Orlando Science Center: Cocktails and Cosmos goes to ‘Arabia’

August 17, 2011, 2:10 am

Saturday’s Cocktail and Cosmos event at the Orlando Science Center will feature a Middle Eastern theme and the debut of the film “Arabia.”  Among the highlights are:

– The film, narrated by Helen Mirren, covers 21 centuries of Arabia history. Film student Hamzah Jamjoom goes on a cross-country trek that includes a camel caravan, the reefs of the Red Sea, lost city tombs and more.  The film includes contemporary scenes and historic re-creations.

– Jamjoom will be at the Saturday’s premiere to introduce the film and answer audience questions at screenings at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.

– Also on the scene will be an Arabic DJ, a henna tattoo artist, bellydancers, Arabian music and food plus Gus, a real kissing camel.

+ Admission is $13. Hours are 7 p.m.-11 p.m. , Aug. 20. The event is for folks age 18 and older. Call 407-514-2000 for any information

Source: http://blogs.orlandosentinel.com/features_orlando/2011/08/orlando-science-center-cocktails-and-cosmos-goes-to-arabia.html

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