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2014
Wednesday, March 19th
8:00 PM

Bosnian Journeys: Generations

Bosnia Memory Project, Fontbonne University
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

Powell Hall, 718 No. Grand Blvd.

8:00 PM

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
5:30 PM

Bosnian Born

Sejla Holland
Bosnia Memory Project, Fontbonne University

Fontbonne University, Fine Arts Gallery

5:30 PM

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
7:00 PM

Pretty Village

Kemal Pervanić

Fontbonne University, Lewis Room

7:00 PM

Public screening of Pretty Village followed by a discussion with filmmaker and activist Kemal Pervanić.

Friday, November 28th
7:00 PM

Hijacked Memories and the Geography of Genocide in Bosnian Places of Pain

Hariz Halilovich, RMIT University, Melbourne

Fontbonne University, Anheuser-Busch Hall

7:00 PM

An evening with Bosnian author and anthropologist Hariz Halilovich. Presentation followed by a discussion.

103 Anheuser-Busch Hall