Reconciling Identity Complexity Through Arabic Calligraffiti

The narrative that French-Tunisian artist eL Seed expresses is one that speaks to a growing number of people in today’s modern, globalized world. On Sunday, November 12, the visiting artist-in-residence spoke to a room full of people at Perry World House as part of Al-Bustan’s (DIS)PLACED initiative.

Remembering Palestine

There is something undeniably enchanting about Arab culture. Its language: from the melodious sounds to the intricate calligraphy. The music: from Umm Kulthoum’s Alf Laila to the folk songs of Palestine. The poetry: from Nizar Qabbani’s Balqis to Khalil Gibran’s The Prophet. The endless coffee and tea sipped while exchanging multitudes of stories. All in cities echoing…

Culminating Performance at Northeast High School

On February 8, students from many grades and classes arrived at the Northeast High School auditorium to see the final presentation of the Arab Arts & Culture Class. The performance showcased what the students had learned and created over the past semester. They had the chance to show off their percussion prowess when Mr. Hafez…