Event Date and time: Thursday 24th November 2016 | 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Venue details: Rich Mix | 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, London E1 6LA

Organisers: Rich Mix

Event website: Amira Kheir & Mara Vivas

Event cost: From £12.00 to £15.00

Interpretative dance meets Nubian Jazz. An exploration of Sound, Space and Stillness by Sudanese singer Amira Kheir and Venezuelan contemporary dancer Mara Vivas.Hailed as the ‘Diva of the Sudanese desert’ (BBC World News) Sudanese-Italian singer Amira Kheir has been enchanting audiences around the world with a sound inspired by traditional music from her homeland Sudan and anchored in experimental Jazz and Soul. The result is a unique style of ‘Sudani-Jazz’ that gives tasters of Sudan’s rich musical heritage of distinctive Saharan blues, Nubian and Niloitic music whilst being reflective of the artist’s key Jazz and Soul influences, and expressing itself through improvisation and experimentation.Amira will be joined by a stellar line-up of musicians including Nadir Ramzy (oud), Camilo Menjura (guitar), Leandro Mancini (drums) and Michele Montolli (bass).

Mara Vivas is independent Venezuelan dance artist, Gyrotonic, Pilates and dance teacher based in London, UK. Her creative practice includes choreography and performance, built from improvisation and process led enquiry.

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