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Songs of Armenia and Anatolia: Ara and Onnik Dinkjian

Friday, Feb 24, 2017

7:00 pm

Songs of Armenia and Anatolia: Ara and Onnik Dinkjian The legendary singer Onnik Dinkjian, who is a member of the American-Armenian diaspora, has been one of the most prominent singers for Armenian communities around the world for sixty years. The Anatolian musical style that Onnik developed has become a historical…

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Fado film

Film: Fado, Story of a Singer (História d’uma Cantadeira)

Friday, Feb 24, 2017

6:15 pm

Fado, Story of a Singer, starring Amália Rodrigues, is a unique journey through 1940s Lisbon, in which Amália Rodrigues, the supreme diva of Fado, plays Ana Maria, a fadista falling for a humble guitar player. Portugal 1947 Dir. Perdigão Queiroga 110 min. With English subtitles. Free For info and to…

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Gisela João

Fado Festival: Gisela Joao (NY Debut)

Saturday, Feb 25, 2017

7:30 pm

Gisela Joao – A NY Debut “Since Amalia Rodrigues – and I am weighing my words carefully – no fado singer has had the emotional range displayed by Gisela João on her impressive debut album.” João Miguel Tavares in Time Out Gisela João’s passionate voice is infused with the deepest…

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DJ Ride

Fado Festival: DJ Ride (NY Debut)

Sunday, Feb 26, 2017

9:00 pm

DJ Ride, who along with Stereossauro comprises the duo Beatbombers, are the reigning world champions of scratch/turntablism (IDA, Poland, December 2016). For his NY debut, DJ Ride creates a brand new program, where the contemporary clashes with the classic, urban and traditional fuse together, and electronic and Hip Hop beats…

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