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SEM’s “Ethno Nights at the Mercury Cafe”

October 28, 2017

The Society for Ethnomusicology is coming to Denver and in celebration, we are holding “Ethno Nights at the Mercury Cafe” –performances every night from Wednesday 10/25 to Saturday 10/28. Be there or be square!

Gamelan Tunas Mekar
• 6:30–7:15pm: Under the direction of Balinese composer and Artist-in-Residence I Made Lasmawan, community-based Balinese Gamelan Tunas Mekar has performed by special invitation both internationally and nationally, and performs regularly at concerts throughout the Rocky Mountain region.

SEM conference attendee rates: $5 with ...

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Music & Dance of Bali at MSU

May 5, 2017, 7:30 pm

855 Lawrence Way
Denver, CO 80204

Tickets $5 (FREE to MSU Denver students, faculty & staff)
Purchase tickets online
King Center Box Office: 303-556-2296

Gamelan Tunas Mekar joins Gamelan Angklung Manik Kusuma at MSU Denver for an exciting evening of Balinese music & dance!

Manik Kusuma opens the show with traditional and new instrumental and dance pieces performed with their Gamelan Angklung.

Tunas Mekar fills the 2nd half of the show with dynamic ...

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Tripod: Mead, Bateson, Bali

April 7, 2017

TRIPOD: Mead, Bateson, Bali Denver

Two Shows: 4:30 PM & 7:30 PM
Chapel Theater – Old Main, CU Campus
1600 Pleasant St, Boulder, CO 80302

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Seating is limited.

A mixed media documentary performance about ethnography, art, purpose, and the systems in which we find ourselves.

Featuring: Margaret Mead (Jennifer Cool), Gregory ...

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Spring Break: Journey to Asia at the Denver Zoo

March 25 – April 9, 2017

Denver Zoo
2300 Steele Street
Denver, CO 80205-4899

Tunas Mekar performs each Saturday and Sunday from 11 – 11:30 AM

See us at the Conoco Zoo Gardens pavilion each weekend where we will perform music and dance of Bali featuring the gamelan angklung instruments. Enjoy the Zoo with your family and friends as you journey to Asia with us!

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Music & Dance of Bali, Presented by the Aurora Music Teachers Association

March 10, 2017

Aurora Public Library
14949 E Alameda Pkwy
Aurora, CO 80012

Doors at 10:30 AM.
Free and open to the public.

The public is invited to this FREE performance of Balinese music and dance, and to learn more about the Aurora Music Teachers Association. We will perform traditional and new music of Bali, plus share a demo and have a Q&A. Doors at 10:30 AM. The performance will start shortly after.

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Soundscape: World Beat! Music of Bali, Mexico, and India

March 8, 2017, 2 PM

The Gordon Gamm Theater
Dairy Arts Center
2590 Walnut Street (26th & Walnut)
Boulder, Colorado 80302

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The Dairy’s Soundscape mini-series continues with The Balinese Gamelan ensemble Tunas Mekar playing the music of Bali – – as exotic a sound as you will hear all year!!! Groups from Mexico and India will also fill the stage as we ...

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APDC 2017 Asian New Year Banquet

Private event

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High Arts Asia: Music & Dance of Bali

Gamelan Tunas Mekar presents

High Arts Asia 2017

February 2, 7:30 PM

2344 E Iliff Avenue, Denver CO, 80208


Lunar New Year celebrations would not be complete without a one-of-a-kind concert of Asian music and dance.

In collaboration with the Lamont School of Music, Gamelan Tunas Mekar, under the direction of artist-in-residence I Made Lasmawan, presents ...

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Boulder Asian Festival

Music & Dance of Bali, Indonesia

Sunday, August 14, 2016
3:00 – 3:30 PM

Courthouse Lawn (Pearl Street between 13th & 14th), Boulder CO, 80301

Our set will feature a Balinese welcome dance and two instrumental pieces performed using the Gamelan Angklung instruments. With Artist-in-Residence I Made Lasmawan, Ni Ketut Marni and guest dancer Indira Sandika. Join us for our only outdoor gig of the summer!


Enjoy two days of music, dance, martial arts, food, and arts ...

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Awake Mountain: Music & Dance of Bali

With guest artists I Nyoman Windha, I Gusti Agung Ayu Warsiki, and I Ngurah Kertayuda

Monday, May 9, 2016 at 7:30 PM

7111 Montview Blvd, Denver CO, 80220 | MAP

Tunas Mekar, under the direction of Artist-in-Residence I Made Lasmawan and Ni Ketut Marni, is honored to present a very special concert featuring I Nyoman Windha, one of the leading musicians and contemporary composers of Balinese gamelan music, his wife, dancer I Gusti Agung ...

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