Saturday evening saw a focus on Native America, with powwow dances, songs, and the most fascinating hoop dance ever. "You'll either be trying to work out how it's done, or you'll just say, 'Wow!' ", said Edward Madril. My brain tried to do both, and take photos at the same time. This was one of the highlights of the weekend for me.
I also loved the dances by Bolivia Corazon de Americas:
and the music of Grammy-nominated Youssoupha Sidibe:
Many more photos in the full gallery: http://alisontoon.com/sacworldfest2013. Take a look, you might spot yourself in the crowd!