Friday Nights at the de Young : Egyptian Music & Art | GG Park
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Submitted by the Event Organizer
Friday Nights at the de Young the museum stays open late and hosts all sorts of interesting events, concerts, art projects and lectures. Although regular admission prices still apply to visit the museum’s galleries, all of the events below are in the public spaces of the museum are completely free and open to the public
Prasant Radhakrishnan’s VidyA presents live music of Southern India incorporating concepts of Egyptian music. VidyA is an adventurous new group that merges the virtuosity of jazz with the melodic and rhythmic nuance of South Indian classical (Carnatic) music. Led by critically-acclaimed saxophonist Prasant Radhakrishnan along with David Ewell (bass) and Sameer Gupta (drums), VidyA has emerged with a soulful, penetrating sound that pushes the labels of “fusion” or “world music.” vidyamusic.com
Hands-on art making for everyone, with “art diva” Kim Erickson. Create your own miniature Yup’ik Spirit Mask inspired by Yua: Spirit of the Arctic.
Printmaking demonstrations by Txutxo Perez, inspired by Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs.
Special lecture by Chuna McIntyre, Quiet and Reserved Splendor: Central Yup’ik Eskimo Fancy Garments of Kuskokwim Bay, Bering Sea. Chuna McIntyre is an artist and performer and was an exhibition consultant on Yua: Spirit of the Arctic: Eskimo and Inuit Art from the Collection of Thomas G. Fowler
Artist Studio/Kimball Education Gallery
Closing reception for Artist-in-Residence Ann Weber, presenting the completion of Power, Mystery, and Cardboard. Light refreshments served while they last. annwebersculpture.com For more information about Artist Studio, call 415-750-3528 or e-mail email@example.com.
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