Arab Voices Unplugged: Open Mic Featuring Mohja Kahf
5 to 8 pm at Philz Coffee in the Mission, 3101 24th St, SF
A poetry night feautring stories of migration and immigrant rights. This is the second event in the Zeitو Za’atar series, which uses art performances and workshops to build understanding, cultural appreciation, and artistic skills in our communities.
Mohja Kahf is a Syrian poet, novelist, professor of comparative literature, and activist for the Syrian Revolution. In 2010, Kahf won a Pushcart Prize for an essay in Riverteeth Magazine. She is currently tweeting for the Syrian Revolution @ProfKahf. Her books include Emails from Scheherezade, The Girl in the Tangerine Scarf, and Western Representations of the Muslim Woman: From Termagant to Odalisque
Fragrance Free: Please make events accessible to people with chemical intolerance by refraining from wearing scented products.
ZEIT & ZAATAR [go together like arts and social justice] Zeit and Zaatar is a delicious combination of thyme and olive oil in Arab cuisine, and an art performance & workshop series which centers on social justice issues and aims to build awareness, cultural appreciation, and artistic skills in our communities.
EVENT WILL INCLUDE READINGS IN ENGLISH AND ARABIC.
Co-sponsored by ACCC and Arab Resource and Organizing Center (AROC).
For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org or (415) 664-2200