Posts Tagged “Entertainment”

Salem Furrha guests on the “It’s Not So Late Show” with Aaron Hanania

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Salem Furrha guests on the “It’s Not So Late Show” with Aaron Hanania

Salem Furrha guests on the “It’s Not So Late Show” with Aaron Hanania Salem Furrha, whose west coast family has become one of the most popular social media entertainers on Tiktok, Instagram and Youtube, said the secret to going viral is to stand out, be funny and be creative, during an appearance this week on…

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Saudi Arabia Ushers in a Year of Entertainment in 2019

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Saudi Arabia Ushers in a Year of Entertainment in 2019

Saudi Arabia Ushers in a Year of Entertainment in 2019 The head of Saudi Arabia’s General Entertainment Authority (GEA), His Excellency Turki Al-Sheikh, unveiled a plan to transform the Kingdom’s entertainment industry on January 22. The announcement marked the latest progress under Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 platform to create a more vibrant and fulfilling society…

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Taybeh Oktoberfest is Happening Right Now!

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Taybeh Oktoberfest is Happening Right Now!

Taybeh Oktoberfest is Happening Right Now! Religious leaders offer blessings at the opening of the annual Taybeh OktoberFest which celebrates the Fall harvest and the local economy of the Palestinians living in one of Palestine’s few Christian hubs. The festival is popular among Christian Palestinians, and also many Muslims, to show support. By Maria C. Khoury, Ed. D. …

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Taybeh OktoberFest to rock the West Bank this weekend

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Taybeh OktoberFest to rock the West Bank this weekend

Taybeh Oktoberfest to rock the West Bank this weekend Nadim Khoury and David Khoury, co-founders of Taybeh Brewing Company, announce the 14th annual Taybeh Oktoberfest will take place at the Taybeh Brewery, on Saturday and Sunday, September 8 & 9, from 1 pm until 11 pm on both days. The festival has been a unique and…

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Last Men in Aleppo series airs July 10 on PBS

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Last Men in Aleppo series airs July 10 on PBS

Last Men in Aleppo series airs July 10 on PBS ‘Last Men in Aleppo,’ Airing July 10, 2017 on POV, Documents Syrian Volunteers’ Heroic Work Incredible access, bravery and signs of life in a city under siege Last Men in Aleppo. CREDIT: AMC 2017 The year is 2015. Syria’s brutal civil war has been ravaging…

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Dearest Darling Donald Trump, Norman Lear and All Americans @realDonaldTrump

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Dearest Darling Donald Trump, Norman Lear and All Americans @realDonaldTrump

The documentary “Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You” is a must see for ALL Americans Norman Lear in “Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You” [available at NetFlix] tells the story of a grandfather who frequently wrote letters addressed “Dearest Darling Mr. President” which inspired this American writer’s series of Dear Darling Letters The 92…

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Annual Taybeh Fest kicks off this weekend

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Annual Taybeh Fest kicks off this weekend

Annual Taybeh Fest kicks off this weekend with entertainment and cultural pride in Palestine. Taybeh is one of the last remaining Christian villages in the Middle East and is an example of coexistence with Muslims and others in an environment of oppression. The festival shows that Palestinians will not give up on their pride, heritage…

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Palestinian Oktoberfest in Taybeh Sept. 24, 25

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Palestinian Oktoberfest in Taybeh Sept. 24, 25

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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Palestinians protest Israeli violence with creative talents

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Palestinians protest Israeli violence with creative talents

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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Big Pharma, John Oliver and Ventura California #JimKaz

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Big Pharma, John Oliver and Ventura California #JimKaz

By Eileen Fleming Professor of psychiatry and medicine at Duke University Medical Center, Dr. P. Murali Doraiswamy wrote for The Wall Street Journal regarding America’s growing epidemic of Psychiatric drug prescriptions for infants and toddlers: “The causes are debatable but our culture of ‘a pill for every temper tantrum’ is one culprit….We also need to…

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Jon Stewart’s next movie: Vanunu Israel’s Snowden and Photographer WMD Facility?

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Jon Stewart’s next movie: Vanunu Israel’s Snowden and Photographer WMD Facility?

By Eileen Fleming   Evil is relatively rare. Ignorance is epidemic and the cure for that is journalism and expression Jon Stewart has reiterated regarding why he produced “Rosewater” which is based on the memoir Then They Came for Me by Maziar Bahari, which recounts Bahari’s 2009 imprisonment by Iran, after an interview with Jason…

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Iran Torture Jon Stewart ROSEWATER Israel Torture Vanunu Youtube

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Iran Torture Jon Stewart ROSEWATER Israel Torture Vanunu Youtube

Iran Torture Jon Stewart ROSEWATER Israel Torture Vanunu Youtube By Eileen Fleming Jon Stewart’s directorial debut “Rosewater” premiers at this weekend’s Telluride Film Festival ahead of its international premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September-a trailer can be viewed at YouTube HERE “Rosewater” is based on the best-selling memoir by Maziar Bahari, Then…

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