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The Beta Dance Troupe

Tuesday, November 7, 2006 • 8:30 PM

Texas Union Theater (24th and Guadalupe)

Beta Dance Troupe (beta is an Amharic word meaning house) presents a unique program of traditional Ethiopian Jewish dance, mixing elements of Ethiopian tribal dances (mainly "eskesta" - shoulder dancing -- an Ethiopian traditional dance) and artistic dance based on the culture of Ethiopian Jewry. Consisting of six dancers the troupe combines contemporary music and African rhythms with ancient spirituals chanted in Ge'ez, the sacred language of Ethiopian Jewry.  Along with fascinating move


Commencement

Saturday, May 20, 2006


Last Class Day

Friday, May 5, 2006

Last day to submit master's report, recital, thesis, doctoral dissertation, or treatise to the graduate dean.


Registration Begins

Monday, April 17, 2006


Deadline for Teaching Assistant Applications

Wednesday, February 15, 2006 • 5:00 PM


Deadline for FLAS applications

Monday, January 23, 2006



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