Posts tagged lotus festival

October 1, 2013

 

singers Christine Salem and Janiece Jaffe perform at 2013 Lotus Festival

Songs Of The Spirit Need No Translation

Christine Salem, controversial singer of banned slave songs, invited local chanteuse Janiece Jaffe to join her Lotus set for a musical meeting of spirits.

September 25, 2013

 

Photo of the Swedish band Väsen.

Lotus 2013 Promises Cure For The Väsen Street Blues

Olov Johansson of the Swedish band "Väsen" speaks about the trio's special connection to Bloomington, where they'll be performing this weekend at Lotus.

September 24, 2013

 

a man sits on a fur-lined surface playing a sarod

Maestro Amjad Ali Khan To Perform Live On WFIU

Khan, a master of the sarod - a lute-like stringed instrument from India - is the IU School of Global and International Studies' first Artist in Residence.

June 25, 2013

 

Sophia and her son Finn

A Song For Sophia: Born On The Wing, Grown In Bloomington

Like its namesake, the song "Sophia" blends an international pedigree with homegrown craft.

September 24, 2012

 

a rock band plays on stage

Lotus Fest 2012: A Recap In Pictures

Photographs from the 19th annual Lotus World Music and Arts Festival in downtown Bloomington.

September 20, 2011

 

A sheep

A Mesmerizing Effect: ‘Woven Treasures’ At The Waldron

"Each one of these carpets has the effect of calming me. I just love to look at them. I'm sort of mesmerized by them."

June 28, 2011

 

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Mavis Staples To Headline Lotus Festival 2011

Staples is a legendary performer who's received Grammy nominations in blues, gospel, folk and pop alike.

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