Category: CULTURE

​On the Pleasures and Sorrows of Life Without Screens by Cal Newport

On the Pleasures and Sorrows of Life Without Screens June 1, 2019 Photo by Marketa. I recently received a message from a friend of mine, a young man named Mike. He told me that Digital Minimalism had changed his life. Naturally, I asked him to elaborate what he meant. In response, he listed the following ...

The Documentary That Every Arab Should Watch … The Great Arab Revolt

Part 1: 1908 - 1916 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQM2qmogA3k   Part 2: 1916 - 1917 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V5v1q3DZ8wI Part 3: 1917-1920 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hj4YLjHBdpw     For more information on the Ottoman Empire: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/war/ottoman-empire  

Dearborn Open Mic Featured Artist – “You have my heart” Motherhood Sketches Series by Nada Hassan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLjv9v-zEus   Website: nadaofficial.com Dearborn Blog is sponsored by:

14th ARAB FILM FESTIVAL EXAMINES HOME, COMMUNITY, DIASPORA

Cannes, Sundance festival winners among the lineup Detroit teen in the cast of film making Michigan premiere Dearborn, Mich. (May 23, 2019) – Films earning acclaim on the international festival circuit are among those featured at the Arab American National Museum’s (AANM) 14th Arab Film Festival (AFF), June 7-16, 2019, with screenings at the Dearborn ...

​Novelist Mark Haddon Quit Twitter. Not Because It’s Terrible, But Because It Prevents Him From Being Great by Cal Newport

Source: Novelist Mark Haddon Quit Twitter. Not Because It’s Terrible, But Because It Prevents Him From Being Great May 18, 2019 Photo by Luis Marina. Last week, the British novelist Mark Haddon wrote an essay for the Financial Times about his recent decision to take a break from Twitter. What I liked about this piece ...

​A Novel We Can All Relate To–The Other Americans, by Laila Lalami– by B Nimri Aziz. May 15, 2019

America is still discovering itself. The rise of Donald Trump alerted those citizens who held that they alone defined our culture and values to the existence of a significant population holding very different views-- and the will to back a candidate who might speak for them. (Thus, the most unlikely candidate entered the White House.) ...

Dearborn Open Mic – Rewa Zeinati recites “Belly” … Expectations from an Arab Woman

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