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SOLD OUT – Moscow Nights and the Golden Gates Dancers
Monday, July 24, 2017 from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm$6 - $15
The Museum of Russian Art is honored to present
MOSCOW NIGHTS and the GOLDEN GATES DANCERS
Monday, July 24th – 6:00pm
General Admission $15 | TMORA Members $12 | Children under 12 $6
Doors will open at 5:30pm | Seating is general admission.
From the far reaches of St. Petersburg, Russia and Tbilisi, Georgia, Golden Gates tours America performing masterpieces of Russian and Georgian folklore, song and dance. Contrasting elaborate lyrical suites against pulsating dances, these cultures come to life in a whirlwind of colorful costumes and exotic sounds.
This lively program presents an authentic picture of Russian and Georgian folk traditions. The dancers thrill audiences with their syncopated choreography, gymnastic leaping and explosive foot stomping. The singing includes well-known tunes such as Kalinka, as well as Cossack war dances and Siberian love chants. Georgian Coast Dance Adjaruli and Mountain Dance Mtiruli. The musicians are an exciting, acoustic trio of ethnic percussion, bayan, zhaleika and balalaikas. Program accompanied by Emcee with some information and jokes. Audience Participation GUARANTEED! Take it from the Kerr Cultural Center, “Definitely a show to see!”
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund, and a grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation.