Stocker Cudamani

Press Release

Posted: April 1, 2013

EXPERIENCE THE SOUNDS OF INDONESIA WITH ÇUDAMANI AT LCCC’S STOCKER ARTS CENTER

Take a tour to Bali by experiencing the enchanting sights and sounds of Çudamani at Lorain County Community College’s Stocker Arts Center.

Çudamani will perform at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 6 in the Stocker Arts Center. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students, and can be ordered online at http://www.stockerartscenter.com/ or by calling the Stocker Arts Center box office at (440) 366-4040 from 12-6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Tickets are also available at the box office, located in the lobby of Stocker Arts Center. Take-a-Chance tickets are available at the box office beginning 90 minutes prior to the show as long as tickets remain. Take-a-Chance tickets are $8 and are available until curtain time.

Hailing from the village of Pengosekan, Çudamani performs a highly creative musical and dance repertoire that is vibrant, technical, and free spirited. Evoking both contemporary vitality and dedication to Balinese traditions, the ensemble brings to life vivid tales of gods, heroes, and the cosmos in Balinese mythology. Enjoy the inspired and complex tones of Çudamani and be instantly transported to the rich and diverse islands of Indonesia.

Prior to the Çudamani concert, Stocker Arts Center will host a free ARTSHOP from 3:30-7pm on Saturday, April 6. Not your typical art show, ARTSHOP will provide a creative celebration of artists who reflect the diverse community of Lorain County artists, performers, and musicians - all in an arts hop/art shop atmosphere. The afternoon will include artists and craftspeople from Lorain County showcasing painting, jewelry, glass, ceramics, metal sculptures, garden art, wearable art, as well as unique local small business vendors, including the Olive Scene and more. There will be an ART (work)SHOP with art faculty and student demonstrations as well as an exhibition of art by LCCC art students in the Beth K. Stocker Art Gallery. Follow the Fish, with their newly painted kinetic fish sculptures, will be creating a trail and map for ARTSHOP. While on campus, visitors might also want to take a self-guided tour of the LCCC gardens, including the wonderful Robert L. Callaway Memorial Healing Garden (designed by artist Donna Drozda with stone sculptures by Fred Gearhart) and get a first look at the new Margeau’s Free to Be Project Mural in the LCCC I-LOFT building that will be unveiled that day. ARTSHOP at Stocker will also feature live music, including Jazz Funk n Blue's World Music Band and The Shady Con Parlour Shamans, as well as Hip Hop by Legacy Dance. Concessions that provide both a local and world flavor will be available for sale in the Stocker Arts Center lobby.

Çudamani is the final group to visit Stocker Arts Center as part of the Arts Midwest World Fest program. The performance is the culmination of a week-long residency Çudamani will have throughout Lorain County from April 2-5.

An Arts Midwest initiative, the 2011-13 Arts Midwest World Fest is generously sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, 3M Foundation, MetLife Foundation, the Ministry of

Culture of the People’s Republic of China, and the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest. Arts Midwest World Fest is also generously supported by Illinois Arts Council, Indiana Arts Commission, Iowa Arts Council, Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, Minnesota State Arts Board, North Dakota Council on the Arts, Ohio Arts Council, South Dakota Arts Council, and Wisconsin Arts Board.

For more information, visit http://www.stockerartscenter.com/.

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