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CenterPoint Energy Presents GuGu Drum Group from Shanghai

Mar 18, 2016
8 p.m.

United States

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This award winning and top rated drum group from Shanghai presents theatrical drum drama and excitement in their Texas debut! A spectacle depicts historical and culturally significant drum compositions, GuGu Drum Group showcases profound insight into unity, human evolution, awareness, wisdom, social commitment and communication through percussive movements.

Director Yang Xiaodong takes a contemporary approach to his authentic ancient drums, representing a powerful lineage of drum movements dating back to the times of the Emperors of Chinese Dynasties. GuGu Drum Group uses traditional Chinese drums and the percussive vocabulary of these ancient instruments with modern percussion techniques, most famous just outside of Shanghai. Featuring drum vignettes based on timeless Chinese proverbs, fables and fairy tales, this is GuGu's only stop in Texas!

This is a ticketed event for the covered seating area. Free tickets are available (4 per person over age 16 while they last) at the Miller Outdoor Theatre box office the day of the performance between the hours of 10:30am-1pm. If tickets remain at 1pm, the box office will re-open one hour before show time to distribute the remaining tickets. As always, open seating on the hill.

Presented by CenterPoint Energy and Miller Outdoor Theatre

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