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The Aida Camp Alphabet

Come hear about this bilingual storybook made by children of Aida Refugee Camp in Bethlehem, The West Bank! Book Reading Event with Professor Amahl Bishara Saturday, December 5, 4:30-6:00 191 Highland Av. Suite 6B. Somerville, MA 02143 Middle Eastern Reception & Light refreshments will be served. Free to the Public  Children of Aida Refugee Camp … Continue reading


Call for Bi-lingual Volunteers at Boston Children Hospital

Call for Bi-lingual Volunteers at Boston Children Hospital- Cultural Navigator Program Cultural Navigator Volunteers – At the Boston Campus, work closely with our International Health Center and Front Line Team to welcome patients and families from around the world and acquaint them with the Boston Children’s Hospital community. We are seeking bi-lingual and multi-cultural volunteers … Continue reading

Mujid S. Kazimi Memorial Fund

Mujid S. Kazimi Memorial Fund The MIT Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering has established an endowed fund in honor of our dear friend Professor Mujid Kazimi to support graduate students. Mujid passed away suddenly in July while on business in China. Professor Kazimi, a pillar of the Arab-American community in the United States, was … Continue reading


November 2015 Cook With CAC Session!

Class if Full! Registration is now closed Check our website for the next class date! We will announce it soon! Cook With CAC! Kunafa Nabulsieh Lesson! Join the New Cook with CAC session at Union Kitchen on November 13! Enjoy home-style Arabic authentic cooking you cannot find at any culinary school. We’ll learn a popular … Continue reading

October Film

October Film Screening

Creative Dissent Exhibit Film Screening of “We Are Egypt: Behind the Revolution” on October 30th at the CAC in Somerville, MA. Free and open to the public. Followed by an open discussion with the director, Lillie Paquette!


Fall 2015 Film Screenings

The CAC & Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT are collaborating this fall to present 3 award-winning documentaries! These films are part of the Creative Dissent Exhibit at MIT. The first film will be on October 30th in Somerville, MA and will be followed by a discussion with the director. Free and open to the public. See you there!


Art Exhibition: Creative Dissent

This art exhibit explores the visual arts and other expressive media of the recent Arab World uprisings. This exhibition will be held from September 10 – December 23, 2015, at the Elliot K. Wolk Gallery at MIT. Free and open to the public.


Tarabists: A Musical Comedy Show

Karim Nagi and the Center for Arabic Culture present Tarabists: a musical comedy show with Karim Nagi and Amer Zahr. Come see them in Cambridge on September 26th!


Kahlil Gibran Film Premier August 21st!

Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet stars Salma Hayek, Liam Neeson, Quvenzhané Wallis, John Krasinski, Alfred Molina, in a story based on the worldwide bestselling book, written and directed by Roger Allers (The Lion King).

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Summer Colloquial Arabic Classes!

Learn to Communicate in New Language! Beginner Levantine Session! Register Today Click Here to Learn More

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Cooking Class May 29th!

Learn to cook Fatteh, a vegetarian dinner and breakfast dish, on May 29th! Cooking classes are held at KitchenInc in Somerville and are $35/person. Join us!

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Al Hurra TV Program about the CAC!

The CAC was featured on the TV program Al Hurra! Watch the video!

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Highlights from the CAC 2015 Spring Fling Open House

The Second Annual Spring Fling was a great success! Thank you to all who contributed!


The CAC Children’s Choir on the Front Page of the Somerville Journal!

It was an Honor to Participate at the MLK Celebration on January 19 at East Somerville Community School! Special Thanks to Somerville Office of Commissions for Inviting the CAC Choir and for Organizing Such a Wonderful Event.


2015/2016 Registration Now Open For Children’s Playgroup!

Registration is now open for the Arabic Kids Playgroup! To register please email or call 617-893-1176.


Spring 2015 Film Screenings

In Spring 2015 the CAC will be celebrating legendary Lebanese singer Fairouz and the Rahbani Brothers! Join us for our monthly film screenings.
For a full list of Spring 2015 films, please click here

Karam Foundation Event

Karam Foundation Concert and Fundraising Event

Karam Foundation Concert and Fundraising Event Featuring Kinan Azmeh Dima Orsho Issam Rafea Keynote Speech by Christopher Schroeder November 15, 2015 5:30 – 9:30 pm For information and to get tickets Press Here

Massachusetts Peace Action Event! Nov. 14, 2015

A New Day? Organizing to Change US Policy on Israel and Palestine November 14 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm A half-day conference  Speakers Rami Khouri: a Palestinian-Jordanian and U.S. citizen whose family resides in Beirut, Amman, and Nazareth. He is director of the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut … Continue reading

Performing Troupe from Somerville’s Moroccan Sister City, Tiznit. Nov. 1, 2015

Brickbottom Artists Association Presents: PERFORMANCE AND WORKSHOP Sunday, November 1, 2015 The Brickbottom Gallery would like to welcome the Dramatic Association for Artistic Creation, a two-man performing troupe from Somerville’s Moroccan Sister City, Tiznit. -2 p.m.  Theater workshop:  Art and culture are the pillars of tolerance -7 p.m. Performance:  “What a Beautiful Life!” All events … Continue reading

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