Artists Against Apartheid VII

April 3rd, 2009 | Posted in Boycott, Canada, Culture, Palestine, Quebec, Tadamon!

evening featuring celebrated musicians from Montreal united against Israeli apartheid

    20h00 $5-10
    La Sala Rossa
    4848 St. Laurent
    Montreal, Quebec

Advaar is a celebrated Iranian music ensemble, the name is a Persian term meaning cycle, a notion found at the very heart in Persian art. Advaar is dedicated to building on the great Persian cultural heritage as well as composition and improvisation inspired by the landscape of learned and traditional repertoires.

Kaie Kellough is an acclaimed Montreal spoken-word poet and author celebrated across Canada for innovative and socially conscious poetry, Kellough is the author of lettricity (Cumulus Press) and is co-editor of talking book anthology (Cumulus Press).

MOLLY SWEENEY singer songwriter
Molly Sweeney is one of the most compelling new voices to emerge from the Montreal music scene, Sweeney’s percussive guitar, finespun lyrics and gossamer vocals evoke a world of rapturous melancholy, conjuring songs of exquisite love and unrequited dreams. In addition to solo work, Sweeney currently performs with Sam Shalabi’s Land of Kush both on-stage and on their critically acclaimed 2009 release Against the Day.

Malcolm Goldstein, as composer/violinist, has been active in the presentation of new music and dance since the early 1960’s in New York City, as co-founder of the Tone Roads Ensemble and as participant in the Judson Dance Theater, the New York Festival of the Avant Garde and the Experimental Intermedia Foundation. His “soundings” improvisations have received international acclaim, while Goldstein has written extensively on improvisation and is the author of the book “Sounding the Full Circle ”. Lori Freedman is a Montreal-based bass clarinet player, composer, educator whose work travels internationally. Freedman stradles both worlds of contemporary and improvised music, has recorded more than 40 albums and travels widely playing with a huge variety of musicians such as Rohan de Saram, Frances-Marie Uitti, Joêlle Léandre and the late Steve Lacy.

BAX with Claude Maheu and Nicholas Calloia
Claude Maheu performs with flutes, saxophones, clarinets a multi instrumentalist and eclectic musician in Montreal. Nicholas Calloia is a celebrated contrabass player and is also a composer who is very active within the Jazz scene.

Stefan Christoff is a community organizer, writer and piano player living in Montreal.

Artists Against Apartheid is the seventh concert occurring within the international campaign for boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israeli apartheid.

Tadamon!: Boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israeli apartheid

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