From Iran: Oudist Negar Booban in “Shab e Yalda”

NEGARAlwan for the Arts, in conjunction with Womens Voices: A Festival Across Genres and Traditions, presents:

NEGAR BOOBAN – Oud & Vocals in “Shab e Yalda” – The Birth-Night of the Sun

Saturday, December 19th, 9 – 11 pm

Alwan is privileged to host one of Iran’s finest musicians, oudist Negar Booban, in her U.S. debut and the final concert of “Women’s Visions: A Festival Across Genres and Traditions.” Partly accompanied by her own voice, Negar will give a solo instrumental oud performance in an expressive conceptualization of “the birth of the Sun”, based on the mythical images in Persian beliefs about “Yalda” night.

Tickets: $20, available at the door and online here: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=9822855 (An online fee applies, use printout as your ticket.)

$15.00 student rush tickets available (with I.D.) at the door only.

Doors open at 8:30 p.m.

Event info: http://www.alwanforthearts.org/event/431