Arts Council of Tamworth welcomes Egyptian-American musician, DJ, and dancer Karim Nagi to Tamworth for a 4-day residency May 23-26. The residency will culminate in an energetic performance at The Barnstormers Theater on Friday, May 26 at 7:30 pm.
During Karim’s residency our community will explore Arab music, dance and customs with this master percussionist and multi-instrumentalist. Join us for a FREE all-levels community workshop at Runnell's Hall in Chocorua on Tuesday, May 23 from 6-8pm. Participants will learn Arab rhythms of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, and beyond. Karim will present traditional Arab instruments, melodies, and group dances both complex and simple.
This residency is funded in part by the New England States Touring program of the New England Foundation for the Arts, made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts Regional Touring Program and the six New England state arts agencies. Special thanks also to our community business sponsors, The Other Store, Emerald Tree Experts, Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, Settlers Green, Club Motorsports, Cooper Cargill Chant and Ossipee Valley Music Festival and to The Tamworth Foundation for ongoing support.