Monthly Archives: March 2011

Red Baraat

Led by the omnivorous drummer Sunny Jain, Red Baraat is a fun, infectious Brooklyn-based band that deftly blends North Indian bhangra rhythms, rowdy brass-band energy, and konokol singing to create an explosive sound that’s “fun as hell” (Chicago Reader).The music … Continue reading

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Viva Mexico!

The Grammy Award-winning Mariachi Los Camperos – under the direction of Nati Cano – have shared the tradition of Mexican mariachi music with audiences throughout the world. This special tour represents the 50th anniversary of the group and the 200th … Continue reading

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Mariachi los Camperos de Nati Cano

The Grammy Award-Winning Mariachi los Camperos-under the direction of Nati Cano and comprising the finest musicians from Mexico-takes the Fine Arts Center stage for a lively sensational evening of traditional music and dance from the Mexican state of Jalisco. They … Continue reading

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Ice Jellies: Moistmedia Paintings

Artists Statement: This new body of work, Ice Jellies, is a process of sketches and experimental fusion works on aluminum and plexiglass. Moistmedia describes an emerging substrate for art beyond the post-digital era. We live in a world which encompasses … Continue reading

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Amir ElSaffar’s Two Rivers Ensemble

In 2006, upon receiving commissions from the Painted Bride Arts Center in Philadelphia and from the Festival of New Trumpet Music (FONT),¬†ElSaffar composed Two Rivers, a suite that invokes Iraqi musical traditions and frames them in a modern jazz setting. … Continue reading

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The Interconnected World: Various Projects

2011 Conference on International Opportunities in the Arts: The Interconnected World is the international forum for emerging and established artists, cultural administrators, residency directors, teachers, critics and curators providing a unique cross-disciplinary platform to network, showcase, support and promote artists’ … Continue reading

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We Four: A Tribute to John Coltrane

Legends and young lions come together for a concert that lovingly pays tribute to John Coltrane and the music of his time. Coltrane created some of the most innovative and expressive music in Jazz history. Having worked with countless jazz … Continue reading

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Divahn: Jewish Songs of the Middle East

An edgy all-female powerhouse ensemble infuses traditional and original Middle Eastern Jewish songs with sophisticated harmonies, entrancing improvisations, and funky arrangements. Lead singer Galeet Dardashti follows a family tradition of distinguished musicianship dating back to 19th-century Persia. But it was … Continue reading

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Cirque Mechanics

The creators of Birdhouse Factory transport you to the 1865 mining town of Rosebud, where an unlikely discovery sets off a series of hilarious and unexpected events full of the lore, excitement, and adventure of the Old West! Cirque Mechanics … Continue reading

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Boomtown

The creators of Birdhouse Factory transport you to the 1865 mining town of Rosebud, where an unlikely discovery sets off a series of hilarious and unexpected events full of the lore, excitement, and adventure of the old west! Cirque Mechanics, … Continue reading

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