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CULTURE AND ARTS
Hitler PDF Print E-mail

A Poem by Saleh Majeed
AlWaref Exclusive

English translation by Marah Bukai, edited by Diacorda Amosapa

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Bursting Randomly PDF Print E-mail

AlWAref Exclusive
Poem by Nelly Mouawad
Nelly Mouawad was born and grew up in Lebanon. She finished her studies in physics at the Lebanese University,before leaving for France where she obtained a masters degree in Astronomy. She then moved to Germany to pursue a PhD degree in the same field. She is currently a research associate at the University of Maryland College Park.

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Fairuz in her Beyrouthian garden of an afternoon in May PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 25 August 2009 19:06

Composed by Richard Mc Sweeney* - Member of Al Waref Advisory Board
Dedicated to Al Waref

A poem about the legendary singer Fairuz!

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The Exploration of Love and Identity PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 20 August 2009 14:49

Book of the Month
Review by Jennifer Young

Marah Bukai’s “O” book is a unique collection of poignant poems, delving into the infinite anomalies of the world. Tackling issues of religion, sexuality, and self identity, Bukai accentuates the injustice and hypocrisy plaguing today’s humanity.

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The Power of Dance: Uniting the World Print E-mail

By Marah Bukai
Exclusive for Al Waref

What kind of pleasure can be found in vibrant movements of the body, its studied shivering, and its fight against emptiness? And how can dancers succeed in maneuvering on the stage to the point where it takes our breath away?

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Multiculturalism PDF Print E-mail

By Marah Bukai
Exclusive for Al Waref

Is it possible for a society that is built upon pluralism of races, ethnicity, and cultures to have a unifying identity independent of its distinct racial, ethnic and cultural components? Is it unrealistic to believe in a unilateral cultural identity? Put another way, is E Pluribus Unum a viable national credo in today's world?

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A Berlin Mouth with a Palestinian Heart PDF Print E-mail

 

Sahira is Berlin's most successful Hip Hop singer. She has already sung for Bushido, established her own label "Imanimusic," and has now completed her second album. She sings about German youth, her faith, Palestine, and true love. Nimet Seker met the singer at her studio in Berlin.

 

 

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A Berlin Mouth with a Palestinian Heart PDF Print E-mail

 

Sahira is Berlin's most successful Hip Hop singer. She has already sung for Bushido, established her own label "Imanimusic," and has now completed her second album. She sings about German youth, her faith, Palestine, and true love. Nimet Seker met the singer at her studio in Berlin.

 

 

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