Encinitas Friends of the Arts, in partnership with the City of Encinitas, presents Passport to Persian Calligraphy Performance Art on Saturday, June 18 from 7-9:30 p.m. at the Encinitas Community Center, 1140 Oakcrest Park Drive in Encinitas. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. General admission is $45 and Encinitas Friends of the Arts members are $40. For those who wish to join Encinitas Friends of the Arts as a member and also attend the event, the price is $50. Tickets can be purchased online at Tickets. All proceeds from the event go to public art and arts education in Encinitas.
Attendees will be transformed by musical performances by famous Iranian musicians based in San Diego and Orange County, conceptual traditional dance by the talented Kosar Abbasi, and masterful word paintings of Persian poet Rumi by the Los Angeles-based artist Mohtadi Mirak on the body of the canvas. , bringing the inner character of the subject to life. Light refreshments and Persian sweets will be served during the intermission.
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