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Festival Aims to Demystify Arab Culture

The Arab American Cultural & Community Center is hosting its fourth annual festival celebrating Arab-American Heritage Month throughout April. The festival includes a talk by installation artist Mona Hatoum, a screening of a film about the influence Arab immigrants have had on the U.S., and even a jazz concert on closing night. Houston Matters producer Joshua Zinn […]

Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public MediaThe Arab American Cultural & Community Center is hosting its fourth annual festival celebrating Arab-American Heritage Month throughout April. The festival includes a talk by installation artist Mona Hatoum, a screening of a film about the influence Arab immigrants have had on the U.S., and even a jazz concert on closing night.

Houston Matters producer Joshua Zinn spoke with festival organizer Hadia Mawlawi about the festival and the Arab-American experience in Houston.

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