Demonstration/Workshop: Music and Dance from Myanmar

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A highly stylized form, Zat Pwe typically takes the form of an all-night cabaret, and is a highly popular part of village pagoda celebrations, featuring dancers, comedians, clowns, acrobats, and puppeteers, all accompanied by a live percussion and gong ensemble known as the Hsaing Wang. Explore these traditions in a music and dance in a demonstration and workshop led by the Shwe Man Thabin troupe.

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First performance — Friday, April 10
Second performance — Saturday, April 11

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Sun 12 Apr 2015
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

725 Park Avenue, New York, NY
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$10 members; $12 students/seniors; $15 nonmembers
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