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World Music Festival: Oreka TX in Concert and Screening of Nömadak TX 

When: Tue., Sept. 28, 7 p.m. and Wed., Sept. 29, 7 p.m. 2010
Phone: 312-335-1996
Price: $15 general admission / $10 Instituto Cervantes members
www.chicago.cervantes.es
Film 9/28, Concert 9/29 Together as Oreka TX since 1997, Harkaitz Martinez de San Vicente and Igor Otxoa play the txalaparta, an instrument from Spain’s Basque region that consists of pairs of wooden planks struck with special percussion mallets. Variety magazine’s Robert Koehler says they are “very possibly the Next Big Thing for world music mavens and hipster armchair travelers alike.” Part of the Chicago World Music Festival 2010 organized by the Chicago Cultural Center.

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