Friday, February 6, 2009

Carpet Concert

Interactive Carpet Concert with Rowan Storm & Friends.

Rowan Storm is an American lady who fell in love with Persian music many years ago. She pursued and mastered Daff a Persian frame drum instrument. Rowan traveled to Iran in 2006 by herself and stayed there for three months. She traveled freely to different cities and regions of Iran. She is going to play Persian music in an afternoon of fun and joy.

Saturday | February 21
A special event for families with children ages 3-12
1:30pm – First Performance
2:30pm – Second Performance

Join us for an afternoon of traditional Persian music and be swept away on a magical treat. Kick off your shoes, sit on beautiful Persian carpets, and embark on an interactive journey – exploring music, instruments, and more! We will provide this one-of-a-kind event with beautiful hand knotted Persian rugs. This is going to be a Persian style shoes-off event!

This event will be presented in conjunction with an ongoing exhibition called:

Exploring the Other: Contemporary Iran
through the lens of Iason Athanasiadis
January 25 - March 29, 2009

This groundbreaking and highly relevant exhibit takes the focus off Iran's politicians and realigns it squarely on the country and its people. Exploring the Other challenges the conventional media narrative of Iran by offering rare and candid insight into this enigmatic country from the perspective of an embedded international journalist and photographer. Internationally recognized correspondent and 2008 Nieman Fellow Iason Athanasiadis, who has spent more time than almost any other Western journalist living and working in post-revolutionary Iran, shares his extraordinary experience in this must-see exhibit.

Craft and Folk Art Museum
5814 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Tel. 323.937.4230

Please RSVP to 323.937.4230 x50 or email

Khosrow Sobhe
Certified Rug Specialist

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