Wednesday, December 18, 2013

IMANI - January 1 Kwanzaa Celebration at Fenix

Everyone welcome! Activities and gifts for kids, drum and dance performances, and a potluck dinner! We look forward to seeing any Fenix fans or students, current or former, or anyone that would like to come in for a wonderful Imani celebration...FAITH!

Other fantastic local Kwanzaa events:
North Sacramento Library, Friday Dec. 27, 3:00 pm
Del Paso Heights Library, Saturday Dec. 28, 3:30 pm (Bring a snack to share!)

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Awesome November Events with Fenix

Thu Nov 14 Fenix drummers will be performing at 6:15 PM at the Art Cafe at the Brickhouse Art Gallery, 2837 36th Ave, Sacramento

Sat Nov 16 - "Dancing Masks" - art exhibit, performance and lecture at Fenix Studio. 1:00 pm Exhibit opens and Mask making Workshop; 4:00 pm Reception and performance; 5:00 pm Lecture by James Albertson

Sat Nov 23 - "Misdirection" a storytelling adventure celebrating Tellabration, a national storytelling event. 6:30 pm at the Fenix Studio

All events free. Donations accepted.

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Exciting Event in October!

The Black Panthers had social services programs all over the country including Sacramento in the 60s. Hear and share stories of the movement with Margo Rose- Brunson, Sacramento resident and activist. Angela James will read excerpts from "One Crazy Summer" an award winning children's ' book. Photo Exhibit, Crafts, free books for kids, FREE LUNCH. Everyone is invited to celebrate a piece of Sacramento's history. 

Sat Oct 12, 1-3 pm, Fenix Studio 2110 Del Paso Blvd, Sacramento 95815

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Upcoming Gigs for Fenix!


Check out our recent visit to Good Day Sacramento!
Good Day Sacramento

Sat Aug 24 - 12:30pm Elk Grove Multicultural Festival
*(Pic from 2012 Elk Grove Festival - Afro-Caribbean dance)

Wed Aug 28 - 4:00pm  "Bookalicious"- Stories about food set to the rhythm of live drums then ‘eat your words’ with a snack themed to the stories. Totally interactive program for families.

Sun Sept 29 - 11:00am Davis Ranch Gourd Festival

BACK TO SCHOOL SPECIAL for kids 12 and under
First month of classes free.
Call 916-205-3970 or e-mail for details 

Booking now for holiday season.
Book early for entertainment for  your company or private event.  Fenix tailors performances to suit every occasion with live drumming and dancing.

Rites of Passage
*Pic from fundraiser for 'Changing Lives Forever)

Monday, June 3, 2013

Fenix Fun for Summer!!!

Its a fun summer we have planned at Fenix! Check out the flyer above and contact us for more info!

Friday, April 26, 2013

Family Salsa Night AGAIN!!! :)

We are doing it again! Fenix Family Salsa Night

Last month we had a ton of salsa fun with instructor Brandon Zuniga and FREE eats!

Friday April 26 at 7:00 pm we hope to see all of you again. Bring a friend, bring family, bring the kids and let's do it again!

Adults $5, kids $2

Fenix Studio
2110 Del Paso Blvd (near Arden)
Sacramento, CA 95815

Check out the link below....more info? 916-205-3970

Friday, April 19, 2013

Earth Day Storytelling Festival April 21

FREE  entertainment for the whole family. 
Crafts, games, cultural performances

Angela James   
Mark Berry     
Arne Sampe        
Mike Thompson
Cherry Anderson    
Tom Wade     
Linda Kennedy     
Joyce  Ormond
Beth & Fiona Gillogly      
Timothy ‘Mr Tim’ Tomasik

Abe Sass     
Tchaka Mohammad

noon - 1:00 pm   Storytelling concert for children and families.  
1:00   - 1:30 pm  “Say it Now” featuring Tchaka Mohammad & Abe Sass
1:30   - 2:00 pm   Liars contest  (open mic -anyone can tell their tallest tale )
2:00  -  3:00 pm   Storytelling concert for children and families
3:00   - 3:30 pm   Story Slam contest.   Theme: Earth / Earth Day (open mic)
4:00   - 6:00 pm   Storytelling concert featuring special guest tellers & Fenix Drum and Dance Company.

Sunday, April 7, 2013

Latest Happenings and Upcoming Events

Fenix had a wonderful first Family Salsa Night. It was so fun we are planning to do it again on April 26! Here's some photos and a little clip from our first event. It's super family friendly!

Monday, March 11, 2013

Fenix Family Salsa Night!!!

Come one, come all to this Fantastic Fenix Fun Salsa night. Get a salsa dance class then dance the evening away.  Fun, food and a fabulous night out for the family or bring that special date

Friday, March 22, 2013 7:00 pm
Fenix Studio, 2110 Del Paso Blvd, 95815
Only $4.99 at the door for an evening of fun.  Kids $1.99.
Pass the word.  Call 916-205-3970 if you need more info.

Monday, January 28, 2013

Black History Month Presentations

Thursday, February 7        @ 4 pm: North Highlands Library (Hip Hop to the Drums)
Break it down with the latest hip-hop moves to the grooves of the African drums. Big dance-off at the end of the program combines West African and hip-hop moves.

Saturday, February 9     @ 2 pm: Southgate Library (Hip Hop to the Drums)

Thursday, February 14
       @ 4 pm: Del Paso Library (Dance & Drum for Joy)
A joyous drum and dance circle  tailored for children, families or adults. Everyone participates.  All instruments provided

Friday, February 15           @ 3 pm: Rio Linda Library (Hip Hop to the Drums)

Tuesday, February 19   
    @ 4 pm: Arden Dimick Library (Dance & Drum for Joy)

Wednesday, February 20  @ 6 pm
: North Sacramento Library  (Hip Hop to the Drums)

Saturday, February 23          @ 10 am
: Del Paso Library (A Quilting  Story) 

Fenix storytellers chronicle the lives of women of African descent through a series of dramatic monologues set to haunting drumbeats and against a backdrop of colorful handmade quilts.

Saturday, February 23         @ 2 pm:  Valley Hi Library (Rosa Parks and the Bus)

Saturday, February 23         @ 9 pm: Fusion Arts Center, 501 Arden Way (Black History Mo. Reception)

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Fenix Class Schedule for 2013

Fenix offers a broad range of drum, dance and exercise classes for all levels and ages. 
Classes are priced to suit your budget and family rates are available.

Saturday:      3:00 pm       Junior Afro-Acrobatics  (4-12yrs)     
                     4:00 pm       Mixed Level West African Drum
                     4:00 pm       Kids’ Drum
                     5:00 pm       Mixed Level West African Dance

Monday:       6:00 pm      Jambalaya Fit (Exercise)
                    7:00 pm      Intermediate West African Drum               
                    7:30 pm      Intermediate West African Dance
Tuesday:      8:30 am      Stretch and Strengthen
                   1:00 pm      “Everyone Can Drum” – Senior Center, Sierra 2, 2791 24th St
                    7:00 pm      Mixed- Level Conga Drums
                    8:00 pm      Brazilian Samba Drums

Thursday:     6:00 pm      Beginning Capoeira
                    7:00 pm      Afro-Caribbean Dance

Friday:         11:00 am     “Everyone  Can Drum”- Fenix Studio, 2110 Del Paso Blvd
                    6:00 pm      Jambalaya Fit (Exercise)
                    7:00 pm      Company Rehearsal