Gamelan Sekar Jaya | Saturday, June 13, 2015

Sekar Jaya’s gong kebyar, angklung, gender wayang and dancers present a blissful evening of new and traditional gamelan works. Enjoy the celestial sonorities of gamelan as they are cradled in the arms of Nevada City’s tall pines. Gamelan Sekar Jaya, a sixty-five member company of musicians and dancers based in the San Francisco Bay Area, […]

David Evans Journey into the Blues | Saturday, May 16, 2015

Join us for a journey into the Blues. David Evans, Professor (A.B.-Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D.-University of California, Los Angeles), directs the Ethnomusicology and Regional Studies doctoral program at the University of Memphis. Dr. Evans is a specialist in American folk and popular music, particularly blues, spirituals, gospel, and African-American folk music. He is the author […]

Organic Farming and Farmers in Italy and Greece | Saturday, February 28, 2015

Join Amigo Bob Cantisano for a visual and oral journey through Northern and Central Italy and Greece. Amigo visited many organic farmers during a six week sojourn this fall. You will learn the latest from Terra Madre, the Salone del Gusto, Slow Food, pioneering organic farmers, the worlds largest farm equipment show, life in the […]