FLURRIOUS - December 14 - 31, 2008

...a flurry of activities presented by Modern Times Stage Company
Opening Reception: N/A

Featuring a staged reading of Hallaj, the new play by Soheil Parsa and Peter Farbridge, Sashar Zarif, Pirouz Yousefian, Goossun Art-illery (Copenhagen/London) and more.

Full event schedule at moderntimesstage.com

Tickets FREE - $10, seating at all events is limited
info / reservations contact 416.214.1428 or info@moderntimesstage.com

Arta Gallery is once again proud to present an abstract and figurative show by Toronto based and international artists. Each work will consist of purity associated with reduction of the consistent materials of a medium, of paint and canvas, which are seen as pure. In the end, these tensions are integral to abstraction which is best defined as a category that manages such contradictions. This in effect holds them in suspension, or puts them into dialectical play.


Wednesday, January 14, 8pm

Sufi Time Arts Trio
A dance, music and poetry performance inspired by Sufi spiritual practice with Sashar Zarif and Pirouz Yousefian.
Arta Gallery, Distillery District
Tickets: $10

Wednesday, January 21, at 8pm

The award-winning play translated and adapted by Soheil Parsa and Brian Quirt receives a staged reading directed by Guillaume Bernardi featuring students of Glendon College's Drama Studies program.
Arta Gallery, Distillery District
Tickets: $10

Thursday, January 22 - Friday January 23, 8pm

Hallaj: Advance Preview
A staged reading of the new play by Soheil Parsa & Peter Farbridge. Inspired by the legendary Sufi mystic's confrontation of the social and political institutions of 10th century Baghdad, the cast and creative team present this first public showing of the work's development to date.
Arta Gallery, Distillery District
Tickets: $10

Saturday, January 31, 2pm

Goossun Art-illery
Work Demonstration & Forum on Theatre Anthropology
With visiting Artistic Director Vahid of Goossun Art-illery (Copenhagen/London)
Lower Ossington Theatre, 100A Ossington Avenue
FREE Admission

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