No Place Like Home with Mohamad Hafez and friends
Date(s) - 03/03/2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Visual & Performing Arts Center
isual & Performing Arts Center at WCSU
Thu, March 3, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST
Visual & Performing Arts Center, 43 Lake Avenue Extension, Danbury, CT 06811
About this event
No Place Like Home:
Exploring the sights, sounds and tastes of the Middle East with artist Mohamad Hafez and guests
Thursday, March 3, 6-8 p.m.
in the Veronica Hagman Concert Hall
at the Visual & Performing Arts Center
In celebration of the completion of The Home Project with WCSU, the Department of Art invites the audience to spend an evening learning about Mohamad Hafez, his artwork and the Middle Eastern culture through history, film, music, storytelling and cuisine.
Offering a variety of perspectives, the presenters educate the audience about their cultural heritage by sharing personal stories, music, art and food, deepening understanding and appreciation for Arabic culture.
Joined by other guests, they will focus on the traditions of the Middle East, illuminating the region’s beauty and diversity, encouraging connection and empathy, fostering dialogue and understanding.
This event is funded in part by a grant from the CT Humanities Foundation the National Endowment for the Arts, and WCSU organizations the Office of Diversity and Equity, Office of Intercultural Affairs and the Kathwari Honors Program.