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FJK Dance to Break Boundaries at Kaye Playhouse This Week

FJK Dance to Break Boundaries at Kaye Playhouse This WeekFJK Dance, led by Iraqi Artistic Director Fadi J. Khoury, hopes to facilitate an understanding between cultures and break boundaries through its distinctive dance fusion. Three diverse works, modern dance mix with Middle Eastern influence, to be presented by ten FJK company dancers at 7pm on June 13 at Kaye Playhouse.

According to Fadi J. Khoury, "this program is an opportunity to communicate peace, diversity, tolerance and harmony... our goal is to raise awareness of the values of freedom and diversity, and most of all the opportunity and hope the USA has for refugees and immigrants... we also hope to celebrate Middle Eastern heritage and raise awareness of the positive and artistic influence of this culture."

IF YOU GO:

WHAT: FJK Dance - a contemporary dance company dedicated to fusing various dance forms of diverse cultures and backgrounds to promote tolerance and understanding in bringing people together through performances and educational programs.

WHO: Fadi J. Khoury, Artistic Director, leads his ten dancers international company in a peace-filled evening encouraging boundary breaking and building bridges between cultures.

WHEN: 7pm - Tuesday, June 13, 2017

WHERE: KAYE PLAYHOUSE AT HUNTER COLLEGE - 695 Park Ave, NYC 10065 (68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues) | kayeplayhouse.primetix.com/Tickets/?perfid=1554

HIGHLIGHT: "Echoes," a choreographic work in which five men dance to music by Shamou, a Persian percussionist and composer who fuses Middle Eastern drums and percussion instruments with electric based sounds and rhythms. Inspired by "Dabke," a folkloric traditional Bedouin dance from the mountains of Lebanon and Syria, the dancers together find unity, mutual support and confidence. "Echoes" offers a prayer for hope and new beginnings.

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