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Arab Folk Dance with Karim Nagi

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As part of the ongoing celebration of Arab Heritage Month, you are invited to join the circle of Arab folk-dancing in this one-of-a-kind workshop with Egyptian dancer, percussionist, musician, DJ and composer Karim Nagi.

Wednesday, April 10 @ 4:00 – 5:30 pm
Vandenberg Room – The Michigan League (2nd Floor)

Come and learn participatory group dances, including the Dabke (stomping line dance), Raqs Assaya (stick dance) and various other folk dances from around the Arab world.

Karim Nagi has performed extensively and taught Arab percussion, multiple forms of traditional Arab folk-dance and music through instructional DVDs and workshops in the United States, Asia, Europe, Cairo and at all major Arab Culture festivals in the US, and directed the Sharq Arabic Music Ensemble, Zaitoun Dabke Troup, Turbo Tabla and the Pan Eastern Ensemble.

This event has been sponsored by: The Department of Middle East Studies, CMENAS (Center for Middle East and North African Studies), MESA (Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs), AMAS (Arab and Muslim American Studies), GISC (Global Islamic Studies Center) and Arts at Michigan Course Connections.

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