Thursday, March 15, 2007

EVENT- Kyrgyz Traditional Music and Art at NYPL this Saturday

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EVENT- Kyrgyz Traditional Music and Art at NYPL this Saturday

Posted by: Virlana Tkacz <>

This week Yara Arts Group presents:
Kyrgyz Traditional Music and Art
Tompkins Square Branch of New York Public Library
Saturday, March 17, 2007 at 2 PM

Sakhna artists from Kyrgyzstan will perform traditional songs and
music to accompany exhibit of traditional art from Kyrgyzstan in
Central Asia. The exhibit, organized by Dinara Chochunbaeva, includes
traditional felt work and embroideries. The exhibit is open Friday and
Saturday from 2 to 5 PM. Both exhibit and concert are free events.

also La MaMa E.T.C. and Yara Arts Group present:


March 9 to 25, 2007
La MaMa E.T.C. 74a East 4th St, New York @ 2nd Avenue

world music theatre piece based on Kyrgyz epic about a woman warrior
from the Celestial Mountains created by Yara Arts Group from La MaMa
and Sakhna Theatre of Bishkek

directed by Virlana Tkacz, design by Watoku Ueno, movement by Shigeko
Sara Suga, photography by Margaret Morton, video Andrea Odezynska,
translation by Virlana Tkacz, Roza Mukasheva & Wanda Phipps, featuring
Kyrgyz epic singing by Omurzak Kaiypov and music by Asylbek Nasirdinov

with: Munarbek Alibaev, Baktykul Dzhanibekov, Susan Hyon, Asel
Maamytova, Kenzhegul Satybaldieva, Shigeko Sara Suga, Ilgis Zhunusov

March 15-18 & 3/22-25 at 9:00 pm Sun at 3:00 pm and 8:00 pm
$15/tdf Box Office (212) 475- 7710 or

Made possible by the Nordlys Foundation, New York State Council on the
Arts, New York City's Department of Cultural Affairs. CEC ArtsLink, US
Embassy in Bishkek, Swiss Agency for Development & Soros Foundation of
Kyrgyzstan. Photo by Margaret Morton

La MaMa ETC 74A East 4th St New York, NY 10003
(212) 475- 7710

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