Tzvetanka and Ivan Varimezov are recognized around the world as living masters of Bulgarian Folk music. Moira Smiley & VOCO tour the world with high-voltage harmony, folk-delicious instrumentation, stomp moves and body percussion.
Navarasa Dance Theater "A Story and A Song" Mamak Khadem
Kayamanan Ng Lahi celebrates its 25th anniversary with the premiere of Mana, a collaborative performance that connects the ancestral ties between Filipino and Hawaiian cultures.
Part rock concert, part world music. Homegrown and uniquely urban. The Cumbia Festival features four of L.A.'s newest and hottest working bands who evoke the intricate music history, politics and sensuous soul of the deep cumbia rhythms and give birth to a new musical genre on the streets of Los Angeles.
Sheer exuberance and spirituality of approach push the On Ensemble to the forefront of a growing artistic movement in the Taiko world. Sharing the stage are Sumie Kaneko and Kaoru Watanabe.
Viver Brasil and Kátia Moraes "Peace Transcends"
Compelled by a quest for healing within the sorrow of memory, Waldemar Bastos' magnetic, irresistible vocal timbre, phrasing and lyrics touch the hearts and minds of all who listen.
Classical dancers from Central Java and CalArts gamelan musicians present Karna’s Choice — a story about the sorrows of war, the love of a mother, and the loyalty of brothers — as retold from the beloved Indian epic, the Mahabharata.