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Off the Grid: Passionate Abstractions – Gorky’s Dream Garden

September 20, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

“Off the Grid: Passionate Abstractions – Gorky’s Dream Garden”

September 20th at 7:30pm in the Ciccone Theater

“Gorky’s Dream Garden,” a hybrid opera written and composed by Michelle Ekizian, will feature performances by musicians, artists, and dancers including 2023 Faculty mini grant recipient and organizer of the event, Lynn Needle, who will spotlight the life of Arshile Gorky and the Armenian Genocide. The event will pay tribute to Gorky, a founding father of American abstract expressionism and a child survivor of the 1915 Armenian Genocide, on the eve of Armenia Independence Day (September 21).

The theatrical event will take place Wednesday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre at Bergen’s main campus (400 Paramus Road, Paramus, New Jersey). General admission tickets are $10 ($5 for students) and available at tickets.bergen.edu or by calling (201) 447-7428.


September 20, 2023
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:


Ciccone Theatre


Center For Peace, Justice, Reconciliation
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