The intertwined cultures of Spain and Morocco were on display at the Bronx Music Heritage Center, reports The Hunts Point Express.
Rachida Madani’s collection “Tales of a Severed Head” begins where One Thousand and One Nights left off.
“World Nomads,” a month-long festival by New York’s French Institute Alliance Française, fetes the cultural and intellectual renaissance of Tunisia two years after its Arab Spring, reports France-Amerique.
Rap artists whose songs became anthems during the Arab Spring revolutions and ongoing struggles in North Africa and the Middle East will bring their words of politics and protest to the Brooklyn Academy of Music this week, reports the Brooklyn Ink.
In an impassioned editorial for Aramica, journalist Antoine Faisal condemned the Egyptian singer Tamer Hosny, who held a concert on Feb. 4 in Elizabeth, N.J., for his perceived collaboration with government forces in Tahrir Square during the Egyptian revolution.
Egyptian Americans have opened a new community foundation in Bay Ridge, but administrators say you don’t have to be a member of the Arab community to benefit from its after school program, complementary law and health care assistance and ESL classes.
Ethnic communities are making progress in the Bronx. A series of reports in The Bronx Ink highlights three groups that experienced significant growth spurts in recent years.
Egyptian Americans demand their right to absentee vote in Egyptian elections, the first after the ouster of the Mubarak regime.