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Tamburitza jam session & Croatian Stories at the Freight & Salvage

  Saturday , Aug 29, 2009         1:00 PM        free

Event Details

stbmomo_300The Slavonian Traveling Band presents a tamburitza jam sesson from 1:30 - 2:30PM at the Community Open House of the brand new Freight & Salvage performance facility, 2020 Addison St., Berkeley.

Bring your tamburitza, or try out one of the band's extra instruments. Learn to play this exciting Balkan music.  Lilla Serlegi will demonstrate tamburitza playing and lead the singing with the band.

Croatian Stories - Tales of Croatian Heritage in California" plays later in the day at 3:15PM as part of the Music Film Fest.  Croatian Stories is a recently premiered 45 minute documentary by film maker Chip Curry of Chrysalis Films about 11 Croatians living in the San Francisco Bay Area. Curry interviewed these Croatian Americans of all ages from diverse walks of life.  Curry interwove these recorded interviews with footage from the respondents’ daily lives, documentary photographs and the strong, vibrant tamburitza music tradition to create a moving 45-minute film.  Sidro Tamburitza Orchestra, Novi Stari Tamburasi, Lilla Serlegi, and John Moravich are featured.


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