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Posted on: December 27, 2016

[ARCHIVED] City of Dublin Presents Music, Dance of the Silk Road at Dublin High

The City of Dublin will soon begin producing performing arts events at the Dublin High School Center for Performing Arts and Education (8151 Village Parkway, Dublin). The first City-produced performance, “Journey of the Silk Road,” will be held on Thursday, January 12, at 7:00 p.m.   Tickets are $15 and are available now online at Dublin.ca.gov/arts and at the door the night of the performance.

Travel through the fabled lands along the ancient East-West trade route.  Internationally acclaimed performer and dance ethnologist Farima Berenji and multi-instrumentalist Gabriel Gold share the vibrant cultures of Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Tajikstan, Persia, and Turkey.  They are joined by members of the Simorgh Dance Collective and Caravan El Noor. The performance will feature folkloric, classical and sacred music and dance.

In 2016, the City of Dublin and Dublin Unified School District signed a Memorandum of Understanding that grants the City use of the facility for a certain number of dates per year.

“We heard from the community this summer during the Cultural Arts Needs Assessment that the opportunity to see professionally produced performances and have more multicultural programming is important to them, so we are very excited to be able to bring this performance to Dublin, and look forward to announcing other shows soon,” said Cultural Arts and Heritage Manager Tegan McLane.

For tickets or more information, visit Dublin.ca.gov/arts.

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