The 2021–22 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. All performances are free and open to the public.
Renato Diz & Maria Alejandra Quintanilla
"I Will Play Your Soul" Classical/Jazz Improvisation
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
McGarvey Commons, Reed Union Building
Kotchegna Dance Company
Dance & Drums from Ivory Coast, West Africa
Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Steel City Rovers
Celtic, Bluegrass, Folk & Roots Blend
Thursday, March 17, 2022
Boilermaker Jazz Band
All American Jazz and Swing!
Thursday, April 21, 2022
Latin Rock Fusion
Friday, September 17, 2021
Tony Vacca World Rhythms
Friday, October 15, 2021
Ben Lane Plaza / Breakwall
(Seating Steps Behind Reed Union Building)
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.
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
Email: [email protected]