Projects like Al-Magreb Blues are reanimating forgotten gems of North-African history.
Climate change, dams, and warfare have pushed Iraq’s legendary southern marshes to the edge. Rains revived them after they nearly dried up last year, but the wetlands’ uncertain survival depends on international cooperation.
In our divided times, the New York Sephardic Jewish Film Festival creates space for much needed international and interfaith dialogue.
Master of traditional and modern, Arab and Western musical fusions, Rachid Taha left a unique musical genre of his own making. An irreverent political activist always rooting for the underdog, he was not just an artist, but a force of nature pushing for social and political change both in the Western and Arab worlds.
The American Sephardi Music Festival was one of several events celebrating Sephardi Jewish culture in New York City across February and March this year. Such events are instrumental in promoting tolerance and inter-cultural understanding.
During Pope Francis’ recent visit to Morocco, a stunning interfaith musical medley performed for the pontiff and Morocco’s king sparked controversy.
On a resort island off the coast of South Korea, a multi-dimensional, North African-Korean rock band is finding its voice.
Thanksgiving, America’s homegrown feast of gratitude, has two cousins in the Islamic calendar, where food is the instrument of thanks.
At Brokk’art, an ecosystem of young Algerian artists explores their past, present, and future.
A recent Al Quds Festival and Palestine Trade Show highlighted the importance of events that promote cross-cultural understanding.