Dinner Sales are Closed!!
Saturday — February 24, 2018
Center for Faith and Life, Main Hall
Lamajamal, a palindrome for jamal, the Arabic word for beauty, is an ensemble that explores classical, folk, and sacred music traditions from around the world. With each member trained in various musical traditions and instruments, the group has an extensive repertoire from the Middle East, North Africa, Balkans, Turkey, Greece, and South Asia. For over ten years, Lamajamal has established itself as a vanguard in the world music market performing at international festivals, renowned venues, interfaith events, as well as houses of worship for Jewish, Christian, and Muslim services. Lamajamal’s core mission is to identify historical and social commonalities among different musical styles, cultures, and religions to foster a sense of global citizenry.
Center Stage Dinner Series
Luscious, cross-cultural flairStarter: Grilled flatbread Pindjur (tomato and bell pepper relish) with goat cheese and micro-greens salad.
Entrée: Lemon-scented shrimp with djuvec (ratatouille-style simmered vegetables) over satarash (stir-fried risotto), or dolmas (stuffed roasted vegetables (V).
Dessert: Knedle (plum dumplings) with plum reduction and pistachio.