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Songs of Kabir: The Mystic Poet by Pooja Goswami Pavan

OtherDr. Pooja Goswami Pavan (Vocals)accompanied byDr. Kedar Naphade (Harmonium)Dr. A. Pavan (Tabla)Abhinav Sharma (Dholak/percussion)and special guest Dr. Linda Hess (live interpretation)A rare treat is in store for denizens of the Twin Cities a confluence of Kabirs mystic poetry with the soundscape of Indias semi-classical music on Aug 6 at 7:30PM. Acclaimed Hindustani (North Indian classical) vocalist, Dr. Pooja Goswami Pavan, will be presenting Songs of Kabir. She will be accompanied on the Tabla by her husband and musical partner, Dr. A. Pavan, on the Harmonium by Dr. Kedar Naphade and on the Dholak by Abhinav Sharma.A special feature will be live interpretation of Kabirs poetry by the renowned Kabir scholar, Dr. Linda Hess. Prof. Linda Hess is a faculty in the Dept. of Religious Studies at Stanford University and is well known for her body of work on Kabirs poetry, having worked on a number of literary and film projects on the subject.Kabir was an iconoclastic Indian poet-saint whose poetry is one for the ages; it is just as relevant today as it was in the 15th century, for the universal message of love it espouses. Kabirs poetry is both, ethereal and earthy at the same time, has greatly influenced the Bhakti and Sufi movements alike in India, while expressing some of lifes most profound truths in pithy, yet sublime and evocative language. Acknowledgment: This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.
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Start:
August 06, 2017
End:
August 06, 2017
Where:
The Cedar Cultural Center 416 Cedar Ave Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 United States
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