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First Fridays at The Walters: The Silk Road

Date
Friday, April 2, 2010
Time
05:30 PM–08:30 PM
First Fridays at The Walters: The Silk Road

First Fridays at The Walters: The Silk Road
April 2nd, 5:30-­8:30p.m.
Enter at Centre Street entrance

Looking for a place to wind down after work? Want to start the night out right? First Fridays at the Walters is the place to escape the pressures of the work week and explore other worlds and other cultures. Join us as we continue our exciting second season with music, cocktails and live performances.

Cash Bar

featuring the specialty cocktail The Persian Punch

Music

featuring The Dahlia Flute Duo: Mary Matthews and Melissa Wertheimer with Oud Player: Emil Kasses

Food

light samples of Mediterranean fare

Galleries on View

The Medieval World, including the Ancient Near East Galleries

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Time: 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

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