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Fared Shafinury & Tehranosaurus: In The Moment
April 25, 2012
a high energy, folk-rock influenced vision of Persian classical music featuring an 8-piece ensemble of strings & drums
Wednesday, April 25
8pm $30 / $20 students
In his hands, the Persian setar, the predecessor to the guitar, and his virtuoso specialty, yearns not for a departure from Iranian form nor the emulation of Western genres, but arrival at the point where binaries and boundaries bleed and blend until they dissolve completely.
His music has been wildly celebrated by the youthful "hyphenated generation" - A term coined to describe those many of us in ambiguous limbo of cultures, a generation that's been in thirsty search of a voice that speaks to them and their identity struggles.
Fared Shafinury will take you on a journey from space to space, moment to moment, conveying a compelling story of love, seperatoin, unity, and the ultimate destination - to live and experience life in the moment.
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