Posts Tagged “podcasts”

Podcast: Yemeni Coffee During the War

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Podcast: Yemeni Coffee During the War

One man’s mission to revive Yemeni coffee for global markets during the war. By: Kerning Cultures  Mokhtar Alkhanshali, the 28-year-old Yemeni American, is the first Arab certified Q-grader, the coffee equivalent of a sommelier for wine. This certification is a very involved process, comprising 22 tests intensely quizzing the applicant on flavours tasted and in what…

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Reviving the Culture of Hamra Street in Lebanon

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Reviving the Culture of Hamra Street in Lebanon

Reclaiming the culture of Lebanon with culture and art: reviving Hamra Street with graffiti.  By: Kerning Cultures Yazan Halwani is a street artist, still in his early 20s. Over the past year, I’ve met with Yazan a few times, following his work closely and always, with great admiration. When I finally got to sit down with him…

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Behind the scenes: Middle East poetry

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Behind the scenes: Middle East poetry

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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Top iTunes podcasts on Arabs, Middle East

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Top iTunes podcasts on Arabs, Middle East

Top iTunes podcasts on Arabs, Middle East. Podcasts offer an easy way to avoid the biases and bigotry of the mainstream American news media. All you have to do is create an account at iTunes (most people already have one), and “subscribe” (usually for free) to the podcast on your Apple or Android device. It’s that…

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