HULA AND PERCUSSION WORKSHOP WITH TE VAKA AND KAUMAKAIWA KANAKA'OLE
Tuesday, September 27, 12:50 to 2:50, Wang Room 201
As part of our Pacific Crossings program, Te Vaka and Kaumakaiwa Kanaka‘ole present a two-part workshop at the Charles B. Wang Center. Participants explore Polynesian chant, dance, and percussion with Te Vaka, and hula chant and movement with Kanaka‘ole. Don't miss the chance to interact with terrific artists and learn about their culture and techniques!
Admission is FREE for students, $10 for others. Program is open to the public!
Workshop flier: http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/wang/programs/PC%20workshop.pdf
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Te Vaka and Kauamakaiwa Kanaka'ole
September 27, 2011, 7:00PM, Charles B. Wang Center Theater
The vibrance of the Pacific Islands comes to our Long Island!
TE VAKA fuse a rock aesthetic with traditional Polynesian percussion, creating music with powerful rhythm and a captivating sonic palette. A dynamic live group – including a bevy of captivating dancers – Te Vaka has won numerous awards in Britain, New Zealand, and continental Europe. Their delicate melodies and smooth harmonies move you, while their vibrant acoustic beats make you want to move!
Singer KAUMAKAIWA KANAKA'OLE is lauded as “the voice of Hawai’i’s new generation.” Kanaka’ole’s music reflects his profound engagement with his culture and lineage, as well as his experiences in contemporary Hawai’i. Kanaka’ole is a compelling singer of rare power, with a thrillingly androgynous voice that both booms and glistens, thunders and soars.
Tickets: $35 (VIP) / $20 (General) / $15 (Seniors) / $10 (Students).
Discount of 20% for groups of 5 or more.
Reserve by telephone (2-4400), email ([log in to unmask]).
For the Flier: http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/wang/programs/Wang-PacificCrossings.pdf