An Homage to Women Poets of Iran
Date: September 29, 2018 Location: Agnes Flanagan Chapel
Agnes Flanagan Chapel
The Lewis & Clark Department of Music welcomes The Andisheh Center of Portland to campus to celebrate Iranian cultural heritage through a day of workshops followed by an evening performance.
This year’s event, An Homage to Women Poets of Iran will be an inspirational poetic journey presented by Dr. Ahmad Karimi Hakkak, poet and scholar Sheida Mohamadi, and an amazing performance by world-renowned composer and instrumentalist Babak Amini and fellow musician Siamak Shirazi. Please see the line up of the day’s events below.
Workshops in the Diane Gregg Pavilion*
9:30am - 12:30pm Introduction to women poets of Iran
1:30pm - 2:30pm Persian classical musical modal system
2:30pm - 3:30pm Calligraphy
4:00pm - 5:00pm Persian dance instructions
5:00pm - 6:00pm An introduction to daf (Iranian frame drum)
*Workshops are complimentary to Lewis & Clark students. Registration is on a first come, first served basis, and space is limited. Please email email@example.com to request a seat be reserved in your name.
Performance in the Agnes Flanagan Chapel
The evening performance will begin at 6:30pm.