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Musical Performance: The Rich Sounds of the Yemenite Musical Tradition with Abdulrahman Al Akhfash

Sat, March 28, 2015 8:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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Abdulrahman Al Akhfash with Percussionist Ahmad Al Roudani
The Rich Sounds of the Yemenite Musical Tradition

Musical styles in Yemen are especially fluid in rhythm with a wide variety of metrical patterns derived from poetic language. Although the musical culture of Yemen is a domain that is scarcely known and documented, it has deep historic roots and is extremely rich in genres, repertoires and configurations, and modalities of performance and instruments. Yemenite music in general, and regardless of all the differences between layers of tradition and local and regi... Read more

Celebrating Armenian Culture: 1915-2015 Truth & Hope with Ara Dinkjian on 'oud, accompanied by string quartet & Tamer Pınarbasi

Fri, April 10, 2015 8:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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CELEBRATING ARMENIAN CULTURE

Musical Performance: 1915-2015 Truth & Hope

Ara Dinkjian on 'Oud, accompanied by String Quartet &
Tamer Pınarbaşı on Qanun

In commemoration of the Centenary of the Armenian Genocide, Alwan for the Arts and 3rd i NY present a special series showcasing the enduring arts and culture of the Armenians, who share a collective tragedy, and who have become an integral part and active voice in the tapestry of world cultures, specifically that of the Middle East and the Arab ... Read more

1915-2015 Truth & Hope
1915-2015 Truth & Hope

Book Launch & Discussion: "Baddawi": A Graphic Novel by Leila Abdelrazaq

Mon, April 13, 2015 7:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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Palestinian author Leila Abdelrazaq's discusses her debut graphic novel "Baddawi", an intimate narration that documents growing up as a Palestinian refugee in Lebanon during the civil war and Lebanon's constant state of political turmoil.

Suggested Contribution
$10 General Admission | Students & Seniors $5



Baddawi

Baddawi follows the story of a boy who was raised in a refugee camp in northern Lebanon. It is a crowded yet vibrant community midst mounting unrest and violence, with varied experiences of joys and adventure... Read more

Baddawi
Baddawi

Around Town: Amir ElSaffar - Rivers of Sound Large Ensemble: Not Two

Thu, April 16, 2015 7:30 pm at David Rubenstein Atrium

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David Rubenstein Atrium
Lincoln Center, Frieda and Roy Furman Stage

Amir ElSaffar - Rivers of Sound Large Ensemble: Not Two
Thursday, April 16 at 7:30pm

Free and open to the public


Rivers of Sound presents 17 musicians from a broad spectrum of traditions playing on a range of instruments, including the Middle Eastern oud, buzuq, santur (hammered dulcimer), jowza (spike fiddle), and percussion, arrayed with the piano, bass and drums of the American jazz tradition, along with trumpet, saxophones, oboe, strings, and voice. ... Read more

Celebrating Armenian Culture: Anna and Anais with Guest Musicians Kinan Azmeh & Shane Shanahan in Concert

Fri, April 17, 2015 8:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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CELEBRATING ARMENIAN CULTURE

ANNA AND ANAIS
WITH GUEST MUSICIANS
Celebrate Armenian Folk with Flamenco flair!

Featuring
Anna Garano
, guitar
Anais Alexandra Tekerian, vocals
Shane Shanahan, percussion
Kinan Azmeh, clarinet

In commemoration of the Centenary of the Armenian Genocide, Alwan for the Arts and 3rd i NY present a special series showcasing the enduring arts and culture of the Armenians, who share a collective tragedy, and who have become an integral part and active voice in the ... Read more

Armenian Duo, Anna and Anais
Armenian Duo, Anna and Anais
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