Shuruq 4.5 Presents: Live Musical Performance- Yemeni Oud & Rap
Date(s) - 10/29/2020
9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
The Rachel Corrie Foundation for Justice and Peace
About this Event
(Event tickets available after registering)
Shuruq 4.5 presents a live, shared oud & rap set by talented Yemeni artists Layle Omeran and Amaani Yahya.
Layle Omeran is an interdisciplinary migrant Yemeni artist and community interpreter. Layle works primarily with language, sound and critical spiritual inquiry to explore meanings of home, belonging, memory, and a migrant queer body theology. Layle’s work manifests in the form of music making, poetry, 2D visual art, and space curation. Layle has performances in YallaPunk, Boston Center for the Arts, the CreateWell Fund, the International Rescue Committee and more. You can find out more about Layle’s work at www.layleomeran.com
Amaani Yahya is a prominent Yemeni rapper and a women’s rights activist who uses rap as a medium to communicate with younger generations and draw greater attention to important causes in Yemen such as child marriage.