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Nashwa: Night of Arab Rythyms in DC

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Date(s) - 05/15/2019
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Nashwa نشوة: ecstasy, delight
Go on an adventure at our monthly night of Arabic rhythms… raqs sharqi (bellydance) classes followed by live Arabic music performance and open dancing at DC’s cultural salon – La Pop – in Adam’s Morgan!

RAQS SHARQI DANCE LESSON: 7 PM – $15 at the door
Shimmy, undulate and twist your way to fun for all levels at La Pop’s studio! With ten years of teaching and learning Arabic folk dances, Katie’s classes include the basics, technique, isolations, combinations, cultural and historical insights, and fun! Any attire welcome…bring a scarf to tie around your waste!

LIVE ARABIC MUSIC & OPEN DANCE: 8 PM
Enjoy the intoxicating sounds of one of DC’s best live Arabic music ensembles, featuring Muath, Mohcin and Nabil on the oud, darbouka, piano and mic!

Happy hour specials on select drinks and food from 6-8 PM.

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La Pop is a place where culture and community come together!

A modern-day version of the 18th century literary salons where great minds and ideas came together to enlighten their societies. Inspired by Horace’s definition of poetry’s intent….aut delectare aut prodesse (either to please or to educate).

An essential aesthetic and refuge in life, La Pop features musical talent from home and abroad as part of our ongoing cultural exchange of ideas through sound.

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