Documentary Features Mongolian Musical Culture at Kansas City Public Library

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For Immediate Release:
October 25, 2011
Contact: Paul Smith
816.701.3668
Documentary Features Mongolian Musical Culture at Kansas City Public Library

The Kansas City Public Library hosts a documentary screening and discussion of Anda Union: From the Steppes to the City on Wednesday, November 2, 2011, at 6:30 p.m. at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

Anda Union is a group of musicians from Inner Mongolia whose unique combination of throat singing, horse head fiddles, and stringed lutes is the subject of this new documentary. The 97-minute film follows the musicians on a journey through the Inner Mongolian grasslands.

Producers/directors Tim Pearce and Sophie Lascelles will take questions following the documentary screening.

A 6 p.m. reception courtesy of Genghis Khan Mongolian Grill in midtown Kansas City precedes the screening and discussion. RSVP online or call 816.701.3407.

Admission is free. RSVP online or call 816.701.3407.

This event is co-sponsored by the Lied Center of Kansas and the Kansas City Chinese Association.