Arabic culture imagery

Wednesdays in April

3 - 4 p.m. @ Roadrunner Café

 

April 4 - The Art of Calligraphy - Demo with Dr. Nader Gergis

Dr. Gergis will introduce the contemporary Calligraphy in arts and display a variety of works from the Arab world. The attendees will receive a gift from this demo: their calligraphic names

 

April 11 - Henna Tattoo with Zina Msahli

Henna is known for its natural ingredients and is temporary dye. If you wish to have a tattoo but maybe change your mind later on, don’t worry, henna is your best choice to try because it fades and disappears in one week. The Arabic Language Instructor Zina Msahli along with Arab American students from Crafton Hills will paint the design you wish to have 😉

 

April 18 - Speeches by Powerful Muslim Women with Dalia Mojahed and Amal Kassir

Arab Muslim women have strong and loud voices in their communities and nationwide. Two powerful women will share their views on different current political and cultural issues.

“What Does It Mean to be a Muslim American?” by Dalia Mojahed, politician, activist, scholar

“The Elephant in the Room” by Amal Kassir, young activist, poet, humanitarian 

The speeches will be followed by a 25 minutes discussion group. 

 

April 25 -  Folklore Dance Dabka

The end of the celebration of Arab American History month will be with traditional dance of Dabka as one of the best traits of the Arab culture. The group of students will be performing this traditional dance and encouraging attendees to participate as well.