Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – April 6, 2005

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Join Malihe and Khalil for this week’s program, during
which we will first hear Professor Beshara Doumani
discussing the recent attacks on academic freedom in
U.S. public universities with professor Rashid Khalidi
of Columbia university, which has been the site of an
anti Palestinian rights witch-hunt.

Later in the program, we will have an interview on
the upcoming Made in Palestine art exhibit with Samia
Halaby, former professor at Yale University’s school
of Arts and one of the exhibiting artists, as well as
James Harithas, director of the station museum in
Huston, Texas and curator of the "Made in Palestine"
Art Exhibit.

We will also be offering a pair of tickets tonight for
a concert by Young Lebanese piano virtuoso Rami
Khalife, son of celebrated composer, singer, song
writer Marcel khalife. He will be performing in a rare
solo appearance on Saturday, April 16th in a benefit
Concert for the "Made in Palestine" Art Exhibit. We
will give out the phone number for you to call in
order get those tickets later in the program.

The Middle Eastern and North African Perspectives
(MENAP) produces the Voices of the Middle East and
North Africa every other Wednesday at 7 PM. To contact
us, please call 510-848-6767 ext. 632, or send us an
e-mail to vomekpfa@yahoo.com. For more information on our program, please visit our web site at
www.menap.org.