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Shawn Short, Producing Artistic Director

Habibi

December 9, 2017, 8pm / December 10,2017, 4pm

Inspired by the musical sounds of the ancient Silk Road trade routes and Gary Chapman’s five “love languages,” Habibi traces the communication of love between friends, lovers and family 
— fusing the sounds of the east with dance of the west. Performed to traditional Hebrew song, and as well as music by Yo Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble, Timberland, Hassaon 
Hakmoun, Ahmed Qawala, Lata Mangeshkar, and Shades of Black.

Weak is the flesh of man. It is the act of selflessness that bares remembrance — greater than any physical occurrence.
- Shawn Short
Love is universal, complex and simple. To be loved is to be human. Choosing the way to love can make or destroy human connectivity. In today's world, we have to choose to sustain its efforts or the communication of love is dead.
- Shawn Short, Principal Choreographer

Tickets

$15 Students
$25 Seniors/Dance Place Members

$30 General Admission


To get $20 tickets, use discount code: SILK

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Location

Dance Place
3225 8th St NE
Washington, DC 20017
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Program

Production is approximately 60 minutes in length.

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