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What’s On Calendar
July 18–24, 2011

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LECTURE / Christopher Eamon on Rearview Mirror

Wednesday, July 20, 2011
7:00pm

Come see Rearview Mirror and then hear guest curator Christopher Eamon discuss his thinking behind the exhibition, focusing on how Eastern Europe has been figured in the Western imagination.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Golden Puppet Theatre

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Golden Puppet Theatre

Sunday, July 24, 2011
3:00pm – 4:00pm

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

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.

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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