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Intercultural Journeys bringing Alex Shaw’s Mandinga Experiment to International House in March

The Mandinga Experiment | photo by Aidan Un | courtesy of the artist
The Mandinga Experiment | photo by Aidan Un | courtesy of the artist

On March 11th at 8 pm, Intercultural Journeys will be hosting the next performance in their concert series at International House Philly, Alex Shaw: The Mandinga Experiment. Vocalist/percussionist and music educator Alex Shaw, who is also the curator of Intercultual Journeys, Director of Alô Brazil, and actively engaged with Live Connections as a board member and teaching artist, will be showing a performance that combines both visual art and musical performance to demonstrate the Afro-Brazilian martial art Capoeira Angola. Continue reading →

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Tonight: Intercultural Journeys brings audio/visual “Home Within” to International House Philadelphia

 

Photo by Jill Steinberg | Photo courtesy of Intercultural Journeys
Photo by Jill Steinberg | Photo courtesy of Intercultural Journeys

Intercultural Journeys, a music and art collective based in Philadelphia, is bringing a new audio/visual performance, Home Within, to International House Philadelphia (3701 Chestnut St) tonight at 7:00 p.m.

The 60 minute performance has toured internationally and will feature Silk Road artists Kinan Azmeh (clarinet) and Kevork Mourad (visual art).

Home Within portrays an impressionistic view inside the struggles of the Syrian revolution that has been going on since 2011. All compositions and art are original and will be performed live. A discussion will be held with the artists after the performance. Continue reading →