Text by Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi
Let me introduce a new Iranian-Turkish music and poetry project from Brooklyn, New York: Linebreak.
1. New York Sufi Music Festival hosted by Ambassador Abdullah Hussain Haroon and Pakistani Peace Builders – from July 20 through July 22, 2010
Date: Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Time: 5:00 – 8:00 pm
Venue: Union Square Park (north end, opposite Barnes & Noble, East 17th Street , btwn. Park Avenue South and Broadway)
Ticket: free admission
1.Linebreak: Poetics of Iran
Date: Saturday, June 26, 2010
Venue: Zora Art Space (315 4th Avenue between 3rd and 2nd streets in Park Slope, Brooklyn)
Ticket: $8 (donation)
Genre: Iranian poetry and music
Presenting a sampling of Persian poets, such as Jalāl ad-Dīn Muḥammad Balkhī, Baba Taher, Shams e Maghrebi, and Mohammad-Reza Shafiei Kadkani, among others, through spoken word and music.
Performing members are: Sara Goudarzi (vocal & poetry)
Aida Shahghasemi (vocal & Daf)
Sinan Gündoğdu (Saz & Oud)