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Arabian Nights: The Porter’s Tale
March 30, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
ARABIAN NIGHTS: The PORTER’s Tale
Honolulu based master storyteller and puppeteer Jeff Gere performs a piece originally commissioned by the Honolulu Museum of Art to celebrate and open the Doris Duke Islamic Museum in Honolulu. Responding to the Iraq War, THE PORTERS TALE depicts several stories within stories (how 3 one-eyed men lost their eyes) revealing the pulp fiction genius of these age old tales.
Includes live musical accompaniment by musician Amos Libby on oud, Indian tabla and Middle Eastern percussion.
Content Warning: Adult: includes violence, extreme characters and situations
Hear more about the show on this recent interview with Jeff below:
The Conversation on Hawaii Public Radio, Mon March 5, … 40:40- 49 min.