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January 2017

Odissi Dance School Monthly Student Recital

Saturday, January 14, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Odissi Dance School, 2225 9th Street
Encinitas, CA 92024 United States
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Odissi Dance by Tanvi Shah

Join us for the Monthly Dance Recital of the Center for World Music's Odissi Dance School.

Each month the school hosts a monthly student recital in which a student performs dance compositions that they have mastered under the instruction of our master teacher from India, Sri Rajesh Kumar Palai.

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Balkan Folk Music Group Dromia at Athens Market Taverna

Saturday, January 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Athens Market Taverna, 109 West F Street
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Dromia

The Balkan folk music group Dromia will play at the Athens Market Taverna in downtown San Diego on Saturday, January 28. Enjoy traditional Greek dance tunes, as well as popular and table (listening) songs, with a small area set aside for dancing. Going to be fun!

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February 2017

Southern California Mbira Get-Together

Saturday, February 4, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
RSVP for Participatory House Recital Location San Diego, CA 2176 United States

Mbira aficionados gather to celebrate and play this extraordinary instrument. Admission is free, but space is limited. Please RSVP to Lewis Peterman to reserve your space and get directions to venue.

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Sene Africa: Music of West Africa

Monday, February 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
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Sene Africa

Sene Africa is a duo from Senegal consisting of Amadou Fall (kora) and Ibrahima Ba (guitar). The duo brings you an entertaining performance bound to bring happiness to the heart and soul. Ibrahima’s magical voice and special touch on the guitar, together with Amadou’s strong and positive presence on stage playing the kora, will make this a not-to-be-missed event!

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Passport to Worlds of Music 2017

Saturday, February 11, 2017 - Saturday, April 8, 2017
Kalabash School of Music and the Arts, 5725 La Jolla Boulevard
La Jolla, CA 92037
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$20
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The Center for World Music and the Kalabash School of Music and the Arts presents Passport to Worlds of Music, an informal concert series of classical and folk music traditions from Australia and Asia. This unique music and lecture series will introduce you to the sounds, aesthetics, and cultural significance of the music of Australia, North India, and Burma/Myanmar.

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Passport to Worlds of Music: Australia

Saturday, February 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Kalabash School of Music and the Arts, 5725 La Jolla Boulevard
La Jolla, CA 92037
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$20
Randin and Gayili

This will be the first program in the Passport to Worlds of Music 2017 series. In this special music and lecture concert, guest artist Randin Graves will introduce you to the sounds, aesthetics, and cultural significance of the indigenous musical traditions of Australia.

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Dornob: Music of Iran

Monday, February 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
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Dornob Music of Iran

Dornob is a collective of musicians—now spanning two generations—who've been playing Persian music in San Diego since 1985. Their goals, in addition to friendship and fun, include learning the musical tradition, fostering creativity, and crossing cultural bridges.

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Odissi Dance School February Student Recital

Saturday, February 25, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Odissi Dance School, 2225 9th Street
Encinitas, CA 92024 United States
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Mira Sur

Join us for the Monthly Dance Recital of the Center for World Music's Odissi Dance School.

This month's performance features soloist Mira Sur.

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Gallowglass Collective: Music and Dance of Ireland

Monday, February 27, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
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Gallowglass Collective

The 2017 SDSU-CWM World Music Series presents The Gallowglass Collective: Music and Dance of Ireland. Named for the Scottish Norse-Gaelic warrior clans that settled in Ireland, The Gallowglass Collective presents Irish traditional music and dance. Pete Polansky plays fiddle, mandolin and Irish tenor banjo, Ben Jaber performs on uilleann pipes, wooden flute, and tin whistle, and Michael Prine Jr. performs foot percussion and Irish sean-nós (old style) step dance.

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March 2017

Gone Tomorrow: Music of Appalachia

Monday, March 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
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Gone Tomorrow

San Diego's finest bluegrass band, Gone Tomorrow plays hard-driving bluegrass music, plus a wide variety of Texas swing, old-time, and early country music.

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Salif Keita

Thursday, March 9, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Belly Up, 143 S. Cedros
Solana Beach, CA 92075
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$35
Salif Keita

One of the most prominent and respected musicians from Africa, Salif Keita is notable not only because of his reputation as the "Golden Voice of Africa" but because he has albinism and has overcome a lot of the stigma to have massive success.

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Layo Ni Yoko: Afro-Cuban Music and Dance

Monday, March 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
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Layo Ni Yoko

The 2017 SDSU-CWM World Music Series Layo Ni Yoko: Afro-Cuban Music and Dance Admission: $10 college students • $15 seniors (62+), active military, SDSU affiliates • $20 general Free Admission for elementary/middle school/high school students Cosponsored by the SDSU School of Music and Dance and the Center for World Music. Directions: SDSU Parking Map and Instructions.

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Odissi Dance School March Student Recital

Saturday, March 18, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Odissi Dance School, 2225 9th Street
Encinitas, CA 92024 United States
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Mira Sur

Join us for the Monthly Dance Recital of the Center for World Music's Odissi Dance School. This month's performance features dancers Mira Sur, Ananya Thridandam, and Valerie Guitton.

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Passport to Worlds of Music: India

Saturday, March 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Kalabash School of Music and the Arts, 5725 La Jolla Boulevard
La Jolla, CA 92037
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$20
Sudakshina Alagia

This will be the second program in the Passport to Worlds of Music 2017 series. In this special music and lecture concert, guest artists Sudakshnia Alagia and Rahul Soparkar will introduce you to the sounds, aesthetics, and cultural significance of North Indian classical vocal music.

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Tinariwen and Dengue Fever

Thursday, March 30, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Belly Up, 143 S. Cedros
Solana Beach, CA 92075
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$25
Tinariwen with Dengue Fever

Praised by NPR as "music's true rebels", Grammy Award-winning African (Mali) group Tinariwen provided the world with its otherworldly blues rock sound. Los Angeles based Dengue Fever is known for its unique musical hybrid of Cambodian rock, Afro grooves, surf & garage psychedelia. Enjoy the evening with Tinariwen and Dengue Fever at the Belly Up in Solana Beach. Tickets $25.  Doors open at 7:00PM, show starts at 8:00PM.

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