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Sedyanka: At Home with Bulgarian Music
Mar
23
6:30 PM18:30

Sedyanka: At Home with Bulgarian Music

Join the Center for World Music for a delightful evening of Middle Eastern classical music with violinist and singer Luay Yousif, drummer Omar Alchi, and guitarist Jack Tamas. Luay will present traditional songs and instrumentals of the Middle East as well as his own original compositions. A sought-after singer throughout North America, he sings in Aramaic (the language of Jesus) in the Chaldean (Christian) tradition of Iraq.

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An Evening of Middle Eastern Classical Music
Jan
26
7:00 PM19:00

An Evening of Middle Eastern Classical Music

Join the Center for World Music for a delightful evening of Middle Eastern classical music with violinist and singer Luay Yousif, drummer Omar Alchi, and guitarist Jack Tamas. Luay will present traditional songs and instrumentals of the Middle East as well as his own original compositions. A sought-after singer throughout North America, he sings in Aramaic (the language of Jesus) in the Chaldean (Christian) tradition of Iraq.

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Passports: Music of Finland
Mar
24
7:00 PM19:00

Passports: Music of Finland

Finnish folk poetry tells a story of the first time the kantele zither was played. The sound was so beautiful that everybody started to cry. When their tears touched the water of the ocean, they turned into pearls.A native of Finland, Merja Soria performs the traditional music of her Finnish heritage. She combines the ancient kantele with the poignant sound of her voice to sing the haunting songs of Suomi (Finland).

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Passports: Music of Ireland
Feb
17
7:00 PM19:00

Passports: Music of Ireland

The Máirtín de Cógáin Project is led by its eponym, Máirtín de Cógáin, a performer of extraordinary talent. Crowned All-Ireland Storytelling Champion twice over, Máirtín says that telling stories is his highest joy in life. A superb singer, dancer, and bodhrán (Irish drum) player, he has gathered a group of the finest Irish-American musicians around him. Together, this group brings the story of de Cógáin’s native Cork to an appreciative international following.

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Passports: Burma/Myanmar
Apr
8
5:30 PM17:30

Passports: Burma/Myanmar

April 8, 2017 —  Music of the Ethnic Minorities of Burma/Myanmar
 

This special performance of traditional music and dance from Burma is presented by members of the refugee community in San Diego. The artists are mostly Karen, an ethnic minority groups of Burma. This is a rare event, as it demonstrates the perseverance of the human spirit as it struggles to maintain and nurture traditional art forms when forced to relocate away from the homeland. This event is made possible through collaboration with the Karen Organization of San Diego.

Concert Details:

Each program will be an intimate lecture-demonstration and mini-concert, in which the audience will have opportunity to interact with the artists. Having introduced us to their art form, the artists will perform a number of pieces.

5:30pm – Doors open.
6:00pm – Performance begins. Casual reception immediately following performance.

TIckets: $20/$15 Kalabash students

This is a casual BYOB event. Feel free to bring refreshments for yourself and your friends.

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Passports: Music of India
Mar
18
5:30 PM17:30

Passports: Music of India

March 18, 2017 — MUSIC OF INDIA


North Indian classical ragas performed by international award-winning Hindustani vocalist Sudakshina Alagia and tabla player Rahul Soparkar.

CONCERT DETAILS:

Each program will be an intimate lecture-demonstration and mini-concert, in which the audience will have opportunity to interact with the artists. Having introduced us to their art form, the artists will perform a number of pieces.

5:30pm – Doors open.
6:00pm – Performance begins. Casual reception immediately following performance.

TICKETS $20/$15 Kalabash Students

This is a casual BYOB event. Feel free to bring refreshments for yourself and your friends.

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Passports: Australia
Feb
11
5:30 PM17:30

Passports: Australia

In his entertaining, educational, and inspiring presentation, Randin Graves uses pictures, video, live performance, and storytelling to enlighten about this sacred Aboriginal instrument, the didgeridoo, and the culture that invented it, while sharing his own journey from American suburbs to a remote corner of Australia and back.

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