Upcoming Cassandra and Jawaahir Events
for Cassandra and Jawaahir public performances, workshops, and seminars
here and around the world. Call the office for more information
on educational shows and private functions.
Mystical Music of the Middle East: Yuval Ron Ensemble
Wednesday, April 15, 2015. 8:00pm
Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas
A celebration of the light of the Divine expressed in songs of Sufi origin from Turkey; Jewish prayers from Morocco, Yemen, and Israel; and Armenian chants.
with special guest Dervish: Cassandra Shore, Artistic Director of Jawaahir Dance Company
The Yuval Ron Ensemble includes Arabic, Jewish and Christian artists who come together to unite the sacred musical traditions of Judaism, Sufism (Islamic mystical tradition) and the Christian Armenian Church into an unusual musical performance. Composer and world-music record producer Yuval Ron imparts the ancient and deep inter-cultural connection between these three traditions and the musical influences they share.
Presented by The University of St. Thomas Sacred Arts Festival. Co-sponsored by the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning and the Episcopal House of Prayer at St John’s Abbey and University
under the Stars
Thursday, May 14
Tickets $25 on-line and $30 at the door.
Join our mistress-of-ceremonies, TPT2's Almanac co-host Cathy Wurzer, for an exciting evening with performances by Cassandra and Jawaahir. Of course, we'll also have silent and live auctions, and henna artist Angela from Ancient Traditions Mehndi.
We're currently accepting donations for our auction. If you would like to donate an item, email Angela to let her know. Please try to send your donations by Friday, April 24, which is 3 weeks before the gala. (Any donations we receive after Thursday, May 7 will be saved for next year's gala.)
You can bid on costume accessories, classes and tuition discounts, restaurant gift certificates, theater tickets, CDs, art museum membership, amusement park and festival passes, unique artisan jewelry, stunning visual art, Minnesota craft beers, hand-thrown ceramics, exotic household décor… and much more!
Cassandra's 2015 Weeklong Oriental Dance Intensive
Monday-Saturday, June 1–6, 2015
A six-day workshop taught by the fabulous Cassandra:
Cost of the complete weeklong package: USD $675.
See the flyer.
If you are coming from out of town and want advanced information about accommodations or things to do in the area, contact Angela at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-872-6050.
A $100 non-refundable deposit will secure your place in the Intensive. Balance is due May 17, 2015. Cancellations receive 50% refund (less deposit).
Friday, June 5, 2015 at 8:00pm
Tickets will be available on-line.
Join Cassandra and Jawaahir Dance Company for an Enchanted Evening — a special and intimate evening of performances by Cassandra, Jawaahir Dance Company, and other fabulous dancers.
Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 8:00pm
Join Cassandra as she transforms the Jawaahir Studio Theater into a Cabaret! Intimate tables, delicious hors d'oeuvres, and an evening of fabulous dance and music. Seating starts at 7:45.
For further information, call 612-872-6050, or email email@example.com
Blaine Festival 2015
Saturday, June 27. Jawaahir is performing 4:30-5:00.
The Blaine Festival, June 26-28, is an annual community celebration with weekend-long events for every member of the family. This year’s celebration will be held at Aquatore Park and showcases a wide variety of entertainment with something for every one.
The weekend gala includes a carnival, craft shows, helicopter rides, magician, recreational activities, food, and live bands to name a few.
For more information, go to the Blaine Festival website.
Something Tribal This Way Comes
July 17-19, 2015
Cassandra is teaching.
For further information, visit the Facebook page.