Saturday, October 29, 2005

IBDAA Debka Troupe in Chicago November 6


Palestinian Folkloric Dance Troupe comes to Chicago

Sunday, November 6th, 2005 at 7:00pm

Harris Theater in Millenium Park
205 East Randolph in downtown Chicago

The talented Ibdaa (Arabic for "to create somethingout of nothing") comes to Chicago from Dheishehrefugee camp in the West Bank. This troupe of dancersare undertaking a difficult journey from Palestine to come and tell us their story. They perform modern theatrical choreography interwoven with traditional Palestinian debka dances, poetry and song. Allproceeds from this tour will be given to the IbdaaCultural Center in Dheisheh for their children'sprogramming, women's cooperative and the camp'sproposed first medical center. This national tour is sponsored by the Middle East Children's Alliance and Not In My Name.For tickets call the Harris Theatre Box Office at(312)334-7777 or visit

General admission tickets for adults are $15-$20, foryouth (ages 15 and under) $12-$15, and Premium DonorPackages are $40-$80.For more information email, call773-251-6934 or visit and