Dobet Gnahoré In Support of the Global Education Fund at The Boulder Theater

Dobet Gnahore- for the Grateful Web

Celtic Music meets West Africa. Musicians from 6 countries in the Celtic fringes of Europe and the West coast of Africa join together to play the most original live world fusion sound around. The spirit of the music lives in the rhythm. All Baka Beyond's rhythms are played by human beings not machines!

The minute Dobet Gnahoré (pronounced DOH-bay gna-OR-ay) steps onto the stage, it is obvious she is something special. She exudes an inner strength and commanding presence that draws you in, even before she has opened her mouth to sing. Once Dobet does begin to sing, her voice is filled with emotion and range. She moves from heartfelt ballads to funky, danceable songs with ease, and is comfortable performing in a wide range of African styles. Eventually, Dobet begins to dance, and the true depth of her talent shines through. She jumps across the stage like an acrobat, a soulful tornado of movement who astounds the audience with her moves. Just 24 years old, Dobet Gnahoré has got it all – an exceptional voice, amazing dance skills and the engaging aura reserved for artistic greats. After masterful performances across Europe and the United States, she has become one of African music's most exciting young talents.

Global Education Fund Reception - 5:

Global Education Fund Reception will feature a talk and video on their upcoming work with educational needs of orphaned and vulnerable children in Kenya. Global Education Fund (GEF) is a nonprofit charitable organization working to see that books get in to the hands of the most needy children in the world. To date we have sent book aid to children living in orphanages and remote villages in twenty-one countries.

To buy tickets or for more information, please visit the Boulder Theater's website:  The Boulder Theater

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