September 22, 2003

Folk to Funk Invitation

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photo by Thien Nguyen/design by Shaw Pong Liu

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Saturday, October 4th, 8pm
Cafe de la Paz
1600 Shattack (at Cedar), Berkeley
Admission is free.
(Suggested donation $5-15)
Cafe de la Paz offers pre-show fine dining at 6pm. Pamper you palate and get preferential seating for the show! Reservations: (510) 843-0662.

Sunday, October 5th, 3pm
Youth Employment Partnership (YEP) Gallery
23rd Avenue and International Boulevard (E.14th St.), Oakland
Admission is free. Donations welcome!

"From Folk to Funk" explores a panopoly of music inspired by the riches of folk cultures...from Norwegian fairy-tales to Chinese folk instruments to American funk music.

Interweaving story-telling and narration with music, the show features violinist Shaw Pong Liu (Eisner/Souza Prize; "Fantasy, Legend, Poeme"), saxaphonist Jonah Minton (Married Couple), cellist Jody Redhage (Manhattan School of Music), violinist Alisa rose (Philboyd Studge), guitarist adam Roszkiewicz (SFCM Guitar Ensemble), bassist Rob Ewing (Married Couple), and other guest artists performing original pieces and works of Bartok, Piazzolla, Kodaly, Brustad, and more.

Sponsored by the U.C. Berkeley Music Department, the Youth Employment Partnership, Inc., and Cafe de la Paz.

Posted by tedtwong at September 22, 2003 09:28 PM
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