Chicago, USA – Marcel Khalife will be performing in Chicago
this Sunday, November 14th, at 7 pm, to support the
Arab American Action Network (AAAN) and
Palestine Humanitarian Aid Project (PHAP). It will take place at The Joan W. and
Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph Drive, in
Chicago’s Millennium Park.
Proceeds from this concert will go directly towards the purchase of three
mobile medical units to aid the severely underserved Palestinians in the West
Bank, as well as to support AAAN’s community-based social services, organizing,
advocacy, youth, and arts and cultural programs.Mr. Khalife is considered one of the greatest composers and masters of the ud,
the fretless Arabic lute. Beyond the disciplined instrumental work, Khalife is
most loved for his haunting and inspiring settings of Arab poetry, including
that of Khalil Gibran and Mahmoud Darwish.