Thu, June 2, 2016 6:30 pm at New York Institute of Technology
Act for Lebanonpresents an engaging tragicomic documentary that follows women inmates through a 10-month drama therapy/theater project set up in 2012 by director Zeina Daccache at the Baabda Prison in Lebanon.
Scheherezade's Diary by Zeina Daccache
Documentary | Lebanon| 2014 | 78 min | Arabic with English subtitles
For trailer,click here.
Screening followed by discussion with DirectorTickets: $ ... Read more
Fri, June 17, 2016 6:00 pm at Metropolitan Museum of Art
Yemeni singer and oud player Abdulrahman AlAkhfash performs the Yemeni traditional music that most often consists of a solo singer with oud accompaniment, highlighting rhythms in subtly expressive ways.
Renowned across Yemen as a musician and vocalist, Abdulrahman Al Akhfash has contributed significantly over the past 20 years to the natural development and enrichment of the Sanani repertoire. His delivery is expressive, occasionally euphoric, but ultimately poetic.
event is free and open to the public with Museum addmission
Musical styles in Yemen are e... Read more
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