Klezmer Music by Don't Ask

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Event Date: 
May 7, 2011 - 12:00am - 2:00am
Venue: 
Heartland Gallery
Address: 
112 W. Main St, Urbana, IL
Description: 

Don't Ask at Heartland Gallery

featuring:
Frances Harris, Michael Shapiro, Mike Meadows, and Chris Reyman

Don’t Ask plays Klezmer music in the spirit of early Eastern Europe's village string bands. The tunes and harmonies are joyful yet haunting - sometimes lively and raucous, sometimes gentle and melancholy. Always evocative.

Admission: 
$5.00 donation requested (includes light snacks)
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FIESTA

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Event Date: 
May 1, 2011 (All day)
Venue: 
Courtyard Café
Address: 
Illini Union, 1401 West Green Street, Urbana, IL
Description: 

FIESTA
Embracing and celebrating the diversity of Latin-American cultures

Admission: 
Free Admission
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Sandunga, Sonny Stubble and Rhythm Manding

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Event Date: 
April 16, 2011 - 12:00am - 4:00am
Venue: 
Red Herring / Channing-Murray Foundation
Address: 
1209 West Oregon, Urbana
Description: 

7-8 pm Sandunga (Cuban Son)
8-9 pm Sonny Stubble (Blues-Rock)
9-11 pm Rhythm Manding (Traditional and Pop arrangements of Mande rhythms)

T.M. Krishna

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Event Date: 
April 28, 2011 - 12:00am - 2:00am
Venue: 
TBA
Description: 

Concert presented by SPICMACAY. Please check their website for updated info.

Society for Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture Amongst Youth (SPICMACAY - UIUC Chapter) is a Registered Student Organization (RSO) at the University of Illinois that serves as the local chapter of the global non-profit organization, SPICMACAY, that is dedicated towards spreading awareness and knowledge about Indian classical arts among students and the wider campus community. We organize world class Indian classical music concerts by artists of the highest professional calibre. We aim to introduce the Urbana-Champaign community to the delight and rigor of this traditional genre and give the campus community a rare opportunity to directly interact with these scholars, thereby enriching the experience of both the artists and the audience.

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Manjiri Asnare Kelkar

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Event Date: 
April 14, 2011 - 12:00am - 2:00am
Venue: 
TBA
Description: 

Concert presented by SPICMACAY. Please check their website for updated info.

Society for Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture Amongst Youth (SPICMACAY - UIUC Chapter) is a Registered Student Organization (RSO) at the University of Illinois that serves as the local chapter of the global non-profit organization, SPICMACAY, that is dedicated towards spreading awareness and knowledge about Indian classical arts among students and the wider campus community. We organize world class Indian classical music concerts by artists of the highest professional calibre. We aim to introduce the Urbana-Champaign community to the delight and rigor of this traditional genre and give the campus community a rare opportunity to directly interact with these scholars, thereby enriching the experience of both the artists and the audience.

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Don't Ask

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Event Date: 
March 6, 2011 - 2:00am - 4:00am
Venue: 
Buvons, the Corkscrew's wine bar
Address: 
203 N. Vine St. Urbana, IL
Description: 

Don’t Ask

featuring:
Frances Harris, Michael Shapiro, Mike Meadows, Chris Reyman

"Don’t Ask" plays klezmer music in the spirit of early Eastern Europe's village string bands. The tunes and harmonies are joyful yet haunting - sometimes lively and raucous, sometimes gentle and melancholy. Always evocative.

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BRAZILIAN CARNIVAL PARTY

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Event Date: 
March 5, 2011 - 4:00am - 8:00am
Venue: 
Radio Maria
Address: 
119 N. Walnut St. Downtown Champaign
Description: 

A festive evening of fun, mystery, and fantasy...

Brazilian Carnival Party 2011

Masquerade theme
Find a marvelous mask and wear it well, so your true identity no one can tell.

19 to enter & 21 to drink

VIP tickets are SOLD OUT ... BUT tickets are available at the door on the day of the event @ 10 pm. - first come first served !

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International Festival 2011

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Event Date: 
April 2, 2011 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Lobby
Address: 
500 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL
Description: 

International Festival 2011
presented by The Krannert Center Student Association

It’s a Festivale! Spring celebrations flow through the Lobby as it exudes the sights, sounds, and sensations of a street fair set in towns all around the world.

Admission: 
free admission
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Tree Thump

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Event Date: 
March 5, 2011 - 4:00am
Venue: 
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Stage 5
Address: 
500 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL
Description: 

Afterglow: Tree Thump

Friday, March 4, 2011, at about 10pm | Stage 5

Dreamy, psychedelic melodies meet blistering electric fiddle riffs and funky improvised beats in the didj explorations of Tree Thump. Phil Clark cranks it up with the didjeridu, Ben Smith on fiddle grounds the sound in traditional music with electronic experimentation, JB Faires mixes it up on bass, Ben Hay lends a Zimbabwe-pop-and-zydeco infusion to his drum licks, and percussionist Jason Finkelman brings congas, caxixi, bells, and whistles to a night that can only be called—as the band puts it—“an experience.”

Admission: 
free admission
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Bill Koehler with Sonic Exploration Society

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Event Date: 
March 1, 2011 - 2:00am
Venue: 
Kemp Recital Hall, Illinois State University
Address: 
Kemp Recital Hall is located in Centennial East at the south end of the quad off of W. Beaufort St.
Description: 

Charles W Bolen Faculty Recital:
Bill Koehler with Sonic Exploration Society

Bill Koehler with Sonic Exploration Society at ISU. With Guest artists Randy Reyman, director of Jazz Studies Millikin University, Trumpet; David Vayo, Professor of Composition Illinois Westlyn University; and Manpreet Bedi, Tabla.

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