This year’s event will celebrate the intersections of Arab and Spanish culture, featuring the legendary oud and violin composer Simon Shaheen. Listen to one of Simon Shaheen’s songs here!
D.C., Maryland, Virginia (DMV):
Tues. Dec. 2 at 12:00PM to 8:00PM in Washington, D.C. The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies will host the U.S. launch of Syria Speaks: Art and Culture from the Frontline. Click here for details.
Wed. Dec. 3 at 7:00PM-9:00PM in Washington, D.C. Jewish Voice for Peace will host a panel entitled Is the Tide Turning for Equal Rights in Israel/Palestine? Click here for more details.
Mon. Dec. 8 at 7:00PM-9:00PM in Washington, D.C. NAAP-DC Presents: Lecture + Book Sale with Professor Steven Saita. Click here for details.
Mon. Dec. 8 at 6:30PM-8:30PM in Jamaica Plain, MA. Jewish Voice for Peace will host a lecture entitled Mizrahi Women’s Struggle and Intra-Jewish Racism: A talk by Smadar Levie. Click here for more details.
Fri. Dec. 12 in Montclair, NJ. The Palestinian American Community Center will host the Wishah Popular Dance Troup at The Wellmount Theater. Click here for details.
Today, Arab-American actress and social activist Marlo Thomas received the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Last Friday, St. Jude’s new Center of Global Education and Collaboration was dedicated to Marlo Thomas.