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International Education Week Begins at UA With Sounds of India Concert

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Tuscaloosa will come alive with the sounds of India at the “Fascinating Winds and Scintillating Strings South Indian Flute and North Indian Sitar Jugalbandhi” concert on Sunday, Nov. 12 at 3 p.m. in the Ferguson Theater at The University of Alabama.

The concert will feature flutist V.K. Raman and sitar player Dr. Kakali Bandyopadhyay, internationally acclaimed musicians.

The event will kick off International Education Week at UA and is sponsored by Creative Campus, the School of Music, Office of Community Affairs, Capstone International Center and New College.

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Alexis Z. Clark at 205/348-6933,

The UA Creative Campus, Creative Community Initiative is an unprecedented student group that focuses on broadening the scope and deepening the experience of the arts and cultural opportunities on the UA campus and in the Tuscaloosa community. Five student-led departments have been established to accomplish this mission: Creative Campus, Creative Community, Creative Education, Creative Economy and Creative Leadership. Under the auspices of UA’s Office of Academic Affairs, Creative Campus seeks to build synergy through collaboration.

The University of Alabama, a student-centered research university, is experiencing significant growth in both enrollment and academic quality. This growth, which is positively impacting the campus and the state's economy, is in keeping with UA's vision to be the university of choice for the best and brightest students. UA, the state's flagship university, is an academic community united in its commitment to enhancing the quality of life for all Alabamians.