Dr. Wendy Miles discusses her research documenting local indigenous Dayak communities and their experiences of forest loss.
A powerful demon wants a beautiful goddess for his wife. Legendary monkey brothers Subali and Sugriwa are enlisted to help the gods repel the rejected suitor’s armies in a story told through wayang listrik, a modern Balinese theatre genre that blends shadow puppetry (wayang kulit), dance and music. Traditional carved leather puppets, actors as shadow puppets, Balinese dance, and a live gamelan orchestra share the stage.
Join I Made Moja, the Principal Artist of Gamelan Sekar Jaya, for an upcoming talk about the innovations of Balinese shadow theatre.
Spotlighting books on Balinese Music & Performance as the UH Mānoa Asian Theatre Program kicks off “Battle of the Monkey Kings” this week.
Join I Made Moja for a talk about his experiences in Balinese stage design and his work as guest designer for Subali-Sugriwa. (on 01/23)
Join I Made Moja, the Principal Artist of Gamelan Sekar Jaya, for an upcoming talk about the innovations of Balinese shadow theatre. (on 01/20)
Tigapagi: when everything is about to begin in the moment when everything come to an end. Perfect to close our 2015 music program!
The UH Dept. of Theatre & Dance will produce a Balinese Wayang Listrik in January 2016.
A video with Imam Wahyudi, a gay man who talks about the diversity of life in Jakarta and his views on faith.
The UHM Music Department and the Hawaiʻi Gamelan Society present the UH Javanese Gamelan Ensemble, Byron Moon, director, and the UH Balinese Gamelan Ensemble, Made Widana and Annie Reynolds, directors, in a performance of traditional and contemporary gamelan music and dance.