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November 2017

Dancing and Drumming Arabic Poetry: A Family Workshop

November 4 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
City Lore Gallery,
56 E. 1st Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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A hands-on family workshop exploring the rhythms and music of al-muwashah, a form of classical Arab-Andalusian poetry. Musician and scholar Taoufik Ben Amor, accompanied by master dancer and percussionist Ramzi El-Edlibi and multi-instrumentalist Zafer Tawil will introduce al-muwashah and show participants how to identify, vocalize, drum, and dance to the poetic meter and rhythms. The artists will  provide historical and cultural context, as well as technical information throughout. Everyone will have a chance to perform! Free and open to all ages. No experience with…

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