Khuraki

Real Time Interventions (Pittsburgh, PA)

OVERVIEW

A live cultural/culinary performance designed to challenge Americans’ perceptions about Afghanistan while supporting a group of Afghan female refugees who have been recently resettled in Northeast Ohio.

PRICE

$40.00 - 45.00

RUN TIME

120 minutes

VENUE & STAGE

Memorial Hall

SHOW TIMES

Wed 7/20 @ 6:00PM
Thu 7/21 @ 5:45PM
Fri 7/22 @ 6:30PM
Sat 7/23 @ 12:00PM **

** This performance is MASK REQUIRED

DETAILS

TYPE OF SHOW

International

Recommended For

Ages 14+

GENRE(S)

Scripted Play

CONTENT WARNING

N/A

VENUE FEATURES

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SYNOPSIS

Khūrākī (“eat” or “meal” in the Afghan language Dari) celebrates the beauty of Afghan culture, music, and food through "theatrical portraits" of three strong women who have recently become Americans. What have they been able to preserve in the flight from home--in their traditions, in their cooking, in their hearts? What do they hope to cultivate here? And what do they want you to know about the beautiful country where they were born?

Performances feature live Afghan and Western classical music and moments of immersive cultural experience. Each performance will be followed by a talkback and the sharing of delicious Afghan food prepared by the women.

This project has been assisted by Global Cleveland and USCRI (the US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants), who have facilitated introductions to the local Afghan refugee community, and by Cuyahoga Community College's Hospitality Management Center, who are donating expertise, faculty time, and kitchen space.

Created and written by Molly Rice

Real Time Interventions (Pittsburgh, PA)

CONNECT

Explore our hashtags across your favorite social platforms:

#AfghanRefugees #AfghanCuisine #Afghanistan #Khuraki

thank you to khuraki's community partners:

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Additional Info

RealTime Interventions creates performance-based art that connects human beings through empathy.

RealTime Interventions creates theatrical events and public experiences that depend upon the immediate nature of real time: events that come to life when people come together. We seek to generate human connection, curiosity and wonder, and to help audiences re-see their surroundings in new and unexpected ways. RealTime creates narrative art in conversation with a broad range of collaborators, from theater artists to scientists to rock bands to social workers to our neighbors down the street. We create vibrant “companies” with every new project, peopled by individuals from diverse walks of life and realms of experience who are bound by their stake in the story we are telling together.

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Captured at Alphabet City on 05 06, 2019 by Heather Mull Photography.

Photo Credit(s): Heather Mull