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Syria’s Omar Souleyman at the Issue Project Room (NY, Brooklyn), next door to the DBDBD office!!

Date: June 27, 2010
Venue: Issue Project Room (NY, Brooklyn)

Syria‘s Omar Souleyman is a musician who began his career in 1994. He has been working with a number of musicians with whom he still performs. Under his name they have issued more than five-hundred studio and live- recorded cassette albums which are easily spotted in the shops of any Syrian city. His music has reached a wider audience in recent years due to the American label Sublime Frequencies, from which he has been able to tour extensively and release three records. DBDBD is going to write about this musician in the near future.

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Music listings – 6/21 through 6/27

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)

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