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Chicago SambaChildren of the Rainforest


Saturday, January 23, 2015

Performance at 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 27, 2015

Performance at 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.


LimanyaThe Children of the Rainforest series celebrates cultural differences in rainforest regions around the world with authentic performances of music and dance! The series offers performances for children and families and includes free admission to Olbrich’s tropical Bolz Conservatory.

Tickets available at the door starting at 9:30 a.m.

$5 ages 13 & up

$3 children 12 and under

Free for ages 2 and under

Admission includes entry to Bolz Conservatory


Doors open to performance space appproximately 30 minutes prior to each performance.

Children of the Rainforest is made possible by a generous gift from William Wartmann.



Thank you to our 2015 performers!

Chicago Samba

Chicago Samba brings audience members on an exciting journey into the five regions of Brazil through an exploration of authentic music, costume and dance! With over 23 years of experience, Chicago Samba brings lively sounds of Brazilian carnaval to the Midwest!

Limanya Drum and Dance Ensemble

Limanya Drum and Dance Ensemble incorporates song, dance, drum and theatre into a high-energy performance of traditional music and dance from Guinea and Mali, West Africa! Under the direction of widely sought-after singer and drummer, Mandjou Mara, Limanya brings experience and passion for West African culture to Madison!



GLEAM Opening Reception - August 28

Member Movie Night feat. Jurassic Park - September 11

Bulk Mulch Sales - Saturdays, September 19-October 10

CRACKLE, Fire & Froth - September 25




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