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July 22-24,2011
Weekend of Week 29 of Year 2011

Les Ballets Persans

Friday, July 22, 2011
7:30pm– 9:30pm

Ballet, Iranian style! A repertoire that ranges from classical ballets to neoclassical works to contemporary productions.

Event run: July 22–23,2011

Heart to Heart

Friday, July 22, 2011
8:00pm– 9:00pm

Join Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam, Sadreddin Zahed, and Hamid Reza Javdan in a conversation with the audience.

Event run: July 22, 2011

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Saturday, July 23, 2011
1:00pm– 5:00pm

In the words of the illustrious Miss Lou, “howdy and tenki” for joining us as we honour her memory with an afternoon of storytelling.

Event run: February 5 – December 18, 2011

Iranian Arts and Craft

Saturday, July 23, 2011
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Kids can learn to make Iranian crafts.

Event run: July 23–24,2011

Zohreh and Monoochehr

Saturday, July 23, 2011
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam directs and acts in the musical comedy Zohreh & Manoochehr by Iraj Mirza. The cast includes two legendary figures of Iranian theatre, Sadreddin Zahed and Hamid Reza Javdan.

Event run: July 23–24,2011

Music Workshop with Araz Nayeb Pashaee

Saturday, July 23, 2011
3:00pm– 3:30pm

Musician Araz Nayeb Pashaee presents a highly educational and entertaining Tombak workshop at a beginner level for music enthusiasts of all ages. In English.

Event run: July 23–24,2011

Silk Road

Saturday, July 23, 2011
3:00pm– 4:00pm

Ethnically diverse, Silk Road Dance Company dancers have mastered a wide range of styles, including rare choreographies that are part of the company's “Legacy Repertiore.” Other pieces include new dances by Dr. Gray, inspired by Persianate and Turkic cultures.

Event run: July 23–24,2011

Contemporary Dance – Ida Saki

Saturday, July 23, 2011
3:30pm– 4:00pm

Ida Saki performs a modern dance based on traditional Persian music.

Event run: July 23, 2011 15&20

Golden Puppet Theatre

Saturday, July 23, 2011
3:30pm– 4:30pm

Award-winning puppeteer and puppet builder, Vida Ghahreman, brings puppets to life.

Event run: July 23–24,2011

Ayar Dance Ensemble

Saturday, July 23, 2011
5:00pm– 6:00pm

Don't miss Ayar Ensemble's performance of folkloric dances of Azerbaijan and Kafgas.

Event run: July 23, 2011

Storytelling with Gordafarid

Saturday, July 23, 2011
5:30pm– 6:30pm

Storyteller Gordafarid’s stunning capability in capturing the imagination of audience has drawn large crowds to her numerous performances both inside Iran and abroad.

Event run: July 23–24,2011

Demonstration and Talk on Tar with Arjang Seyfizadeh

Saturday, July 23, 2011
6:00pm– 6:30pm

Arjang Seyfizadeh will provide a talk/demo on tar for children of all ages (in English).

Event run: July 23, 2011

Les Ballets Persans

Saturday, July 23, 2011
7:30pm– 9:30pm

Ballet, Iranian style! A repertoire that ranges from classical ballets to neoclassical works to contemporary productions.

Event run: July 22–23,2011

Contemporary Dance – Ida Saki

Saturday, July 23, 2011
8:30pm– 9:00pm

Ida Saki performs a modern dance based on traditional Persian music.

Event run: July 23, 2011 15&20

Silk Road Workshop

Sunday, July 24, 2011
12:30pm– 1:30pm

Rastak’s music is a rare harmonious marriage of the old and the new: deeply rooted in tradition, yet beautifully adapted to contemporary aesthetic views and tastes.

Event run: July 24, 2011

Storytelling with Gordafarid

Sunday, July 24, 2011
1:00pm– 2:00pm

Storyteller Gordafarid’s stunning capability in capturing the imagination of audience has drawn large crowds to her numerous performances both inside Iran and abroad.

Event run: July 23–24,2011

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Sunday, July 24, 2011
1:00pm– 5:00pm

In the words of the illustrious Miss Lou, “howdy and tenki” for joining us as we honour her memory with an afternoon of storytelling.

Event run: February 5 – December 18, 2011

Iranian Arts and Craft

Sunday, July 24, 2011
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Kids can learn to make Iranian crafts.

Event run: July 23–24,2011

Storytelling with Ava Homa

Sunday, July 24, 2011
1:00pm

Writer, story teller and story writing teacher, Ava Homa, tells Persian folk tales in English for children of all ages. In English.

Event run: July 24, 2011

Dance Workshop with Minou Akhlaghi

Sunday, July 24, 2011
1:30pm– 2:00pm

Minou Akhlaghi holds dance workshops for children 6-12 where they’ll learn basic movements, use of props (dayereh), and sequence of phrases before performing it in front of an audience.

Event run: July 24, 2011

SUNDAY SCENE / Erin Canning & Marino Imperio

Sunday, July 24, 2011
2:00pm

The Curatorial Interns at The Power Plant offer their responses to the current exhibitions.

Event run: July 24, 2011

Music Workshop with Araz Nayeb Pashaee

Sunday, July 24, 2011
2:30pm

Musician Araz Nayeb Pashaee presents a highly educational and entertaining Tombak workshop at a beginner level for music enthusiasts of all ages. In English.

Event run: July 23–24,2011

Storytelling with Ariel Balevi

Sunday, July 24, 2011
3:00pm– 4:00pm

Ariel Balevi is a storyteller whose repertoire derives from the literary and folklore traditions of Iran, Turkey, the Middle East and Central Asia.

Event run: July 24, 2011

Silk Road

Sunday, July 24, 2011
3:00pm– 4:00pm

Ethnically diverse, Silk Road Dance Company dancers have mastered a wide range of styles, including rare choreographies that are part of the company's “Legacy Repertiore.” Other pieces include new dances by Dr. Gray, inspired by Persianate and Turkic cultures.

Event run: July 23–24,2011

Golden Puppet Theatre

Sunday, July 24, 2011
3:00pm– 4:00pm

Award-winning puppeteer and puppet builder, Vida Ghahreman, brings puppets to life.

Event run: July 23–24,2011

Drumming on the Brightside

Sunday, July 24, 2011
4:00pm

TorQ Percussion Quartet takes you on a riveting rhythmic journey from American minimalism to the Middle East.

Event run: July 24, 2011

Zohreh and Monoochehr

Sunday, July 24, 2011
5:00pm– 6:00pm

Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam directs and acts in the musical comedy Zohreh & Manoochehr by Iraj Mirza. The cast includes two legendary figures of Iranian theatre, Sadreddin Zahed and Hamid Reza Javdan.

Event run: July 23–24,2011

A Presentation of Persian Dance

Sunday, July 24, 2011
5:00pm– 6:00pm

Nima Kiann, founder of Les Ballet Persans, presents a talk on Persian dance. The language of presentation will be Persian.

Event run: July 24, 2011

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