Spirit of Uganda
7:30pm Wed, Mar 5, 2014
Venue: UMass Fine Arts Center
151 Presidents Drive, Amherst, MA 01002
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"Invigorating the stage with that elusive thing called joy" (New York Times), Spirit of Uganda presents riveting programs of music and dance for audiences of all ages. To the melodic tones of standing drums, with dramatic choreography, bright, layered rhythms, and gorgeous call-and-response vocals, a vibrant cast of 22 performers, ages 10-20, bring to life the sounds and movements of East Africa. Pre-Concert Fireside Chat by Alexis Hefley, Founder/President, Empower African Children at 6:30 p.m. at the University Club. Regular ticket prices $38, $35, $15. FC, GCC, STCC and 17 & under, $10. Tickets and more information by calling 413-545-2511, 800-999-UMAS or by visiting FINEARTSCENTER.COM. All events are handicap accessible and handicap parking is abundant.