Reflecting on Shadow Sites: Works By Jannane Al-Ani

Posted by on February 08, 2013 in Blog
By Jade Zoghbi The exhibition by Iraqi-born and London-based artist Jananne Al-Ani (1966) is on view at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington DC until February 10, 2013.
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The Human Factor: A Message of Reconciliation, Tolerance and Peace

Posted by on February 06, 2013 in Blog
By Jade Zoghbi On February 6, 2013, representatives from the The Parents Circle-Families Forum, the Alliance for the Middle East Peace, and The Telos Group took part in an important hill briefing.
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A Kid’s Guide to Arab American History

Posted by on February 01, 2013 in Blog
Yvonne Wakim and Maha Addasi dispel common stereotypes of Arab Americans in their new work “A Kid's Guide to Arab American History.”
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Naomi Shihab Nye: A Wandering Poet, Bridging Identities

Posted by on January 31, 2013 in Blog
By Jade Zoghbi Artist Naomi Shihab Nye makes sense of the world within and the communities in which she is immersed through the art of poetry.
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ADC Invites Artists and Poets for 130th Anniversary Gibran Celebration

Posted by on January 29, 2013 in Blog
By Jade Zoghbi The Lebanese American poet Kahlil Gibran revolutionized Arab American culture and made a significant contribution to the American ethos with his distinguished artistry, eloquently bridging the many identities of East and West. Gibran was one of many Arab American artists who introduced and built on the Arab immigrant literary tradition.
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Al-Bustan Presents Karima Skalli

Posted by on November 27, 2012 in Blog
By Jennine Vari On Saturday December 1st, the Philadelphia-based nonprofit Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture will present Moroccan singer Karima Skalli at the Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery
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Turaath: A Celebration of Arab Heritage, Folklore, and Tradition in America

Posted by on November 14, 2012 in Blog
By Vieshnavi Rattehalli Saturday, December 1st at the historic Lincoln Theatre on U St. NW in Washington DC, the American-Arab Anti- Discrimination Committee (ADC) and the ADC Women’s Initiative present the second annual Turaath.
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Smithsonian’s Roads of Arabia Exhibit

Posted by on November 05, 2012 in Blog
By Vieshnavi Rattehalli Roads of Arabia: Archaeology and History of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia comes to the Smithsonian Museum of Asian Art’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery.
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Arabian Sights Film Festival

Posted by on October 24, 2012 in Blog
By Vieshnavi Rattehalli The seventeenth annual Arabian Sights Film Festival begins this Thursday, October 25th and runs through November 4th, screening ten films from a diverse set of countries including Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, and Morocco.
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Vote for Dean Obeidallah in DC on October 21

Posted by on October 17, 2012 in Blog
This Sunday evening, Arab American comedian Dean Obeidallah will bring his "Dean Obeidallah for Vice President" comedy tour to Washington, DC for two shows. Dean, who has appeared on numerous US and international TV shows and is a regular contributor to CNN, will be joined by two hilarious local comedians, “Go Remy” and Said Durrah.
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