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Marcel Khalife in Concert - San Diego - Sunday October 14, 2007








World-renowned Lebanese Arab composer and oudmaster, and UNESCO Artist for Peace

Marcel Khalifé in Concert

with Al Mayadine Ensemble

Performing contemporary and classical Arabic music as part of their

2007 USA & Canada Grand TOUR

When: Sunday, October 14, 2007
Doors open 6 pm

Where: Birch North Park Theater
2891 University Ave, Ste. 1
San Diego CA 92104

The concert coincides with the start of Eid El-Fitr and will be a great way to celebrate with family, friends and the community!

Marcel Khalifé is one of Lebanon's leading musicians, reshaping traditional Arabic music into a novel communicative form of expression.

The program will consist of "Taqasim", a new instrumental work, as well as a predominantly vocal presentation drawn from the works of Mahmoud Darwish, the eminent Palestinian Arab poet.

The ensemble consists of Peter Herbert (double bass), and Marcel's sons Rami Khalifé (piano) and Bachar Khalifé (percussion and vibes).



For more information on the artist, visit

This Al-Awda San Diego event is supported by the following community organizations: Al-Awda Los Angeles/Orange County, Al-Awda Riverside, National Council of Arab Americans San Diego and Los Angeles, Palestinian American Women's Association of Southern California, Free Palestine Alliance - Southern California, Arab Community Center of the Inland Empire, Palestine Children's Relief Fund San Diego, The Center for World Music, The Persian Cultural Center, House of Palestine, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee San Diego, Alternate Focus, and Middle East Cultural and Information Center.

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PO Box 131352
Carlsbad, CA 92013, USA
Tel: 760-685-3243
Fax: 360-933-3568
Email: [email protected]


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