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The Earth Loves You

Presented by Joel Laviolette and Rattletree at Rattletree School of Marimba, Austin TX

Sep 18 - 20 2015
The Earth Loves You

“The Earth Loves You” is a groundbreaking new interactive performance that Joel Laviolette and Rattletree will be unveiling in September. 

In Joel’s words:  “My work explores the interplay between ancient Zimbabwean music, modern technology, and how we can break down the artificial barriers that separate “audience” and “performer”.

This journey began in 1992 when I discovered the sacred instrument of the Shona people of Zimbabwe called the mbira. After studying with musicians throughout North

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There will be 5 performances. Each performance has a 50 person cap so that everyone can have the space they need to DANCE!! We are offering this on a sliding scale $5-$20 advance tickets. These shows WILL sell out, so definitely get your tickets early!!!

Contact: 5124172041


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Additional time info:

Doors at 7 PM.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Rattletree School of Marimba

2311 Thornton Rd. Unit K, Austin, TX 78704

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The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.


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