Sarah Hinawi 
The Purple Crayon Center for Learning and Social Innovation 
914 231 9077 


Saturday June 11, 2011 from 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM EDT

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The Purple Crayon Center 
52 Main St
Hastings on Hudson, NY 10706

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6/11/11 Gaida: "With her voice as a common denominator, Gaida has found the soulful sweet spot where complex Levantine rhythms synch up with breezy hints of bossa nova, pounding belly dance beats, and that certain swing found only in jazz." Read more about Gaida. 7:30pm (Doors at 7); $22

Called “beyond perfect” by The New Yorker and “effusive and charming” by Time Out New York, Syrian songstress Gaida will light up The Purple Crayon stage with her emotional and energetic performance, backed by a band of world music all-stars. Don’t miss it!

 Gaida: Syrian vocalist 

Tareq Abbushe: buzuk

Zafer Tawil: oud, dumbak, and riq 

Amir Elsaffar: trumpet and santoor

George Dulin: piano 

Arturo Martinez: flamenco guitar

Jennifer Vincent: bass

Tony Devivo: bongos and congas   


Tickets are available at the door. For advanced tickets and directions please go here to this link: