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First Arabic Poetry Published Book in Japanese Haiku Style by Dearborn’s AlMisiafy AlRikabi (Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avXFg9U_2N8 Haiku is a very short form of Japanese poetry. It is typically characterized by three qualities: The essence of haiku is "cutting" (kiru).[1] This is often represented by the juxtaposition of two images or ideas and a kireji ("cutting word") between them,[2] a kind of verbal punctuation mark which signals the moment of separation and colours the manner in ...

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Top 10 News From Dearborn Last Month

Here are the headlines that occupied Dearborn News last month:

Dearborn’s Ali Charafeddine Shares Success Mindset and Promotes Knowledge through Acez Top Ten Takeaways

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94W0F9T0PQ4 Ali Charafeddine is a young Arab-American Entrepreneur, currently a Senior Director of Banking at Quicken Loans, and the founder and CEO of Acez Media.  Ali started his entrepreneurial career sponsoring events during his Highschool years (Fordson High School).  He then grew a distribution business with his brothers into a $1.4 million company. He represents ...

Kamelya Youssef, the Authentic Arab American Ecopoet Activist

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4biiuhbW6M “People usually comment that your name is also a flower or that you’re named after it or it after you.” With these words Kamelya Youssef once started her poem Xylem Kamelya Youssef is a Detroit-based poet, organizer, graduate student, and teacher. She is a member of the Z Collective and a board member of ...

Upcoming Screenings of Then They Came in Dearborn

https://vimeo.com/210002629 This award-winning film is about the internment of Japanese Americans during WW II, with free screenings in April in Dearborn and Ann Arbor. Please join us for Michigan Screenings of And Then They Came for Us Tuesday April 24, 2018 Dearborn Public Library 16301 Michigan Ave, Dearborn 7-9 pm Reserve your FREE tickets https://goo.gl/CYCg7r ...

Hadi Eldebek on Why Must Artists Be Poor? and Grantpa

https://www.ted.com/talks/hadi_eldebek_how_artists_contribute_to_the_economy_and_how_we_can_support_them?utm_campaign=tedspread&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare The arts bring meaning to our lives and spirit to our culture -- so why do we expect artists to struggle to make a living? Hadi Eldebek is working to create a society where artists are valued through an online platform that matches artists with grants and funding opportunities -- so they can focus ...

Adnan Beydoun: Our Cultural Forums Have Become Dancers For New Gods of Politics and Business

He was introduced by Ambassador Dr. Ali Ajami: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxJIsmR9IvU Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mVUkCufk80 Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmiHmEoPRv8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmiHmEoPRv8 Dearborn Open Mic takes place first Wednesday of every month at the Arab American National Museum.  Follow us on all these platforms: Dearborn Open Mic Podcast for Apple devices: http://ift.tt/2p8w2gK Podcast for Android device: http://ift.tt/2DncbPd Blog: Dearbornblog.com Website: Dearbornblog.com/openmic ...

Professor Abdulelah Elsaigh Speaks About “Immigrant Pen” and Its Author in Dearborn Open Mic

البروفيسور عبد الإله الصائغ يتكلم حول أقلام مهجرية و كاتبه كامل بزي في المنتدى الثقافي في ديربورن الدكتور علي عجمي يقدم الدكتور عبد الإله الصائغ:ـ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRho12npbs8 الدكتور البروفيسور عبد الإله الصائغ يعلق على كتاب أقلام مهجرية للكاتب كامل بزي:ـ الجزء الأول https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eESfd-P3nUI الجزء الثاني https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcngIZcXrdk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcngIZcXrdk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcngIZcXrdk