This dynamic ensemble brings the joyful, exuberant music, drumming and dancing of this long-hidden African-Indian treasure to the stage!The Black Sidis of Gujarat are a Sufi community of East African origin that came to India eight centuries ago and made Gujarat their home. Unknown to the rest of the world for hundreds of years, their rich musical tradition has flourished. This is their West Coast debut.
Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2005
Time: 8:00 PM - 9:15 PM
The Skirball Cultural Center
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
(Off the 405 freeway, exit Skirball Center Dr.)
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Cost: $25 General admission; $20 Skirball members; $15 Students. Advance tickets are available via TicketWeb at 866-468-3399 or www.ticketweb.com, or at the Skirball Admissions Desk.
Parking is free and plentiful.
The Skirball Cultural Center Tel: 310-440-4500
Sponsor(s): The Skirball Cultural Center. Tour organized by Kapa Productions, London, UK. Presented as part of the World Festival of Sacred Music, Los Angeles (September 17-October 2, 2005), featuring 1,000 artists in 43 sacred events of music and movement over 16 days, in venues all over the Los Angeles area in the spirit of world peace. Visit www.festivalofsacredmusic.org Information on non-JSCASC events is posted for informational purposes and does not reflect opinions of or endorsements by African Studies Center personnel.