Native American composer and friend of the Berkeley Monastery, Joanne Shenandoah performed a concert and workshop at the Monastery recently. Here are some photos from her outstanding show. The Monastery was completely full and spirits were joyful. Leah, Joanne's daughter was backup vocalist and played the Iroquois rattle. Here are photos of the event.
The online home of the Chinese Buddhist Association, "Buddhism On-line" has posted news of our delegation's visit to the headquarters of the Chinese Buddhist Association and our visit to Master Shenghui at Guangji Monastery on Sept. 7th, 2006.
Award-winning Native American composer, musician and songwriter Joanne Shenandoah, will perform in concert at the Berkeley Buddhist Monastery on Saturday, October 21st, 2006, at 2:00 PM. Joanne is a Grammy-nominated composer and spokesperson for the Iroquois Nation, and the First Peoples of North America. Joanne's musical vision delivers a message of peace for the world in a time of conflict and despair. Joanne is perhaps the most celebrated Native American musician performing in her generation. (www.joanneshenandoah.com)
Venue information:Berkeley Buddhist Monastery, 2304 McKinley Ave. Berkeley, 94703, corner of Bancroft. Further info: (510) 848-3440. Street parking available. Limited Seating, first come, first served. Suggested donation: $12 dollars; nobody turned away for lack of funds. Joanne's CDs will be available at the concert.