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Niyaz, "The Fourth Light Project"

Niyaz—known for its contemporary electroacoustic trance music that blends Sufi poetry with folk music from Iran and surrounding countries—embraces the collision of the old and new as a means to create the unique and affecting. The Huffington Post calls Niyaz “an evolutionary force in contemporary Middle Eastern music.” The band’s collaboration with visual artist Jérôme Delapierre is another step forward. The Fourth Light Project is a multimedia experience, combining live music and sacred dance (a dervish) with advanced projection techniques that respond to sound and music in real time. The Fourth Light Project focuses on the life and work of Rabia al-Basri, an eighth-century Muslim saint and the first female Sufi mystic.

Event Sponsors:
Chuck and Mary Ann Peters

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Saturday, September 30 at 7:30pm

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage
141 Park Road, Iowa City, IA 52242

Event Type

Arts/Entertainment, Performance

Audience

Everybody

Departments

Hancher Auditorium

General Interest

After Class, Arts Iowa, Hancher

Tags

Recital Attendance

Website

https://hancher.uiowa.edu/2017-18/Niyaz

Cost

ADULT: $35 | $25; COLLEGE STUDENT: $31 | $10; YOUTH: $17 | $10

Contact Name

Hancher Box Office

Contact Email

hancher-box-office@uiowa.edu

Contact Phone Number

319-335-1160

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