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Ali Elsendy Recites “To A Student” in Dearborn Open Mic

Dr. Hassan Bazzi introduces Ali https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20tyf9rLyV0   Ali recites his poetry: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5SmsJEMmWI

Mr. Mohamad Hammoud Recites His Zajal in Dearborn Open Mic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HV5Hd4x_wr4

Poet Ibaa Ismael Reads New Poems in Dearborn Open Mic

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GI8yOiQTSnc Introduced by Dr. Hassan Bazzi Ibaa Ismael: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJCJyTo63Ec  

​“Iraq’s Sacred Assemblies” Part 1

​ April 24, 2018 by Barbara Nimri Aziz, If there’s any argument against our excessive reliance on digital platforms to maintain social fabric, it is surely found inside Iraq today. Forced into long stays indoors, behind walls and gates, checked a dozen times between home, office and school, Iraqis have been confined to TV and ...

Zajal by Mohamad Charara in Dearborn Open Mic

Zajal is a traditional Arabic form of oral strophic poetry declaimed in a colloquial dialect. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5I7vOYp6wQ

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 ...

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 ...