Join members of Gamelan Raga Kusuma as they perform repertoire for the sacred gender wayang ensemble. Start the First Friday Party early with us! Other entertainment includes the Wes-Anderson-Awesomeness of the Ghandarva Music School: Kids Banging out Bollywood Jams!
An evening of Balinese mask dancing and shadow play recounting the reincarnation of the Buddha as Sutasoma, a prince who renounces his worldly wealth for a life of contemplation. The performance will open with an experimental collaboration between Sudarta and the renowned experimentalist Shahzad Ismaily. The shadow play will be accompanied by live gamelan music and the audience will be invited to try their hand at both the gamelan and the shadow puppets following the performance.