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20th Annual Arab Cultural Festival

Saturday, October 4th, 11am-6pm

Union Square, SF

 

Visit http://www.arabculturalfestival.com/ for more information.

For all inquiries regarding the Festival, please email festival@arabculturalcenter.org.

 

 

Event date Saturday, 04 October 2014
Event End Date Saturday, 04 October 2014
Capacity Unlimited

 

The Arab Cultural and Community Center in cooperation with the Bandak Gallery for the Fine Arts - Jordan is proud to present Messages From Palestine art exhibition from Thursday October 2 through Friday October 17th, 2014. The exhibition features ten original paintings from artist Ihsan Albandak derived from rare 150-year old historic photographs of Palestine.

Join us for a special Opening Reception on Thursday, October 2nd at 7pm at the Arab Cultural and Community Center.

Event date Thursday, 02 October 2014
Event End Date Thursday, 02 October 2014
Capacity Unlimited

The Adult Arabic class series is designed to offer Arabic language instruction to all community members wishing to increase their connection to and/or understanding of Arab culture and identity through learning the Arabic language. The dynamic and interactive course curriculum will use a mix of classical reading and writing in addition to colloquial and modern standard speaking. Level I is designed for beginning-level students with little to no knowledge of Arabic.

Event date Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Event End Date Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price 240.00

A follow-up to the intro to bread baking, in this class, participants will learn to make mu'ajinaat, or Arabic dough pastries filled or topped with different ingredients, including spinach pies and meat pies.

Event date Saturday, 27 September 2014
Event End Date Saturday, 27 September 2014
Capacity 10
Individual Price 33.00

In this class series, children and youth will learn about the history, origins, and cultural significance of the popular and folkloric dance of the Arab Levant - the dabkeh - and practice the basic steps and choreography! 

Event date Saturday, 27 September 2014
Event End Date Saturday, 27 September 2014
Capacity 15
Individual Price 12.00

For those who have always wanted to learn the steps of the popular and folkloric dance of the Levant - this class is for you! Join our dabkeh class series to learn about the history, origins, and cultural significance of the dabkeh and learn basic steps and choreography so you'll be ready to join in at the next wedding or cultural event.

Event date Friday, 26 September 2014
Event End Date Friday, 26 September 2014
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price 12.00

The Adult Arabic class series is designed to offer Arabic language instruction to all community members wishing to increase their connection to and/or understanding of Arab culture and identity through learning the Arabic language. The dynamic and interactive course curriculum will use a mix of classical reading and writing in addition to colloquial and modern standard speaking. Level II is designed for intermediate-level students with elementary Arabic reading, writing, and/or speaking skills.

Event date Thursday, 25 September 2014
Event End Date Thursday, 25 September 2014
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price 240.00

In this class, students will be trained on the techniques of playing the oud - the heart and soul of classical Arabic music. Beginners welcome! Participants must provide their own instrument.

Event date Wednesday, 24 September 2014
Event End Date Wednesday, 24 September 2014
Capacity 10
Individual Price 216.00

The Adult Arabic class series is designed to offer Arabic language instruction to all community members wishing to increase their connection to and/or understanding of Arab culture and identity through learning the Arabic language. The dynamic and interactive course curriculum will use a mix of classical reading and writing in addition to colloquial and modern standard speaking.  Level I is designed for beginning-level students with little to no knowledge of Arabic.

Event date Tuesday, 23 September 2014
Event End Date Tuesday, 23 September 2014
Capacity 15

Join our Wellness Program for bi-weekly ashtanga yoga classes at the ACCC. More than just a physical exercise, yoga is restorative, calming and meditative as well. In this class series, the instructor will focus on breath, alignment and community. Appropriate for all levels. Beginners welcome!  

Event date Tuesday, 23 September 2014
Event End Date Tuesday, 23 September 2014
Capacity 15
Individual Price 12.00