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Arabesque: Arts of the Arab World

Dance

Image for Cie2k_far Dance Company with Khalid Benghrib

Cie2k_far Dance Company with Khalid Benghrib

Moroccan choreographer Khalid Benghrib leads his all-male contemporary dance company in its American premiere.

Tue., Feb. 24, 2009, 7:30 PM

Terrace Theater

$25.00

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Image for Ensemble Al-Kindi with Sheikh Habboush and the Whirling Dervishes of Aleppo, Syria

Ensemble Al-Kindi with Sheikh Habboush and the Whirling Dervishes of Aleppo, Syria

Syria's Ensemble Al-Kindi, currently rated among the best groups devoted to classical Arab music, joins with the Whirling Dervishes of Aleppo for an evening of music and dance.

Fri., Feb. 27, 2009, 8:00 PM

Eisenhower Theater

$18.00 - $35.00

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Caracalla Dance Theatre: Knights of the Moon

Lebanon's Caracalla Dance Theatre performs Knights of the Moon, a theatrical extravaganza of jealousy, hidden identities, and love staged by an acclaimed creative team with an original musical score and innovative choreography.

Feb. 28 - Mar. 1, 2009

Opera House

$18.00 - $100.00

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Cie La BARAKA: Allegoria Stanza

Cie La BARAKA makes its D.C. premiere under the artistic direction of choreographer Abou Lagraa, fusing hip-hop, contemporary dance, and multimedia visuals to stunning effect.

Tue., Mar. 3, 2009, 7:30 PM

Terrace Theater

$25.00

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Image for Karima Mansour & MA'AT for Contemporary Dance: <i>Temporament</i>

Karima Mansour & MA'AT for Contemporary Dance: Temporament

Egyptian dancer and choreographer Karima Mansour makes her North American debut. "Mansour's drive and enthusiasm, her unyielding energy, are infectious" (Al-Ahram).

Wed., Mar. 4, 2009, 7:30 PM

Family Theater

$18.00

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Image for Compagnie Thor: <i>D'ORIENT</i>

Compagnie Thor: D'ORIENT

Belgium's Compagnie Thor makes its DC debut with Artistic Director and choreographer Thierry Smits's D'ORIENT, born out of his passion for the Middle East.

Mar. 10 - 11, 2009

Terrace Theater

$25.00

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Debbie Allen's OMAN…O Man!

Bringing together young dancers from the Sultanate of Oman, the Debbie Allen Dance Academy, and the D.C. area, this exciting music and dance extravaganza will transport you to where the Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea meet and the desert dunes mystify.

Mar. 12 - 15, 2009

Eisenhower Theater

$18.00 - $35.00

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