West African Drum Classes w/ Bolokada Conde

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Event Date: 
October 2, 2011 - 9:00pm - 10:30pm
Venue: 
Livre Como Vento Capoeira Center
Address: 
221 S. Locust St. Champaign.
Description: 

Master Drummer Bolokada Conde is back in town!

He will offer 7 community class sessions for djembe and dun duns this fall! The classes will be on Sundays again from 4 to 5:30 pm at the new Capoeira Center at 221 S. Locust St. Champaign. No need to pre-register. The cost will be $12 for students and $15 for non-students. If you pay for 5 classes at once you get the 6th class free. Dates are Sept. 4, 11, 18, and Oct. 2, 9, 16, and 23.

On Nov. 2 Bolokada will depart to spend the winter months in Guinea with family and drumming there, so take advantage of his classes while he's in town!

Please spread the word about these classes and bring friends!!

Admission: 
$12 for students, $15 for non-students
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West African Drum Classes w/ Bolokada Conde

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Event Date: 
October 9, 2011 - 9:00pm - 10:30pm
Venue: 
Livre Como Vento Capoeira Center
Address: 
221 S. Locust St. Champaign.
Description: 

Master Drummer Bolokada Conde is back in town!

He will offer 7 community class sessions for djembe and dun duns this fall! The classes will be on Sundays again from 4 to 5:30 pm at the new Capoeira Center at 221 S. Locust St. Champaign. No need to pre-register. The cost will be $12 for students and $15 for non-students. If you pay for 5 classes at once you get the 6th class free. Dates are Sept. 4, 11, 18, and Oct. 2, 9, 16, and 23.

On Nov. 2 Bolokada will depart to spend the winter months in Guinea with family and drumming there, so take advantage of his classes while he's in town!

Please spread the word about these classes and bring friends!!

Admission: 
$12 for students, $15 for non-students
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West African Drum Classes w/ Bolokada Conde

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Event Date: 
October 16, 2011 - 9:00pm - 10:30pm
Venue: 
Livre Como Vento Capoeira Center
Address: 
221 S. Locust St. Champaign.
Description: 

Master Drummer Bolokada Conde is back in town!

He will offer 7 community class sessions for djembe and dun duns this fall! The classes will be on Sundays again from 4 to 5:30 pm at the new Capoeira Center at 221 S. Locust St. Champaign. No need to pre-register. The cost will be $12 for students and $15 for non-students. If you pay for 5 classes at once you get the 6th class free. Dates are Sept. 4, 11, 18, and Oct. 2, 9, 16, and 23. On Nov. 2

Bolokada will depart to spend the winter months in Guinea with family and drumming there, so take advantage of his classes while he's in town!

Please spread the word about these classes and bring friends!!

Admission: 
$12 for students, $15 for non-students
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West African Drum Classes w/ Bolokada Conde

Event Information
Event Date: 
October 23, 2011 - 9:00pm - 10:30pm
Venue: 
Livre Como Vento Capoeira Center
Address: 
221 S. Locust St. Champaign.
Description: 

Master Drummer Bolokada Conde is back in town!

He will offer 7 community class sessions for djembe and dun duns this fall! The classes will be on Sundays again from 4 to 5:30 pm at the new Capoeira Center at 221 S. Locust St. Champaign. No need to pre-register. The cost will be $12 for students and $15 for non-students. If you pay for 5 classes at once you get the 6th class free. Dates are Sept. 4, 11, 18, and Oct. 2, 9, 16, and 23.

On Nov. 2 Bolokada will depart to spend the winter months in Guinea with family and drumming there, so take advantage of his classes while he's in town!

Please spread the word about these classes and bring friends!!

Admission: 
$12 for students, $15 for non-students
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Danú

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Event Date: 
December 7, 2011 - 1:30am
Venue: 
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
Address: 
500 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL
Description: 

In this musical trip through the wintry festivities, the Irish band known for its rowdy spontaneity summons timeless traditions from the fabled green hills of Ireland.

Admission: 
$10-$26
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National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China

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Event Date: 
October 21, 2011 (All day)
Venue: 
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
Address: 
500 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL
Description: 

With 60 years of history, the joyous National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China outshines its peers on award-winning performances devised from intense research, creative exploration, and attention to stagecraft.

Admission: 
$10-$32
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National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China

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Event Date: 
October 20, 2011 (All day)
Venue: 
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
Address: 
500 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL
Description: 

With 60 years of history, the joyous National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China outshines its peers on award-winning performances devised from intense research, creative exploration, and attention to stagecraft.

Admission: 
$10-$32
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Recycling: washi tales

Event Information
Event Date: 
September 18, 2011 - 12:30am
Venue: 
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
Address: 
500 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL
Description: 

As an artist works in the ancient Japanese papermaking tradition to create new sheets onstage from historical documents, four narratives emerge that connect us to their forgotten past and become a part of our own lives.

Admission: 
$10-$25
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Grass Roots Revival @ Kickapoo Landing

Event Information
Event Date: 
August 23, 2011 - 10:30pm - August 24, 2011 - 12:30am
Venue: 
Kickapoo Landing
Address: 
Kickapoo State Park, Oakwood
Description: 

Grass Roots Revival performs Bluegrass & Gospel

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Bluegrass in the Gardens Music Festival

Event Information
Event Date: 
August 20, 2011 - 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Venue: 
Rockome Gardens
Address: 
125 N. County Road 425E ~ Arcola, IL ~ 61910
Description: 

Some of the best names in bluegrass return to Rockome Gardens for two days of music in their 17th Annual "Bluegrass in the Gardens" Music Festival. The festival features stage shows from 12:00 noon to 6 PM both days, with bluegrass bands from Illinois, Ohio, New York, Kentucky, Tennessee and Missouri.

For more information, download our flyer.
http://www.bluegrassmidwest.com/downloads/9.pdf

Saturday-August 20, 2011

Noon New Outlook

1:05 PM Tommy Brown & County Line Grass

2:10 PM The Bankesters

3:10 PM **Intermission***

3:30 PM Rigney Family

4:35 PM Dyer Switch

Sunday-August 21, 2011

Noon Dyer Switch

1:05 PM Rigney Family

2:10 PM Link Family

3:10 PM **Intermission**

3:30 PM Guitar Drawing

3:35 PM Punches Family

4:35 PM Pickin Chicks

Admission: 
$12.00 Adults - 2 DAY PASS: $20.00 Children Ages 5-12 Half Price • 4 Years & Under FREE
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