ArtSmart Family Concerts 2017 Schedule

Experience The World Through the Arts!

Feel the rhythms of Cuba, Spain, Peru and Hawai’i, hear the sounds of Venezuela, and dance around the world with Tandy Beal & Company’s 2017 ArtSmart Family Concerts! Grammy winners and Parent’s Choice Award winners bring the world to downtown Santa Cruz this February through April! Great for all ages! 

Magic Carpet World Rhythms!
Saturday, April 22nd @ 2:00pm

 Magic Carpet World Rhythms Tickets

 Magic Carpet World Rhythms Tickets

Local celebrity world dance and music groups take the stage to demonstrate rhythms of the world as expressed through music and dance! Featuring Watsonville Taiko Group, Roots of Brazil, Corazon en Flor, Kuhai Halau O Mehana Pa ‘Olapa Kahiko, Flamenco Romantico and more!

Group Rates available for 10 or more! Please call BPT at: 1 (800) 838-3006 or email: to purchase tickets at the Discount Rate of $5/Child and $10/Adult (That's up to 50% off!)

Ka-Hon Latin Percussion Ensemble
Saturday, February 25th @ 2:00pm


Immerse yourself on an adventure in Latin percussion as Ka-Hon shares rhythms and songs from Peru, Mexico, Spain, Cuba and Venezuela in this highly interactive and engaging performance. Featuring Grammy © Award Winners: Braulio Barrera, Javier Cabanillas, and Omar Ledezma, Jr., and outstanding Bay Area performers: José Roberto Hernandez and Pedro Rosales.

Jackeline Rago and Venezuelan Music Project
Saturday, March 18th @ 2:00pm


Combining Indigenous-Venezuelan, West African and Spanish-European influences, this dynamic ensemble shares the sounds and cultural traditions of Venezuela with vitality, energy and color. Featuring Jackeline Rago, Anna-Maria Violich, Donna Viscuso and Grammy © Award Winner, Omar Ledezma, Jr.

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ArtSmart Family Concerts are part of Tandy Beal & Company’s ArtSmart Education program which reaches 20,000 students and adults each year in 3 counties.  Through ArtSmart programs, students, teachers and families experience a variety of world arts through creative learning models. ArtSmart concerts, classes, and residencies help enrich cultural understanding, expand our view of the world, cultivate curiosity and create an inclusive sense of community.

Tandy Beal & Company is proud to partner with sponsors to make ArtSmart possible: Hewlett Foundation, David & Lucile Packard Foundation, California Arts Council, Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County, Arts Council Santa Cruz County, Santa Cruz Downtown Association, NEA and our generous donors and supporters of the arts.