Press

Press

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2013-04-29: The New Yorker: Marcel Khalife at Town Hall     The New Yorker announces Alwan's upcoming concert with oud legend Marcel Khalife at Town Hall in NYC.
2012-11-29: The Resonance Project     Press Release
2012-11-28: Jazz Meets Maqam on December 1 -- A Celebration of Arab Culture in America     Huffington Post coverage of the Turaath performance produced by Alwan for the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee in Washington D.C on Dec 1, 2012
2012-10-01: TARAB Ensemble at Alwan for the Arts     Review of Tarab Ensemble concert in Afropop Worldwide Blog: http://www.afropop.org/wp/5512/tarab-ensemble-at-alwaan-for-the-arts/
2012-09-27: So You Think You Can Dabkeh Tour of Bay Ridge     Examiner.com coverage of So You Think You Can Dabkeh tour: http://www.examiner.com/article/so-you-think-you-can-dabkeh-tour-of-bay-ridge?fb_action_ids=10151175405673770&fb_action_types=og.likes&fb_source=other_multiline&action_object_map=%7B%2210151175405
2012-09-12: So You Think You Can Dabkeh     Press Release
2012-04-10: Sonia M'Barek: A Musical Innovator Rooted in Tradition     A concert review on Sonia M'Barek's March 23rd concert, sponsored by Alwan for the Arts
2012-03-28: Tarab! Allah! Sonia!     Review of our Sonia M'Barek concert in City Arts Magazine
2012-03-19: Jadaliyya on Marquee Concerts w/ Sonia M'Barek & Marcel Khalife     Jadaliyya covers upcoming concerts w/ Tunisian vocalist Sonia M'Barek and with Lebanese oudist and composer Marcel Khalife.
2012-03-17: Sonia M'Barek in Rare NYC concert, presented by Alwan for the Arts     in partnership with Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture, and Middle East and Middle Eastern American Center of CUNY Graduate Center
2012-03-12: Sonia M’barek sings Andalusian Muwashshah     Afropop Worldwide blog coverage of Sonia M'Barek's 3/23/12 concert
2012-03-05: Al-Jazeera Arabic Features Alwan for the Arts     highlighting a concert by Ahmed Gamal of the songs of Sayyed Darwish
2012-01-10: Maqamfest – 2012′s Best Concert So Far     Lucid Culture review of MaqamFest
2012-01-07: Global Sounds Abound in Manhattan for APAP/NYC Music Conference     Coverage of Maqam Fest on DNAInfo.com
2011-12-09: Maqam Fest 2012     Press Release
2011-12-01: NY fundraiser for Tahrir field hospital     Ahram Online coverage of 12/4/11 benefit concert for Tahrir Sq field hospital
2011-11-22: Hisham Matar at Alwan on December 8th     Press Release
2011-11-09: Hana Sadiq: Fashion in Performance     Iraqi Designer Hana Sadiq shows at Alwan
2011-11-02: Alwan Ensemble live on WNYC's New Sounds with John Schaefer     Listen online: http://www.wnyc.org/shows/newsounds/2011/nov/02/
2011-08-08: Alwan for Arts highlights Egypt in New York City     Ahram Online
2011-07-14: An Iraqi Music Delight: Saafafir With Authentic Maquam     Turkish Journal coverage of Safaafir concert, 07/01/2011
2011-06-16: Nir Rosen Press Release
2011-06-16: Detained Without Cause Press Release
2011-02-22: A.J. Racy Brings Musical Ecstasy to New York City     Afropop Worldwide blog coverage of A.J. Racy's 2/19 performance in the Festival of Sacred Music
2011-02-07: Naji Youssef Press Release     Sacred Music Festival 2011_Naji Youssef
2011-02-02: Jihad Racy Press Release     Sacred Music Festival_2011_Jihad Racy
2011-01-05: A Glimpse of a New Version of the Armenian Opera ‘Gariné’ in NYC     Review of Gariné, a lecture and performance held at Alwan on 12/19/2010
2010-11-29: Miral by Rula Jebreal     Press Release for Book Reading @ Alwan
2010-11-29: An Evening of Arabic Poetry and Music     Press Release
2010-11-08: Lucid Culture Blog coverage of Zikrayat CD release     Zikrayat performs regularly at Alwan
2010-11-07: Dar Al Hayat coverage of Syrian Poet Adonis Visit to New York     Adonis was hosted at Alwan on October 30 2010
2010-06-26: The Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble     Press Release
2010-05-29: Safaafir, An Evening of Iraqi Maqam     Press Release
2010-05-21: Two Evenings of Song; May Nasr & Elizabeth Ayoub     Press Release
2010-05-14: The Poetry of Ahmed Fouad Negm and the compositions of Sheikh Imam     Press Release
2010-04-10: John Kameel Farah CD release “Unfolding”     Press Release
2008-06-30: Immigration Issues Debated at Alwan for the Arts     NY Indymedia - Article on Immigration Forum held at Alwan for the Arts
2008-03-17: Arab Filmmakers Battle Hollywood Stereotypes through Media     S.P.A. article on NY Arab & South Asian Film Festival
2008-02-21: Press Release - 2008 NY Arab & South Asian Film Festival     Reuters Press Release - NYASAFF 2008
2007-03-03: Saudi Filmmaker Lacks Visa for Festival     New York Times - Article on NY Arab and South Asian Film Festival
2005-07-27: An Iraqi-American Helps To Keep Soulful Music From Baghdad Alive     New York Times - Article on Amir ElSaffar performing at Alwan
2004-01-30: Arab Culture Near the W.T.C.     Downtown Express - Article on Alwan for the Arts
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