Winter Culture Camp at Centro De Capoeira Livre Como Vento

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Event Date: 
January 4, 2013 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Centro De Capoeira Livre Como Vento
Address: 
221 South Locust, Champaign, IL
Description: 

Holidays over? No worries! Continue the Winter Break fun at the LCV Capoeira Center's Winter Culture Camp!!!

For three "school days out" we are holding a full-day camp that will offer capoeria, Spanish, music and art. Learn and experience other cultures. Dependent on weather, some walking field trips to the park and the IDEA Store will round our days.

We are excited to offer a promotional rate for our Winter Cultural Camp!

The camp is open to ages 5-10 yrs. Bring a sack lunch and an eager-for-fun attitude.

Days: Jan 2-4th, 2013
Fees: $75.00 for 3 days
$35 per day
Hours: 8am-5pm

Register by emailing us at camplcv@gmail.com by Dec 26th

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Exhibit Opening Celebration: From Protest to Peace

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Event Date: 
March 8, 2013 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Venue: 
Spurlock Museum
Address: 
600 South Gregory, Urbana
Description: 

Exhibit Opening Celebration: From Protest to Peace

Join us for an evening of refreshments, gallery exploration, and a performance by internationally renowned Irish musician Laurence Nugent, master of the flute and whistle. More information about Mr. Nugent can be found at laurencenugent.com.

Admission: 
Free Admission
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Prairie Breezes Concert Series Presents the Caengal Harp Ensemble

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Event Date: 
December 14, 2012 - 4:15pm
Venue: 
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Address: 
210 West Green Street, Urbana, Illinois
Description: 

Join us for an afternoon of harp music and Irish dance performed by the Caengal Harp Ensemble, an energetic group of youth harpists from the Next Generation School, and founded by Leila Ramagopal.

Admission: 
free admission
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Global Sounds, Creative Rhythms with Jason Finkelman

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Event Date: 
November 17, 2012 - 2:00pm
Venue: 
Champaign Public Library
Address: 
Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B
Description: 

A listening adventure awaits as percussionist Jason Finkelman presents a concert for families featuring a wide variety of African and Brazilian instruments, found objects, and interactive improvisation.

Admission: 
Free Admission
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Amasong Concert "Tree of Life"

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Event Date: 
December 16, 2012 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Venue: 
McKinley Presbyterian Church
Address: 
809 S. Fifth St., Champaign, IL
Description: 

Amasong’s Fall 2012 concert, "Tree of Life", draws inspiration from forests and woods, shade and canopy. The seasons of trees, like our seasons of human life, bring forth love, growth, and restoration. Amasong, Champaign-Urbana's premier lesbian/feminist chorus, celebrates these seasons with music drawn from cultures around the world. Latin America, South Africa, Eastern Europe, and the American South all contribute to the most unique choral concert you'll see this season.

Admission: 
Suggested donation $15-$25, more if you can, less if you can't.
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Del Sur

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Event Date: 
November 10, 2012 - 6:00pm
Venue: 
The Iron Post
Address: 
120 S. Race Street, Urbana
Description: 

"Del Sur" is a Champaign-Urbana based group playing huaynos, cumbias, porros, zambas, and many other genres from Latin America. The group features Alex Agudelo, Eduardo Herrera, Ian Middleton, Julián Norato.

REGGAE PARTY : FALL 2012

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Event Date: 
November 9, 2012 - 10:30pm
Venue: 
The Canopy Club
Address: 
708 S. Goodwin Ave. Urbana, IL
Description: 

African Cultural Association presents
REGGAE PARTY : FALL 2012
Doors open at 10pm. Must be 18+ to enter. 10:30pm TBA

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The Black Watch and the Band of the Scots Guards

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Event Date: 
February 12, 2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
Address: 
500 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL
Description: 

The Black Watch and the Band of the Scots Guards

Tuesday, February 12, 2013, at 7:30pm | Foellinger Great Hall

In nearly three centuries of service, The Black Watch—otherwise known as the Third Battalion of the Royal Highland Regiment of Scotland—has traversed continents, battled at Fontenoy and Ticonderoga, answered the call of duty in both world wars, and garnered honors at the Battle of the Hook in Korea. But the members of this revered machine gun battalion regularly trade battle dress for red hackles, black feather bonnets, Royal Stewart tartans, thundering drums, and Great Highland bagpipes in their role as what Pipe Major Steven Small calls “custodians of tradition.”

The Black Watch will be joined in concert by the London-based Band of the Scots Guards, which is frequently called upon for royal duties such as the fantastic spectacle of Trooping the Color each year on Queen Elizabeth’s birthday. Clad in resplendent red coats, the musicians have awakened halls across the globe with their quick march, Heilan’ Laddie. Experience the splendor for yourself as the Foellinger Great Hall again resounds with the majesty of military music-making.

Recommended for ages 10 and up

The length of this event will be announced when information becomes available.

Corporate Gold Sponsor
Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon

Patron Co-sponsors
Susan & Michael Haney

Corporate Bronze Sponsors
Skins-n-Tins Drum Shop
Jeffrey Van Buren, Senior Vice President-Investments of Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC Valerie Van Buren

Admission: 
Flex: 36 / SC 31 / Stu 15 / UI & Yth 10 Single: 38 / SC 33 / Stu 15 / UI & Yth 10
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ANGELIQUE KIDJO, DIANNE REEVES, AND LIZZ WRIGHT

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Event Date: 
January 19, 2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
Address: 
500 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL
Description: 

Sing the Truth!
ANGELIQUE KIDJO, DIANNE REEVES, AND LIZZ WRIGHT CONTINUE THE LEGACIES OF MIRIAM MAKEBA, ABBEY LINCOLN, AND ODETTA

Saturday, January 19, 2013, at 7:30pm | Tryon Festival Theatre

A Benin-born UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, a multiple Grammy winner who was featured in the film Good Night and Good Luck, and a jazz phenom with Pentecostal gospel roots—these are the women who sing their truth in a stunning showcase that celebrates the female greats of R&B, blues, folk, gospel, and jazz music.

Angelique Kidjo, Dianne Reeves, and Lizz Wright begin at the root of this musical tree with odes to Miriam Makeba, Abbey Lincoln, and Odetta before climbing newer branches with the likes of Lauryn Hill, Tracy Chapman, Toshi Reagon, and Sade. In improvised and powerfully executed incantations, the trio and their instrumental ensemble weave a joyful offering of sisterly power and artistic collaboration.

The length of this event will be announced when information becomes available.

Patron Co-sponsors
Dianna Armstrong
Anonymous

Corporate Silver Sponsor
Sharon Harkness, Inc., at Keller Williams Realty

Corporate Bronze Sponsors
The Great Impasta
University of Illinois Employees Credit Union

Admission: 
Flex: 46 / SC 41 / Stu 15 / UI & Yth 10; Single: 48 / SC 43 / Stu 15 / UI & Yth 10
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UI Steel Band and I-Pan

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Event Date: 
November 13, 2012 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
Address: 
500 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL
Description: 

UI Steel Band and I-Pan

RICARDO FLORES, DIRECTOR

Tuesday, November 13, 2012, at 7:30pm | Colwell Playhouse

These groups perform calypso, soca, jazz, and popular works.

The length of this event will be announced when information becomes available.

Admission: 
$10 / SC 7 / Stu 4
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