BOSTON –The appreciation and common love felt for mothers transcends ethnicity and national boundaries. This year, the Center for Arabic Culture (CAC) and the Egyptian Student Association at MIT partner to host a concert in appreciation of all moms. Both organizations invite the public to enjoy the musical talents of Simon Shaheen and the “Qantara Berklee” at the event entitled “To Ummi with Love,” on Saturday, May 11 at 8:00 p.m. on MIT’s campus, 222 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02139,
Building 10 – Bush Room (10-250).
“Ummi,” which means mother in Arabic, spotlights the event’s goal of realizing shared values of love and appreciation across cultures. While tickets cannot be purchased at the door, they can be purchased online by visiting the CAC website https://centerforarabicculture.wordpress.com. The event is free to children ages 10 and under and all proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the CAC and its promotion of community understanding and Arabic culture.
The Center for Arabic Culture (CAC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to celebrating Arabic language, culture, art, history and the Arab-American cultural experience. CAC programs include visual and performing arts, teaching the Arabic language and bringing lectures on topics dealing with Arabic culture to students and the community. For more information visit the CAC website at https://centerforarabicculture.wordpress.com, “Like” them on Facebook at Center for Arabic Culture and follow them on Twitter (@CACBoston).