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Dearborn Blog is a space for the diverse voices of the great city of Dearborn to be heard. Dearborn is a city rooted in innovation, entrepreneurship, diversity, tolerance, and building the American Dream. Dearborn Blog aspires to capture that spirit.

UMS Presents Arab World and its Diaspora

https://ums.org/series/the-arab-world-and-its-diaspora/ Includes Four Events in Ann Arbor and Detroit. Season Tickets available starting Monday, May 4 at 10 am. Southeast Michigan is home to a historic, celebrated, and diverse Arab community. This season, an expert advisory group composed of artists, scholars, and community leaders from our region has helped UMS co-curate a portfolio of performances ...

Building a WWII Bunker in an Office Building by Cal Newport

Building a WWII Bunker in an Office Building April 29, 2020 A reader recently sent me another entertaining example of the deep life in action. He runs a design firm with an office in a warehouse-style building that included a cool feature: a “patio,” cantilevered high above the main floor, where he could relax or ...

Eps. 9 We Are In This Together – Talal Matar from Kuwait [Video/Podcast]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVuQ4dAzCMA We are in this together is a non-scripted, live, non-profit, broadcast by Dearborn Blog, hosted by Wissam Charafeddine, to have conversations, that become oral history records, of our lives during the COVID19 pandemic also known as coronavirus Pandemic. These are personal stories of our lives during these unprecedented social isolation measures, in a globalized world. ...

منتدى الحوار الإسلامي ينطلق بندوة بعنوان “واقع ومستقبل الحوار الإسلامي” [Video/Podcast]

الأخوة الكرام و الأخوات الكريمات السلام عليكم و أمسيتم بكل خير، نتقدّم إلى الأمة الإسلامية بالتهنئة بحلول شهر رمضان الكريم، الزائر الذي لا يكل، و الضيف الذي لا يُمل، يأتينا بموعده كل سنة، مهما ألمّت الخطوب، و تقلبت الأحداث آن على فرح فالموج ملتئمٌ آن على حزن فالموج منقسمُ و إنه لمن دواعي السرور لدي ...

Bring Back Blogs? by Cal Newport

Bring Back Blogs? April 25, 2020 My latest article for WIRED offers a suggestion about improving our information response to the current pandemic. In the piece I acknowledge that Twitter’s algorithms, in particular, have actually been pretty useful in helping to surface otherwise obscure experts who are suddenly intensely relevant to the moment (I document, ...

Building a Deep Work Cabin…in an Apartment by Cal Newport

Building a Deep Work Cabin…in an Apartment April 24, 2020 I recently received an attention-catching email from a 29-year-old professional trumpet player. He told me that during his first year studying at a well-known music conservatory his girlfriend convinced him to join Facebook. “Somehow I had a feeling that the whole thing robs me from ...

المنتدى الثقافي في ديربورن وديوان أهل القلم يحتفلان بمئوية الرابطة القلمية [podcast/video]

لرابطة القلمية تأسست الرابطة القلمية عام 1920 في نيويورك على يد نخبة من الأدباء. في كتابه “جبران ـ حياته، موته، ادبه، فنه” ذكر ميخائيل نعيمة أن الرابطة “تأسست بعد جلستين، عُقدت أولاهما في منزل عبد المسيح حداد، مالك ورئيس تحرير جريدة “السائح” النيويوركية العربية، بتاريخ 20 أبريل (نيسان) 1920″. وورد في محضر هذه الجلسة التي ...

Thoreau on Hard Work by Cal Newport

Thoreau on Hard Work April 4, 2020 Writing in his journal in March of 1842, at the precocious age of 24, Thoreau noted the following about the difference between quality and quantity in work: “The really efficient laborer will be found not to crowd his day with work, but will saunter to his task surrounded ...

More on Cultivating a Deep Life: Mindset by Cal Newport

More on Cultivating a Deep Life: Mindset April 21, 2020 In yesterday’s post, I discussed an approach for systematically increasing the depth in your life. It involved creating a monthly plan that identifies specific behaviors designed to amplify things that matter and reduce the things that distract you from these values. Today, I want to ...

المركز العربي الأمريكي للثقافة والفنون يحتفل بمئوية الرابطة القلمية عن طريق البث المباشر على الإنترنت

ضمن عمله الثقافي الوطني الذي يخترق العالم إلى ما وراء البحار، يشارك ديوان اهل القلم المركز العربي الاميركي للثقافة والفنون بالاحتفال بمئوية الرابطة القلمية في المتحف العربي الأميركي للثقافة والفنون- ديترويت / ميتشيغان، في 22 نيسان 2020. الرابطة القلمية تأسست الرابطة القلمية عام 1920 في نيويورك على يد نخبة من الأدباء. في كتابه “جبران ـ ...