Exhibitions & EventsFriday Night Live!

Friday Night Live!
Friday Night Live!

Tarek Yamani

Friday, August 23, 2013

7 & 8:30 PM

  • For Everyone

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_aHGYLEfT4&feature=youtu.beBorn in Beirut, Lebanon, Tarek Yamani is an award winning, New York based jazz pianist and composer. Tarek is the 2010 winner of the Thelonious Monk Int'l Jazz Composer’s Competition for his composition Sama'i Yamani.  In 2012 Tarek was invited to perform in the inaugural of the International Jazz Day at the UN headquarters in NYC, along with Wayne Shorter, Richard Bona, Zakir Hussein and Vinnie Colaiuta, an event announced by UNESCO and Herbie Hancock to proclaim Jazz as an international language.

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_aHGYLEfT4&feature=youtu.be

 

Drop-In Workshop: Fans: Uchiwa
Uchiwa is a particular style of paper fan common in Japan. Learn about the tradition of making Uchiwa as you create a fan of your own based.
6-9 p.m.

 

 

Drawing in the Galleries for Youth
6–9 p.m.
(Ages 6–14, children 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult)
Artist/instructors help participants create pencil drawings to take home. No experience necessary; materials provided.
Location: See the This Week at the DIA handout at any Information Desk.

 


Drawing in the Galleries for Adults
6–9 p.m.
(Ages 15 & older)
Artist/instructors help participants create pencil drawings to take home. No experience necessary; materials provided.
Location: See the This Week at the DIA handout at any Information Desk.

 

 

Guided Tours
6 and 7:30 p.m.
Highlights of the museum tours offered at both times.