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Published on May 17th, 2015 | by Isabelle Karamooz, Founder of FQM


“A Concert for a Cause” – This event will take place in Domsky Glass Studio gallery in Las Vegas

If you want to see and hear Sami Saula and some of his musician and dancer friends perform, don’t wait! The date is almost here ; the artist will be at Domsky Glass Studio in Las Vegas on May 22.


Dancers and musicians performing at Domsky Glass on May 22. Photo by Sami Saula The Official.

Originally from the town of Evry in the southern suburbs of Paris, Sami Saula is now a Cirque du Soleil acrobat and multi-instrumentalist in production at the MGM Grand. Las Vegas was an obvious choice when Cirque du Soleil recruited him for creating KÀ. Then, an injury led him to pursue his love of music.

In January 2015, he released a world music CD, titled “Awaken”, whose funds are used to help pay the dizzying medical expenses of his son Elann who suffers from hypogammaglobulinemia, a rare disease of the intestines.


This piece of art will be blown live during the event. Photo by Sami Saula The Official.

Since Elann’s illness, Leslie and Sami Saula have received support from many people in the Cirque du Soleil “family”, and also the support of the owners of Domsky Glass Studio who generously provided the workshop where the event will be held. On this occasion there will be a live demonstration of glass blowing, and a prize worth 1,200 dollars (a piece of hand-blown glass artwork).

“This musical evening will be more than a simple concert; it will be an evening to create a musical and sensory experience while supporting a cause,” said Leslie Saula, Elann’s mother.


Sami Saula playing the Caisa which is a beautiful piece of metal forged and hammered by the hand of Bill Brown, a German steel drum / handpan maker. Photo by Sami Saula The Official.

You will meet artists and dancers in an atmosphere full of curiosity, magic and rhythm… where only the language of music counts. This is a way for Leslie and Sami Saula to give back some of what they have received.

When: Friday, May 22, from 7 pm to 10 pm.
Where: Domsky Glass Studio, 2758 Highland Dr, Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
Prices: Tickets purchased in advance: $65 for 2 admissions; At the door: $35
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About the Author

is originally from Versailles, France. She always wanted to see the world, which she did starting at 17 when she had the fortunate opportunity to study abroad in Rhonda, Spain. She traveled the world from Hong Kong to Taiwan, from Ireland to Austria, to Luxembourg, Liechtenstein and Monaco, and discovered the entire countries of Italy and Morocco. She really feels like a citizen of the world. She finally settled several years in Los Angeles where she worked at the French Consulate of Los Angeles. Passionate about the Arts and History, she earned a Bachelor's degree in History from the University of California Berkeley and studied for a Master program in education at the University of Southern California, then she went on to teach French to aspiring UNLV and CSN students in Nevada. She is the founder and Editor in chief of French Quarter Magazine, in which she writes, interviews people in a wide range of circumstances, pitches story ideas to writers and journalists, takes photos, and is currently writing her first translated work, which spans the life of Coco Chanel and is filled with adventure, intrigue, history and love.

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