Time: June 4, 2012 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Location: Alwan for the Arts
Street: 16 Beaver Street (between Broad and Broadway), 4th floor, New York, NY 10004
City/Town: New York
Website or Map: http://alwanforthearts.org/ev…
Event Discipline: dance, other
Organized By: Alwan for the Arts
Latest Activity: Jun 4, 2012
Join renowned professional dancers Magda Saleh of Egypt, Leila Molaei of Arab-Iranian descent, and dance anthropologist Najwa Adra, for a panel presentation and discussion on women professional dancers of the Arab world and diaspora.
Dance by women is the most controversial of all performance arts, because it is the body, the basis for construction of gender difference, which creates it. Traditional or culturally specific dances especially embody cultural ideals and taboos related to the female body.
Panel Discussion 6:30-8:30
$5 at door (Free for members.)