Special Events

Eva Salina & Peter Stan
{July 9th, 2017}

The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Information is very pleased to announce an evening of Balkan song for voice and accordion performed by Eva Salina & Peter Stan.

Sunday, July 9th, 2017

7:30 p.m.
9:30 p.m.

 

All seats for both performances have been reserved. If you would like to be placed on our standby list, please email your request--including your name & phone number--to events@mjt.org.

 

The Museum of Jurassic Technology
9341 Venice Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232

 

$15 General Admission
$12 Museum members, students, seniors

 

In their collaboration, Eva Salina & Peter Stan pick up and continue an interrupted legacy of empowered female voices in Balkan Romani (gypsy) music. Amplifying voices of past generations of Romani women musicians, Eva & Peter employ tenderness, grace, passion and a commitment to keeping these songs alive and evolving, while inspiring and teaching young people in the Balkans and the Balkan diaspora to continue to participate in living traditions. 

California-grown, Brooklyn-based Eva Salina is a groundbreaking interpreter of Balkan Romani songs. Raised in the US Balkan Diaspora, Eva's mentors are some of the greatest living Balkan musicians. Eva’s rich, supple voice moves effortlessly through the intricate and demanding expression of Romani songs, intertwining vintage pop songs with her singular interpretations. A passionate activist for dialogue and mutual understanding, Eva is committed to a life of collaboration and evolving musical traditions. 
 
Eva's duo partner is Peter “Perica” Stan, a Serbian/Romanian Romani accordionist known for his playful innovation and soulful, intuitive improvisations. Eva and Peter draw on a strong musical friendship, creating an inviting, intimate space where mournful contemplation nestles gently amongst songs of riotous joy, effortlessly transcending genre while celebrating life's complexity. Their new album, a portrait of one of Romani music’s most poignant women, comes out Fall 2017 on Vogiton Records.

 

ALL RESERVATIONS ARE WILL-CALL.  
No tickets will be mailed to you.
Cancellations made within 48 hours of the performance cannot be refunded.

 

Please address queries to events@mjt.org. If you wish to be added to our events mailing list, please write "SUBSCRIBE". in the subject header of your e-mail.

NB Due to the unique restrictions of the space, we may not be able to seat latecomers once the performance has started.
This concert is made possible in part by grants from the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.