Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – September 5, 2007

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In tonight’s program, Khalil Bendib will talk with the University of Iowa Anthropologist, Dr. Ahmed Kanna, about the dark side of Dubai’s economic "miracle." Dr. Kanna is the author of Dubai in a Jagged World that was published in the Summer 2007 edition of the Middle East Report.

Later in the program, Malihe Razazan will be talking with Iranian artist Sahar Dehghan-Hojat about her collaboration with the renowned Paris-Based Nakissa Dance Company. Nakissa Dance Company will make its Bay Area debut with a performance that is inspired by Omar Khayyam’s poetry on Sunday, September 9. This performance will be at Smithwick Theater in Foothill College in Los Altos Hills.