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Arabesque: Arts of the Arab World

Theater

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Alive from Palestine: Stories Under Occupation

Created by Palestinian artists as a response to the conflict in their homeland, Alive from Palestine features actors from the Al-Kasaba Theater & Cinematheque in Ramallah telling their diverse life stories.

Feb. 26 - 27, 2009

Terrace Theater

$25.00

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Richard III: An Arab Tragedy

In this world of tribal allegiances, family in-fighting, and absolute power, the questions of leadership, religion, and foreign intervention at the heart of Shakespeare's play take on powerful new meanings in a modern Arab-Islamic context.

Mar. 6 - 7, 2009

Terrace Theater

$35.00

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Heather Raffo & Amir El Saffar: In Concert: The Sounds of Desire

Award-winning author and actress Heather Raffo teams with accomplished jazz trumpeter and Iraqi santoor player Amir El Saffar for a dramatic evening of spoken word and melodic solos.

Fri., Mar. 6, 2009, 7:30 PM

Family Theater

$18.00

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Shakespeare in the Arab World

This discussion examines Arab-Islamic interpretations of Shakespeare and why the Bard's stories work so well within a cultural context so seemingly far removed.

Sat., Mar. 7, 2009, 5:00 PM

Millennium Stage

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Khamsoun ("Fifty")

This production chronicles an important period in Tunisia's history, spanning 50 years from the country's independence to 2006.

Mar. 14 - 15, 2009

Terrace Theater

$25.00

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