Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture: Embracing Our Community With Arab Arts Event

Date: 
Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 2:00pm - 5:30pm
Location: 
Trinity Center for Urban Life – 22nd and Spruce Street, Center City Philadelphia
PA
United States

Al-Bustan says Ahlan! (Welcome) and invites the Philadelphia area community to experience Arab arts and culture!

Featuring Al-Bustan artists, master teachers, and students, this participatory showcase event celebrates the work of Al-Bustan and brings together families and individuals for an afternoon of friendship, art-making and live music.

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2:00 – 5:30: Art-making Stations with Teaching Artists:

  • Arabic Calligraphy
  • Geometry and Pattern-Making
  • Mosaics
  • Arabic Alphabet Photo Booth
  • Henna Art
  • Light Fare/Beverages and Merchandise for Sale

Performances:

2:30 – 3:15 Drumming Demonstration and Circle – BYOD (Bring Your Own Drum)
3:45 – 4:45 Performance by Al-Bustan Takht Ensemble with Penn Choir and Moffet Choir - with audience sing along! 

 

  Presented by the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (Creative Philadelphia)

Categories
Event Type: 
GlobalPhilly 2017 events
Topic: 
GlobalPhilly™ 2015
Topic: 
Arts and Culture
Topic: 
Music