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Musical Performance: Syrian Pianist Riyad Nicolas Presents Romantic and Arab Compositions

Sat, May 30, 2015 8:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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Syrian Pianist Riyad Nicolas
Romantic and Arab Compositions

Evening's Repertoire

First Set
Chopin Nocturne Op. 9 , No.3
Chopin Polonaise Fantasy Op.61
Chopin 2 Mazurkas Op.24 No.3 and No.4
Chopin Ballade No.4, Op.54

Second Set
Dia Al Succari Tukish March
Dia al Succari Danse de Laila
Dia Al Succari Syrian Suite
- Apel
- Samah
- Dabke

Tickets: $20 General | $15 for Students and Seniors (Read more

Musical Performance: Alwan Alumna Aliya Cycon presents 'The Aliya Cycon Project'

Sat, June 13, 2015 7:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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ALWAN EMERGING ARTISTS SERIES

THE ALIYA CYCON PROJECT

Celebrating the release of their debut album, We Will Be Light, the Aliya Cycon Project is inspired by Arabic instruments, melodies, rhythms and culture, with musicians from 7 different continents. Cycon uses her highest reverence for the Arabic tradition to expose her own style in her compositions and performance, as well as to blend the elements of the musical cultures represented by her band members. Her music aims to salute the Arabic tradition, as well as to step just outside of... Read more

Aliya Cycon Project
Aliya Cycon Project

Around Town: Human Rights Watch Film Festival presents "The Dream of Shahrazad" by Francois Verster

Fri, June 19, 2015 9:00 pm at Walter Reade Theater, Film Society of Lincoln Center

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Alwan & 3rd i NY Co-Presentation at the
HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH FILM FESTIVAL



THE DREAM OF SHAHRAZAD
by Francois Verster

Documentary | South Africa/Egypt/Jordan/France/The Netherlands | 2014 | 107 min |English, Arabic and Turkish with English subtitles


Screening followed by discussion with filmmaker Francois Verster


Filmmaker Francois Verster explores how music and storytelling can serve as an outlet for citizens to process political upheaval. Using the metaphor of Shahrazad–the princess in ... Read more

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