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Reading & Performance: Ta'sheeq: poetry in a multi-sensory experience

Sat, October 29, 2016 7:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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Alwan for the Arts presents:

Ta'sheeq: poetry in a multi-sensory experience

Tickets: $20 General Admission | $15 Students and Seniors
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Doors open at 6:30pm

Ta'sheeq in Arabic means dovetail. In this project, a collective of Syrian poets, musicians and visual artists collaborate and merge their passions to recreate and present poetry featuring performance, live art and musical accom... Read more
Lukman Ahmad
Lukman Ahmad

Benefit Event: The Alwan Arab Music Ensemble

Sat, November 5, 2016 7:00 pm at Unitarian Church of All Souls

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This concert previews the Alwan Arab Music Ensemble's first album, Zaman, to be released in Spring 2017, and showcases the broad range of musical idioms it has mastered. The group performs the traditional Arab repertory with authority and a sense of tarab (musical ecstasy).


Amir ElSaffar: Trumpet Santur Vocals | Dena ElSaffar: Viola | Firas Zreik: Qanun | George Ziadeh: Oud Vocals | Layth Sidiq: Violin | Naseem Al Atrash: Cello | Tareq Rantisi: Percussion

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Firas Zreik (Photo Credit: Louise Bichan)
Firas Zreik (Photo Credit: Louise Bichan)

Musical Performance: Mediterranean Pulse: Ritmi Della Terra

Fri, December 16, 2016 8:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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Alwan for the Arts welcomes back:

NEWPOLI with Mediterranean Pulse: Ritmi della Terra

Newpoli carries on a tradition that is so old it’s hard to date, performing music from Southern Italy laced with influences from the surrounding Mediterranean cultures. Originals are mixed with exciting arrangements of traditional music: the tempo is high, the drama and passion can be heard in every note and you will have a hard time sitting still!

Nun te vutà, their latest recording, features twelve tracks, six originals, sixtraditional... Read more

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