. Cohen and Mark Lipman will be present to answer questions. "A poignant, universal saga. States of Grace achieves a relevance and a power that reaches well beyond its subjects." –Michael Fox, KQED Arts. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Point Reyes Books or at the door.

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Forging a new acoustic sound that defies categorization while striking universal chords, Tin Hat makes freewheeling chamber music for the 21st century.
Since its beginning in 1997, each of Tin Hat’s six recordings has been regarded by listeners and fellow musicians as a benchmark in the ongoing exploration of vibrant new pathways in acoustic music. Concurrently, their captivating live performances throughout the United States and Europe have surprised and delighted audiences with well-honed compositions and the joy of spontaneous musical discovery. Hailed for “interweaving Old World Europe with post-modern America, south-of-the-border sensuality with concert-hall propriety, and odd-metered syncopation with deeply soulful grooves” (The New York Press), the ensemble has created an original American ethnic music of its own device. As the New York Times notes, “it’s solid, appealing and fresh.”

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Meeting of Drakes Summit Road Association

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“At 4 grams, these tiny birds are amazing for their intelligence, endurance and athleticism. I am so lucky to be spending my time getting to know them.”— Dr Lisa Tell, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, Hummingbird Health and Genetics Program*
Join us, meet Lisa Tell, and learn about the hummingbird initiative at UC Davis. Enjoy her stories, her stunning hummingbird images and the details of her banding work with them. AND THEN THERE’S THE DESSERT! (That’s right, you’re invited to graze a table of beautiful, sweet homemade desserts.) * Dr. Lisa Tell, Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Avian) and American College of Zoological Medicine School of Veterinary Medicine Hummingbird Health Program. This fundraiser for the Dance Palace is co-sponsored by the Inverness Garden Club and the Audubon Canyon Ranch
Friday, February 6, 7PM, $15 at the door

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