Awaken Your Imagination

This article was originally  published on Instructions Sold Separately. When we think of the concept of imagination we travel back in time to our own childhood. We think of playing pretend, exploring nature’s bounty, creating contraptions and wondering what lies beyond the stars. As a child you are roaming the world trying to enjoy it, understand ...

XO Detroit

​A​ few weeks ago the Downtown Detroit Markets opened for the summer season in Capitol Park, Cadillac Square and 1441 Woodward Collective. These markets are filled with a uniquely curated and high-quality collection of local retailers and will include a variety of event programming throughout the summer that you won’t want to miss including the ...

Upcoming Dearborn Open Mic Program on June 20, 2018

المركز العربي الأمريكي للثقافة و الفنون يتشرف بدعوتكم لحضور المنتدى الثقافي في ديربورن ندوة بعنوان: الاستراتيجيات الفعالة لمساعدة الشباب على مواجهة التمييز و التحيّز  للدكتورة كريستين عجروش السفير الدكتور علي عجمي يقرأ مظفر النواب مشاركات  شعرية: هاني نعمة، عائد إسماعيل، علي السندي، جمال بيضون الأربعاء العشرين  من حزيران 2018 -  الساعة السابعة مساءً في   قاعة المتحف ...

The Interminable Palestinian Uprising by Barbara Nimri Aziz

Jan 5/18 by Barbara Nimri Aziz “Naila and the Uprising” is a new film about Palestine—an old story with a new edition. An almost exclusively women’s production “Naila” effectively employs evocative animation alongside compelling personal testimonials of Palestinian resistance 30 years ago. The “Great March of Return” which the world just experienced-- immobilized and shamed ...

Top 10 News From Dearborn Last Month

Here are the headlines that occupied Dearborn News last month:

​VANGUARD ARTISTS, ACTIVISTS CHANNEL ENERGY AT 2018 CONCERT OF COLORS

Music, spoken word, film, theater + community forum reflect the voices of generations Don Was All-Star Revue rocks again; new folk stage debuts Dearborn, Mich. (May 30, 2018) – Firebrands, fomenters, change agents and creative provocateurs – veteran and newcomer – dominate the lineup for the 26th Concert of Colors presented by the Arab American ...

From Decided, to Undecided, to Voting for Abdul El-Sayed

Politics is difficult for me to navigate, because I don’t like being beholden to a political template, political rhetoric, and I like to believe that human beings are multidimensional in that they do not fit nicely into categories. It’s ironic, because I am a psychiatrist, and we diagnose patients based on diagnostic criteria and categories. ...

On Memorial Day, Millennials Often Forgotten

Waving the flag is nice, but supporting our troops means knowing the unique struggle of Post 9/11 veterans and ensuring our service is not forgotten.

Arab Women Authors Narrate More Than Women’s Experience

Arab Women Authors Narrate More Than Women’s Experience, 05/25/18 by BNimri Aziz A flood of women’s memoirs seems to have landed in the literary marketplace, along with quasi memoirs for children. Not only confessionals and more discoveries about our gender and its vicissitudes, but revelations of rebellious girls of past generations, (Brazen: Rebel Ladies who ...

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