World-famouts Tamburitzans come to Granite City

News-DemocratOctober 30, 2013 

The Duquesne University Tamburitzans will bring colorful European music and dance to the metro-east Saturday when the troupe performs at Granite City Senior High School's Performing Arts Center.

In its 77th season, The Tamburitzans take the stage at 7 p.m. at 3101 Madison Ave. The performance, presented by Southwestern Illinois College, benefits scholarships for students attending the SWIC Sam Wolf Granite City Campus.

Tickets are $15 and must be purchased in advance. Get your tickets in person at the SWIC Sam Wolf Granite City Campus business office, 4950 Maryville Road, or the SWIC Belleville Campus Foundation office, Main Complex Room 2240, 2500 Carlyle Ave.; or by telephone using a credit card at 618-235-2700, ext. 5663.

The annual event has paid 86 scholarships for students since 1983.

The Duquesne University Tamburitzans from Pittsburgh, Pa., is America's longest-running multicultural song and dance company. The two-hour performance features a virtual journey of Eastern Europe, filled with color, sound and movement.

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