Peace Arch park concert series begins in August

Published on Wed, Jul 27, 2011 by Jeremy Schwartz

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The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission has announced the 2011 lineup for the Peace Arch International Concert series.

The free outdoor concerts are scheduled for 2 p.m. on Sundays from August 14 through September 4 and celebrate the diverse cultures of the Pacific Northwest.

The Peace Arch Park concerts are part of a statewide series of events presented by the Folk and Traditional Arts in the Park Program.

The lineup is as follows:

August 14: MB Orchestra with master ‘ud player Maurice Sadak Rouman and the Shahrazad Dance Ensemble: Music and dance of Arab cultures and the Middle East

August 21: Kalevaria United Methodist Church Youth Group of Tacoma: Polynesian dances, choral songs and drumming from Samoa

August 28: La Famille Léger: Acadien and Québécois house party music and dance from eastern Canada

September 4: Cambodian Classical and Folk Dance and Music: Cambodian music and dance from Tacoma area performing groups

Attendees do not need to have a Discover Pass to park for the events. For information, visit www.peacearchpark.org.