Lisa Martin's Blog (3)

"Artes Por Todos!" An International Arts Event to Benefit Partners of the Americas

The Arts really are for everyone! That is why I am organizing this special arts event featuring the work of international artists from across the Americas. Something for every taste and style. And, somethiing for every budget!

This event aims to bring imagination and creativity into peoples' lives while at the same time supporting local and international artists, as well as supporting an organization I have been committeed to for many years. All…


Added by Lisa Martin on August 13, 2011 at 2:04am — No Comments

"The Kayapo and the Future of Amazonia" with Anthropologist Janet Chernela

Anthropologist Janet Chernela has presented for our Lecture Series numerous times about her work with the Kayapo of the Amazon, and has been one of our most popular speakers. Her last presentation May 18, 2010 was entitled "The Kayapo and the Future of Amazonia".


The talk focused on many pressing questions for Amazonia. Here is a summary of the…


Added by Lisa Martin on May 2, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

"Hermeto Pascoal: Jazz and Universal Music in Brazil" with Ethno-musicologist Andrew Connell

On March 14, 2011, a large group of members and friends were dazzled and delighted by Ethno-musicololgist Andrew Connell who shared both the stories and the amazing sounds of Hermeto Pascoal, a multi-instrumentalist and composer who combines jazz, northeastern folk music, avant-garde, and found sounds to produce some of the most exciting and provocative Brazilian music…


Added by Lisa Martin on May 2, 2011 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment


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