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October 20th, 2014


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Lebanon's Wadi el Safi sings Ustad

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The Arabic instrument known as the “qanun” is a 72 string trapezoidal instrument and generally plays the melody or supports the voice of other melodic instruments in the Arab ensemble.


 






Event Title: Tatriz: Resistance and Existence Through Art
Event Category: Community
Organization: Ann Arbor Palestine Film Festival
Venue: Michigan Union Ballroom
Start Date: Friday, February 19, 2010
End Date: Friday, February 19, 2010
Start Time: 07:00 PM
End Time: 12:00 AM



Location Information

Address: 530 S. State street

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City: Ann Arbor
State: MI
Zip Code: 48109



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Audience Type: All Audiences
Description: Please join the Ann Arbor Palestine Film Festival as we present...

Come celebrate resistance with a night of Palestinian Art, Fashion and Dance! Listen to Ahmad Hasan from ActionGAZA speak and share some video footage about his experiences in the recent Gaza convoy! Get ready for a fashion show featuring traditional Palestinian embroidered dresses! There will be beautiful Palestinian paintings to view! Come look at what other groups on campus are doing to celebrate resistance! Come watch and participate in a traditional Palestinian debka! And get ready to show off your mad skills on the dance floor!

Event Co-Sponsors:

Palestinian Student Association, Arab Student Association, Lebanese Student Association, Pakistani Student Association, Armenian Student Association, the Peace & Justice Commission, Latino Student Association, Muslim Student Association, Students Allied for Freedom and Equality, Arabesque, Egyptian Student Association


WHAT IS THE ANN ARBOR PALESTINE FILM FESTIVAL?

The Ann Arbor Palestine Film Festival (AAPFF) showcases films about Palestine with the aim of amplifying the voice of the Palestinian people as a nation and a diaspora. AAPFF seeks to encourage audiences to discover the complexity of Palestinian culture and the pressing issues concerning the Palestinian people through a medium that is easily accessible, informational, and entertaining (FILM!). AAPFF is a way to educate and inform our audience about historical and contemporary issues encountered by the Palestinian people.

GET EXCITED! GET PUMPED! GET READY!

The Ann Arbor Palestine Film Festival is less than a month away!

Festival dates: Wednesday, March 10th to Saturday, March 13th!

Be on the lookout for the film line-up coming soon!

http://a2palestinefilmfest.org/
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