AN EVENING OF RUMI, with Haleh Liza & Friends
Iranian-American vocalist, poet, and translator Haleh Liza will be joined
by master percussionists Matt Kilmer and Rich Stein for a performance
featuring poetry by the great mystic Rumi.
Singing and reciting in both English and Persian, Haleh will share his poems
in new translations as well as in the original text so you can hear the stunning
rhythm, rhyme, and word play of the original language. Weaving together poetry, song, and story, Haleh will open another window onto this legendary poet.
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Doors: 7pm / Performance Starts: 8pm
Saturday July 21st, 2018
Barnspace at Race Brook Lodge
864 South Undermountain road ( AKA Rt 41 ) Sheffield, MA
Tickets: $15 Advance (plus online booking fee) / $20 day-of
Haleh's poems and translations have been published by Columbia University Press Rattapallax Press, and Beyond Borders. As a vocalist, with The Mast and Haale, she and Matt Kilmer have performed at such venues as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and the Bonnaroo Festival.
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Race Brook Lodge is a hidden gem in The Berkshires, at the foot of Mt. Race and a short hike from the Appalachian trail. The yoga & event barn at Race Brook is simultaneously rustic and sublime, steeped in hundreds of years of New England history. The Stagecoach Tavern is unpretentious fine dining, exquisite farm-to-table cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere. Much of the food is sourced from Race Farm, right on the property!