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What’s On Calendar
July 22–24, 2011

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Tirgan Film and Story Award Ceremony

Friday, July 22, 2011
7:00pm – 9:00pm

The winners of Tirgan Short Story and Short Film contests will be announced and the awards will be presented.

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.

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.

Contemporary Dance – Ida Saki

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

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

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.

Film Screening: Tall Shadows of the Wind followed by a Q-and-A

Saturday, July 23, 2011
5:30pm – 7:30pm

Based on a short story by legendary Iranian writer Houshang Golshiri, Tall Shadows of the Wind is the second adaptation of a literary work by Bahman Farmanara. A Q-and-A with the director follows the screening.

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.

Contemporary Dance – Ida Saki

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

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

Film Screening: Death of the King

Saturday, July 23, 2011
9:30pm –11:30pm

A screening of the 1982 film, Death of the King.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Film Screening: The White Meadows

Sunday, July 24, 2011
4:00pm – 6:00pm

The White Meadows recounts the story of an elderly man who collects the tears of souls in pain.

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.

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