Performance

15 Dec 2018

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Meet the Author: Abdul Aziz Suraqah

Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Few of A Kind Book Store, 302 1/2 N Craig Street, PIttsburgh PA 15213
Sponsored By: 
Few of a Kind and Muslim Women's Association of Pittsburgh

Imam Abdul Aziz Suraqah (Imam of MCCGP in Monroeville PA) will discuss his books and how he combines traditional exegesis with spiritual contemplation.

13 Apr 2018

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Fatoumata Diawara

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 8:00pm
Carnegie Lecture Hall, 4440 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
Sponsored By: 
Carnegie Nexus, The Warhol: Sound Series

“Music is at the heart of everything,” says Fatoumata Diawara, known as “Fatou.” Acclaimed actress of film and theater and a celebrated singer, songwriter, and activist for peace in Mali, Fatou will be performing her sweet smoky rhythms that originated from a homeland she escaped but one in which her art still resides. The moral authority of music is difficult to overstate socially, culturally, or politically in Mali, a West African nation ranked among the world’s poorest yet home to some of the richest musical traditions in the world.

Contact: 
(412) 622-3131

14 Mar 2018

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Two Faiths: One Spirit

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 (All day) to Sunday, March 18, 2018 (All day)
Sponsored By: 
Cuyahoga Arts and Culture, Art Works

Each year CityMusic Cleveland hosts a special FREE concert series focused on themes of humanism and social justice.

This year's program Two Faiths: One Spirit highlights the common humanity that lies at the heart of all major faiths.

Contact: 
info@CityMusicCleveland.org

22 Jun 2017

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How to Be a Muslim: An American Story

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
White Whale Bookstore 4754 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15224
Sponsored By: 
White Whale Bookstore

Book reading and discussion with author Haroon Moghul.

Moghul was thrust into the spotlight after 9/11, becoming an undergraduate leader at New York University’s Islamic Center forced into appearances everywhere: on TV, before interfaith audiences, in print. Moghul was becoming a prominent voice for American Muslims even as he struggled with his relationship to Islam. In high school he was barely a believer and entirely convinced he was going to hell. He sometimes drank. He didn’t pray regularly. All he wanted was a girlfriend.

Contact: 
(412) 224-2847 info@whitewhalebookstore.com

29 Mar 2017

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Reading of Selections from Trojan Women by Euripides

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Posvar Hall, room 4130, University of Pittsburgh, 230 South Bouquet Street, Pittsburgh, 15260
Sponsored By: 
Global Studies, Pitt's Year of Diversity, Theatre Arts, Classics Departments University of Pittsburgh

Reading of Selections from Trojan Women by Euripides, followed by community discussion facilitated by Cynthia Croot with Jacques Bromberg
Posvar Hall, room 4130
Evening reception to follow

Contact: 
lbr62@Pitt.edu, Lisa Bromberg

27 Mar 2017

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Reading of Oh My Sweet Land by Amir Nizar Zuabi

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Cathedral of Learning, room 602, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Global Studies, Pitt's Year of Diversity, Theatre Arts, Classics Departments University of Pittsburgh

Monday, March 27 - World Theatre Day

6PM / Reading of Oh My Sweet Land by Amir Nizar Zuabi, performed by Lameece Issaq, Founding Director of Noor Theatre, dedicated to the work of theatre artists of Middle Eastern decent, followed by discussion facilitated by Cynthia Croot
Cathedral of Learning, room 602
Evening reception

Contact: 
lbr62@Pitt.edu, Lisa Bromberg

21 Feb 2015

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SUMEIDA'S SONG

Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters, 2425 Liberty Avenue i
Sponsored By: 
Pittsburgh Opera

• Meet the Composer at an ART SONG RECITAL
January 18 • 2:00 PM • Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters
Our Resident Artists perform art songs by John Alden Carpenter, Libby Larson, and Mohammed Fairouz. Q& A with Mr. Fairouz after the recital. FRIENDS of Pittsburgh Opera are your hosts at the reception afterward. Admission is $5, or free to members of FRIENDS of Pittsburgh Opera and donors at $50+.

11 Oct 2014

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Fleur D’Orange – Identity/Identité

Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 8:00pm
The Alloy Studios, 5530 Penn Ave
Sponsored By: 
Kelly Strahorn Theater

In this new piece, Casablanca-based choreographer and dancer Hind Benali explores her personal past and African roots while addressing the culture, history, and gender politics of Morocco. Rich in images and movement, Benali’s new work reflects the complexities of Moroccan life.

10 Oct 2014

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Fleur D’Orange-– Identity/Identité

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm
5530 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Kelly Strahorn Theater

Casablanca-based choreographer and dancer Hind Benali explores her personal past and African roots while addressing the culture, history, and gender politics of Morocco. Rich in images and movement, Benali’s new work reflects the complexities of Moroccan life.

10 Apr 2014

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Turkish music master Önder Özkoç to perform

Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 7:00pm
Carnegie Mellon University
Sponsored By: 
Center for Iranian Music, College of Fine Arts at Carnegie Mellon University

The Carnegie Mellon University Center for Iranian Music is sponsoring the residency of Turkish music master Önder Özkoç through April at the College of Fine Arts (CFA). Özkoç’s residency will feature free lectures and research on Turkish music, as well as a recital on Thursday, April 10, at Kresge Recital Hall.

Beginning Feb. 19, the free lectures will take place weekly from 6:30 - 8:20 p.m. every Wednesday through April 23 in Room 157 of the CFA Building. These lectures are open to all CMU and the public. Lectures will cover the following topics:

Contact: 
Erberk Eriylmaz at erberkeryilmaz@gmail.com

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