Posts Tagged “Poetry”

Fifth Wednesday Journal publishes essays from Middle East writers

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Fifth Wednesday Journal publishes essays from Middle East writers

Fifth Wednesday Journal publishes essays from Middle East writers Fifth Wednesday Journal, a twice yearly publication, released its latest issue which focuses on the experiences and writings of authors whose origins trace to the Middle East and North Africa. The Journal features the submissions of 33 authors and photographers and is now available for purchase….

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Life of Palestinian Poet Taha Muhammad Ali be feted in play

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Life of Palestinian Poet Taha Muhammad Ali  be feted in play

Life of Palestinian Poet Taha Muhammad Ali  be feted in play The Kennedy Center Collaborates with Sundance Institute to Bring Theater by Palestinian Playwrights to Washington, D.C. Amer Hlehel’s TAHA, Raeda Taha’s Where Can I Find Someone Like You, Ali?, and Creative Tensions: HOME to be Presented March 15-25, 2017 (WASHINGTON)—This spring, the John F. Kennedy Center for…

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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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My Palestine

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My Palestine

 My Palestine  by Lilas Taha She lounged lazily under an olive tree one warm afternoon, digging her bare toes in the rich soil under her feet. Glorious vibrant hair danced in the light breeze, spreading her earthly scent in all directions. She threw back her head in rapturous song, her voice saturated with love as…

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