Sunday, September 25, 2016

October 1, 2016 2:00-5:00 PM Ahlan! Experience Arab Arts and Culture

Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture bids the Philadelphia area community Welcome (or "Ahlan!" in Arabic) for our annual open house!

Youth and adults are invited to join us for an afternoon of Arab arts and culture at the Trinity Center for Urban Life on October 1st. From Arab drumming circle with master percussionist Hafez Kotain and singing with music director Hanna Khoury, to henna art, tatreez emroidery-making and more, there's fun cultural activities for people of all ages. Be sure to bring your own drum #BYOD and your singing voices!

2:00 – 5:00 Art-making Stations with Teaching Artists:
Geometry & Pattern-Making, Collective Poetry, Tatreez Embroidery, Arabic Alphabet Photo Booth, Henna Art

Light Fare/Beverages and Merchandise for Sale

2:45 – 3:30 Drumming Circle with Hafez Kotain – Bring Your Own Drum!
4:00 – 4:45 Al-Bustan Takht Ensemble with Penn Arabic Choir and Moffet Choir – with audience sing along!

Admission is FREE, RSVP requested:

Trinity Center for Urban Life
22nd and Spruce Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

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