Spurlock Museum WorldFest: Bourema “Ibrahim” Ouedraogo and Jason Finkelman
- Event Date: Wednesday, June 16, 2021
- Time: 8:00 am (CDT)
- Location: Online
- Cost: Free
The June 16 video features local performers Bourema “Ibrahim” Ouedraogo and Jason Finkelman. Ibrahim currently works at Urbana Public Television and comes from a family of musicians in Burkina Faso, West Africa. The pieces performed in the video are original songs composed by Ibrahim. Jason is the Director of Global Arts Performance Initiatives at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts and has worked with the Spurlock Museum for many years to engage the musicians, dancers, and storytellers who have been welcomed to the WorldFest stage. In addition to accompanying Ibrahim, Jason explains and demonstrates the many instruments he plays with the songs.
The Spurlock Museum acknowledges support from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.