Upcoming Performances

May 5, 2017, 7:30 pm
Music & Dance of Bali at MSU

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 pieces performed with the ceng-ceng kopyak and gamelan semaradana instruments, including Balaganjur, Teruna Jaya warrior dance, Jagra Parwata — the contemporary “Kreasi Baru” piece composed by I Nyoman Windha — and Barong.

Featuring guest dancers Ni Ketut Marni, Vie Lim, Indira Sandika and Ad Wijaya.

FREE PARKING is available in the 7th Street Garage. Parking validation will be available at the King Center Box Office.


April 7, 2017

Tripod: Mead, Bateson, Bali

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 Bateson (Christian Hammons), Stewart Brand (Matthew Durington); Nora Bateson (Sophia Hammons), the film “Trance and Dance in Bali,” and the musicians and dancers of Gamelan Tunas Mekar under the direction of Artist-in-Residence I Made Lasmawan.

Sponsored by the University of Colorado Department of Anthropology, Center for Asian Studies, College of Media, Communication and Information, Center for Documentary and Ethnographic Media, and Department of Critical Media Practices.

For more information: colorado.edu/cas/tripod-mead-bateson-bali-20170407

Facebook Event, 4:30 PM show
Facebook Event, 7:30 PM show


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!

See the complete Schedule of Events on the Zoo’s website.


See Events Archive for a list of our past concerts and events.