THE RUMI CONCERT comes to Miami!
An uplifting performance from the heart! A remarkable ensemble of innovative artists celebrates the poetry of the 13th century mystic Rumi with an evening of story, music, dance and humor.
Coleman Barks, poet and translator of Rumi
David Darling, Grammy Award winning cellist
Glen Velez, iconic world percussionist
Zuleikha, internationally acclaimed Storydancer
Date: Saturday, September 24, 2011
Time: 7:30 PM to 10PM. Doors open at 6:30PM
Place: Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, Miami, Florida
Ticket Prices: $25, $35, $45 - Additional $10 day of show.
Tickets now on sale at the Gusman Box Office [masked]
Presented by Stop, Breathe and Smile
Don’t miss this stunning collaboration of artists: poet and translator of Rumi, Coleman Barks, iconic world percussionist Glen Velez, Grammy award winning cellist David Darling and internationally acclaimed Storydancer, Zuleikha, as they bring to life the rapture and longing of 13th century mystic Rumi’s ecstatic poetry. Experience Rumi's timeless message of love and hope in this extraordinary world-class performance of poetry, music, dance, story and humor. "Food for the soul!"
Coleman Barks is world-renowned for his translation and moving recitation of Rumi. His most recent volume, The Book of Love joins his best seller, The Essential Rumi, in touching the hearts of people from all walks of life. Jelaluddin Rumi, Sufi teacher, mystic and poet of lyrical spiritual power has become the most read poet in America, due in large part to the work of Coleman Barks.