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October 5, 2017

‘Bhavayami,’ An Evening of Classical Indian Dance

This evening of Indian classical dance is presented by Akhila Takkallapalli, student of Sasikala Penumarthi at the Academy of Kuchipudi Dance in Atlanta, Georgia. Performances will take place on Thursday, October 5 and Friday, October 6 at 6 p.m. It is sponsored by the Department of Religious Studies, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Performing Arts Special Activities Fund, the Department of Communication and the Department of Asian Studies. For more information, please contact Harshita Kamath.

Start: October 5, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
End: October 5, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Venue: Swain Hall, Studio 6
Address:
101 East Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

October 6, 2017

‘Bhavayami,’ An Evening of Classical Indian Dance

This evening of Indian classical dance is presented by Akhila Takkallapalli, student of Sasikala Penumarthi at the Academy of Kuchipudi Dance in Atlanta, Georgia. Performances will take place on Thursday, October 5 and Friday, October 6 at 6 p.m. It is sponsored by the Department of Religious Studies, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Performing Arts Special Activities Fund, the Department of Communication and the Department of Asian Studies. For more information, please contact Harshita Kamath.

Start: October 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
End: October 6, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Venue: Swain Hall, Studio 6
Address:
101 East Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

October 20, 2017

Bomba Dance Community Workshop

Redobles de Cultura Afro-Borinquena presents Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba Dance and Percussion Community Workshops. The team of three New York City practitioners of Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba will be in the Triangle area to offer dynamic and engaging dance and drumming workshops.  Workshops offer exploratory instruction on both Bomba dance and drumming. The sessions teach fundamental techniques of Bomba dance, engages participants on the roles of percussion instrumentation and how these are developed in concert with the dance movements and more. The…

Start: October 20, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
End: October 20, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Venue: Hayti Heritage Center
Phone: 919.683.1709
Address:
804 Old Fayetteville St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States

October 21, 2017

Bomba Dance Community Workshop

Redobles de Cultura Afro-Borinquena presents Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba Dance and Percussion Community Workshops. The team of three New York City practitioners of Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba will be in the Triangle area to offer dynamic and engaging dance and drumming workshops.  Workshops offer exploratory instruction on both Bomba dance and drumming. The sessions teach fundamental techniques of Bomba dance, engages participants on the roles of percussion instrumentation and how these are developed in concert with the dance movements and more. The…

Start: October 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
End: October 21, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: RENA Community Center
Phone: 919.918.2822
Address:
101 Edgar Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Bomba Community Dance Workshop

Join the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for a community dance workshop with Redobles de Cultura. RSVP to reserve your spot by emailing the Stone Center. For more information, please visit the Stone Center website or their Facebook page. This workshop is open to the public.

Start: October 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
End: October 21, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: RENA Community Center
Phone: 919.918.2822
Address:
101 Edgar Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

November 2, 2017

China National Centre for Performing Arts Orchestra on Stage

Most internationally touring orchestras have long, storied histories. Not so the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) Orchestra. Founded in 2010 to support the opera and ballet at the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing, the orchestra has quickly become one of the leading ensembles in China. Despite its youth—the musicians’ average age is only 31—the group has a formidable sound and a long list of eminent collaborators, including Christoph Eschenbach, Loren Maazel, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Zubin Mehta,…

Start: November 2, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
End: November 2, 2017 @ 9:00 pm
Venue: Memorial Hall
Address:
114 E. Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Cost: 10

November 9, 2017

Ukrainian Folk Singing Workshop

This fun and interactive workshop will consist of a brief historical introduction to regional differences of Ukrainian vocal folk music and learning to sing songs of different genres (lyrical songs, ritual songs, Christmas carols) in a 3-part range. The workshop will culminate in a group performance. The workshop will be led by Iryna Voloshyna, graduate student in the Department of American Studies’ folklore program and a member of the Ukrainian Association of North Carolina. Voloshyna is a folklorist-practitioner and a…

Start: November 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
End: November 9, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
Cost: Free

‘Sights of Asia’ Performance

“Sights of Asia” is a three part installation displaying the non-uniformity and diversity of Asia. This event will showcase arts, dance and traditional costumes from various countries and ethnic groups throughout Asia. This event is part of APIAutumn 2017 at UNC-Chapel Hill. It is sponsored by the Carolina Asia Center. Asian/Pacific Islander American Autumn aims to strengthen UNC-Chapel Hill’s pan-APIA community and promote the learning of APIA issues through a united celebration of cultures, heritages and identities.

Start: November 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
End: November 9, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

November 10, 2017

Nyai Saraswati Gamelan Open House and ‘Petting Zoo’

Interested in learning how to play the Javanese Gamelan?  Stop by on Friday, November 10 between 1:30 and 3 p.m. in the Florence and James Peacock Atrium of the FedEx Global Education Center to explore some of the instruments of the gamelan and meet John Caldwell, who will be directing the Gamelan next semester.  All are welcome! Contact Caldwell for more information.

Start: November 10, 2017 @ 1:30 pm
End: November 10, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Florence and James Peacock Atrium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Ukrainian Folk Music Performance

A Ukrainian folk music performance will be taking place Friday, Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. Iryna Voloshyna, along with Brian Dolphin and Vaiva Aglinskas will perform a selection of vocal music from different ethnographic regions and time periods in the history of Ukraine. Iryna Voloshyna, graduate student in the Department of American Studies’ folklore program and a member of the Ukrainian Association of North Carolina, is a folklorist-practitioner and a trained musician and professional performer. In 2007, after studying music…

Start: November 10, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
End: November 10, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
Cost: Free
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