Rhythms of Life Series

Rhythms of Life Series

The 2017-18 Rhythms of Life Series

Seeking to inspire an appreciation of all people through vibrant presentations of the arts

Sponsored by the Office of Educational Equity and Diversity Programs and the Student Activity Fee.

The Rhythms of Life Series is a vibrant succession of cultural performances providing hours of lively and interesting entertainment to the campus community. The performances in this series give true meaning to the word "diverse" as they feature a variety of music, dance, and storytelling from all regions of the world. Past performers include Native Nations Dance Theater, Dragon and Lion Chinese Dancers, Rhythms and Blues, Celtic/Irish music, Indian Sitar and Tabla, Caribbean Steel Pans, Indigenous Aztec Music and Dance, Romanian Gypsy, Japanese Taiko Drums, Spanish Flamenco, and much more. 

Performers

Edmar Castaneda

Edmar Castaneda
with Special Guest Grégoire Maret
(Harmonica)

Harp Jazz and World Music
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Bruno’s Café, Reed Union Building
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public

 

Tony Vacca World Rhythms

Tony Vacca World Rhythms
World Music

Thursday, October 19, 2017
McGarvey Commons, Reed Union Building
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public

 

Cristina Pato

Cristina Pato with Special Guest Victor Prieto (Accordion)
Galician Bagpipe (Gaita)
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Bruno’s Café, Reed Union Building
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public

 

Black Umfolosi

Black Umfolosi
Southern African Songs and Dance
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Bruno’s Café, Reed Union Building
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public

 

The East Pointers

The East Pointers
Traditional Celtic Music
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Bruno’s Café, Reed Union Building
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public

 

Rhythm Future Quartet

Rhythm Future Quartet
Gypsy Jazz
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Bruno’s Café, Reed Union Building
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public


Past Seasons

About the Series

Performance Photos
 


For more information about the series, please contact:
Andy Herrera, Director of Educational Equity and Diversity Programs.

1 Reed Union Building
4701 College Drive
Erie, PA 16563

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
Phone: 814-898-7101
Fax: 814-898-6823
Email: DiversityBehrend@psu.edu