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Book Launch & Discussion: Silver Treasures from the Land of Sheba Regional Yemeni Jewelry by Marjorie Ransom

Wed, September 17, 2014 7:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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Silver Treasures from the Land of Sheba is the first illustrated study of ethnic silver jewelry in Yemen by expert researcher and collector Marjorie Ransom. The book documents a disappearing artistic and cultural tradition with over three hundred photographs showing individual pieces, rare images of women wearing their jewelry in traditional dress, and the various regions in Yemen where the author did her field research. Pieces explored in this book include Amulet cases, hair ornaments, bridal headdresses, earrings, necklaces as well as ankle and wrist bracelets.

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Pieces by Abdulla Ghadban
Pieces by Abdulla Ghadban

Musical Performance: Renowned Yemeni Musician and Vocalist Abdulrahman al-Akhfash

Sat, September 20, 2014 8:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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"Yemen's music is one of the basic foundations of the world's music, music of all nations in general ... Where there is music, there is humanity." - Abdulrahman Al-Akhfash

Join Alwan for the Arts in this special evening celebrating Yemen with Abdulrahman al-Akhfash, renowned Yemeni musician and vocalist, who will provide a taste of Yemen's rich sounds, poetry, and tradition.

This rare musical performance is part of Alwan's special series celebrating the unique and diverse arts and culture of Yemen, which also includes film screenings with discus... Read more

Abdulrahman al-Akhfash
Abdulrahman al-Akhfash

Around Town: Exhibition: Are We Already Gone? Artists on the Art of Leaving

Sun, September 21, 2014 5:00 pm at FlickerLab

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ARE WE ALREADY GONE?Artists on the Art of Leaving Curated by Negin Sharifzadeh On view from September 21st-28th 2014

Opening Reception
Sunday September 21st, from 5-9pm

Live music by Sosala
Thursday September 25th from 7-9pm Saxophone and Percussion with Sohrab Saadat Lajevardi & Baba Don

Animation and technology studio FlickerLab is leaving its studio in SoHo and headed to Dumbo, Brooklyn. In celebration of this transformation and farewell, FlickerLab is sponsoring the exhibition Are We Already Gone? Artists on the Art of Leavin... Read more
Serge Hamad
Serge Hamad

Film Screening & Discussion: Alwan & 3rd i NY Present: Double Bill "Days in The Heart of the Revolution" & "Socotra"

Tue, September 23, 2014 7:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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ALWAN CELEBRATES YEMEN

Film Screening and Discussion

Join Alwan for the Arts in celebrating and appreciating the unique and diverse arts and culture of Yemen in a special series that will span over two weeks and will include film screenings with discussions, a book launch on The Silver Treasures from the Land of Sheba, and a concert by the astounding Yemeni-musician Abdulrahman al-Akhfash.

TUESDAY SEPT 23: YEMENI FILMS SCREENINGS


Days in The Heart of the Revolution
Ammar Basha, Yemen, 2012, 46 minutes

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Days in The Heart of the Revolution
Days in The Heart of the Revolution

Film Screening & Discussion: Alwan & 3rd i NY Present: Double Bill: "Sheffield Steel, Yemeni Dreams" & "The Scream"

Thu, September 25, 2014 7:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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ALWAN CELEBRATES YEMEN

Film Screening and Discussion

Join Alwan for the Arts in celebrating and appreciating the unique and diverse arts and culture of Yemen in a special series that will span over two weeks and will include film screenings with discussions, a book launch on The Silver Treasures from the Land of Sheba, and a concert by the astounding Yemeni-musician Abdulrahman al-Akhfash.

THURSDAY SEPT 25: YEMENI FILMS SCREENINGS

Sheffield Steel, Yemeni Dreams
Emma Vickers & Cathy Soreny, UK, 34 mi... Read more

The Scream
The Scream
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