Special Events

Standing Rock Cultural Arts is honored to present:

Celebration of Halim El-Dabh’s 4,089th Birthday!
-Halim is a professor emiritus at Kent State University
-Halim is one of the premier classical music composers living in the
world today.

Thursday, March 4, 2010. 7:30pm at the North Water Street Gallery 257 N. Water St., Kent

Images from this event

HALIM’S WEBSITE: www.halimeldabh.com
CLICK HERE for Halim's Biography

Bring Instruments, Beverages, And Good Vibrations to help celebrate the
achievements of this incredibly Creative Spirit in our community!

Halim continues to astound the world with his everlasting effervescence,
avant garde compositions, and amazing vitality.

We are honored and privileged to celebrate his birthday here in Kent,
Ohio, once again. All are Welcome!


8:00 pm
Performance of "Sailing Wind", Halim's new composition for solo
vibraphone performed by Blake Tyson

8:30 pm
Lively African drum performances by both
Kent State University School of Music African Ensemble

9:00 pm
Kent African Drum Community

9:30 pm
Diva Phat Man Dee will croon a jazzy Happy Birthday to Halim

Halim’s upcoming events:

Rhythms Concert Series
Massillon Museum
121 Lincoln Way East - Massillon, Ohio 44646
(330) 833-4961
Saturday, February 27, 2010 - 8:00 pm

KRZA - Sunday Morning Classics
Presenting Halim El-Dabh's new release Piano Music
Hosted by Richard Cameron-Wolfe
February 28, 2010 - 9:00 am to 11:00 am Mountain Time
(11:00 am - 1:00 pm Eastern Time)

Halim El-Dabh's 4089th Birthday Party
Ohio premiere performance!
Halim's new vibraphone piece Sailing Wind
Performed by Blake Tyson
Standing Rock Cultural Arts in Kent, Ohio
North Water Sreet Gallery
257 North Water Street in Kent, OH
(330) 673-4970
March 4, 2010 - 7:30 pm

Concert For Peace
Musicians for Harmony
Merkin Concert Hall
129 West 67th St. - New York City
Thursday April 8, 2010 at 7:30 pm

African Cultural Expressions Class Performance
The Magic Powers of The Golden Stool of the Ashanti People
Department of Pan Africa Studies
Oscar Ritchie Hall 214
Kent State University
Wednesday, April 28, 2010 - 7:00 pm

One World Music Series
Lakewood Alive
On the steps of the Lakewood Library
15425 Detroit Ave - Lakewood, Ohio
July 9, 2010 - 7:00 to 9:00 pm

Sound and Vision
Music and Paintings by Halim El-Dabh
Standing Rock Cultural Arts in Kent, Ohio
(330) 673-4970 info@standingrock.net
Date and Time to be Announced


Halim storyteller Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
Halim performs in the KIVA
Kent State University
January 28, 2010

Halim radioWPRB: East Meets West
Music from Halim's new release Piano Music
Hosted by Marvin Rosen
January 27, 2010

Halim and KabirWCSB: African Abstract
Halim Ethnomusicology Music and Interview
Hosted by Kabir (sitting in for Charleston)
January 24, 2010

On the Radio: WCSBWCSB: The Mysterious Black Box
Halim El-Dabh Music and Interview
Hosted by Lisa Miralia
January 13, 2010

Halim contemplativeAfrican Cultural Expressions
with Halim El-Dabh, Pan African Studies
Oscar Ritchie Hall - Kent State University
December 2, 2009

Rhythm and StorytellingRhythm, Storytelling, & Song
International Education Week in the KIVA
Kent State University - Kent, Ohio
November 20, 2009

Halim's hands play pianoWNYU - Electric Kahraba
Music of Halim El-Dabh with Live Interview
Hosted by Joe Namy
November 5, 2009

Strumming the piano stringsSolo Piano & Chamber Works
by El-Dabh, Fairouz, Picker, w/Katie Reimer
Players Theatre - New York, NY
November 4, 2009

Halim by Bob Christy Big Tooth Aspen
Perf. by Laura Falzon & Wilson Moorman
Africa Meets N. America, Los Angeles, CA
October 22, 2009

Halim by Bob ChristyThe Cleveland Arts Prize
Winners Collaborative
Convivium33 Gallery - Cleveland, OH
September 25, 2009

Sailing Wind HalimSailing Wind
Premiere Performance by Blake Tyson
University of Georgia in Athens, GA
October 15, 2009

Halim plays the Kent StageWords and Music 2009
The Kent Stage
September 25, 2009

Halim ShrugsThe Comfort Zone
Black Squirrel Radio
Hosted by Gabz Ciofoni, Kent State Univ.
September 23, 2009

Halim at Art in the ParkArt in the Park
Fred Fuller Park in Kent, OH
Kent Parks and Recreation
September 12, 2009