Category: Theater and Dance

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 ...

الهوسة العراقية … عرض مسرحي خشبته الأرض بقلم وائل المرعب

الهوسة العراقية أداء مدرسة يونيفرسال ليرنينج أكاديمي في مدينة وست لاند في ميشيجان https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJLBbLhiDTw&feature=youtu.be الهوسة العراقية   لعل من المؤسف والمحزن حقا أن الشعر الشعبي العراقي خاصة في منطقة وسط وجنوب العراق وعلى ضفتي نهر الفرات تحديدا , لم يحض بأهتمام كاف من قبل الدارسين ونقاد الأدب والباحثين في اللغات الدارجة والمهتمين بفولكلور الشعوب , ...

Dearborn Open Mic – Stand Up Comedy – Ali Chedid

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​VANGUARD ARTISTS, ACTIVISTS CHANNEL ENERGY AT 2018 CONCERT OF COLORS

Music, spoken word, film, theater + community forum reflect the voices of generations Don Was All-Star Revue rocks again; new folk stage debuts Dearborn, Mich. (May 30, 2018) – Firebrands, fomenters, change agents and creative provocateurs – veteran and newcomer – dominate the lineup for the 26th Concert of Colors presented by the Arab American ...

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 ...

GenEd: The Roads Not Taken

Doctor. Lawyer. Pharmacist. Engineer. If all else fails, be a teacher. "It is concerning—if not blatantly outrageous—that an entire community’s sense of accomplishment boils down to these narrow, shallow, and utterly invalid standards of success."

Endangered Art

Imagine a world without art. No Rembrandt, no Hemingway, no Kubrick, no J.S. Bach, not even “Cirque du Soleil”. As scary is that may sound, let us imagine for a moment that artistic imagination isn’t a human characteristic. Is it possible then, that we would lose our inspiration, and the compass of our humanity or ...

Five Events To Attend in Dearborn In The Next Couple Weeks

As we enjoy the last month in the summer of 2017, five events are coming up in Dearborn that you probably want to take advantage off:

The Wedding Scoop: The Exclusive Rules of the Dearborn Wedding

I attended (yet another) Dearborn wedding last weekend, and in the process realized just how wildly unique these occasions truly are. Over the years, the Dearborn wedding culture has evolved into a beast of its own. Blending Middle Eastern and Arab-American traditions, Dearborn weddings have become a hashed hodge-podge of extravagant tedium. (Dearborners may find ...