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

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies present a free concert featuring musical styles from across North Africa.

Thursday, July 31, 2008
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Bing Theater
LACMA
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.

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Produced in collaboration with the Moroccan American Cultural Center, Los Angeles (MACCLA).
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AND, Save the Date!

Announcing the LACMA 2008–09 season
Tickets go on sale for LACMA members on August 1st, 2008 and to the general public on August 29th, 2008.

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In celebration of the exhibition Tradition as Innovation in African Art
Monday, October 20, 2008

For ticket information, please call the LACMA box office at 323-857-6010.


Cost : Free admission, but tickets required. Open seating. Free parking is available after 7 pm at the 6th Street parking garage (located just east of Fairfax).

LACMA323-857-6010
www.lacma.org/programs/ArtandMusic.aspx

Sponsor(s): , UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies and LACMA. Produced in collaboration with the Moroccan American Cultural Center, Los Angeles (MACCLA).

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