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2014-03-17 12:25:12

Season marks U.S. premiere of renowned musicians and filmmaker MINNEAPOLIS, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following significant critical acclaim and audience enthusiasm for its Pakistan, Morocco, and Turkey seasons, Caravanserai: A place where cultures meet returns for a fourth installment featuring artists from Malaysia. Caravanserai is an innovative cultural exchange program produced by Arts Midwest on behalf of its fellow U.S. Regional Arts Organizations. The program was launched in 2011...

2014-03-10 08:26:29

MIDLAND, Mich., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Here's your chance to be a citizen of the world with a wholly unique concert by a group of exciting young musicians from Canada: Le Vent du Nord! http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121025/DC00288LOGO Considered a driving force in progressive folk music, Le Vent du Nord is a fresh and exhilarating French Canadian folk ensemble that captures the energy and mirth of a Saturday night kitchen party, infusing old Quebec with a...

2013-04-17 08:26:42

Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art renews groundbreaking support MINNEAPOLIS, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Following significant critical acclaim and audience enthusiasm for its Pakistan and Morocco seasons, Caravanserai: A place where cultures meet returns for a third installment featuring artists from Turkey. Caravanserai is an innovative cultural exchange program produced by Arts Midwest on behalf of its fellow U.S. Regional Arts Organizations. The program was launched in 2011...

2013-04-15 12:26:38

SANTIAGO, Chile, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Lady Susan Corbett today announced a cultural exchange program with Chile that provides for five-week artist residencies in Pennsylvania for two Chilean visual artists. Mrs. Corbett made the announcement during a Pennsylvania tourism luncheon focused on promoting Pennsylvania as an ideal vacation spot to Chilean tour operators, travel writers and meeting planners. The luncheon is a part of the Governor's Jobs 1st Mission to...

2012-10-05 10:21:30

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Season two of the critically acclaimed Caravanserai: A place where cultures meet has begun in Grand Rapids, Minnesota with Morocco's Majid Bekkas Gnawa Ensemble, a group of musicians and singers performing contemporary gnawa, a predecessor to American jazz and blues. Highly respected in Morocco, Majid Bekkas and Moroccan-American multi-instrumentalist Brahim Fribgane join Caravanserai this fall for a tour of four U.S. cities. Caravanserai is a...