Ladysmith Black Mambazo Preconcert Event

Friday, February 8, 2019, 6:45pm

Education Center


Ladysmith Black Mambazo Preconcert Event
The Long Walk Goes on:
25 Years After the End of Apartheid

Music Center Education Room 402

Using the 25th anniversary of the end of apartheid in South Africa as a starting point for reflection, local artists perform short works exploring themes of decolonization, equality, and the struggle for justice. A rich variety of performances will provide a thoughtful context for the joyful Ladysmith Black Mambazo performance in the Concert Hall. 

Sticks+Bars Youth Marimba Ensemble will perform traditional South African songs. 

Jessica North Macie, a storyteller from Story District, who will share her experience of not being accepted as a LGBTQ member in school and how she overcame it. 

Dancer Deepti Mukund Navile and daughter Tanvi Navile will perform a modern interpretation of Bharathanatyam, Indian classic dance accompanied by texts by Nobel Prize Winner Rabindranath Tagore, Nelson Mandela and poet Sam Levenson.

Seating is limited, and advance registration is highly recommended.

Access to the preconcert event is free with a concert ticket. Please be sure to have your concert ticket with you when checking in. Seats will be available for pre-registrants only until 6:35pm, at which point remaining seats will be released to those in the standby line.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

This event is part of Strathmore’s Windows series of performances and accompanying programs. 
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