The New York Arabic Orchestra is a gateway to understand and embrace Arab culture through Arabic music in North America. The New York Arabic Orchestra is a registered non profit organization and NYC’s leading institute in classical and contemporary Arabic music. The group is directed by world-renowned virtuoso and educator, Bassam Saba. NYAO’s mission is…
Suad Amiry: The Storyteller
“I want you to take sixty seconds and think of your life of what you’re doing and are you really doing what you love in life.”
An Evening with Bassem Youssef
“If you can challenge authority you can win democracy.” – Dr. Bassem Youssef.
An Evening with Author Moustafa Bayoumi
“Great Stories about people who might be your neighbors, and Bayoumi delivers them with urgency, compassion, wryness and hints of poetry.” – Salon.com
A Night with Afikra
Last Sunday, I attended my first meeting hosted by Afikra members in Brooklyn. Afikra is a community based of most young professional Arab Americans, from Middle Eastern origins or interested in Arabic culture. A community that aspires to share the same space and explore a realm of culture, media and a diversity of interesting topics….
Events at the Middle East Institute Columbia University.
This fall, many Middle Eastern related events are taking place at the Middle East Institute at Columbia University. Talks include a wide range of seminars, panels, discussions, music performances and many more. The Middle East Institute in Columbia, founded in 1954, aims to develop an integrative and cultivating studies in both approaches of the…
The Graduate Center Events
arbnyc: Please check the link below from the Graduate Center events calendar. Events include talks, movie screenings, exhibitions and more. Most events are free and open to the public. The Graduate Center Events Also, Check this link for events at the Middle East and Middle Eastern American Center MEMEAC. from The…