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Spotlight: “Water is Rising Music and Dance Amid Climate Change”

On Saturday, October 15th "Water is Rising" premiered at UCLA's Royce Hall. Performance and purpose collided in a powerful gala concert that illuminated the plight of the Pacific Islands. Thirty-six dancers and musicians expressed their deep connection to nature and their ancestral past through multi-part harmonies, poetry, and gracious movement cascading over dynamic rhythms inspiring us all to be better stewards of our shared planet.

Read coverage of the event:

http://bostonglobe.com/arts/2011/11/13/artists-water-rising-sing-and-dance-against-climate-change/nbNdp8JvSlGUpwza2u9VzO/story.html

http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/the-way-they-move/Content?oid=3168621

http://uanews.org/node/42575

http://blogs.kqed.org/climatewatch/

http://uprisingradio.org/home/2011/10/12/water-is-rising-music-and-dance-amid-climate-change/

http://international.ucla.edu/asia/events/showevent.asp?eventid=9080

http://www.healthebay.org/event/science-and-art-climate-change-dialogue-nations

http://www.asianjournal.com/community/community-news/12801-water-is-rising-music-and-dance-amid-climate-change.html

Listen to coverage from Living On Earth (Public Radio International).  To read a transcript of the broadcast click here.