Win Tickets ($40): The Flower of Life w/ Adham Shaikh & NoMiNus @ Refuge PDX | Music, Dance Performances, Vendors

We are giving away a pair of tickets to The Flower of Life with Adham Shaikh and NoMiNus at Refuge PDX on Friday, October 12, 2012. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, October 12.

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From our sponsors at Refuge PDX:
Adham Shaikh @ Refuge PDXThe Flower of Life w/ Adham Shaikh & NoMiNus
Friday, October 12, 2012
9 p.m. | $18-$20 | 21+
Purchase Tickets at adhamshakihportland.bpt.me

Refuge PDX
116 Southeast Yamhill Street
Portland, OR 97217 | More Info: www.refugepdx.com

Adham Shaikh is a Juno Award-nominated music producer, composer, sound designer, and DJ who brings his uniquely powerful global sounds to the world stage and screen, not to mention many a crowded dance floor.

Adham has scored original soundtracks for numerous film and television productions, including Sacred Planet (Disney Imax), Velcrow Ripper’s Fierce Light (National Film Board, Fierce Light Films), Rainbow Jaguars’ Earth Pilgrim, Word Love (Avanti Pictures), Getting Married (TVO), and Secrets: A Parent’s Guide to the Teen Sexual Revolution (CBC’s Passionate Eye, Make Believe Media), for which he received a Leo Award nomination for Best Musical Score in a Documentary Program. His music has also been licensed to an extensive list of media productions, including Suzuki Speaks (Avanti Pictures). Look out for his latest original work on the upcoming television series The Edge of the World: BC’s Early Years (Knowledge).

As a music producer and composer, Shaikh skillfully weaves organic and electronic sounds into global music tapestries that take listeners on sonic journeys transcending time and place. He has released 10 albums and many individual compositions, among them the 2004 release, Fusion, which was nominated for a Juno Award (Canadian Grammy) in the World Music category. Music labels from around the globe have released his music, including Interchill, Dakini Records, Electronic Soundscapes, Liquid Sound Design, Native State, One World Music, Water Music, Nia, Sounds True, Stoned Asia, and the infamous Six Degrees. Recently, Shaikh co-produced and mixed the award-winning debut CD for global fusion group Delhi 2 Dublin, and has finished re-mixing tracks for internationally renowned world fusion artists Nickodemus, Deya Dova, Kaya Project, Tripswitch and David Starfire. Shaikh has most recently completed remixes for Stephen Kent, Omar Faruk Tekbilek , Issa Bagayogo , Ganga Giri , and the Footsteps in Africa Project (Turag remix)

Shaikh’s work as both a live performer and a DJ has taken him to international festivals, events, and night clubs, including the Waveform Festival (UK), Samothraki Dance Festival (Greece), Dakini Nights (Tokyo), Luminate (New Zealand), The Maori Peace Festival at Parihaka (New Zealand), and Boom Festival (Portugal). He has toured extensively across Canada, with highlight performances at the Vancouver Folk Festival, Vancouver Jazz Festival, and the Shambhala Music Festival.

Featuring performances by:

NoMiNuS –San Francisco, California-
(Addictech Records)

The Rage Commander –PDX-
(Mo’Pro Crew)

Plantrae –PDX-
(Velosa)

ElCaPiTaN –PDX-
(Black Rock Boutique, Mobile Groove Bomb, Howl)

Eric PipeDream –PDX-
(Mo’Pro Crew)

Dance Performance: Mo’Pro Dance Team
Sound: Mo’Pro Crew

Art: Ashley Montague
Art: Josh Spair

Vendors: Bijoux JuJu, Mountain Mayhem Designs, Xochipilli’s Dream LLC, Kirsten Muir, Healing Vibrationz, Massage and Reiki;

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11 Responses to Win Tickets ($40): The Flower of Life w/ Adham Shaikh & NoMiNus @ Refuge PDX | Music, Dance Performances, Vendors

  1. Akasha Deva October 10, 2012 at 17:33 #

    I’ve been following Adham Shaikh since his early days with the Instinct Ambient series. He has always made consistently creative and inspiring music. I’d love to see him this Friday at RefugePDX for sure!

  2. Kelly Bantle October 10, 2012 at 22:44 #

    This line-up does not disappoint!

  3. Aura October 10, 2012 at 23:39 #

    I’m a mama taking a rare break from the family and I need to have fun!

  4. Nick October 11, 2012 at 15:28 #

    Brah, it sounds like a good time. Me Gusta, good times!

  5. mary b October 11, 2012 at 18:24 #

    i must take refuge here! thank you.

  6. Lidzo October 11, 2012 at 18:39 #

    Wow, this sounds freaking awesome. I really need to get out, help a brutha out!

  7. Danni October 11, 2012 at 23:08 #

    I had a long week at work & this sounds like a treat well deserved :)

  8. lidzo October 11, 2012 at 23:15 #

    Woe, this sounds amazing. Probably would be the coolest thing I’ve done all year… Not that I’m not cool, just uh… Busy n stuff, you know. Well, so ya. Hook it up! ;)

  9. Annelise October 12, 2012 at 10:57 #

    Sounds like an awesome opportunity to do some major booty shaking. I would love to go!

  10. Matt October 12, 2012 at 11:31 #

    I’d love to take a visiting friend to this event and show him how amazing our local electronic music scene is. We’ll hold down the dance floor until the last beat drops!

  11. Kelly October 11, 2014 at 21:06 #

    I love to attend occasions and participate in occurrences!
    Seriously though, I would love to attend this specific event! Yay!!

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