PLAYLIST FOR WEDNESDAY MAY 27, 2009
WITH GUEST LUDOVICO EINAUDI
10 AM – NOON
HOST: YATRIKA SHAH-RAIS
Artist (country)/ Album/ Track/ Label
10:00 – 10:30 AM
1- Jordi Savall (Spain)/ The Celtic Viol/ Dowd’s Reel/ Alia Vox
2- Maria Teresa (Portugal)/ Era Uma Vez Um Jardim/ Muxima/ Le Chant du Monde
3- Teofilo Chantre (Cape Verde)/ Bola Azul/ Bola Azul/ Lusafrica
4- Lura (Cape Verde)/ Eclipse/ Canta Um Tango/ Four Quarters Entertainment
5- Buscando Red (Argentina)/ Buscando Red/ Existango/ www.buscandored.com.ar
6- Eleftheria Arvanitaki (Greece)/ Mírame/ Sto Palati Tis Kardias Sou (Carcel de Oro)/ Wrasse records
7- Miguel Poveda (Spain)/ Suena Flamenco/ La Niña de Fuego/ World Village
10:40 - 11:05 AM
Interview with Ludovico Einaudi. His latest project is Whitetree which features himself, Robert Lippok and Ronald Lippok. Whitetree performs at Hotel Cafe, Saturday, June 6 at 7:00 PM, 1623 1/2 N. Cahuenga Blvd. (between Sunset and Hollywood Blvds), Los Angeles, California CA 90028. Info: www.hotelcafe.com
8- Whitetree (Italy, Germany)/ Cloudland/ Other Nature/ Ponderosa Music
9- Whitetree (Italy, Germany)/ Cloudland/ Ulysses And The Cats/ Ponderosa Music
10- Whitetree (Italy, Germany)/ Cloudland/ Tangerine/ Ponderosa Music
11:05 AM – Noon
11- Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (US)/ Book One/ The Mistress (Madam)/ World Village
12- Omar Sosa (Cuba)/ Across The Divide: A Tale of Rhythm & Ancestry/ Promised Land/ Half Note Records
13- Oran Etkin (Israel)/ Kelenia/ Nina/ Motema Music
14- Vieux Farka Toure (Mali)/ Fondo/ Souba Souba/ Six Degrees Records
15- King Sunny Ade (Nigeria)/ Seven Degrees North/ Congratulations (Happy Birthday)/ Mesa
King Sunny Ade performs at the Playboy Jazz festival on Sunday June 14th 2-10:30 PM at the Hollywood Bowl. Info: www.playboyjazz festival.com
16- Shahla Sarokhani (Iran/ Azerbaijani Love Songs/ Gamgin Mahni/
Shahla Sarohani performs Azerbaijani and Persian songs with the Djanbazian Dance Company at Wilshire Ebel Theatre on Saturday, June 6 at 8 PM. For information, please call: 714-259-1919
17- Goran Bregovic and His Wedding and Funeral Band (Serbia)/ Alcohol, Sljivovia & Champagne/ Imagine/ Wrasse Records
Goran Bregovic and his Wedding & Funeral Orchestra bring Irresistible Gypsy Dance Music to UCLA Live for West Coast debut at Royce Hall June 19 and 20. Tickets may be purchased online at www.uclalive.org, or by phone at 310-825-2101.
18- Mamadou Diabate, Ustad Shujaat Husain Khan, Vidwan Lalgudi GJR Krishnan (Mali, India)/ Strings Tradition/ Himalayan Rain/ Felmay
Free Movie Screening:
Skirball Culural Center, Sat. June 13 at 2:30 PM no reservations necessary.
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles 90049 www.skirball.org, 310-440-4500
Double-feature! The Dancing Room is a film document of a powerful, enigmatic dance work, choreographed by Kate Flatt, about the rituals of life and death in Transylvania. Filmed in an eerie underground location and specially staged for the camera, the piece draws on diverse styles from around the world. Directed by Simon Broughton and featuring striking music by Hungarian band Muzsikás. (United Kingdom, 1995, 45 min. No MPAA rating.) Co-presented by Dance Camera West.
Mary Anthony: A Life in Modern Dance profiles modern dance pioneer Mary Anthony, who for fifty years has inspired an international community of artists through her remarkable teaching, noted choreography, and spirited life. Directed by Tonia Shimin, this documentary sheds light not only on Mary Anthony’s artistry but on American modern dance itself. (2004, 65 min. No MPAA rating.) A Q&A with director Tonia Shimin follows the screening.
"Contemporary choreography, powerfully shot, suggesting the common values in traditional culture that are universal."—The Times (London), about The Dancing Room
"Vivid, graceful, and informed storytelling."—The New York Times, about Mary Anthony: A Life in Modern Dance
The movie Fados by Carlos Saura is screening as of May 22 at the Laemmle Theatres Music Hall Beverly Hills, Playhouse 7 in Pasadena
and Town Center 5 in Encino.