&'009;* Sacred Music and Dance of Cambodia and Bali: If you enjoy Gamelan music, this one's a sure bet. Saturday, October 9, 8:00 pm at Schoenberg Hall, UCLA
&'009;* Sacred Americas Concert: An international extravaganza with an address by His Holiness the Dalai Lama that finishes with the L. A. Philharmonic performing Beethoven's 9th Symphony. Sunday, October 10, 4:00 pm at the Hollywood Bowl.&'009;
&'009;* Mystic Voices: Hindu and Sufi devotional music. Tuesday, October 12, 8:00 pm at Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles.
&'009;* Jai Uttal & the Pagan Love Orchestra: Traditional Indian music meets Jazz in a swingin' take on world music. Tuesday, October 12, 8:00 pm at Agape International Center of Truth, Culver City.
&'009;* Jocelyn Montgomery: Performing the otherworldly songs of mediaeval genius Hildegard von Bingen. Wednesday, October 13, 7:00 pm at Sinai Temple, West Los Angeles.
&'009;* The Mystical Arts of Tibet: Sacred music and dance by the monks of the Drepung Loseling Monastery. Levitation optional. Wednesday, October 13, 7:00 pm at the UCLA Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Culture, Westwood.
&'009;* Sacred Voices of Women: Jewish, Armenian, Ethiopian, Bosnian and Croatian songs for choir and soloists. Wednesday, October 13, 7:00 pm at the Performing Arts Center, CSUN.
&'009;* Women of Spirit: Latin American songs meet a melding of Gregorian and Indian chant. Featuring Perla Ballata and Sacred Fusion. Thursday, October 14, 7:00 pm at Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles.
&'009;* Andre Crouch Choir & Cantor All Stars: Gospel's finest meets a collection of Reform Movement Cantors. You'll spend most of this one on your feet. Thursday, October 14, 7:30 pm at Temple Israel, Hollywood.
&'009;* Vas: World music group blends Persian, Indian and Western styles with the Turkish Sufi musician, Omar Faruk Tekbilek. Thursday, October 14, 8:00 pm at the Skirball Cultural Center, West Los Angeles.
&'009;* Songs From the Soul: Courtyard concert featuring the Bata Cuban drum ensamble, Cal Arts Gamelon Orchestra and members of the Cahuilla Bird Singers. Friday, October 15, 7:00 pm at the Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles.
&'009;* Geri Keams & Spiritual Devotional Music of Sri Lanka: Navajo chants and Sri Lankan music from Bhadraji. Saturday, October 16, 7:00 pm at Temple Isaiah, West Los Angeles.
&'009;* The Poetry of Peace, Spiritual Music of the Middle East: Israeli Ensemble Sheva make alchemy of their Jewish and Arabic roots. If Dead-Can-Dance were authentic, they'd sound like these guys. Features Omar Faruk Tek Bilek with guests Ali Jihad Racy and Jai Uttal. Saturday, October 16, 7:00 pm at the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre, Hollywood.
&'009;* Ihu: Brazilian musicain Marlui Miranda presents indigenous songs and chants of the Amazon. Sunday October 17, 2:00 pm at at Sinai Temple, West Los Angeles.
&'009;For more information call The World Festival of Sacred Music--The Americas Hotline at (310) 208-2784 or check out their website at www.wfsm.org/americas.
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