The Sound and Spirit of Kalamazoo
Date(s) - Sunday, November 09, 2008
First Presbyterian Church
Sunday, November 9, 2008
Ellen Kushner presented “The Sound and Spirit of Kalamazoo” featuring local musicians representing diverse faiths of the Kalamazoo area. 3 pm Sunday, November 9, 2008. First Presbyterian Church, 321 W. South Street in downtown Kalamazoo. Presentations included: Sikh Youth Musicians, mantras and kirtan from Hindu tradition, Buddhist chant by Jimyo Lisa Ferworn, Aspire vocal quartet performing a Bach cantata & a spiritual, Sacred Harp (Shapenote) Singers, Jewish cantor Larry Charson, Gospel artist Myron Cobb, recitation from Koran by Kalamazoo Islamic Center imam Nauman and Islamic nasheed. Intermission featured snacks and music by Dunuya Drum and Dance. Ellen Kushner also appeared at 11:30 am as part of the Kalamazoo Jewish Community Book Fair held from 11 am until 4 pm at the Ladies’ Library Association, 333 South Park Avenue in downtown Kalamazoo.