Posts Tagged “music”

Behind the scenes: Middle East poetry

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Behind the scenes: Middle East poetry
Hebah Fisher
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Hebah Fisher

Podcaster, blogger at Kerning Cultures
Hebah Fisher studied Global Development and built microfinance and incubation programs for small businesses in the US and the Gulf. She is currently based in Dubai, UAE, and is co-founder and business director of Kerning Cultures.

Email her at: hebah@kerningcultures.com
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The behind-the-scenes when 3 musicians and a poet in the Middle East come together for the first time. By: Kerning Cultures This episode we take you behind the scenes to capture raw human talent: the intimate brainstorming, trials, and experimentation of 3 musicians and a poet in the Middle East preparing for a spoken word…

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Palestinian Oktoberfest in Taybeh Sept. 24, 25

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Palestinian Oktoberfest in Taybeh Sept. 24, 25
Maria Khoury

Maria Khoury

Palestine Christian Writer, Blogger at St. George Greek Orthodox Church
Maria C. Khoury

Palestine Christian Writer, Blogger at St. George Greek Orthodox Church
Maria (Kouremenou) Khoury is the author of Orthodox Christian children's books including Christina Goes to the Holy Land, walking the footsteps of Christ. She is a graduate of Hellenic College (1982), Harvard University (1985) and Boston University (1992) with a doctor of education degree. Born in Tripoli, Greece, she was raised in Denver, Colorado. On Dec 31, 2009 she was included on the top 4 Human Rights Champions list by DC Human Rights Examiner including the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Hilary Clinton.

Maria is the author of Witness in the Holy Land (distributed by www.HolyCrossBookstore.com), a publication reflecting personal experiences living under military occupation with her husband the former Mayor of Taybeh, David Canaan Khoury and three children Elena, Canaan, and Constantine. Her articles have been published world-wide in numerous newspapers and magazines and have been translated to various languages bringing awareness of the Christian presence in the Holy Land.

Maria Khoury has been the Taybeh Oktoberfest organizer since 2005.She divides her time between her homes in Boston and Taybeh, travels throughout the world promoting the Christina Books and making presentations about the dwindling Christian community in Palestine.She encourages people to stay at the new Taybeh Golden Hotel and experience rural life in Palestine.
Maria Khoury

Palestinian Oktoberfest in Taybeh coming September 24 and 25. This is one of Palestine’s most favorite cultural events at one of its most favorite villages. By Maria C. Khoury, Ed. D. Every time my husband  David Khoury starts up a new project, I sort of get a deeper culture shock.  It has been over twenty-three years…

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Lebanese National Conservatory plans Jazz Fest

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Lebanese National Conservatory plans Jazz Fest

Managing Writer

Managing Writer at The Arab Daily News online
The Arab Daily News is the newspaper of record for the Arab American Community, and publishes and writes original articles on news, features, commentary, business, politics, sports, entertainment and more. Managing Writer of the Arab Daily News, reviews and posts articles for the journalists and bloggers who submit their writings for this popular online newspaper newspaper.

Lebanese National Conservatory plans Jazz Fest The only Jazz Orchestra in the Middle East, the Big Band of the Lebanese National Conservatory of Music (LNCM), will present a free concert featuring specially composed newly released pieces arranged by, among others, multiple Grammy Award Winner Michael Mossman, a renowned New York-based hard bop jazz trumpeter.  The…

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Palestinians protest Israeli violence with creative talents

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Palestinians protest Israeli violence with creative talents
Mohammed Asad

Mohammed Asad

Mohammed Asad is a photo journalist based in the Gaza Strip. Friend him on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/mohammed.asad.90.

photographer Mohammed Asad's photo of Dalia Khalifa won an award in March 2015 at a competition organised by the UN.

'Unbreakable' - is the photo of 9yr old Dalia Khalifa, taken at Al-Shifa Hospital on Aug 9th, 2014. Dalia was badly injured in an Israeli air strike during Operation 'Protective Edge'.

'Unbreakable' is the Grand Jury Winner in the photography competition, organised by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the Middle East and North Africa (UN OCHA).

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Mohammed Asad's home in Shujaiyya was destroyed by Israeli missiles, mortars and tank fire on Friday August 1, 2014 while he was documenting the Israeli massacre of civilians in the Gaza Strip. He is now living in temporary housing as he scrambles to find Internet access to share his photographs when possible.]
Mohammed Asad

Palestinians protest Israeli violence with creative talents By Mohammed Asad Palestinian youths play music and paint murals during an event to show solidarity with the Palestinians in the West Bank and Jerusalem, in Gaza city on November 18, 2015. The surge in violence across Israel, Jerusalem and the Israeli-occupied West Bank has been fueled in…

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Gospel of Happiness, Bob Dylan and 911

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Gospel of Happiness, Bob Dylan and 911

Eileen Fleming

Senior Non-Arab Correspondent for TADN at The Arab Daily News
Senior Non-Arab Correspondent for The Arab Daily News
Producer "30 Minutes with Vanunu" who founded WeAreWideAwake.org in response to her first of 8 trips to both sides of The Wall in Palestine Israel.
In 2012, Eileen ran for US House of Representatives District 5, in Fl.
Read her FREE eBooks and more at:http://www.eileenfleming.org/

By Eileen Fleming   Bob Dylan’s grandmother taught him that happiness is not the road to anything. She said it is the road. In 1988, Dylan began his Never Ending Tour and at 73 years young is releasing Shadows in the Night this February 3. Bob gave 50,000 CDs of the album to a group…

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Star singer Tony Eid releases latest hit “Lamma Sheftik”

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Star singer Tony Eid releases latest hit “Lamma Sheftik”

Managing Writer

Managing Writer at The Arab Daily News online
The Arab Daily News is the newspaper of record for the Arab American Community, and publishes and writes original articles on news, features, commentary, business, politics, sports, entertainment and more. Managing Writer of the Arab Daily News, reviews and posts articles for the journalists and bloggers who submit their writings for this popular online newspaper newspaper.

By The Arab Daily News Staff Tony Eid song, “Lamma Sheftik” released in US for upcoming tour Tony Eid, considered by many to be the top singer in the USA, released a new hit on YouTube which had an immediate success throughout the world. The song produced between Lebanon and Syria is written by famous writer Riad Ali, Arrangement…

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The Beatles and Beatitudes

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The Beatles and Beatitudes

Eileen Fleming

Senior Non-Arab Correspondent for TADN at The Arab Daily News
Senior Non-Arab Correspondent for The Arab Daily News
Producer "30 Minutes with Vanunu" who founded WeAreWideAwake.org in response to her first of 8 trips to both sides of The Wall in Palestine Israel.
In 2012, Eileen ran for US House of Representatives District 5, in Fl.
Read her FREE eBooks and more at:http://www.eileenfleming.org/

Fifty-years ago, The Beatles first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, began the healing of many in mourning over President Kennedy’s assassination by their presence as much as their music; and the collective conscience: beliefs, ideas and attitudes of a generation began to change. Two years later, The Beatles became embroiled in a religious controversy…

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