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January 2018

Interview with Arieb Azhar
Jan 19, 2018
How have your international performances shaped your music career? From the age of 19 to 32, I lived in Croatia. Though I had previous experience of performing at left wing political gatherings in...

August 2017

Aug 30, 2017
Cairo –The Center Stage music program, in partnership with the U.S. Department of State, has selected three contemporary music ensembles from Egypt for month-long tours in the U.S. between July and...

July 2017

Jul 11, 2017
On a warm April evening in New York, a Pakistani woman holds an audience captive at the Asia Society in the Upper East Side. Sitting cross-legged and barefoot on a red Persian rug, she leads a sama...

May 2017

May 07, 2017
When I perform, I feel like there is no one in the hall. Every single time, I’m not there. I’m somewhere else. And I don’t know where that place is.” Sanam Marvi has just performed at the BAM Opera...

April 2017

Apr 29, 2017
Sanam Marvi knows no such thing as stage fright; on stage she's as natural as having a cup of steaming chai. Throughout the performance, she quietly controls the other musicians through nods, a wave...
Apr 18, 2017
NEW YORK: Pakistani folklore Sufi singer Sanam Marvi enthralled audiences in New York with her singing at the Asia Society in New York. In an interview with Bernama shortly before her performance...
Apr 13, 2017
Fallon Gates Daily Arts Writer Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 4:39pm UMS Presents Sanam Marvi April 15th @ 8 p.m. Rackham Auditorium $22 - $42 “I fill this earthen vessel with love for my Beloved / I fill...
Apr 13, 2017
walked into the designated hotel room to find it kind of full — and the occupants were only half of the band. Singer, songwriter, composer and band leader Ahsan Bari was sitting on one corner of the...
Apr 05, 2017
'This message is too big to be contained in one province; it concerns all of humanity. It’s not connected with any one religion. It needs to go global.' By Anna Chandler anna@connectsavannah.com @...

March 2017

Mar 29, 2017
One summer evening at Motorco in 2014, what seemed like a typical midlevel rock show had actually come about through exceptional efforts. The headlining act was Poor Rich Boy, a Pakistani ensemble on...