PLAYLIST FOR WEDNESDAY JUNE 3, 2009
SPRING-SUMMER FUND DRIVE WEEK ONE
10 AM – NOON
HOST: YATRIKA SHAH-RAIS
Artist (country)/ Album/ Label
10:00 AM - Noon
Selections from the following recordings
The Athena Pack
1- Angelique Ionatos & Katerina Fotinaki (Greece)/ Comme Un Jardin La Nuit (Like A Garden At Night)/ Accords Croises (CD plus DVD)
2- Eleftheria Arvanitaki (Greece)/ Mírame/ Wrasse Records
The Women’s Pack
1- Maria Teresa (Portugal)/ Era Uma Vez Um Jardim/ Le Chant du Monde
2- Lura (Cape Verde)/ Eclipse/ Four Quarters Entertainment
3- Cecilia Noel (Peru)/ A Gozar/ Compass Records
Yatrika’s World Music Pack
1- Mamer (China)/ Eagle/ Real World
2- The Yuval Ron Ensemble (Israel, multinational)/ Seeker of Truth/ Yuval Ron Music
3- Orchestra Arab de Barcelona (Morocco, Spain, Greece)/ Maktub/ World Village
4- Vieux Farka Toure (Mali)/ Fondo/ Six Degrees Records
5- Tiempo Libre (Cuba)/ Bach In Havana/ Sony Classical
Playing For Change (multinational)/ Songs Around The World/ Hear Music (CD and DVD)
John Lennon Collector's Edition 3 CD Music
Woodstock 3 Days of Peace and Music Director's Cut 40th Anniversary Ultimate Collectors Edition (3 DVD set) hours of previously unreleased material. http://woodstockondvd.warnerbros.com/
Fela Kuti "The Best Of" Music Is The Weapon 3 disc set 2 CD & DVD shot in Lagos in 1982.
Free Movie Screening:
Skirball Culural Center, Sat. June 13 at 2:30 PM no reservations necessary.
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles 90049 www.skirball.org, 310-440-4500
Double-feature! The Dancing Room is a film document of a powerful, enigmatic dance work, choreographed by Kate Flatt, about the rituals of life and death in Transylvania. Filmed in an eerie underground location and specially staged for the camera, the piece draws on diverse styles from around the world. Directed by Simon Broughton and featuring striking music by Hungarian band Muzsikás. (United Kingdom, 1995, 45 min. No MPAA rating.) Co-presented by Dance Camera West.
Mary Anthony: A Life in Modern Dance profiles modern dance pioneer Mary Anthony, who for fifty years has inspired an international community of artists through her remarkable teaching, noted choreography, and spirited life. Directed by Tonia Shimin, this documentary sheds light not only on Mary Anthony’s artistry but on American modern dance itself. (2004, 65 min. No MPAA rating.) A Q&A with director Tonia Shimin follows the screening.
"Contemporary choreography, powerfully shot, suggesting the common values in traditional culture that are universal."—The Times (London), about The Dancing Room
"Vivid, graceful, and informed storytelling."—The New York Times, about Mary Anthony: A Life in Modern Dance
The movie Fados by Carlos Saura is screening at the Laemmle Theatres Music Hall Beverly Hills, Playhouse 7 in Pasadena and Town Center 5 in Encino.
King Sunny Ade performs at the Playboy Jazz festival on Sunday June 14th 2-10:30 PM at the Hollywood Bowl. Info: www.playboyjazz festival.com
Shahla Sarohani performs Azerbaijani and Persian songs with the Djanbazian Dance Company at Wilshire Ebel Theatre on Saturday, June 6 at 8 PM. For information, please call: 714-259-1919
Goran Bregovic and his Wedding & Funeral Orchestra bring Irresistible Gypsy Dance Music to UCLA Live for West Coast debut at Royce Hall June 19 and 20. Tickets may be purchased online at www.uclalive.org, or by phone at 310-825-2101.