"The Art of Music" - Exhibit featuring music of Kyrgyzstan and the Uyghurs of China
Levantine Cultural Center
5998 West Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90035
Gallery Opening - Paintings by Adnan Hussain
The Levantine Cultural Center's Inside/Outside Gallery presents a gallery show of paintings by Adnan Hussain, inspired by travels through Central and South Asia, featuring watercolor, gouache and ink pieces of music from Kyrgyzstan, Uyghurs from China, Pakistan, Uzbekistan and Mongolia. Enjoy art, live performances, screenings and connect to cultures across language and borders through the beauty of music.
Paintings will also be available for viewing during the Levantine Cultural Center's regular business hours, 10 am-6 pm daily for the duration of the show.
About the Artist
Adnan was raised in both the U.S. and Pakistan on a childhood of writing stories. Besides visual effects and animation on feature films for the likes of Disney and Sony, he works under his company Mad Guru, to create animated films and projects designed to provoke thought and bring diverse people together. Visit www.madguru.com.
Jorge 'Tyme' Martinez www.facebook.com/tymer75
Jorge grew up in Lincoln Heights creating graffiti art. Inspired by music, he uses his intricate design style to express the music in his soul through ink, paint and cut paper.
Levantine Cultural Center www.levantinecenter.org
Levantine Cultural Center champions a greater understanding of the Middle East and North Africa by presenting artistic and educational programs that bridge political and religious divides. In a search for common ground, the Center fosters discussions among artists and thinkers and offers classes and workshops that serve diverse ethnic communities.
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Check out the show's other events:
Feb 8, 2013 7:30pm-10pm
Featuring Uzbekistan and Mongolia
Musical Performance by Elephants with Guns
Feb 22, 2013 7:30pm-10pm
Screening of "Gul", an award winning short film by Adnan Hussain, with music by the Girnari Jogi Group
Screening of performances by the Girnari Jogi Group, from Pakistan.
Night 1 is a free event. Cover for Nights 2 and 3 is $15 general admission/$10 Levantine Members/Students for each night to support the Levantine Cultural Center and performers.
Hope to see you there!