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Sunday, April 28, 2019

Free & Open to the Public

A Meeting of Two Seas: Migration Stories

Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
5850 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60637, 5850 S Woodlawn Ave
Chicago, IL 60637

Following the groundbreaking performances of South Asian music, dance, and poetry offered these past two years at Rockefeller Chapel by a coalition of Hindu and Muslim students working to create a “meeting of two seas,” this year’s concert takes a new direction: celebrating the performance traditions that emerged from the movement and migration of diverse spiritual communities across South Asia, the Middle East, and Andalusia. Join us for performances of Indian Jewish music alongside Hindu abhangs, compositions of Iranian Baha'i…

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

free and open to the public

Cello Around the World

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Haitian American Museum of Chicago – HAMOC, 4654 N Racine Ave
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
Tom Clowes

In celebration of Haitian Flag Day, Crossing Borders Music founder Tom Clowes performs solo cello music by composers from Haiti, Cambodia, Germany, Egypt, and Colombia at the Haitian American Museum of Chicago. Said Clowes, "I wanted to volunteer my talents at the Haitian American Museum of Chicago to promote the great work they do exposing people to Haitian culture and beyond." The program will include Solace by Haitian-Canadian composer Gifrants, a transcription of the traditional Haitian melody Erzulie Malade ("Erzulie Is…

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