A New Milestone in ‘Mystical Journey’

From Indo-American News. “Politics and theology do not make a culture,” Dr. Amirali Popatia, President of the His Highness Prince Aga Khan Shia Imami Ismaili Council for the Southwestern United States, pointed out in his address at the pre-event reception. “There is much more, including the arts, from architecture and literature to music.” He pointed…

A Mystical Journey – in New York

From Narmeen Makhani’s blog: On Saturday evening, my friends and I decided to attend a Sufi musical concert in New York called A Mystical Journey. They mainly attended it because I really really wanted to go and checkout an Islamic musical concert out of sheer curiousity and because a lot of people I know recommended…

Eboo Patel on A Mystical Journey

His blog post at Washingtonpost’s On Faith: Who Sings for Islam? The piece I was going to write – “Who Speaks for Islam”, based on the exceptional new book by Dalia Mogahed and John Esposito – is going to have to wait for another day. Last Saturday night, I went to see A Mystical Journey,…

Houston Chronicle is giving away a pair of tickets to A Mystical Journey concert

Houston Chronicle is giving away a pair of $150 tickets to the March 30 concert in Houston, “A Mystical Journey”. Go to http://www.chron.com/channel/houstonbelief/ Click on the AMJ banner, read the contest rules, and complete the sentence “I Believe…..” To read the Chronicle’s article on “A Mystical Journey”, please visit http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/life/religion/5621002.html

‘A Mystical Journey': LA Times review

LA Times WORLD MUSIC REVIEW ‘A Mystical Journey’ The showcase of Muslim devotional sounds had eight acts and a quick pace. By Elijah Wald, Special to The Times March 10, 2008 What can you say about a three-hour concert that includes Syrian whirling dervishes, a wandering minstrel and a qawwali group from Pakistan, a Bosnian…

‘A Mystical Journey’ in Chicago

His Highness Prince Aga Khan Shia Imami Ismaili Council for the Midwestern United States presents A MYSTICAL JOURNEY Sufi Music and Other Expressions of Devotion from the Muslim World Saturday, March 22, 2008 at 8:00 p.m. 151 W. Randolph, Chicago For further information, please visit http://www.TheIsmaili.org/amj or http://www.broadwayinchicago.com or contact AMJChicago@goldenjubileeusa.org Tickets also available by…

A Mystical Journey – United States Tour

A Mystical Journey – Sufi Music and other Expressions of Devotion from the Muslim World is an international Golden Jubilee initiative featuring artists from Algeria, Bosnia, Iran, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Syria performing music from various Sufi and other esoteric traditions of Islam. Having premiered in Canada during October 2007, A Mystical Journey will travel to…

Edmonton Journal: Mystical Journey inspires youth

Language no barrier to passion of international artists Malika Ladha Freelance How often do youth today attend a musical show that doesn’t involve a famous celebrity, such as Justin Timberlake or Timbaland, and deals with religion and spirituality? Not very often. But there was no shortage of youth at a show just like that recently.…

South Asia’s Bono comes to town

World’s top Muslim rock star Salman Ahmad also humanitarian Nov 02, 2007 04:30 AM Prithi Yelaja Staff Reporter When Salman Ahmad – a.k.a. the Bono of South Asia – performs at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremonies in Oslo next month, it will be the zenith of his life’s work, combining music with a social message…

Ismaili Muslims on a mystical journey

From Edmonton Journal Prince and princess join local community in Winspear Centre cultural performance In terms of musical diversity, the show is unlike anything Edmonton has seen. The debuting of A Mystical Journey in Canada has a special relevance. As a country with a proud history of embracing diverse peoples and cultures, Canada was once…