Voices of the Middle East and North Africa, for April 6, 2005 - 7:00pm
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Join Malihe and Khalil for this week's program, during
which we will first hear Professor Beshara Doumani
discussing the recent attacks on academic freedom in
U.S. public universities with professor Rashid Khalidi
of Columbia university, which has been the site of an
anti Palestinian rights witch-hunt.
Later in the program, we will have an interview on the upcoming Made in Palestine art exhibit with Samia Halaby, former professor at Yale Universitys school of Arts and one of the exhibiting artists, as well as James Harithas, director of the station museum in Huston, Texas and curator of the "Made in Palestine" Art Exhibit.
We will also be offering a pair of tickets tonight for a concert by Young Lebanese piano virtuoso Rami Khalife, son of celebrated composer, singer, song writer Marcel khalife. He will be performing in a rare solo appearance on Saturday, April 16th in a benefit Concert for the "Made in Palestine" Art Exhibit. We will give out the phone number for you to call in order get those tickets later in the program.
The Middle Eastern and North African Perspectives (MENAP) produces the Voices of the Middle East and North Africa every other Wednesday at 7 PM. To contact us, please call 510-848-6767 ext. 632, or send us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on our program, please visit our web site at www.menap.org.