Wayang 2012

Join us Friday March 16 at 7:45 PM, ET (6:45 am in Java, Indonesia) for for a live webcast of a traditional Javanese wayang kulit accompanied with a full gamelan orchestra!

The live webcast starts at 7:45 pm ET, at http://AsiaSociety.org/Live

GAMELAN KUSUMA LARAS and ASIA SOCIETY
With support from the New York State Council on the Arts and Cakra Inc.

Presents

Déwa Ruci: Bima’s Spiritual Enlightenment

A Javanese Wayang Kulit
(shadow puppet theatre)

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Performed by

KI PURBO ASMORO, dhalang

Accompanied by members of Mayangkara (Solo, Java)
and Gamelan Kusuma Laras (NYC)
with English translations provided live by Kathryn Emerson

FRIDAY MARCH 16, 2012
8:00 p.m.
ASIA SOCIETY
725 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021
(212) 288-6400

Tickets available via Asia Society

 

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Gamelan Kusuma Laras will host a Javanese Wayang Kulit performance on March 16, 2012 with Java’s most popular dhalang, Ki Purbo Asmoro, and members of his troupe, Mayangkara. This one-night-only performance allows New York City audiences the rare opportunity to experience a traditional Javanese shadow-puppet play, featuring one of the most exciting and renowned artists performing today. Ki Purbo Asmoro is a master storyteller with the voice of a poet and the energy of a rock star.

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With your financial support, Gamelan Kusuma Laras will host a Javanese Wayang Kulit performance on March 16, 2012 with Java's most popular dhalang, Ki Purbo Asmoro, and members of his troupe, Mayangkara. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation today!
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Checks can be made to:

Gamelan Kusuma Laras
141 E 3rd St, Apt 8B
New York, NY 10009-7304

Co-sponsored with Asia Society, Cakra Inc. and the Consulate General of Indonesia, New York.

This program is made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

This program is part of Asia Society’s ongoing initiative Creative Muslim Voices in Asia, supported by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art.