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Akka – It’s 7:30 am and the morning air is still cold from the night before. In the square of Kafr Birim’s church, groups participate in the 24th...
Friday, August 16, 2013
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Berlin’s Weekend Gallery recently hosted an exhibit of 13 paintings by Palestinian artist Jad Salman, titled “The Wild Beasts are Hungry.”
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
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The Edward Said National Conservatory of Music (ESNCM) is launching its month-long Nights of Tarab celebration as part of the Arab Jerusalem Festival...
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
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Akka - The Palestinian premiere of Annemarie Jacir’s film, When I Saw You, held a few weeks ago at the Yabous Cultural Center in occupied Jerusalem,...
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
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Acre - In 2011, Palestinian poet and musician Tarik Hamdan (b. 1983) performed his concert, Awal al-Kalam (The Beginning of Speech), for the first...
Sunday, September 16, 2012
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Al-Saraya Theater will reopen in Jaffa early October with a performance of Travel on Travel, written by Palestinian author Salman Natour (b. 1949 in...
Thursday, September 13, 2012
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Akka – The dream began when Palestinian poet and journalist Bashir Shalash (b. 1978) was living in Berlin during his studies. He had nowhere to sleep...
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
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Palestinian instrument-maker Elias Jubran learned how to make the oud and other instruments virtually on his own – a talent he was born with. He...
Friday, July 6, 2012
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This summer, performers from around the world will take to the stages of Palestine – from Ramallah to Jerusalem – with song, dance, and visual arts...
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
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Mousiqa Wassalem (Music and Peace) was the title of a short video that first appeared on Facebook about two weeks ago. The video showed Tunisian...
Friday, June 15, 2012
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