Monthly Archives: January 2011

Music listings – 1/31 through 2/6

1. Jemeel Moondoc & The ‘Jus Grew’ Orchestra 

Date: Monday, January 31, 2011
Time: 8pm
Venue: the University of the Streets (130 east 7th street. 2nd floor. NY)
Ticket: $15
Genre: Jazz/improve

A night of challanging Jazz: Jemeel Moondoc – alto saxophone, compositions, Sabir Mateen – tenor saxophone, flute, clairnet, alto clarinet, Roy Campbell – , Ted Daniel – trumpet, Steve Swell – trombone, Bern Nix – guitar, Hill Greene – bass, Chad Taylor – drums


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When We Leave (Der Fremde) – Germany’s official Oscar entry for Best Foreign Language Film.

Date: starts Friday, January 28th
Theatre: the Angelika Film Center (18 West Houston St.@ Mercer St., NY, NY 10012,212-995-2570)
Tickets: buy

The Story

When We Leave is a powerful tale that follows a young Turkish woman’s complicated battle to emancipate herself from an abusive Muslim husband and regain her personal freedom. She leaves Istanbul to return to her family in Berlin. With little support and a young son in tow, she is forced to risk her life, and sacrifice her family’s love, in the name of the independence she so deeply desires.

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W & B FESTIVAL: Three Faiths In The Form Of A Fugue

Date: Friday, January 28, 2011
Time: 8pm
Venue: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building,  Celeste Bartos Forum (Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788) 
Ticket: $15


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Film documentary: “Caught Between Two Worlds” depicting the diverse lives of Iranians in the US


Date: Thursday, January 27, 2011
Time: 8pm
Venue: Zora Art Space (315 4th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215, (718) 832-4870)
Ticket: donation

Caught Between Two Worlds is a documentary that depicts the diverse lives of Iranians in the US who make up a nation in exile. They live in Los Angeles, New York, Washington D.C. and other US cities. Many of them left Iran after the 1979 revolution, the departure of the Shah and the start of the Islamic Republic. They are artists, political activists, journalists, academics, Moslem and Jewish, young and old. The film shows the complexities of the Iranian experience in the U.S. for those who have made it their home.

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