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amenAmen’s (Amir Paiss, Gabriel Meyer Halevy) music serves as spiritual ambassador of a renewed and vibrant spirit of Israel.

Ancient Hebrew and new sacred texts (English, Spanish, Aramaic and a twist of Arabic put to original melodies recorded all over Costa Rica, Crete, Sinai, Tel Aviv, NY, CA, Australia) and the planet.

Hateva: Skin of God — their second CD — is deep ecology to global sacred beat.

Amen’s up-to-date and intimate version of a multicultural and deeply inclusive Judaism inspires healing, awakening and transformation.

Friday October 30, 6:00 p.m.
World Music Hall, CFA

http://www.myspace.com/amirpaiss

Congratulations to Cat Lum, Nate Mondschein, and Howe Pearson, whose band “Michael Roth” won the Best in the Class of 2012 category for the song “Reason Why” at the Musical Madness competition last night.

A musical competiton between the classes.  7:00 p.m. Crowell Concert Hall.  Featuring:

Lou and the Blues
Off Constantly
The Walrus Hunters
Alex King
“Michael Roth”
Elizabeth Gauvey-Kern
Toan Tran
Banish the Rabbit
Mike Kuhn
Skye Loguidice
Phineas Gage and the Nothingheads
Molly Baum
Sweat Factory//Party Patrol
First Aid Kit
Calipigious

Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs/Deans’ Office.

Calling all undergrad musicians, singer and performers for Musical Madness: A Musical Competition between the Classes on Thursday, February 19, Crowell Concert Hall at 7:00 p.m.

Acoustic, elecric, or a capella.  Ensemble or solo.  Original or cover.  Prizes for Best Performances and Best in Class.  Get your act together and feel the love!

All performers must be in the same class year for ensemble entries.  Performances must be no longer than five minutes.

Available equipment:  Five mics, a couple of monitors, and a piano.  You must bring your own amps and drum kit, if necessary.

Return your completed entry form to your class dean by February 12.

Celebrate Rocktoberfest on Thursday, October 16th, 2008.  Wesleyan Dining is proudly featuring music from Busted Roses:  Louise Brown (Dean, Class ’09), Barry Chernoff (Earth and Environmental Sciences), Marc Goldstein, Rob Rosenthal (Sociology). Gil Skillman (Economics) and musical guest Michael Roth.

Wesleyan Dining will be serving German-style food including: Best of the Wurst Sausages, Spätzle, House Made Sauerkraut (from Wesleyan Dining’s own chef Jeff Hill), Blaukraut (Braised Red Cabbage), German Style Potato Salad, Artisan Rye & Pumpernickel Bread. Kegs of Root Beer on Tap.  Dinner from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.; music from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Navaratri, one of India’s major festival celebrations, is a time to see family and friends, enjoy music and dance, and seek blessings for new endeavors.  This year’s Navaratri festival will feature traditional Indian music and dance while at the same time giving audiences a glimpse at the contemporary arts scene. The student group, Shakti, is hosting a series of pre-festival activities which extends Navaratri into nine (nava) nights of performances and events including concerts by some of India’s leading artists, a film screening, a dance workshop, a celebratory feast and an honoring of Navaratri’s religious traditions at a culminating worship service.

The Center for the Arts and the Music Department invite you to become acquainted with one of the most exciting cultural traditions at Wesleyan by offering you a complimentary ticket to the event of your choice (Bhojanam feast not included).  To obtain your free ticket, visit the University Box Office on the first floor of Usdan Tuesday through Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. or present your student ID at the door. For more information, contact the Box Office at 860-685-3355.

A complete listing of Navaratri events is available on the CFA website.

off the beaten pathOff the Beaten Path: A Jazz & Tap Odyssey explores the American art forms of jazz and tap and their unique cultural influences. The full-evening performance was created under the direction of award-winning New England dancer/choreographer Drika Overton and musician, composer and educator Paul Arslanian, in collaboration with renowned tap dancers Brenda Bufalino and Josh Hilberman (Wesleyan ’88). Fusing heritage with innovation, Off the Beaten Path: A Jazz & Tap Odyssey weaves diverse themes inspired by Rachel Carson, pioneer of the modern environmental movement, throughout the production’s storyline into an exhilarating and compelling journey for audiences of all ages to experience. The performance will take place on Friday, September 5, at 8:00 p.m. Additional details and information on how to purchase tickets is available from the Center for the Arts.

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