• For 25 years, Global Arts Live has presented Ladysmith Black Mambazo annually each winter and we weren't about to let Covid break that streak. Tune in Feb 13 for an exclusive virtual concert recorded live from... More »
  • Musicians are still playing. Dancers are still moving. Artists are still creating. We continue to support some our favorite artists with our Winter 2021 ONLINE series. More »
  • While we can't present live and in person concerts, we're finding great content that we think you'll love and posting on our Facebook, Youtube, and Instagram accounts. Follow @globalartslive today! More »
  • We're busy rescheduling concerts and booking a full fall season with more great concerts. Here's how you can help us get this done. More »
  • Black and white photograph of Vusi Mahlasela sitting at the end of an alley on a light color chair. His right leg is crossed over the left.
    January 23
    One of South Africa’s most celebrated musicians and cultural activists, Vusi Mahlasela is a guitarist, singer-songwriter, and poet but is known simply as The Voice in his South African homeland.  “Blessed with a spectacular tenor, a voice so hauntingly expressive and so rhythmically agile.”—The... MORE »
  • Purnima stands with her arms on her hips with her long brown hair in waves down her yellow tank top that has the words BollyX on it
    January 31
    Break up your home workout routine or start a new one with this fun BollyX class led by our board member Purnima Thakre. BollyX is a 45-minute Bollywood-inspired workout that cycles between higher- and lower-intensity dance sequences to get you moving, sweating, and smiling. No previous dance... MORE »
  • Thulani Shabalala, Albert Mazibuko and Sibongiseni Shabalala stand in front of an off white wall smiling
    February 04
    With the power of gospel and the precision of Broadway, Ladysmith Black Mambazo is the undisputed king of mbube, South African a cappella singing. The multi-Grammy-winning group came together in the early 1960s and continues to thrill audiences around the world with its strong, proud melodies... MORE »
  • Tunde stands facing the camera with the kora rest on his bent right knee. He wears a blue top, yellow and blue scarf and stands against a landscape backdrop
    February 06
    World-renowned composer, producer, cellist, and kora virtuoso Tunde Jegede brings a new vision to contemporary African and classical music. He is one of the only composers in the world to be steeped in both Western and African musical traditions having studied both cello in London and the kora in... MORE »
  • Members of Ladysmith Black Mambazo stand in front of a brick wall wearing matching blue and black shirts with smiles on their faces
    February 13
    With the power of gospel and the precision of Broadway, Ladysmith Black Mambazo is the undisputed king of mbube, South African a cappella singing. The multi-Grammy-winning group came together in the early 1960s and continues to thrill audiences around the world with its strong, proud melodies... MORE »