Aga Khan performance series showcases global Muslim influence — Inside Toronto com

The Aga Khan Museum has launched the second half of its inaugural performing arts series that showcases the global reach of the Muslim culture.

The winter and spring series will feature artists from India, Iran, Siberia, China, Canada and elsewhere.

“We’re looking at the entire breadth of where Muslim civilizations and cultures have either, historically or in contemporary times, been present or had an influence in culture, especially in the arts,” said Amirali Alibhai, head of performing arts at the museum.

The series looks at arts cultures from a wide area, including the Iberian Peninsula in Spain to China, and south to Africa and Indonesia and north to Siberia.

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More information www.agakhanmuseum.org

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