Chicago Cultural Center Hosts One World Under One Roof

Ana Moura
Ana Moura
Chicago (Illinois), USA – As part of the seventh annual multi-venue World Music Festival: Chicago 2005 Sept. 16-22, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs presents agrand evening of global sounds at the World Music Festival Open House Thursday, Sept. 22 from 6-11 p.m. at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E.Washington St. This concert marks the closing of the festival. Admission is free.

One World Under One Roof features Las Guitarras de España (Chicago/U.S.), Sidi Goma (India),
Badi Assad (Brazil), APPEX Ensemble (Los Angeles/U.S.), Ana Moura (Portugal), Nawal (Comoros Islands), Frigg (Finland), Jake Shimabukuro (Hawaii/U.S.), and
MIDIval PunditZ (India).

World Music Festival: Chicago 2005 is organized by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and features the best in international music, Sept. 16 – 22. Festival events include a mix of free and ticketed concerts, live radio broadcasts and educational workshops presented in museums, parks, cultural centers, plazas, theaters, bookstores, clubs and other venues throughout Chicago.

World Music Festival: Chicago 2005 is made possible with generous support from The Boeing Company; The Comer Foundation Fund; United, “Chicago’s Hometown Airline,” the official airline sponsor; Borders
Books & Music; and Chicago Public Radio WBEZ 91.5 FM, official radio sponsor.

For more information, call the World Music Festival: Chicago 2005 hotline at 312-742-1938 or visit
www.cityofchicago.org/WorldMusic.

The schedule for the World Music Festival Open House is as follows:

6 p.m.
Randolph Café
Nawal (Comoros Islands)

6:45 p.m.
Claudia Cassidy Theater
Las Guitarras de España (Chicago/U.S.)

7 p.m.
Preston Bradley Hall
Badi Assad (Brazil)

8 p.m.
Randolph Café
Frigg (Finland) t

8:15 p.m.
Preston Bradley Hall
Asia Pacific Performance Exchange, or APPEX Ensemble (Los Angeles/U.S.)

8:30 p.m.
Claudia Cassidy Theater
Sidi Goma (India)

9:30 p.m.
Randolph Café
Jake Shimabukuro (Hawaii/U.S.)

9:45 p.m.
GAR Hall
Midival Punditz (India)

10 p.m.
Preston Bradley Hall
Portuguese vocalist Ana Moura (Portugal)

Author: World Music Central News Department

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