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SOLD OUT - North African Vibes: Music from Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia

A free concert featuring musical styles from across North Africa.

Thursday, July 31, 2008
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Bing Theater
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
5905 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036

The region known as the Maghreb or North Africa is home to a vibrant array of musical styles reflecting its long history of blending indigenous and Islamic traditions with African, European, and Middle Eastern influences. The ensemble of distinguished singers and musicians will showcase captivating Arab-Andalusian melodies from Granada, the uplifting vocals of Jewish heritage songs from across the Maghreb, and the pulsating rhythms of Ra'i which have swept around the world and found a home in Los Angeles.

Featuring:

Henry Azra, qanun

Fella Oudani, vocals

Raphael Skouri, vocals

 

Special Drawing:
Enter to win a pair of round-trip tickets from New York to Fez, Morocco, courtesy of Royal Air Maroc. You must be present to enter and to win.

Produced in collaboration with the Moroccan American Cultural Center, Los Angeles.

 

Open seating. This concert is SOLD OUT. Free parking for LACMA is available after 7 pm at the 6th Street parking garage (located just east of Fairfax).


Cost : Free admission, but tickets required.

LACMA Box Office
(323) 857-6010
www.lacma.org/programs/ArtandMusic.aspx

Download file: North African Vibes Concert.pdf

Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

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