How to Register for "Taking Back Our Narrative, Kennedy Center Events, February 17-19, 2023
The Arab America Foundation (AAF) and the Kennedy Center, Conflux Programming Initiative, present “Taking Back Our Narrative,” February 17-19, 2023. The initiative will celebrate Arab heritage and highlight the contributions of Arab Americans to America with performances, art, and film screenings.
Presented in collaboration with the Kennedy Center, Conflux Programming Initiative, “Taking Back Our Narrative” speaks to the fullness and diversity of the Arab American experience, values, and cultural landscape throughout the United States.
Artists performing at the event include the National Arab Orchestra featuring Maestro Michael Ibrahim, Nai Barghouti, Lubana Al-Quntar, and Usama Baalbaki on Friday, Arab pop vocalist, Arab Pop Vocalist, Emad Batayeh on Saturday, a short film festival on Sunday sponsored by the Arab Film and Media Institute, and an art exhibition curated by Arab American artist, Helen Zughaib throughout the weekend.
For those traveling from out of town, the State Plaza Hotel has a discounted rate available at $175, Booking Code is 67A6UH. (January 25, 2023, Cut-Off Date)
National Arab Orchestra Event at the Eisenhower Theater
Friday, February 17, 2023
Tickets are currently sold-out. Limited tickets may be available at the door on a standby basis. The reception is by invitation only.
Emad Batayeh Hafa Event at the Millennium Stage
Saturday, February 18, 2023
Tickets are currently sold-out. Standing-room is available.
Arab Short-Film Festival at the Justice Forum
Sunday, February 19, 2023
Tickets are currently sold-out.
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