Category: ART

Dearborn Open Mic – Mr. Yousef Alqamoussi Reciting “Crazy” and “Hegdar”

Dearborn Open Mic is organized by Dearborn Blog and usually hosted by the Arab American Museum. We thank Adonis Restuarant for hosting this episode of the Dearborn Open Mic. Wissam Charafeddine, founder of Dearborn Open Mic and Dearborn Blog, introduced Yousef with the following: Yousef is the author of numerous collections of poetry, short stories, ...

MONK OF MOKHA VISITS ARAB MUSEUM MARCH 7

  Yemeni coffee importer shares daring, miraculous journey Museum Store presents 1st Book + Print Festival April 6 April 12 book launch for Beydoun’s American Islamophobia Dearborn, Mich. (March 5, 2018) – In 2015, a California man named Mokhtar Alkhanshali made headlines when he undertook a journey to ancient farmlands in a country soon to ...

MUSEUM’S 13th ARAB FILM FESTIVAL AMPLIFIES MARGINALIZED VOICES

Festival receives Knight Arts Challenge grant Dearborn, Mich. (Feb. 20, 2018) – The Arab Film Festival (AFF)returns to metro Detroit May 31 to June 10, 2018 as part of the regional Cinetopia Film Festival. Now in its 13th year, AFF will present films from the Arab World and Arab America in the genres of drama, ...

Photo Dr. Ali Ajami

A Call to Preserve Arabic Language Among Arab Americans – Poem by Ambassador Dr. Ali Ajami

A Call to Preserve Arabic Language Among Arab Americans - Poem by Ambassador Dr. Ali Ajami in the Dearborn Open Mic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAM1zAC2R0w

Nisreen Faraj Criticizes Nationalism and Bragging Among Arab Americans

Through her poem, Like You And Me, recited in the Dearborn Open Mic, on Wednesday February 7, 2018, at the Arab American Museum, Nisreen criticized how each Arab nationality in Dearborn think they are better than the other Arab nationalities. Listen to her here:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8kObmSEXjs   Dearborn Open Mic is a platform for artists, ...