This program is over. Hope you didn't miss it! Browse other programs we offer Dances of the World With PBS’s Mickela Mallozzi The Silk Road Evening Course Wednesday, November 9, 2022 - 6:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. ET Code: 1K0300 Location: This online program is presented on Zoom. Select your Tickets $25 Member $30 Non-Member Save when you purchase this program as a part of one of these series! 3 Program Series: Dances of the World with PBS’s Mickela Mallozzi Find series tickets Resize text Mickela Mallozzi (center) in Puglia, Italy Join Emmy Award–winning executive producer, host, and dancer Mickela Mallozzi of the popular PBS series “Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi” as she shares her approach to travel through the universal languages of dance and music. She likes to say she “makes new friends by dancing with strangers,” and in doing so Mallozzi has learned over 100 different styles of dance in more than 40 countries. In a globe-trotting series, Mallozzi explores three distinctive regions to discuss the history and impact of dances that she’s tried and documented in her show. She traces their roots and influences, their evolution through generations, and their role in linking communities. Session Information The Silk Road Along the ancient Silk Road trade route stretching from China through Central Asia, the Middle East, North Africa, and Western Europe, spices and luxury goods weren’t the only valuable commodities traded and exchanged. The music and dance forms that developed along these routes cross-pollinated and influenced each other over the course of 1,500 years. Mallozzi looks at the traditions of Fergana, Bukhara, and Khorezm styles of Uzbek dance. Additional Sessions October 26: Ireland November 2: The Caribbean Listen to Mickela Mallozzi’s interview on the Not Old Better podcast with host Paul Vogelzang. Patron Information If you register multiple individuals, you will be asked to supply individual names and email addresses so they can receive a Zoom link email. Please note that if there is a change in program schedule or a cancellation, we will notify you via email, and it will be your responsibility to notify other registrants in your group. Unless otherwise noted, registration for streaming programs typically closes two hours prior to the start time on the date of the program. Once registered, patrons should receive an automatic email confirmation from CustomerService@SmithsonianAssociates.org. Separate Zoom link information will be emailed closer to the date of the program. If you do not receive your Zoom link information 24 hours prior to the start of the program, please email Customer Service for assistance. View Common FAQs about our Streaming Programs on Zoom.