|Wednesday, March 19th|
Bosnia Memory Project, Fontbonne University
Powell Hall, 718 No. Grand Blvd.
This powerful concert weaves personal narrative with Sevdah, the folk music tradition of Bosnia, to tell the stories of our Bosnian neighbors in St. Louis. The concert includes a performance of Albinoni's Adagio in G minor, a piece played by Vedran Smailovic, 'the Cellist of Sarajevo', at multiple sites of destruction during the siege of Sarajevo to honor those who lost their lives.
Doors open at 6:30pm; no tickets required. Post-concert reception with complimentary Divna Sljivivica (plum brandy) and Sarajevo Beer.
|Thursday, May 29th|
Fontbonne University, Fine Arts Gallery
Opening reception at Fontbonne University, including cocktails and hors d’oeuvres and traditional Bosnian music by Amir Salesevic and Edo Sadikovic. Remarks by Dr. Ben Moore – Director of the Bosnia Memory Project, Sejla Holland – Bosnian Born Creator and Curator, and Elma Mujanovic – President of Friends of Bosnia-Herzegovina St. Louis.
|Friday, October 24th|
Fontbonne University, Lewis Room
Public screening of Pretty Village followed by a discussion with filmmaker and activist Kemal Pervanić.
|Friday, November 28th|
Hariz Halilovich, RMIT University, Melbourne
Fontbonne University, Anheuser-Busch Hall
An evening with Bosnian author and anthropologist Hariz Halilovich. Presentation followed by a discussion.
103 Anheuser-Busch Hall