Art Hounds: Cambodian rock music and bold murals

Harmony Cardenas

St. Paul creative Tommy Sar recommends checking out the engage in “Cambodian Rock Band” at the Jungle Theater in Minneapolis, co-developed by Theater Mu. The participate in follows a Khmer Rouge survivor returning to Cambodia right after 30 many years as his daughter prosecutes a war felony.

Important to the exhibit is its music, as the actor-musicians accomplish well-liked Cambodian psychedelic rock audio from the 1960s and new songs by the American band Dengue Fever, whose direct singer is Cambodian.

“Many times, every time we Cambodians are portrayed as survivors and victims of tragedy, and that is very legitimate,” stated Sar, whose father survived the Khmer Rouge and was also a musician. “But I also experience it truly is important to see Cambodians not just as survivors but as increasing yet again and thriving again and rediscovering and producing new tunes, we have so considerably to supply. And we are pretty proud of our heritage.”

The perform operates via July 31 at the Jungle Theater. One tickets are valued at $45, but individuals may well decide on to pay less or more based on their scenario.

Jean Marie Durant is a significant lover of community artwork, and she ideas to hop on a bus tour this Saturday for a Women on Walls tour of murals by women artists. The bus tour is portion of Chroma Zones Mural and Arts Festival, which operates by means of Sunday, celebrating murals and graffiti artwork by nearby and intercontinental artists. 5 gals artists will collaborate on a new mural in excess of the program of the five-working day pageant.

The 45-moment guided bus excursions will take a look at the tales behind at least 8 girl-produced murals in the University-Raymond Ave. area, which include a glance at the mural-in-development. Excursions go away from Workhorse Coffee at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Saturday.

Tanya Anderson, co-coordinator of the St Anthony Park Arts Competition, loves the primary jewelry of Louise Payjack-Guillou. Anderson loves the one of a kind methods the Duluth artist pairs gems and metallic. Her retailer, Atelier & Stone is situated in Duluth, and the properly trained goldsmith will be at Park Point Art Reasonable this weekend and at the Grand Marais Arts Pageant July 9 and 10.

Her jewellery “just has this stately presence. It’s form of magical in how it would make you really feel when you see it and and have on it,” Anderson mentioned.

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