Center for Arabic Culture & The Aga khan Documentation Center at MIT Presents: “Sajil Ana Arabi” Write Down, I am an Arab Film By Ibtisam Mara’ana Documentary About Life and Work of Palestinian Poet Mamoud Darwesh April 7, 2017 @ 6:30 pm Center for Arabic Culture, 191 Highland Ave. 6B, Somerville, MA 02143. Film Screening … Continue reading
Cook with CAC! Cooking class Friday, April 14, 2017. Menu and time to be announced soon!
“Ghanni Arabi”- Arabic Singing Workshop focusing on learning the Arabic quarter tone and learning a song in Arabic. Saturday, April 22, 2017 – Free and open to the public. No Arabic speaking necessary. Join us, and learn!!
The Somerville Family Learning Collaborative announces its Community Resource and Legal Services Clinic. Immigration help, childcare, and more!
Arabic and Farsi speakers needed at Boston Logan Airport this Saturday (and potentially Sunday). **Update: After outpouring of support, demand is met**
Twelve distinguished American and Arab- American artists across the country entrusted us with their artwork and allowed us to create the first CAC calendar for 2017! We will sell this calendar as a fundraising project to support the CAC programs and events! If you would like to have this calendar, please mail a check of … Continue reading
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Edward Said’s provocative work “Orientalism” is revisited as a documentary. This November 11th at the CAC. Click the image for more information!
CAC Arabic Children’s Playgroup Registration is now open at the CAC Arabic Playgroup! Classes Starts Sunday Sept. 18, 2016! Register you child at the first and the most successful Arabic Playgroup in the State! Teach your child Arabic through creative and contemporary methods! Introduce them to their culture and let them LOVE IT! Class time … Continue reading
Join Us for Our October 21st Film Screening of “Desert Flower,” shown in collaboration with the Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT. Click the image for more information
CAC and Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT Presents: September 30th Film: “Where Should the Birds Fly”
CAC and Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT present: film screening on September 30th will feature “Where Should the Birds Fly,” a film by Fida Qishta. Click the image to learn more!
Don’t let minority groups remain invisible. Sign the letter by October 31st!
The CAC will be showing a new film each month this Fall! Click the image for more information.
This final performance is not to miss! Taking place at the CAC in Somerville, MA. Click the image for more information!
Film Screening in Arlington, MA, as part of the Arlington International Film Festival! Click the image for more information.
Join us for a dance seminar this Sunday, October 2nd at the CAC! 6-8 pm. Preregister online. Click the image for more information!
Basra-Boston Connections is an Iraq-US collaboration in the arts. Exhibits on display beginning this Saturday! Click the image for more information.
In “Salam Ghourba,” a Moroccan woman will risk everything to reunite herself and her young son with her husband in France. Watch @FilmSchoolShorts on WGBX 44 on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 11 p.m.
Upcoming events take place in Boston on October 1st and November 4, 2016. Exhibits will be open following the events!
In Collaboration with the Fort Point Theater, the CAC is pleased to co-sponsor “The Boston Basra Project: Exploring Common & Uncommon Experiences Through Art & Ideas”
This year the CAC will be celebrating Arabic Culture for an entire month, from April 16 – May 15. For a full list of the month’s events, click here!
Thank you to everyone who came to celebrate Arabic culture with us on April 16th!
Join us and practice your Arabic! April 30, 2016.
Join internationally beloved artist Shadia in a workshop on the Art of Jug Balancing and Dance! May 7th, 2016
Salma Hayek’s film “The Prophet” will show at Studio Cinema on May 15th, 2016.
Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Somerville Public Schools Present: The Somerville Annual MLK Jr Day Celebration “Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration: power to impact positive change in our community.” This Fabulous Program Includes: MLK Day MC Marcus Santos SHS World Percussion Ensemble SheBoom Poet Laureate Nicole Terez Dutton & more!!! Refreshments Provided … Continue reading
The CAC and Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT Present: TUNISIA, YEAR ZERO “The story of the first democracy in the Arab world.” A Film by Feriel Ben Mahmoud We will be joined by Guest Speaker Professor Rachid Aadnani for a discussion after the film. Date: December 11, 2o15 Time: 6:30 … Continue reading
The Center for Arabic Culture (CAC) is a nonprofit organization that promotes Arabic language, culture and the Arab American experience at its best. CAC is reaching its 10-year mark and its existence is only possible because of generous donors like you.
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- 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 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
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
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!
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!
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.
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’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).
Learn to Communicate in New Language! Beginner Levantine Session! Register Today Click Here to Learn More
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!
The CAC was featured on the TV program Al Hurra! Watch the video!
The Second Annual Spring Fling was a great success! Thank you to all who contributed!
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.
Registration is now open for the Arabic Kids Playgroup! To register please email email@example.com or call 617-893-1176.
Join us for fun 8 days of Arabic language learning and cultural education through games, singing, music, dancing, arts, cooking, and much more! Fun atmosphere with highly educated and motivated teachers and excellent methods to give students the best skills and information!