Philippine Independence Day Celebration
Featuring American Center of Philippine Arts, Parangal Dance Company, Kulintronica & Kristian Kabuay
When: Saturday, June 7th, 2014
Time: 7:00 pm
Where: Rhythmix Cultural Works, 2513 Blanding Avenue, Alameda, CA
Cost: $20 advance, $25 door, $15 students/seniors
In honor of Araw ng Kalayaan, Philippine Independence Day, Rhythmix Island Arts presents the American Center of Philippine Arts (ACPA) in collaboration with an array of spectacular artists celebrating the cultural traditions of the Philippine islands on the island of Alameda. This event also includes a live Skype stream in support of the Alameda-Dumaguete Sister City Project.
Parangal Dance Company will perform the evocative Hindu Malayan influenced dances of the Mindanao region accompanied by indigenous instrumentation of kulintang, gongs and drums*. Ron Quesada will deliver a fusion of ancient Filipino gong instrument with modern electronic dance music, dubbed "Kulintronica". Kristian Kabuay brings to the stage his modern performance style writing system called Tulang Kalis (Poetry of the Sword) based on the ancient writing system, Baybayin.
This performance is made possible with funding from the Zellerbach Family Foundation, Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation and the Hewlett Foundation.
Rhythmix Cultural Works (View)
2513 Blanding Ave.
Alameda, CA 94501
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