Category: ART

Iraq’s Sacred Assemblies Part 2 by B. Nimri Aziz

Classrooms are not normally perceived as a backdrop for cultural exchange, a setting vital to preserving tradition. If they are not, what is an assembly of fourteen twenty-year olds doing, Iraqi in this case, engaged in analytical discourse in their college seminar room? They could be aspiring filmmakers, young writers critiquing a novel, journalism interns ...

“Their Flags Are Everywhere” by Amer Zahr in Dearborn Open Mic

Part 1:       https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w89k6AyKnBM   Part 2:         https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O2y2n3HFPw4&t=1s   Part 3:       https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3W-CwVZ1Syg   Part 4:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5-x-yMRYtA&t=1s  

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  

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