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Visit the Spurlock Museum for an afternoon full of performances! During WorldFest, the Museum celebrates the wonderful variety of performance arts practiced around the world. Six different acts perform throughout the afternoon, offering music, dance, poetry, and folk tales.
This year’s performers
- Jean Rene Balekita and Laeticia Kyungu: African and Congolese music
- Mariana do Berimbau: Afro-Brazilian poetry and music
- Mirage: Iranian music
- Bloco Gavião: Afro-Brazilian music
- The Roots of Flamenco
- Kim Sheahan: multicultural folk tales
Inspired by the performance garments in the exhibit In Her Closet: How to Make a Drag Queen, this year’s WorldFest craft is a jewelry-making activity. See pieces made by Damon Rule for local legend Mona Monclair, and then join Damon and staff 12:30 4:00 pm to create your own dazzling wearable artwork.
Admission is free and all ages are welcome. This event is supported in part by the Illinois Arts Council Agency.