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Baladino will perform in March 2014 as part of World Fest
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Upcoming Concerts

Think Global - Hear it Local

Arts Midwest World Fest - We are privileged to host 4 different professional global performers. Each ensemble spends the week in residence with area K-12 school districts sharing music, language and culture. To wrap-up the residency, the ensembles perform for the public. Our next group will be Shanren from China. 


January 24, 2015 - 7:00 PM
UW-Barron County Fine Arts Theatre

Ticket Sales Information:

      Adult (non-student) tickets $10 each and student tickets $5 each.

      Tickets may be purchased at the UW-BC Business office.

      To order tickets online click this link

      Order soon - there is limited seating availability!

      For more information about the Shanren Concert, contact Continuing Education at 715-234-8176 Ext 5403.


Experience the joyful music of Shanren - literally "mountain men." Hailing from ethnic minority groups who live in the beautiful mountains of Yunnan and Guizhou provinces, this Chinese folk-fusion band presents the rich but largely unknown heritage of Southwestern China.


A program of Arts Midwest, the 2013-2015 Arts Midwest World Fest cycle is generously supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, 3M Foundation, and BNSF Railway. Additional support is provided by the Ministry of Culture of the People’s Republic of China for Shangri La, Délégation du Québec a Chicago for Le Vent du Nord, and the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest for Baladino. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

Arts Midwest is also generously supported by Illinois Arts Council, Indiana Arts Commission, Iowa Arts Council, Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, Minnesota State Arts Board, North Dakota Council on the Arts, Ohio Arts Council, South Dakota Arts Council, and Wisconsin Arts Board.

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