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Enta Omri (You Are My Life)

October 21, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Enta Omri—Arabic for “you are my life”—is a full-length dance concert, showcasing Arabic music and its physicalization through belly dance. Choreographed by the highly-influential and innovative dancer Suhaila Salimpour, this production is an intimate and emotional journey through a lifetime of love and loss. Enta Omri showcases the artistic and technical possibilities of belly dance as a genre, eschewing clichés and popular imagery. It is set to classic Arabic music arranged by award-winning composer, singer, and ‘ud player Ahmed Doughan, and featuring drummer Ziad Islambouli.

Enta Omri is at the cutting edge of theatrical belly dance choreography. Salimpour has seamlessly fused the intricate isolations and articulations of belly dance with her lifetime of study in a multitude of dance genres, including jazz, ballet, modern, flamenco, street dance, and more. With simple set design and costumes, this production showcases the virtuosity and potential of belly dance, letting the movement and music speak for itself.

Be swept away by the power and emotion of Suhaila Salimpour’s Enta Omri.

Details

Date:
October 21, 2017
Time:
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/154243281792716

Organizer

Suhaila Salimpour

Venue

Southside Theater
2 Marina Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94123 United States
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