A Night in Bali: Food, Music and Dance

Saturday, September 20, 2014

First Universalist Church of Denver
4101 East Hampden Avenue, Denver 80222

Dinner at 6:00 pm 
Performance at 7:00 pm

General Admission: $20 (includes food)/$15 concert only
Seniors/Students: $15 (includes food)$10 concert only
Children (12 and under): $10 (includes food)/$5 concert only

Gamelan Tunas Mekar, under the direction of Artist-In-Residence I Made Lasmawan, will present the traditional and new music and dance from the island of Bali, Indonesia with guest Balinese dancer Ni Ketut Marni. A dinner of Indonesian foods will be offered before the performance.

Gamelan Tunas Mekar provides audiences with an unforgettable experience of Bali’s alluring culture. Witness interlocking rhythms and flurries of dynamic percussion performed on the exotic, bronze gamelan angklung instruments. Shimmering met allophones, stirring gongs and drums, exquisite costumes and sets all provide audiences with an unforgettable experience of Bali’s alluring culture.

The Balinese draw their inspiration for music and dance pieces from their natural surroundings. This performance will feature ‘jumping & tree climbing frogs,’ ‘a refined tiger,’,’hovering dragonflies,’ ‘peacocks’ and a traditional dance welcoming guests to our village.

First Universalist Church of Denver Concert Series

Founded by Char Goldsmith and the Music Committee in 1996, the concert series at First Universalist has been entertaining our congregation and the larger community for almost 20 years. Featuring some of the most talented local and international musicians around, our concert series is certain to awe and inspire.