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Thursday, July 14, 2011
Freer-Sackler Gallery : Asia After Dark
Embark on after-work adventures at the Freer and Sackler Galleries with Asia After Dark. Mix, mingle, and sip specialty cocktails while checking out musicians, performances, traditional cuisines, and Asian art and art activities.
ASIA AFTER DARK: ONE THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS Featuring DJ Turbo Tabla, Karim Nagi Thursday, July 28, 6:30–10:30 PM Freer Gallery of Art
Experience a night of enchantment inspired by the collection of tales in One Thousand and One Nights. View a vast range of works in the featured exhibition Arts of the Islamic World. Enjoy hypnotic Arab beats by DJ Turbo Tabla (Egyptian musician Karim Nagi), a belly-dance performance by Barakaat Middle Eastern Dance Company, and art activities, as well as traditional cuisine and enticing cocktails.
Suggested attire: Styles of North Africa and South and West Asia
Must be 21 years old with a valid photo ID to attend.