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478Fwd: RPCS discount on AWESOME African music at CA Friday!

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  • Joby Taylor
    Nov 6, 2013
      Hey Maryland RPCVs...Here's a great opportunity this Friday evening to hear some live world class music on the cheap at the very cool Creative Alliance in East Baltimore.  I've known about this Malian musician, Cheick Diabate for a few years now and we have a really nice offer from my friend Megan Hamilton to have reduced $ tics for RPCVs.  ($5 off to see the guy up close who taught Bela Fleck and Keb Mo his instrument!)   

      Please send it out to our BMore-MD RPCV circles and post on our social media sites…It should be a fabulous show!

      I'm going and bringing the taylor gang!  


      Begin forwarded message:

      From: Megan <megan@...>
      Subject: RPCS discount on AWESOME African music at CA Friday!
      Date: November 5, 2013 1:04:30 PM EST

      Hi Joby 
      We have amazing Malian n’goni player Cheick Hamala Diabate coming this Friday. (Details below.)
      We are happy to offer RPCS folks $5 off! Any of you guys who can promote hard we are happy to put on the guest list.
      If the RPCS wanted to be a promotional partner we are happy to offer you guys a table and recognition from the stage.
      Ditto Shriver Peace Studies Center.
      Wish I had thought of all this sooner! Anything you can do to spread the word would be awesome!!! Show will be amazing!
      From: Megan 
      Sent: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 6:12 PM
      Subject: Peace Corps vet discount on Cheick's show!
      Hi Esteemed Peace Corps vets who are friends to CA,
      Next Friday we are bringing Cheick Hamala Diabate to The Patterson. From an ancient line of Malian griots, Cheick is known as King of the N’goni for his mastery of his instrument. Everyone from Bela Fleck to Keb Mo have come to study with Cheick who lives near DC.  A recent performance as part of the Maryland Traditions Fest nearly brought down the tent!
      CA would like to offer Peace Corps vets the member’s price on tickets to see Cheick and his full band perform here on Fri Nov 8. That means seeing this awesome show for just $15! There is no ticketing fee on adv tixs here and discounted advance can be purchased at the box office or over the phone.
      Here is the link to Cheick’s show on our site. http://www.creativealliance.org/events/2013/cheick-hamala-diabate
      Here is Cheick and the gang doing a show for NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series.. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykEnSrhinvs
      If you guys could spread the word in all possible ways we would be WAY grateful!
      Bests n’ Love,
      Megan Hamilton   Program Director
      Creative Alliance  at  The Patterson
      3 1 3 4  Eastern  Ave  BALTIMORE
      Maryland                    21224-3963
      v.410.276-1651       f.410.276.3206