Spurlock Museum WorldFest: Bourema “Ibrahim” Ouedraogo and Jason Finkelman

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Event Date: 
June 16, 2021 - 8:00am
online video premiere

The Spurlock Museum’s 15th annual WorldFest, a celebration of the variety of performance arts practiced around the world, is being held virtually with the release of 3 performance videos. The June 16 video for Bourema “Ibrahim” Ouedraogo and Jason Finkelman can be accessed here: https://www.spurlock.illinois.edu/events/event.php?ID=2016

The June 16 video features local performers Bourema “Ibrahim” Ouedraogo and Jason Finkelman. Ibrahim currently works at Urbana Public Television and comes from a family of musicians in Burkina Faso, West Africa. The pieces performed in the video are original songs composed by Ibrahim. Jason is the Director of Global Arts Performance Initiatives at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts and has worked with the Spurlock Museum for many years to engage the musicians, dancers, and storytellers who have been welcomed to the WorldFest stage. In addition to accompanying Ibrahim, Jason explains and demonstrates the many instruments he plays with the songs.

The Spurlock Museum acknowledges support from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

Free - Online Event
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