Monday, May 20 at 7pm
LAPIS Afghan Restaurant
1847 Columbia Rd NW
Washington DC 20009
Space is Limited – RSVP
Fatemeh Keshavarz, Peabody Award winning scholar of Perisan and Rumi
Parinaz Bahadori, Painter, architect, curator of art for the Iranian American Cultural Center
Timothy Nelson, Artistic Director of the In Series
Engage in a conversation about Rumi, Persian language and art, the curation of history, and the interconnections in the ancient, the operatic, and Handel’s Enlightenment, as well as Q&A and musical performances.
FREE EVENT! Reservations encouraged.
Attendees are invited to arrive between 6-7pm for a drink and to make reservations at the family Afghan restaurant for dinner following the program.
Artist & Community Toast
Saturday, June 1
Linger after the show to meet and toast the stars of “The Tale of Serse.” Admission included in your opening night ticket!
Post-Show Artist/Audience Dialogue
Sunday, June 2
End of the Season Celebration
Sunday, June 9
Join us for a free reception following the final DC performance of THE TALE OF SERSE to celebrate the end of our 2018-2019 season, with Persian desserts and music.