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An Evening with Sussan Deyhim @ Le Poisson Rouge

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Evening with Sussan Deyhim @ Le Poisson Rouge

Evening with Sussan Deyhim @ Le Poisson Rouge

Doors were supposed to open  @ 11 and the show was to start at 1130, but for some reason, they opened doors at 12 the concert starting just 10 minutes after. Which was good for me – I was right on time, meeting my role-model for the second time  for more music and a couple of drinks 🙂

An Evening with Sussan Deyhim w/ Richard Horowitz, Karsh Kale, Alan Kushan, Hernan Romero (acoustic guitar), Eve Ensler, DJ Payam, special guests , Babak Khiavchi , Hassan Hakmoun and Salman Ahmad. Well that was something! Sussan Deyhim has the most expressive voice, it was incredible. Great musicians, and very touching music. But the night involved a lot of guest artists giving long political talks about Iran (in the middle of the concert), which kind of killed the energy of the show itself.  Playwright and women’s rights activist Eve Ensler‘s  (apparently the author of the Vagina monologues as well) performance was quite interesting, though.  Never seen that kind of thing actually. Read the rest of this entry »