23 May 2017, 7 PM - 9:30 PM

In collaboration with the British Council in Lebanon, Dar El-Nimer and LIBAN JAZZ present an encounter with ALA.NI

7PM to 8PM: Open to the public A conversation with London-born singer - ALA.NI will take place at Dar El-Nimer to discover the artist's journey, choices, and voice. The talk will be open to the public and moderated by Pierre Abi Saab (Al-Akhbar) and Karim Ghattas (Liban Jazz).

8:30 PM to 9:30 PM: Workshop with musicians In a workshop at Dar El-Nimer, ALA.NI will be exchanging and discussing with artists from the local scene her musical journey and personal methods of management, production and image control. She will also be commenting on their ideas and works with the aim to create a network for artistic, cultural and musical exchange.

Registration is obligatory for this session:

ALA.NI is a self-made artist. She composes and writes her lyrics, as well as directing her videos and managing herself. One could compare ALA.NI to a contemporary Billie Holliday; and argue that her vocals are as searing as Minnie Riperton. She describes her music as (something she doesn't find easy) "dark Disney".

Location: Auditorium - 2nd Floor | Free Entrance

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