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Archive for Thursday, September 21, 2000

Monks to perform songs, dances of Tibet

September 21, 2000

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— "The Mystical Arts of Tibet: Sacred Music, Sacred Dance" will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Rice Auditorium at Baker University.

Monks from the Drepung Loseling monastery of Tibet will perform multiphonic singing and sacred dances.

The Drepung Loseling monks were featured on the soundtrack of "Seven Years in Tibet" and performed with Philip Glass in the live premiere presentation of the musical score to "Kundun." They also have appeared with Patti Smith, Paul Simon and the Beastie Boys.

The performance, coordinated by Richard Gere Productions and the nonprofit Loseling Institute, is endorsed by the Dalai Lama as a means of promoting world peace and health and to raise awareness of the endangered Tibetan civilization.

Tickets are $6 and $8. For tickets and other information, call (785) 594-8421.

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