Simon Shaheen - Benefit Concert

Date: October 15, 2016 (Saturday)
Time: 8:00–11:00 P.M.
Place: Weston Arlington Gateway, , 801 N Glebe RD, Arlington VA 22203
Tickets: $40.00 online

Simon Shaheen, master musician and teacher, will perform a concert benefiting for End the Israeli Occupation.  He is at once a reservoir of Arabic music legacy and adventurer into new frontiers of music – honored in 1994 with an NEA National Heritage Award.  If you haven't heard him, come see; if you have heard him, you know what's waiting...!


Sephardic Liturgy and Selihot with oud and kanoun

Date: October 9, 2016 (Sunday)
Time: 6:30–9:30 P.M.
Place: Magen David Congregation
Tickets: $18 at door

Rabbi Haim Ovadia and the Magen David Congregation offer a concert that includes full musical ensemble: Qanoun, Oud, Darbooka, Violin plus leading cantors.

The concert forms part of Sephardic Hazzanut and Liturgy, three days before Kippur.


Art: A Portal to Gaza City - Palestine

Date: October 5, 2016 (Wednesday) - October 8, 2016 (Saturday
Time: 08:00 A.M. - 07:00 P.M. daily
Place: District Architecture Center (421 7th Street NW, Washington DC 20004
Tickets: Ticket details

Portal to Gaza City, Palestestine TEXT...
Global public art initiative, "Portals," will connect to Gaza City for the DC Palestinian Film and Arts Festival with immersive audio-visual technology. By entering, you come face-to-face, live, full-body, with someone in the corresponding spot. Participants in the Gaza Portal and DC are invited to enter the Portal for up to 20-minutes to converse live with a stranger abroad as if in the same room. Translation is available. Gaza conversations happen daily from 8am-11:30am starting October 6. Reserve your time here: http://www.sharedstudios.com/locations#/dcpfaf/ Please make sure to purchase a ticket for the live shows at Eventbrite



Kennedy Center: Ramy Adly

Date: August 28, 2016 (Sunday)
Time: 6:00 P.M.
Place: Millennium Stage of the Kennedy Center (directions)
Tickets: Free and open to the public on a first-come-first-serve basis

Ramy Adly comes to Washington with his Sting-style oud... must see (and hear)!

(He will open a School of Oud in Washington soon thereafter...)


Kennedy Center: Rahim AlHaj Trio

Date: July 28, 2016 (Thursday)
Time: 6:00 P.M.
Place: Millennium Stage of the Kennedy Center (directions)
Tickets: Free and open to the public on a first-come-first-serve basis

Rahim AlHaj returns to the Kennedy Center with Palestinian-American percussionist Issa Malluf, and Iranian santour player Sourena Sefati perform a program entitled Middle Eastern Music from New Mexico.


Kennedy Center: Home Within

Date: June 30, 2016 (Thursday)
Time: 6:00 P.M.
Place: Family Theater of the Kennedy Center (2700 F ST NW, Washington DC 20057)
Tickets: free to public (see details)

Kinan Azmeh returns yet again to the Kennedy Center, this time with long-time collaborator and fellow artist Kevork Mourad for an exquisite audio-visual performance for their home country Syria -- not to be missed!


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