Week of September 15 2019

  • September 15, 2019 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
    Channing Murray Foundation
    FALL SESSION AUGUST 25TH - OCTOBER 6TH Sundays, 3:45-4:45 p.m., Channing Murray Foundation. $7 per class ($5 students). The class is an ongoing drop-in format, but it is preferable to be at the first...
  • September 15, 2019 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    Channing Murray Foundation
    Ngoma Expressions offers African Dance Classes by Titianna Ammons every Sunday from 5-6:30 pm at Channing Murray Foundation in Urbana. Two or more rhythms from the western region of Africa are...
  • September 16, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Room 0300, School of Music Building
    The Robert E. Brown Center for World Music offers community members the opportunity to learn and play traditional Balinese Gamelan music under the direction of I Ketut Gede Asnawa, a master gamelan...
  • September 17, 2019 - 7:00pm
    House Concert (contact piper's hut)
    Piper's Hut will be hosting the Irish band Billow Wood ( The brand new band (formerly known as Flat Out) are a male/female four-piece who fuse their unique brand of...
  • September 19, 2019 - 12:00pm
    Room 101 International Studies Bldg
    My Musical Journey: A Lecture by Malian Musician Cheick Hamala Diabate Cheick (pronounced "shake"), is a West African historian in the Griot tradition, and a world-recognized master of the ngoni, a...
  • September 19, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Community Center for the Arts (C4A)
    Our African music specialist, Jean René Balekita, will teach drumming repertoire from central and Western Africa, giving instruction is synchronized interlocking drum patterns and djembe drumming...
  • September 20, 2019 - 7:30pm
    KCPA, Tryon Festival Theatre
    Intricate storytelling, a blending of traditional and contemporary song and dance, and a deep connection to traditional ecological knowledge form the heart of Bizhiki Culture & Dance Company....
  • September 20, 2019 - 9:15pm - 10:30pm
    Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
    Diabate leads a six-member ensemble in the tradition of his West African griot roots, merged with a wide range of musical styles he has embraced in the United States. A virtuoso of the traditional...
  • September 21, 2019 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    Channing Murray Foundation
    Dharitree Ecosphere sponsored event as part of Welcoming Week. Check back more information.
  • September 21, 2019 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
    Illini Union; Multipurpose classroom
    Parampara, the workshop series on Indian classical art forms, is back! Bharatnatyam is one of the most popular Indian classical dance styles. These classes will be held on two days over the weekend...
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