Celebration of Planet Earth - Harmonizing artistic elements from Persia and the West
Saturday, February 27, 2010
3pm Concert #1, 5-7 Wine Reception, 7:30pm Concert #2
Afsaneh Art & Culture Society - Ballet Afsaneh presents an unprecedented
alliance of international artists promoting peace and environmental
consciousness with breathtaking music and dance performances. The concert at the
Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts intimate
Second Stage Theater features the new collaborative work of musicians
Neema Hekmat, Moses Sedler, Pourya Khademi, vocalists Salar Khoshfahm and Sonja
Drakulich, percussionist Ali Bazyar, poetry recitation - Adeleh Moghaddam. With
a theatrical narrative by Iman Oskoorouchi and Hamed Rastegarpour.
Ballet Afsaneh Dancers: Miriam Peretz, Hannah Romanowsky, and Mariam Gaibova.
Audiences for both the 3pm and 7:30pm performances are invited to a wine reception with the artists. Reception is 5-7pm, between the two performances, and is included with your ticket.
Where: Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts - 500
Castro St. Mtn View, CA 94041
Tickets: $35 (Includes Reception) Purchase by phone: (650) 903-6000 Online Tickets
Call us for more information: (916) 834-7719
About: Afsaneh Art & Culture Society (AACS) serves the Central Asian, Iranian- and Afghan-American communities and people who appreciate art from all cultures. AACS programs provide eloquent testimony to the unique Central Asian expressive arts and promote appreciation for the diverse expressions of our mutual humanity. Originally founded in 1986 as a performing arts ensemble Ballet Afsaneh by Director Sharlyn Sawyer, the organization incorporated in 1991 as a non-profit. Over its twenty-year history the organization's mission has evolved and broadened in scope. Now in addition to the professional performance ensemble, AACS provides community education programs, publications in various media, international exchange projects, collaborations, and fiscal sponsorship for the projects of associated Central Asian arts groups. Through this work Afsaneh Art & Culture Society seeks to promote positive visibility for the Central Asian community, preserve cultural assets for future generations, and to enrich the creative legacy of the expressive arts on the world stage. (read more)
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