Massachusetts
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Artist
ARABIQA by Karim Nagi

Karim Nagi is a native Egyptian who performs traditional Arab music and dance from several Arabic speaking countries. He has a very upbeat, dynamic style that is both sonic and visual. These joyous performances are highly engaging, and include verbal commentary and cultural explanation.

Karim performs a host of Arabic hand percussion, lute and voice, and several solo and group folk dances. In addition to proper adult and family concerts, Karim also has developed the Arabiqa program designed for schools and young audiences. His goal is to provide alternative impressions of the Middle East, and to diffuse the "clash of civilizations" between the Muslim World and the West through the arts.

Karim Nagi (a.k.a Karim Nagi-Mohammed) is an international recording artist with CDs and DVDs sold in major retail stores. He has performed in Sanders Theater, NEC's Jordan Hall, The National Gallery of Art, the Kennedy Center in DC, as well as innumerable Middle School and High School assemblies. He is a NEFA Grant Recipient, and Fee support for ARABIQA by Karim Nagi may be available to nonprofit organizations through the New England States Touring (NEST) program of the New England Foundation for the Arts. Visit www.nefa.org for more information.

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Nagi combines the exciting energy of the Egyptian Tabla, with the dynamic power of the Lebanese Dabka stomping dance. This combination is unique to Karim, but still evokes the traditional thrill.
This dance was originally a martial art from the south of Egypt. It is both gracefull, powerfull, percussive, and acrobatic.
Promotional video for the Arabiqa Arab Arts program

I Have Worked With

  • April 2018

    https://aadl.org/node/369046

    This concert took place on April 13, 2018. I performed Arabiqa  my solo music and dance show for a family audience. 

     

  • March 2018

    www.new-levant.org

    On March 1st 2018 I performed and lectured at the NLI conference held at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington DC

     

  • March 2018

    https://artscenter.vt.edu/salaam.html

    On March 17, 2018 I performed both solo and with student collaborators at the Salaam Project Building bridges, A Doris Duke Foundatiom funded event for modern Muslim artists  

     

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Contact Information

First Name: 
Karim
Job Title/Position: 
Artsist & Teacher
Mailing Address: 
16 Harcourt St #6H
Boston, MA 02116
Physical Address: 
Boston, MA 02116
Last Name: 
Nagi
Phone: 
617-924-7675

About

Profile Type: 
Artist
Primary Discipline: 
Music - Ethnic / World
Additional Disciplines: 
Dance - Ethnic
Dance - Traditional
Music - Ethnic / World
Music - Traditional
Populations Served: 
Adults
Families
Immigrant Populations
School Groups
Teens
Languages Available: 
Arabic
Institution/Business Type: 
Artists (Individual)
Activities and Services: 
Performance / Concert / Reading / Assembly
Workshops / Demonstrations / Master Class / Presentation
Events Per Year: 
90
Seasons Active: 
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Geographic Reach: 
International

Affiliations and Accomplishments

Awards: 
N/A

I am a Touring Artist

I am NEST eligible
Technical Requirements: 
I need a sound system with 2 microphones on stands, and preferrably one of them wireless.
Fee Range Minimum: 
$500
Fee Range Maximum: 
$1,300
State of Residence: 
Massachusetts
Minimum Number of Performers: 
1
Maximum Number of Performers: 
1

I am a Teaching Artist

Teaching Settings: 
Arts and Cultural Center / Venue
Community Site / Center
Private Studio
School / University
Subject Areas: 
Arts Integration - Foreign Languages
Arts Integration - History and Social Science
Dance
Music
Ages Served: 
Elementary School-age
Middle School-age
High School-age
College-Age
Adults