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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Music and Stories of Resilience: Performance and Open Mic for Teens

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Chicago Public Library – Back of the Yards Branch, 2111 W 47th St
Chicago, IL 60609 United States
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Free & Open to the Public
Composer Amanda John

Teens: First we'll play music for strings by composers from under-represented cultures, all expressing their resilience in the face of hardship through their music. Then, we want to hear from you! Bring your instruments, bring your voices, bring your questions! You can share your music, get feedback, and ask about recording, live shows, or anything ... Read more

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Cambodian Music of Life and Healing

Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton St
Skokie, IL 60077 United States
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Free & Open to the Public
Punisa Pov

With the National Cambodian Heritage Museum and Killing Fields Memorial, Crossing Borders Music presents Cambodian Music of Life and Healing, with music celebrating the living tradition of Cambodian arts. Under the Khmer Rouge, most Cambodian artists were killed. After, Cambodians made heroic efforts to find living artists to pass along the traditional art forms. This ... Read more

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Music and Stories of Resilience: Performance and Open Mic for Teens

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Whitney M. Young, Jr. Branch, Chicago Public Library, 415 E 79th St
Chicago, IL 60619 United States
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Free & Open to the Public
Composer Amanda John

Teens: First we'll play music for strings by composers from under-represented cultures, all expressing their resilience in the face of hardship through their music. Then, we want to hear from you! Bring your instruments, bring your voices, bring your questions! You can share your music, get feedback, and ask about recording, live shows, or anything ... Read more

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Crossing Borders Music at the Lagunitas Taproom!

Monday, November 4, 2019 at 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lagunitas Chicago TapRoom & Beer Sanctuary, 2607 W 17th St
Chicago, Illinois 60608
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$20

We're also excited to announce a party at the Lagunitas Taproom! Join us for an evening of socializing, food, drinks, live music and fun in celebration of music that crosses borders! Every dollar of your $20 ticket directly supports Crossing Borders Music! So come have a great time supporting a great cause! Non-drinkers welcome! Lagunitas ... Read more

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Music and Stories of Resilience: Performance and Open Mic for Teens

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Harold Washington Library, 400 S State St
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
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Free & Open to the Public
Composer Amanda John

Teens: First we’ll play music for strings by composers from under-represented cultures, all expressing their resilience in the face of hardship through their music. Then, we want to hear from you! Bring your instruments, bring your voices, bring your questions! You can share your music, get feedback, and ask about recording, live shows, or anything ... Read more

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Cambodian Association of Illinois 43rd Anniversary Dinner

Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
4936 N Broadway Chicago, IL 60640, 4936 N Broadway
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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Crossing Borders Music will join forces with musicians of the National Cambodian Heritage Museum and Killing Fields Memorial to perform timeless Cambodian folk songs, capping off their month-long collaboration exploring Cambodian music. The performance will take place around 7:30PM. Proceeds from the event benefit the Cambodian Association of Illinois, which enables refugees and immigrants from ... Read more

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Music and Stories of Resilience: Performance and Open Mic for Teens

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Independence Branch, Chicago Public Library, 4024 N Elston Ave
Chicago, IL 60618 United States
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Free & Open to the Public
Composer Amanda John

Teens: First we'll play music for strings by composers from under-represented cultures, all expressing their resilience in the face of hardship through their music. Then, we want to hear from you! Bring your instruments, bring your voices, bring your questions! You can share your music, get feedback, and ask about recording, live shows, or anything ... Read more

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Chinese Fine Arts Society Confucius Competion Performance & Masterclass

Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fine Arts Buiding, 410 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
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Crossing Borders Music's String Trio will perform music of East and Southeast Asia, including the Taiwanese folk song and Confucius Competition selection Mending Fishing Nets, followed by a masterclass featuring competition entrants!   - Sunday, Nov. 24, 2-3:30PM - Fine Arts Building, Curtiss Hall 410 S Michigan Ave Chicago, IL 60605

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Sunday, December 8, 2019

Cello Around the World

Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pineapple Dance Studio, 7518 W Madison 2nd
Floor Forest Park, IL 60130 United States
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$15

Crossing Borders Music founder, Tom Clowes, is volunteering under CBM to perform solo cello music by composers from Haiti, Cambodia, Germany, Egypt, and Colombia. Save money - get your tickets now! $15/advance - $20/at the door! The program will include Solace by Haitian-Canadian composer Gifrants, a transcription of the traditional Haitian melody Erzulie Malade (“Erzulie ... Read more

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Sunday, January 12, 2020

Armenian Music of Remembrance: the 150th Anniversary of Komitas

Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington St
Chicago, IL 60602 United States
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Free & Open to the Public
Composer and Pianist Tatev Armiryan

Armenian Music of Remembrance: the 150th Anniversary of Komitas celebrates the legacy of renowned Armenian musician Komitas (Soghomon Soghomonian)(1869-1935). Komitas was an Armenian priest, composer, ethnomusicologist, singer, and choirmaster who traveled around villages collecting and writing down Kurdish and Armenian folk songs. He is considered the founder of the Armenian National School of Music. Komitas ... Read more

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