Monthly Archives: October 2017

Brooklyn Rider

Sunday, October 29, 7 p.m. UMass Old Chapel The adventurous, genre-defying string quartet Brooklyn Rider combines a wildly eclectic repertoire with a gripping performance style that is attracting legions of fans and drawing critical acclaim from classical, world and rock … Continue reading

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Kiran Ahluwalia Ensemble

Thursday, October 26, 2017 @ 7:30 PM Kiran Ahluwalia’s seductive singing draws on her Indian-Punjabi heritage, fusing its hypnotic grooves with passionate Saharan blues and innovative western jazz. Her compositions and arrangements embody the essence of ghazal, ancient poetry influenced … Continue reading

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Festival of South African Dance: “Stimela the Musical”

Tuesday October 17, 2017 @ 7:30 PM With precise and technical footwork, often to the accompaniment of house music, Pantsula is rooted in street culture and used to respond to cultural and political issues. Stimela the Musical, featuring an ensemble … Continue reading

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Moonfish Theatre’s “Star of the Sea”

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 @ 7:30 pm & Wednesday, October 4, 2017 @ 7:30 pm Come aboard the Star of the Sea, en route from Ireland to America in 1847. Playing passengers whose lives and fates are more connected than … Continue reading

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Adam Rudolph/Hamid Drake Duo, with Ralph M. Jones

Monday, October 2, 2017 at 8:00 pm UMass Old Chapel Hailed as “a pioneer in world music” by The New York Times and “a master percussionist” by Musician magazine, Adam Rudolph was Yusef Lateef’s closest collaborator. Widely acknowledged as one of … Continue reading

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