Upcoming Events

Musical Performance: Two Rivers Ensemble performs Crisis, a composition by Amir ElSaffar

Thu, September 17, 2015 8:00 pm at Symphony Space

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The Two Rivers Ensemble has released its third CD,Crisis(2015), a new composition by Amir ElSaffar.For tickets, clickhere.
Crisis is a reflection on a region in turmoil and strife: revolution and civil war; a culture's struggle for survival. It chronicles the journey of the Two Rivers Ensemble, a band that explores the juncture between jazz and the music of the Middle East, in particular the Iraqi maqam. Crisis was commis... Read more
Crisis, Image courtesy of Samia Halaby
Crisis, Image courtesy of Samia Halaby

Around Town: Arab Fund for Arts & Culture (AFAC) Film Screenings at the Musem Of Modern Art (MOMA)

Thu, September 24, 2015 4:00 pm at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

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The Arab Fund for Arts & Culture (AFAC) Cultural Week in New York

As part of its commitment to support independent cultural production in the Arab region, promote cultural exchange and encourage patronage and philanthropy for arts and culture, the Arab Fund for Arts & Culture (AFAC) with the support of the Ford Foundation is proud to launch "AFAC Cultural Week in New York" from Sep 20-26th.

As part of the week, a series of AFAC-funded narrative films, documentaries and shorts will be screened at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the work of two l... Read more

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