Ongtupqa Film and Hopi Long Flute Demonstration in Colorado
Nov
12
7:00 PM19:00

Ongtupqa Film and Hopi Long Flute Demonstration in Colorado

  • Boedecker Cinema, Dairy Center for the Arts (map)
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Enjoy a screening of the film Ongtupqa at the Dairy Center for the Arts in Boulder, Colorado at 7 p.m. Then, Gary Stroutsos will play improvisations on the Hopi long flute and host a Q&A about the oldest known wooden flute in North America. Learn more and purchase tickets online here.

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Ongtupqa Performance in Yuma
Apr
28
3:00 PM15:00

Ongtupqa Performance in Yuma

Hear some of the oldest instruments of the Southwest, played by Clark Tenakhongva, Gary Stroutsos and Matthew Nelson. This talented trio uses their mastery of voice, flute and clay pot percussion to create an artistic soundscape in celebration of Öngtupqa, the Hopi name for Grand Canyon. 3 p.m. at the Yuma Art Center.

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Live Music & Film Screening at Arcosanti
Apr
26
5:00 PM17:00

Live Music & Film Screening at Arcosanti

Mark your calendar for Friday, April 26 when the inaugural Arcosanti International Film Carnivale kicks off with films, food, music and much more. In addition to the 20-minute version of Ongtupqa being shown, Clark Tenakhongva, Gary Stroutsos and Matthew Nelson will perform songs from Ongtupqa. They will be joined by Jeffrey Koyiyumptewa (Hopi) and Suyma Tenakhongva (Hopi). This is Arizona’s only film festival dedicated to documentary films, with a special focus on Arizona-based films, native issues, and original music. Learn more at http://www.arcosantifilmcarnivale.com/

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Songs From the Fourth World
Apr
23
6:30 PM18:30

Songs From the Fourth World

Join Hopi Cultural Preservation Director Stewart Koyiyumptewa and world flute virtuoso Gary Stroutsos for a concert and discussion on the importance of the Grand Canyon as a cultural landscape and the 1,500-year-old Hopi long flute. The film Ongtupqa, recently featured on Arizona PBS, will be shown along with live music on flute, Hopi log drum and clay pot percussion in the Great Room of the Sedona Creative Life Center.

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San Pedro Chapel Concert
Nov
18
5:00 PM17:00

San Pedro Chapel Concert

Join Gary Stroutsos and Matthew Nelson for the first southern Arizona public concert in celebration of Ongtupqa at the historic and acoustically superior San Pedro Chapel. The duo will perform songs on Hopi long flute and clay pot percussion. Seating is limited within this sacred space and tickets may be available for $20 at the door.

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Verde Valley Archaeological Center
Nov
13
5:00 PM17:00

Verde Valley Archaeological Center

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Join Gary Stroutsos for a presentation on the Hopi long flute, including its excavation from northeastern Arizona in the 1930s and the incredible story about how a modern-day replica of this flute found its way back to Hopi through the Ongtupqa project. Gary will play solo pieces from Ongtupqa on the Hopi long flute, show select portions of the Ongtupqa film, and be available to answer questions.

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IMAX Theater Film Screening
Nov
12
5:30 PM17:30

IMAX Theater Film Screening

  • National Geographic Visitor Center Grand Canyon (map)
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Watch the Ongtupqa film on the big screen at the IMAX theater in Tusayan, just south of Grand Canyon National Park. Clark Tenakhongva, Gary Stroutsos and Matthew Nelson will be there to present the film, answer questions, and talk about the importance of this project for Hopi and Grand Canyon. Tickets will be available for sale at the door.

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Museum of Northern Arizona
Nov
11
2:00 PM14:00

Museum of Northern Arizona

Join Clark Tenakhongva, Gary Stroutsos and Matthew Nelson for the northern Arizona premiere of Ongtupqa at the Museum of Northern Arizona. The trio will talk about Hopi cultural connections to Grand Canyon, the history of the 1,500-year-old Hopi long flute, and the role of clay pot percussion within indigenous music and culture. Selections from the Ongtupqa film will be shown, and the trio will perform Hopi songs from the Ongtupqa album. Don't miss this engaging evening of native music and culture at MNA.

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