>>>Pre-Performance Lecture: “Lyrical Expressionism of Chinese Drumming” Free, public lecture before GuGu Drum Group
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Show Times:

February 15, 2020 • 6:00 pm

Merrill Auditorium, Portland

6:00 pm – 6:45 pm

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LECTURE IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

 

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Drums speak. They have been used for centuries to communicate from area to area and people to people around the world. In “Lyrical Expressionism of Chinese Drumming,” Dr. Chao Ling, a professor of Chinese literature and culture and native of Shanghai, explores the language and history of drumming as both art form and means of communication, tackling topics of collective identity and the use of the drum in pre-modern tradition.

 

The lecture takes place at Merrill Auditoriumgorham

 

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Venue

Merrill Auditorium, Portland
20 Myrtle Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Phone:
207.842.0800
Website:
http://portlandmaine.gov/574/Merrill-Auditorium

A beautifully restored 1,900-seat performance venue, this majestic hall is one of the gems of Portland’s downtown Arts District and is located near many excellent restaurants.

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