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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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AMEN: A PRAYER FOR THE WORLD
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.


COME SHARE MY MEAL: POETS FROM THE ARABIC DIASPORA
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
7:30 PM - 9 PM

Join poets Deema Shehabi, Lawrence Joseph and Sinan Antoon, plus poet and translator Marilyn Hacker and the Cathedral's Poet in Residence Marilyn Nelson, for an evening of contemporary poetry from the Middle Eastern diaspora.

SUFI SONGS OF LOVE
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
7 PM - 8:15 PM

Join the Cathedral and CARAVAN for a performance featuring Amir Vahab & Ensemble in celebration of the AMEN: A Prayer for the World interfaith art exhibition. An accomplished composer and vocalist of Sufi and folk music, Vahab's musical selections for the evening are inspired by the poetry of Rumi, Hafiz, and Yunus. The concert will take place in the Chapel of Saint James.

Last updated: 2014-10-27 15:49:21

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

The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine

1047 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, New York 10025
212 316 7540

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