Arts, Lectures & Diversity Committee welcomes classical American modern dance troupe and innovative Italian multi-instrumentalists joining creative forces to highlight the artistry of southern region of Italy
Artistic movement, music and poetry reflecting the region of Southern Italy will be the focus at the historic SBVC Auditorium when Los Angeles-based Vox Dance Theatre joins multi-instrumentalists MUSICáNTICA for an evening of free entertainment on Saturday, November 3, 2012, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Two live musical sets are planned with an intermission followed by a Q&A session with the performers. Dance performances will include Brigantesse and Fimmine and include music, poetry, and rituals by MUSICáNTICA representing the peasant’s world of Southern Italy.
San Bernardino Valley College’s Arts, Lectures & Diversity Committee plans and promotes a series of lectures and cultural events designed to celebrate diversity and enrich the instructional environment of the college. Membership includes a mixture of faculty, classified staff, and managers.
Vox Dance Theatre creates and performs classical American modern dance, and promotes, preserves, and educates and about its history and values, often with content that illuminates women's experience of life. More information about Vox Dance Theatre can be found at www.voxdancetheatre.org.
MUSICàNTICA was formed in 1994 and features Italian born and raised multi-instrumentalists and composers, Enzo Fina and Roberto Catalano, SBVC Faculty. MUSICàNTICA performs music, poetry, and sacred ritual passed on from generation to generation by untrained musicians belonging to the peasant’s world of Southern Italy. MUSICàNTICA’s connects the culture of Southern California with their symbolic memories of the sounds of Southern Italy’s traditional culture through vivid and vibrant original compositions, improvisation, re-adaptations of older material, and a distinctive sound from seldom-seen native instruments from Italy and around the Mediterranean basin.
For more information on the show, contact the SBVC Arts & Humanities Division at 909.384.8633.