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Musical Performance: Armen Donelian Trio: Songs Of My Ancestors

Sat, October 25, 2014 8:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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Armen Donelian is a pianist of Armenian origins with an artistic breadth that incorporates American, European and Armenian compositional, improvisational and folk idioms. His music is a fusion of Classical and Jazz with strong Middle Eastern undertones and is characterized by clean articulation, a virtuosic harmonic vocabulary and a boundless source of creative ideas.

Joining Donelian in this unique concert at Alwan will be Berklee College of Music Professor David Clark, on bass and New York City-based drummer and record producer George Schuller, on drums. The Trio have been playi... Read more

Armen Donelian
Armen Donelian

Musical Performance: Navid Kandelousi in Concert with Special Guest Sina Sarlark

Sat, November 1, 2014 8:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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Join Alwan for the Arts in celebrating the astounding musical talents of Navid Kandelousi, a highly accomplished musician who will be performing a repertoire of Western classical and traditional Persian music on the Kamanchah and Taar. Patrick McGuire, Jeremy Smith, Ava Nazar and Pirus Partov from the Juilliard School of Music will also be accompanying Kandelousi in this concert that is not to be missed.

Sina Sarlak:Vocals
Navid Kandelousi: Kamanchah & Taar
Patrick McGuire: Cello
Ava Nazar:Piano
Piruz Partov:... Read more

Navid Kandelousi
Navid Kandelousi

Call For Submissions: 2nd Annual Alwan 3rd i Awards 2014

Mon, December 1, 2014 10:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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OPEN CALL: Second Annual Alwan 3rd i Awards 2014

Alwan for the Arts and 3rd i NY have launched the second annual Alwan 3rd i Awards Competition 2014 and are soliciting new, short films and/or video art (produced 2012 or later) by Arab/ Middle Eastern/ North African directors OR films about those regions and their diasporas by filmmakers of all backgrounds.

The Alwan 3rd i Awards Competition aims to present the very best in recent short films and video art that increase awareness of the creative vitality and sociopolitical realitie... Read more

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