Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

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

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.

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