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2009 Calendar

Thursday, January 1 6:30 - 8:30pm
New Years Celebration ...
TURNING THE DHARMA WHEEL
Sarva Aiswarya Puja & Ananda Kirtan!
Saul David Raye, Sri Shiva Kumar & special guest musicians (Tony Khalife, Judy Piazza, Matthew Hufschmidt)
at Exhale, 245 South Main, Venice, CA, (310) 450-7676, $25
Friday, January 2, 6:30-8:00 pm
HEALING SOUND CIRCLE
in my Ojai home. Call 248-563-0049 for details.
Sunday, January 4
TURNING THE DHARMA WHEEL
with Saul David Raye with special guest teachers and musicians
at Exhale, 245 South Main, Venice, CA 310-450-7676
10:30am - 12:15pm ... Yoga Class with Saul David Raye and Special Guest Musicians
2:30 – 4:30 pm ... Sacred Alchemy – The power of Yoga, Tantra and Ritual, with special guest musicians
January 9 & 10
FLORIDA MUSIC EDUCATORS CCONFERENCE
Tampa
Sunday, January 11, 8 pm
DAUGHTERS OF CYBELE
American Theatre of Actors 314 West 54 Street, near 8th AVenue, NY ... Cherunian Theatre 2nd floor.
212 581-3044
A theatrical presentation of Women's Drumming Lineage as part of APAP
with Alessandra Belloni, Ubaka Hill, Judy Piazza
Friday, January 16, 7:30 pm
ANANDA KIRTAN with SAUL DAVID RAYE & FRIENDS
at Inspired Yoga, Washington DC
Saturday, January 17
UBAKA HILL & SHAPESHIFTERS
at Kripalu in Lennox, MA
Sunday, January 18
THE OM BALL
with Saul David Raye & Friends
Washington DC
Monday, January 19
CHANT FOR CHANGE INAUGURAL KIRTAN GATHERING
with Saul David Raye & Friends
Washington DC
Tuesday, January 20
HOUSE CONCERT with JOE REILLY & JUDY PIAZZA
at Hema's Studio, Ojai ... Celebrating Obama's Inauguration! Call Hema at 310-467-1224 for more info.
Wednesday, January 21
CONCERT WITH JOE REILLY & JUDY PIAZZA
Linnaea's Café, 1110 Garden St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405, 8pm, (805) 541-5888, www.linnaeas.com
Saturday, January 24
CONCERT WITH ALESSANDRA BELLONI, JUDY PIAZZA, MIRANDA RONDEAU
at The Goddess Temple of Orange County
17905 Sky Park Circle, #A, Irvine, CA 92614 , (877-683-6753, www.goddesstempleoforangecounty.com
Saturday, February 7
ECSTATIC WORLD MUSIC JOURNEY & RUMI CELEBRATION
TONY KHALIFE, JUDY PIAZZA & FRIENDS

Los Angeles area
February 14-21
SACRED MAYA JOURNEY ... Opening Our Hearts to Mother Earth
to Palenque in Chiapas, Mexico ... see link for full details
February 21-24
RHYTHM & RELAXATION EXTENSION
as part of the May Journey .. see link for full details
Monday, March 9
KENNEDY CENTER with ELMAZ ABINADER COUNTRY OF ORIGIN BAND
Washington DC
Thursday, March 12-14
CALIFORNIA MUSIC EDUCATORS CONFERENCE
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, March 14, 4 pm
PRIVATE WEDDING
The Ojai Foundation, Ojai, CA
Saturday, March 14, 8 pm
TONY KHALIFE & FRIENDS at the INDIAN FEAST, ART and MUSIC SALON
4056 Grand Ave., Ojai, CA 93023
805-640-1162
Suggested Donation $10 ... Salon goes from 1-10pm, with art, music and food.
Saturday, March 21, 12 noon thru night
BELLY DANCE FESTIVAL
I'll be playing with the group BYZANTIUM
at the Ojai Women's Club, 441 E. Ojai Ave., Ojai, CA
www.neareastdance.com
Monday, March 23, 7 pm
VOICES OF DEVOTION
in my Ojai home. RSVP required ... Directions given upon your call / e-mail.
By love donation. 248-563-0049
Saturday, April 4, 8 pm
AN EVENING OF RUMI
Ecstatic Music with Tony Khalife & Friends, Poetry, Wine, Chocolate and more!
at Sacred Space, 410 Bryant Circle, Ojai, CA, http://www.sacredspacestudio.com/
with Tony Khalife, guitar, tabla, doumbek; Judy Piazza, frame drums, vocals, doumbek, didgeridoo; Dani Marie, harmonium & vocals; Necar Zadegan, poetess, actress; Matthew Hufschmidt, percussion & vocals; Joanne Terry & Hannah Obermeier-Smith, dancers; and more!
$25 pre-sale tickets (at Ojai Creates, or contact me), or $30 at the door.
April 7 & 12
THE FIRE OF LOVE with SAUL DAVID RAYE
at Esalen Institute, Big Sur, CA
The retreat lasts April 5-12 ... I'll be playing for kirtan and puja
April 28-May 3
BALI SPIRIT FESTIVAL
Purnati Center for the Arts
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
with TONY KHALIFE
www.balispiritfestival.com
May 3-12
TRIBAL MUSIC TOURS RETREAT
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Offering mantra, chant, drumming, and more ...
www.tribalmusictours.com
May 17-21
RITES OF PASSAGE
Youth group at the Ojai Foundation, Ojai, CA
www.ojaifoundation.org
May 30, 8 pm
MIDEAST ENSEMBLE OF UCSB
Lotte Lehman Hall, Santa Barbara, CA
June 11-14
OJAI MUSIC FESTIVAL
Ojai, CA
www.ojaifestival.org
July 2-5
NATIONAL WOMEN"S MUSIC FESTIVAL
Marriott Madison West, Middleleton, Wisconsin (by Madison)
www.wiaonline.org
August 17
MIDEAST ENSEMBLE of UCSB at the MENDOCINO MIDDLE EAST CAMP
www.middleeastcamp.com
August 21-24
CATSKILL MOUNTAIN WOMYN'S WORLD DRUM & PERCUSSION HAPPEN'N
Saugerties, NY
www.drumcentral.net
August 28-30
MANITOU SPRINGS MUSIC FESTIVAL
Manitou Springs, CO
September 8-11
RITES OF PASSAGE PROGRAM
Joshua Tree, CA
www.westcoastkirtanyogafestival.com
September 11-13
BHAKTI FEST with TONY KHALIFE and SAUL DAVID RAYE
Camp Whittle, Big Bear Lake, CA
(The Ojai Foundation)
September 17, 7:30 pm
LILA KIRTAN & YOGA OF VOICE
$7 advance, $12 at door, or 3 events for $25
September 18, 7:30 pm
DRAWN TO THE RHYTHM CONCERT
$7 advance, $12 at door, or 3 events for $25

September 19, 9:30-11:00 am
FRAME DRUM BLISS ... TARS & TAMBOURINES
$10 advance, $15 at door, or 3 events for $25

All four events above take place at the:
BUSINESS OF ARTS CENTER
515 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, CO
For registration, 719-685-1861, or at Venue 515's Canvas Cafe from 9 am - 6 pm.
Pre-registration and special price ... $25.00 for any three events!

OAKLAND UNIVERSITY EVENTS
Varner Recital Hall, Rochester, MI
For more info and registration on the events below, write to
mtd@oakland.edu, www.jumbierecords.com

Wednesday & Thursday, Sept. 30 & Oct. 1
MASTER CLASSES & PRESENTATIONS

October 3
RHYTHM & RACE WORLD PERCUSSION DAY
Free with a ticket to Finale concert.
10:00am - The Heartbeat: Native American Drum & Song, Joe Reilly
10:30am - Carnatic Percussion of Southern Indian, Sam Jeyasingham
11:30am - Frame Drums Around the World, Judy Piazza
2:00pm - African Xylophone Music from Ghana & Uganda, Kofi Ameyaw & Mark Stone
3:30pm - Contemporary Latin Rhythms for Percussion & Drum Set, Miguel
Gutierrez & GayeLynn McKinney

FINALE CONCERT, 8 pm
Written by Mark Stone, Produced by Kerro Knox 3
$17 General Admission, $9 Students,

Sunday, October 4, 2 pm
DETROIT INSTITUTE OF THE ARTS
Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI

Saturday, October 10
FRAME DRUM BLISS ... TARS & TAMBOURINES, Noon-2:00
DOUMBEK & MIDDLE EASTERN RHYTHMS, 3:00-4:30 pm
Workshops take place at Crist Room, 140 Bexley Hall in the Conservatory Complex
DRAWN TO THE RHYTHM CONCERT ... Opening with SISTAH NGOMA, 7:30 pm,
Huntington Recital Hall
All Ohio events take place at Capital University, 2199 E Main St., Columbus, OH 43209-3913.
Contact Wahru at 614-251-0941 to register, and for special advance prices! $30 for all three events, advance registration only. Or $15 each event.
Sunday, October 11
FRAME DRUM BLISS ... TARS & TAMBOURINES, 1:30-3:00 pm
DOUMBEK & MIDDLE EASTERN RHYTHMS, 3:15-4:45
LILA KIRTAN, 6-7:30
$25 all three, 0r $12 for one ... at 28466 Eldorado Place, Lathrup Village, MI 48076. To register, e-mail Wendy Valhoff at miriamsc@comcast.net, or call her at (248)557-7544.
October 16, 7:30 pm
ANN ARBOR KIRTAN
Friends Center, Packard, Ann Arbor, MI
Friday, October 30
GNAWLEDGE TRANCE DANCE MIDDLE EASTERN FUSION
Ojai, CA (to be confirmed)

November 7 & 8
DRUMS OF ILLUMINATION
Women and Frame Drums Around the World for women AND men!
Alessandra Belloni (Southern Italian tambourine and trance dance); Dana Maman (Pandeiro and Brazilian Rhythms); Miranda Rondeau (Introduction to Frame Drums); and Judy Piazza (Middle Eastern Rhythms on Riq/Tambourine). Four workshops and concert with special guest dancer Banafsheh.
Remo Recreational Music Center, North Hollywood, CA.
$125 all workshops and concert, or $75 one day with concert. Concert only $15.
www.remo.com or call 248-563-0049.

December 11-15
RAM DASS RETREAT
with Saul David Raye
Maui, HI
December 13
ZIKR WITH LEILAH BE
Makawao, HI
December 18
STUDIO MAUI
Kirtan with Saul David Raye
December 19
KIRTAN AND YOGA CLASS WITH SAUL DAVID RAYE
Kaua'i, HI
December 26
STUDIO MAUI
Kirtan with Jaya Lakshmi
December 29
RAW SPIRIT FEST
with Fantuzzi
December 31
SPECIAL MIDDLE EASTERN DANCE & MUSIC EVENT
Haiku, HI