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Aga Khan Museum Welcomes the World in its 2015-16 Performing Arts Season

The Aga Khan Museum is proud to announce the launch of its second Performing Arts Season. Between September 26 and December 12, a dozen performances of music and dance, one play, and three films will be showcased in the Museum’s stunning auditorium, giving Toronto audiences the extraordinary opportunity to experience work from Afghanistan, Iran, Azerbaijan, Syria, and Canada.

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Providing Free Access for Syrian Newcomers

From November 22, 2016 to February 26, 2017, the Aga Khan Museum will offer free admission to newly-arrived Syrians and their host families to experience Syria: A Living History.

“We want to welcome all Syrian newcomers to this country, and to ensure that they and their host families have the opportunity to join in our celebration of the diversity and history of Syria,” says Henry Kim, Director and CEO of the Aga Khan Museum.

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Aga Khan Museum Explores Islam and Muslims Today

Contemporary world issues are the focus of a new lecture series presented by the Aga Khan Museum this spring. Called “Islam and Muslims in the 21st Century,” the series launches an annual program that will invite high-profile speakers to the Museum and encourage public discussion and debate.

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Legendary Sufi Singer Abida Parveen Makes Rare Appearance in Toronto

The Aga Khan Museum, in partnership with Roy Thomson Hall, is proud to bring Pakistani singer Abida Parveen to Toronto on Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 8 pm for a rare North American performance. Held at Roy Thomson Hall, this performance gives Canadian audiences the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear Parveen’s extraordinary renditions of Sufi poetry, performed solo with accompanying musicians on the harmonium and percussion.

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