https://nationalsawdust.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/tarek.jpg 400 600 Jeffrey Strausser https://nationalsawdust.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/national-sawdust-logo-sized-01-300x153.png Jeffrey Strausser2018-02-02 00:00:002017-10-10 16:57:06Kinan Azmeh Presents: Tarek Yamani's Jazz Conceptions in Classical Arabic
February 1, 2018 - 7:00pm Tarek Yamani's critically acclaimed album "Lisan Al Tarab: Jazz Conceptions in Classical Arabic" is an exploration of classical Arabic music within the frameworks of African-American jazz. The result, a genre often dubbed as "Afro-Tarab" is jazz piano trio performance which will take the audience on a journey from late 1800's Egypt and Iraq to contemporary New York.
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Feb 3, 2018 - 7:00pm A multi sensory experience inviting the community into a sacred and shared space provoked and stimulated by expressions of identity, community and spirituality. Through moving and still imagery, multi media art installations, sound and performance art, the artist invites you to reimagine your SELF and the world you occupy daily.
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April 12, 2018 - 7:00pm In our modern society, many of us have lost our roots. Knocked off balance by the speed and immediacy of modern technology, we have lost touch with many of the traditions which both ground us and orientate us to the rhythms of life. First premiered at the Barbican Centre in London, 'Ancestors’ draws from both folk music and ancient rituals of Baltic Culture, exploring the connection to his roots through ritual, gesture, and music.
https://nationalsawdust.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Aliciavigalsfeatured.jpg 396 600 Jeffrey Strausser https://nationalsawdust.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/national-sawdust-logo-sized-01-300x153.png Jeffrey Strausser2018-05-19 23:00:002017-10-23 10:09:43Alicia Svigals: The Yellow Ticket
May 19, 2018 - 7:00pm The Yellow Ticket is a multimedia event featuring a rare 1918 silent film and an original score by renowned klezmer violinist/vocalist/composer Alicia Svigals, performed live along with Toronto's virtuoso new-music pianist Marilyn Lerner.
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May 31, 2018 - 7:00pmReaching from Middle Eastern roots, up and out to a sound beyond boundaries.