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No Ban, No Wall, No War: Resist All Dec 15th, 2019

No Ban, No Wall, No War: Resist All Dec 15th, 2019

Date/Time
Date(s) - 12/15/2019
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Location
Hillview Middle School of Menlo Park

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Cost:
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Contact Person:

Email:
eburmeister@mpcsd.org
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/447097672489580/
Phone:
(650) 326-4341
Organization:
Aswat Ensemble - SF Bay Area Arab Music


MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA

On Dec 14 and 15, the Aswat Ensemble will present two free concert in Oakland and Menlo Park, focusing on the themes of unity, resistance, diversity and solidarity.

The concerts are timely and essential, providing an opportunity to bring the various facets of our communities together through the uplifting power of the Music and the Arts,

The project has two main goals :

(1) to showcase the talents, cultural heritage and resilience of the numerous Bay Area communities targeted by racism, Islamophobia, anti-immigrants, xenophobia, sexism,

(2) to express mutual solidarity, to raise awareness of our united power.

In addition to the regular choir, Vukani Mawethu, three Mexican singers (Diana Gameros, Francisco Herrera and Lilian Herrera) and two youth singers from the community (Sophia Bouzid and Naya Salah). Performances will be sung in Arabic, English, Spanish and French.

The events will be free and accessible to persons with disabilities.

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