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Sahara Blues

Coming out of the struggles of post colonial desert Africa, Tuareg band Tinariwen adapted blues rock ‘n‘ roll guitars to North African traditions. The result has been nearly four decades of a sound that has inspired an entire genre of “desert blues,” in which themes of loss, home, hope and unity transcend language for audiences around the world.
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Sahara Blues

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The Arts Come Home to Bethlehem

From urban gardening workshops to artists in residence, gallery shows, cinema and a historical archive, Dar Jacir is one of the oldest and most stately homes in Bethlehem and one of the Palestinian town’s newest touchstones for creative expressions.
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The Arts Come Home to Bethlehem

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Cooling Dubai

Some 90 former warehouses have been transformed into a lively cultural scene at Alserkal Avenue—the latest of Dubai’s replies to the question, “What can art do for a city?”
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Cooling Dubai

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Washington’s Museum of Palestine

What started as a traveling exhibit of history, culture and art opened this year as one of the newest museums in Washington, dc, in a former residence in the Adams Morgan neighborhood.
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Washington’s Museum of Palestine

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FirstLook: A Memory of My Mother’s Scarf

FirstLook: A Memory of My Mother’s Scarf
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FirstLook: A Memory of My Mother’s Scarf

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Egypt Drops the Beat

It was a Cairo composer who produced the world’s first electronic remix, and now, 75 years later, his digital descendants are mixing fresh new beats for new generations. The best place to listen is along the shores of the Red Sea at the annual Sandbox Festival.
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Egypt Drops the Beat

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