CUMA, EKİM 17, 2008
Turkish Kasbah features vocalist Serpil Borazan at the Fine Arts Auditorium, Culver City.
WHEN: Oct 24, 8:00 pm
The Silk Road Music & Dance Ensemble and the iST-West Ensemble will perform live with special guest vocalist Serpil Borazan.
Featuring Rowan Storm on percussions, with Nyofu Tyson on saz, Neil Seigel on Azeri tar, Ergun Tamer on kanun and Robyn Friend performing dances of Turkey and Central Asia, plus additional musicians.
Serpil Borazan sings love songs in the Turkish musical modes called Nihavend and kurdilihicazkar (the latter is a combination of musical modes kurdiwhose name derives from the Kurdish people who live in eastern Turkey, northern Iraq and western Iranand hicaz, whose name derives from the western portion of Arabia).
Robyn Friend performs Olmakhon Lazgian Uzebki dance famous for its incredibly rapid and intricate hand movementsand Lale Labad, a famous dance of Bukhara. The iST-West Ensemble is led by Nyofu Tyson, master of the saz (Turkish long-necked lute), and flamenco guitarist Bobby Sokolov, showcasing the dazzling flamenco and belly dance artistry of Cshay Gitane, a Sephardic-Gypsy dancer with roots in Morocco and southern Italy.
Fine Arts Auditorium West Los Angeles, College, 9000 Overland Avenue, Culver City 90230. Doors open 7:00 pm (refreshments available), concert 8 pm. Tickets $18 general admission, $12 students/seniors with i.d. (students/faculty of West Los Angeles College free). Free parking.
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CUMARTESİ, HAZİRAN 23, 2012
The Second "Kazakhstan Montage of Cinemas: Film & Cultural Festival" launches at the Directors Guild of America (DGA) in Los Angeles on Aug. 3 for a one-week celebration of Kazakh cinema and culture, including musicians.
The festival is a stellar opportunity for directors, producers, location scouts, and the general public to get an understanding and appreciation of this exotic locale without leaving home.
Sweeping from the Caspian Sea on its Russian border to the Altai Mountain range on the Chinese border, Kazakhstan has a rich nomadic history as well as a powerful current tapestry of cultures. Since gaining independence in 1991, the Central Asian Republic has embraced its remarkable filmmaking past that dates back to the 1930's, when Sergei Eisenstein made his classic Ivan the Terrible in this mystic land, and has even given rise to several "New Wave" movements.
Opening night on Aug. 3rd begins with a reception at 7 pm, and includes a program of live entertainment until 11 pm, at the DGA Theater.
Sponsored by Kazakh Geographic Society (KazGeo.kz ), helixfilmsinc.com , the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and the Honorary Consulate of Kazakhstan in Los Angeles, the festival includes Advisory Board Members Steven-Charles Jaffe (GHOST, K19), David Marconi (Screenwriter, ENEMY OF THE STATE), and Ambassador Erlan Idrissov.
Tickets cost $10 (including free parking) can be purchased from the festivals website. "Kazakhstan Montage of Cinemas: Film & Cultural Festival 2012" will be held Aug. 3 - 9 at the Directors Guild of America on 7920 Sunset Blvd in Los Angeles, California
For more information, please see www.kazakhfestival.com - KazakhFilmFestLA@gmail.com
Kaynak : HelixFilmsInc.com
PAZAR, MAYIS 27, 2012
65. Cannes Film Festivali kapany? töreninde Ylk Altyn Palmiye Kysa Film dalynda verildi.
En Yyi Kysa Film ödülünü 'Sessiz' filmiyle Rezan Ye?ilba? kazandy.
Belçim Bilgin ve Cem Bender'in ba?rollerinde oldu?u, daha önce Akbank Kysa Film yary?masynda en iyi film ödülü de alan film, Kültür ve Turizm Bakanly?y Sinema Müdürlü?ü'nün deste?iyle Diyarbakyr'da çekildi.
'Sessiz' Cannes'da kysa film kategorisinde bugüne dek Türkiye'den yary?an dördüncü film. Bundan önce Koza filmi ile Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Kyyyda filmiyle Ebru Ceylan ve Poyraz filmiyle Belma Ba? festivalin yary?maly bölümüne seçilmi?ti. 1939 yylyndan bu yana Cannes'da uzun metraj kategorisinde yary?an ve ba?ary elde eden toplam yedi filmimizin yönetmenleri, Yylmaz Güney, Nuri Bilge Ceylan ve Fatih Akyn olmu?tu.
Kaynak : www.ensonhaber.com