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Festival Aims to Demystify Arab Culture

Posted on · 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 […]

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Syrian Perspectives from Houston, and W.G. Jones State Forest: Tuesday’s Show (April 11, 2017)

Posted on · (Above: Syrian residents of Khan Shaykhun hold signs and pictures on Friday during a protest condemning a suspected chemical weapons attack on their town earlier this week. Photo: Getty Images) Last week’s chemical attack in Syria and the U.S. military response remind us of the violence Syrian people have lived with for years. It seems […]