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The Lost City of Stone comes alive at the Canadian Museum of Civilization

The Lost City of Stone comes alive at the Canadian Museum of Civilization

Gatineau, Quebec, May 18, 2006PETRA: Lost City of Stone comes alive for an exotic evening filled with music, dance, mosaic-making demonstrations and finger foods.

The evening will begin with a visit of PETRA: Lost City of Stone, where experts will be on hand to answer questions about the exhibition. The fun will continue with a mosaic demonstration by Gerry Lavery, belly dancing by Arianne Monfils, and the music of the oud, a guitar-like string instrument, played by John Shadeed. The evening’s performances, spiced with bright colours and joyful music, will take you on a journey through the rich culture and traditions of the Middle East. Also, come tantalize your taste buds with a selection of Middle Eastern treats!

Tastes and Sounds of Petra
Thursday, May 25 – 6:30 p.m.
River View Salon
Tickets: $20 at the Museum Box Office

More information is available by calling (819) 776-7000 or 1 800 555-5621.

Media Information:

Chief, Media Relations
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: (819) 776-7167

Media Relations Officer
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: (819) 776-7169

Fax: (819) 776-7187


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