Jazz meets Maqam on December 1st!


In an evening where classical meets modern, you will hear a new take on the sounds of the trumpet as Amir ElSaffar uses his ensemble to fuse jazz with maqam*!

ADC and the ADC Women's Initiative, in partnership with Alwan for the Arts, are proudly hosting the second annual Turaath: Celebrating Arab Culture in America event on Saturday, December 1, 2012. This event will take place at the historic Lincoln Theatre on U Street in Washington, DC — the same stage where jazz icon Duke Ellington once performed!

Turaath is not an event to miss! Tickets at the $100-level are already sold out. Don't miss your chance, do yourself a favor and buy your tickets now!

*If you haven't heard already, this year's program features of music and dance. The Alwan Arab Music Ensemble will showcase classical, folk, and popular Arab music with vocalists George Ziadeh and Lubana Al Quntar, also featured is the Two Rivers Arab Jazz Ensemble, and Traditional & Modern Arab Dance. Read the full program

Why Turaath? Turaath reflects ADC's goal to empower and celebrate the Arab American community. This event only happens once a year, and only in DC. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to come together and celebrate Arab heritage and culture.

Reminder: The last day to buy an advertisement or sponsorship is Wednesday, November 14, 2012. Call (202) 244-2990 immediately if you want to be included!


Ways to get involved!


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