Oct 30 2012
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THE CENTRAL VANCOUVER ISLAND MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY PRESENTS
HARMONIES OF FAITH
….In the name of peace
An evening of sacred music, chants, hymns, songs and spoken word to build understanding
Directed by Greg Bush
Professor of Music at Vancouver Island University
Thursday, December 20, 2012
7:00 – 9:00pm
The Port Theatre, Nanaimo
A Great Way to Celebrate the Holiday Season!
ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20th, the doors of the Port Theatre will open to an extraordinary, one of a kind Interfaith music event! Performers from twelve faith/ spiritual groups will come together for a special evening of sharing chants, songs, dance and spoken word revealing common themes of compassion and peace. The musical performances will include:
Snuneymuxw Drummers, Gifted Coast Salish Elder and Shaker Church Minister Anne Bob,N
Andre Nobles – sacred music and Vesta Fire Entertainment, Island Soul Choir
Nanaimo Baha’i Faith, Nanaimo Hindu Cultural Society, Interfaith Nanaimo
Nanaimo Islamic Centre, Nanaimo Pagan Community, Nanaimo Unitarian Fellowship Choir
Nanaimo Sikh Community and St. Andrews United Choir
Following the performances, the public is invited to take part in a discussion facilitated by Paul Bramadat -Author, Researcher, Professor and Director for the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society with the University of Victoria. The discussion will explore the potential of music to bridge an understanding of differing theological beliefs.
Advance Tickets are available at The Port Theatre Ticket Centre: (250) 754-8550.
Admission by Donation.
All proceeds go to the Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society
To learn more about the CENTRAL VANCOUVER ISLAND MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY and our many services for new immigrants and the community please call, visit or browse our website! www.cvims.org