Spend an afternoon with international recording artist, composer, and cultural storyteller Gary Stroutsos in a musical celebration of the Lewis and Clark expedition.
Stroutsos will focus on native music, song, and spiritual beliefs discovered from the untold perspective of the American Indians encountered along the famous journey.
From field research on the Native American flute to traditional stories, the presentation incorporates the timeless watercolor images of Karl Bodmer, bringing to life the earth lodge people of Upper Missouri River Lewis and Clark wintered with. Stroutsos’ playing of haunting flute songs representative of the Hidatsa, Mandan, and Lakota tribes of the northern plains of North and South Dakota transports audience members to the trail and the unknown narratives of the indigenous people encountered by the explorers.
The music was an integral component of Ken Burns’ PBS documentary film, “The Epic Journey of Lewis and Clark,” which led to a command performance at the White House for President Bill Clinton. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to experience the music of a renowned historical and authentic performer.
Event Tags: concert, culture, Gary Stroutsos, history, Lewis & Clark, music
- Wednesday, November 18, 2015
- 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
- The National Parks Store
12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85755 United States
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To reserve seats, please call 520-622-6014 during business hours, beginning one week prior to the event.