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Around Town: The Cathedral of Saint John the Divine

Wed, October 22, 2014 7:00 pm at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine

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On view October 12 - November 23, 2014

This interfaith arts exhibit, brought to the Cathedral by CARAVAN, is designed to build bridges of respect, understanding, and sharing between the creeds and cultures of the East and West. The exhibition features 48 fiberglass sculptures in prayer painted by Muslim, Christian and Jewish artists from Egypt and the West, seeking to express the deep, fundamental acknowledgement of power and hope for all peoples.

The Cathedral of Saint John the Divine
The Cathedral of Saint John the Divine

Musical Performance: Armen Donelian Trio: Songs Of My Ancestors

Sat, October 25, 2014 8:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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Armen Donelian is a pianist of Armenian origins with an artistic breadth that incorporates American, European and Armenian compositional, improvisational and folk idioms. His music is a fusion of Classical and Jazz with strong Middle Eastern undertones and is characterized by clean articulation, a virtuosic harmonic vocabulary and a boundless source of creative ideas.

Joining Donelian in this unique concert at Alwan will be Berklee College of Music Professor David Clark, on bass and New York City-based drummer and record producer George Schuller, on drums. The Trio have been playi... Read more

Armen Donelian
Armen Donelian

Musical Performance: Navid Kandelousi in Concert with Special Guest Sina Sarlark

Sat, November 1, 2014 8:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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Join Alwan for the Arts in celebrating the astounding musical talents of Navid Kandelousi, a highly accomplished musician who will be performing a repertoire of Western classical and traditional Persian music on the Kamanchah and Taar. Patrick McGuire, Jeremy Smith, Ava Nazar and Pirus Partov from the Juilliard School of Music will also be accompanying Kandelousi in this concert that is not to be missed.

Sina Sarlak:Vocals
Navid Kandelousi: Kamanchah & Taar
Patrick McGuire: Cello
Ava Nazar:Piano
Piruz Partov:Read more
Navid Kandelousi
Navid Kandelousi
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