"We Are The Medium" Arab hip-hop & classical music

Date: 
Sunday, March 2, 2014 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: 
Trinity Center for Urban Life S 22nd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
United States

Al-Bustan Music's 2014 Concert Season opens with a performance by Iraqi-Canadian hip-hop/multimedia artist The Narcicyst. A pioneer in the Arab hip-hop movement, “Narcy” has shared the stage with the likes of Mos Def and Kanye West. On March 2nd, "Narcy" will perform with Al-Bustan Takht Ensemble in a collaboration that combines Narcy’s hip-hop repertoire with classical Arab music.

Al-Bustan Takht Ensemble:
Hanna Khoury – violin
Kinan Idnawi – oud
Kinan Abou-afach - cello
Hafez Kotain – percussion

This program is made possible by the generous support of the William Penn Foundation and Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Arts’ Building Bridges Program.

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Grand Opening
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Moroccan
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Middle East
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Emirian (United Arab Emirates)
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Iranian
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Iraqi
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Israeli
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Jordanian
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Kuwaiti
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Lebanese
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Omani
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Palestinian
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Qatari
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Saudi Arabian