Cultural & International

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

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Saturday, September 7, 2019

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    • Main Level, Kinkead Gallery

    This exhibition showcases a selection of paintings created by American artists who were employed as part of the New Deal Works Progress Administration. This art is on long term loan to Krannert Art Museum from the United States Government and is cared for as part of the museum collection.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Bow and Trees Galleries

    The Bow and Trees Galleries, which have been freshly painted with new colors, feature thoughtful reinterpretations of KAM’s collection of European and American art from the 1300s to 1950.

    • 9:00 am
    • Orchestra Rehearsal Room

    Stretch into the final day of ELLNORA 2019 with a refreshing morning yoga session from Lola Pittenger of GLOW by Lola, including live musical accompaniment.

    • 10:00 am

    Bassist Danny Weinkauf is a Grammy Award winner and longtime member of They Might Be Giants. Now with the Red Pants Band, Weinkauf packs his deliciously catchy tunes with pop beats and intelligent topics that reach kids with fun facts and life lessons.

    • 10:15 am

    Hear Wrembel’s arrangements of Django Reinhardt’s rare solo guitar works in this 30-minute set.

    • 11:00 am

    Emerging Korean guitarist Bokyung Byun enjoys a growing reputation sparked by her first-place finishes in international competitions and proven by her numerous performances across Asia and North America. NPR describes Grammy Award winner Jason Vieaux as “perhaps the most precise and soulful classical guitarist of his generation.”

    • 11:00 am

    Go up close with the craft of guitar making! Rhode Island-based French luthier Rachel Rosenkrantz is a contemporary luthier with a strong sense of instrument-making traditions.

    • 12:30 pm

    Ickes and Hensley are a Grammy-nominated duo made in bluegrass heaven. Together, Ickes and Hensley create a supercharged collaboration that Marty Stuart says affirms “that the real deal still exists.”

    • 1:30 pm
    • Stage 5

    Sávila is a medicinal plant that grows wild in tropical climates all over the world, as well as the name of the cumbia/Latin/world/R&B-inspired ensemble of guitarist Fabi Reyna, vocalist Brisa Gonzalez, and percussionist Papi Fimbres. English and Spanish vocals mix in the hypnotizing music of this trio.

    • 2:30 pm

    • 2:30 pm

    As a young prodigy, Danilo Brito would play the bandolim, a Brazilian-style mandolin, alongside his elders at rodas de choro—informal gatherings of musicians that celebrated Brazil’s popular choro music style. He quickly earned comparisons to Brazil’s pioneering mandolin player Jacob do Bandolim, from whom the bandolim takes its name.

    • 4:00 pm

    As a young prodigy, Danilo Brito would play the bandolim, a Brazilian-style mandolin, alongside his elders at rodas de choro—informal gatherings of musicians that celebrated Brazil’s popular choro music style. He quickly earned comparisons to Brazil’s pioneering mandolin player Jacob do Bandolim, from whom the bandolim takes its name.

    • 5:00 pm
    • Colwell Playhouse

    Experience a little sonic rejuvenation with this new offering at 5pm and 8pm that combines the wisdom of a spiritual leader with acoustic musical sets.

    • 5:00 pm

    These Austin-based rock and rollers own the stage with “irresistible swagger,” unforgettable melodies, and inflections of punk, pop, funk, and soul (The Austin Chronicle). The lineup includes Dominique Davalos (bass, lead vocals), Eve Monsees (guitar, vocals), Kathy Valentine (guitar, vocals—of The Go-Go's), and Christina Comley (drums).

    • 6:00 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    Julia Toaspern's lilting, clear vocals and remarkable guitar and fiddle talents combine with Tony McManus’ signature style to create an evening of “breathtaking duets” ("Folker").

    • 7:15 pm

    With his embrace of electronica, jazz, rock, and multiple Indian and American musical influences, Rafiq Bhatia—a first-generation son of Muslim immigrants and the guitarist of the band Son Lux—“blows up all expectations about what can be done with the instrument and how it should sound” (The New York Times).

    • 8:00 pm

    Experience a little sonic rejuvenation with this new offering that combines the wisdom of spiritual leaders with acoustic musical sets.

    • 8:30 pm

    You might know guitar legend Buddy Guy from his eight Grammy wins, his Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, 37 Blues Music Awards (yes, that’s the most ever!), a Kennedy Center Honor, a Presidential National Medal of Arts, Rolling Stone’s list of “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time,” or that occasion when he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

    • 9:00 pm

    With his embrace of electronica, jazz, rock, and multiple Indian and American musical influences, Rafiq Bhatia—a first-generation son of Muslim immigrants and the guitarist of the band Son Lux—“blows up all expectations about what can be done with the instrument and how it should sound” (The New York Times).

    • 10:00 pm
    • Stage 5

    Come rock out to close out ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival 2019 with beloved local music educator and 40 North ACE Award winner Brandon T. Washington and friends.

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