INTERVIEW: Daniel Volovets & The Twin Cities Flamenco Artists CO-OP

INTERVIEW: Daniel Volovets & The Twin Cities Flamenco Artists CO-OP

Flamenco lovers are in for a treat this week on Sunday,  February 7th. The Daniel and Adrian Volovets duo, known for their inventive compositions/arrangements in flamenco as well as classical, Brazilian, and jazz music, are collaborating with the Twin Cities Flamenco Artists Co-op for a night of fiery flamenco. Don’t miss this innovative performance from local talents and guest artists from Spain. We talked to dancer Sachiko “la chayí“ and musician Daniel Volovets in advance of the show. 

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Statement of Support For Our Muslim Community Members

Statement of Support For Our Muslim Community Members

A message from Adrienne Dorn, Executive Director of The Cedar Cultural Center and The Cedar Cultural Center Board of Directors...

Live In-Studio Performance and Interview with Maryan Mursal on 89.3 The Current 11/13/15

Maryan Mursal sings one of her favorites Lei Lei ("I Feel Alone"), during a live, in studio performance with The Current.  To tune into the full recording of Maryan Mursal's performance and interview with The Current, click here! 

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Maryan Mursal Finale Performance Saturday 11/14/15

Maryan Mursal Finale Performance Saturday 11/14/15

The Cedar Cultural Center's fifth Midnimo artist residency concludes with Maryan Mursal's finale performance in front of a sold out audience!

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Upcoming: An Evening with Leon Russell • January 24th

Upcoming: An Evening with Leon Russell

Leon Russell is a music legend and perhaps the most accomplished and versatile musician in the history of rock 'n roll. In his distinguished and unique 50 year career, he has played on, arranged, written and/or produced some of the best records in popular music. 

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Cedar Riverside Multicultural Dinner

Cedar Riverside Multicultural Dinner

On November 12th, Maryan Mursal and members of the Cedar Riverside community gathered at the Brian Coyle Center over dinner, music, dance, and above all, warm vibes, smiles and intercultural exchange.

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Maryan Mursal University of Minnesota Class Visit 11/12/15

Maryan Mursal University of Minnesota Class Visit 11/12/15

Maryan Mursal leads a workshop with the University of Minnesota's "Music, Society, and Cultures" class. Mursal performs one of her favorites, Qaw, a song she wrote over fifty years ago, taking everyone back in time to her teenage years when she would dance the night away in her favorite Somali night clubs.

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Maryan Mursal Health Commons Event 11/10/15

Maryan Mursal Health Commons Event 11/10/15

Augsburg Music Therapy Faculty Member Roberta Kagin and Maryan Mursal exchange lullabies during a discussion linking music and health at the 4th Annual Health Commons Celebration on November 10.

 

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Living Room Concert with Maryan Mursal 11/7/15

Living Room Concert with Maryan Mursal 11/7/15

On Saturday, audience members got down to a special evening living room performance by the one and only Mother of Somali Jazz, Maryan Mursal.  Accompanied by a Somali band including a percussionist, guitarist, and keyboardist, Mursal brought out the groove in everyone, generating laughs and smiles from all those in attendance.

 

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Maryan Mursal’s Daytime Education Program 11/9/15

Maryan Mursal’s Daytime Education Program 11/9/15

Mursal leads students from The Cedar Riverside Community School and Sanford Middle School through a sing-a-long of a traditional Somali nursery song, before breaking out into one of her characteristic pieces supported by a perky brass section and Somali band.

 

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