AMREEKA — April Movie Night: Friday, April 25, 2014. Amreeka is a drama centered on the trials and tribulations of a proud Palestinian immigrant single mother and her teenage son in small-town Indiana. It documents the lives of a Palestinian-American family in both the West Bank and in post 911, suburban Chicago.
“Mending Syria” – Free Community Workshop –2nd Workshop is April 5th, 2014. Additional dates: April 12, May 3, May 17, May 31 and June 14, 2014.
You are invited to be part of a community effort to Mending Syria through quilt making with Clara Wainwright, a visionary artist who began to make fabric art in 1971. We hope that people of diverse faiths who care about the future of Syria will want to participate.
Rise of Islamic Feminism: a talk with Elizabeth Segran
Thursday, March 20th at 6:30 p.m.
Muslim women are reexamining the Qua’ran and discovering that it is possible to fight for their rights from within the Islamic tradition. This talk will survey the strides that women are making to change laws and social values so that women have a more equal role within the Muslim family.
“Healing Syrian Refugee Children through Art” — May 10- 25, 2014 — (Opening during the Spring Fling Open House) Location: The Gallery at the Center for the Arts at the Armory.
In the summer of 2013, Sara Mraish Demeter from ARCK and a CAC board member, set out to help about 30 Syrian refugee children for a week-long workshop titled, “Storytelling Through Art.”
Waiting for Gilgamesh, a world premiere presented by Fort Point Theatre Channel, the Joiner Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences, and the Odysseus Project; Cosponsored by the Center for Arabic Culture.
Production dates: June 26-28, 2014. Fort Point Theatre Channel is holding auditions for its productions of Waiting for Gilgamesh, on Monday evening, March 31 and Tuesday evening, April 1, 2014.