After Hours: Oxjam Take Over
|Dates:||4 September 2014|
|Times:||17:30 - 21:00|
|What is it:||Workshop|
|How much:||Drop-in, free, adults|
|Who is it for:||Adults, Current University students, General public, University staff|
Join us as we team up with Oxjam for an eclectic evening exploring how music plays an integral part in cultures around the world and can help galvanise the fight against global poverty.
5.30-7pm: Explore our Living Cultures gallery and Manchester Gallery, watch films about Indigenous Australians and join artist Lauren Mullarkey to create attractive works which explore textile manipulation techniques using fabrics from around the world.
At 6pm, meet Stephen Welsh, Curator of Living Cultures for a highlight tour of the gallery. The Museum café will also be open.
7pm-9pm: After Hours moves over to our Living Worlds gallery. Join us for the rest of the evening’s performances:
7.15pm: Talk by Dr Caroline Bithell – Senior Lecturer in Ethnomusicology at The University of Manchester
7.30-8pm: Wangari - A high energy, all female drumming performance band
8.15-8.45pm: July Julay - Bachata and Salsa singer from the Dominican Republic
For updates on the programme please check out the Manchester Oxjam website or facebook page, Museum Meets blog or twitter.
Price: Drop-in, free, adults
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