A Very MENASA Valentine’s
Written by IDA ESMAEILI, RYAN J. HADDAD, VISHAAL REDDY & NANDITA SHENOY
Hosted by SHERZ ALETAHA
Directed by DANNY SHARRON
Featuring ANITA ABDINEZHAD, OLIVIA ABIASSI, JOLLY ABRAHAM, SHERZ ALETAHA, CAITLIN NASEMA CASSIDY, ALI FARAHNAKIAN, VICK KRISHNA, POOYA MOHSENI & ANEESH SHETH
Stage Managed by TIA HAREWOOD-MILLINGTON
Curated by Vision Resident RONA SIDDIQUI
Originally Premiered: February 12, 2021
Run Time: 64 minutes
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We’re mixed up a special cocktail in this show! Want to follow along? Have these ingredients on hand before you watch.
The “Joonam” Cocktail
3/4 oz Lemon juice
3/4 oz Pomegranate juice
3/4 oz infused honey syrup
1/2 oz orange liqueur (like Triple Sec or Cointreau)
1.5 oz whiskey (preferably Rye)
To make the honey syrup, you’ll need:
1/4 cup honey
Tea bag (preferably cardamom flavored or cinnamon if you can’t find cardamom)
Decorative cocktail glitter
Dried lemon garnish
“Joonam” is a common term of endearment in Farsi that means “my soul.”
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ABOUT THE VISION RESIDENCY
Designed to create more equitable and power-sharing curatorial practices, Ars Nova’s new Vision Residency invites seven artist-curators to create, develop and present their own work and work by artists they are inspired by or wish to amplify. A Very MENASA Valentine’s is curated by Rona Siddiqui. Learn more about Rona and her vision HERE.