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Coming in May

 New Directions

by Adnan Charara



2 May — 6 June 2014


Opening Reception with the Artist:
Friday, 2 May, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Featuring live music by tambour musician Lukman Ahmad
adnan charara
  ©Adnan Charara 2014


Multi–media artist Adnan Charara will exhibit an abundance of his latest paintings, drawings, sculptures and jewelry. His whimsical images subtly explore issues of language, hybridity of cultural influence, perception and belonging.





 The Jerusalem Fund Gallery Al-Quds

Introduces


Nooshtube

technology in the service of cultural diplomacy

Featuring live music by tambour musician Lukman Ahmad



Saturday, 3 May 2014
2:00pm-4:00pm
Please R.S.V.P.



olive oil


In a first-of its-kind event, the Gallery will present a new free mobile application that showcases Middle Eastern food and culture.

The creator team will demonstrate how the interactive app connects cultures through the exchange of stories, artwork, recipes and cultural traditions.  Nooshtube will enable users to collaborate on humanitarian projects, find recipes, shop at (or “browse around”) a virtual pantry, and source Middle Eastern vendors or restaurants in the U.S. and worldwide. Artists and writers can showcase their work, and chefs can share histories and insights into their cuisines.

Through Nooshtube, “foodiepeneurs” can create a culinary network reaching from Palestine throughout the diaspora, connecting individuals from all cultural backgrounds to celebrate Middle Eastern cuisines and cultures. 

Please join us for technology in the service of yummy cultural diplomacy!




 Nakba Commemoration:
A Musical Journey Through Palestinian History 


Music and Commentary by Fuad Foty



Thursday, 15 May 2014
7:00pm-9:00pm
Please R.S.V.P.



oud


Oud musician Fuad Foty has researched songs that made a difference in the Palestinian struggle from 1948 to the present. To commemorate Nakba Day, he will take us on a musical journey, playing the oud and singing lyrics from song writers and poets that date prior to 1948. As part of his performance, he will introduce the audience to the lyrics in Arabic and English translation, and will give an overview of the significant influence of those songs.  The chronology of his chosen songs will reflect upon Palestinian history and present day turmoil.





Coming in June

 Les Temps des Cerises

Paintings by Samia Zoghlami



13 June — 15 July 2014


Opening Reception:
Friday, 13 June, 6:00-8:00 p.m.


samia zoghlami
  ©Samia Zoghlami 2014


Artist Samia Zoghlami visits from Tunisia for  her first exhibition in the U.S. Her art blends North African subject matter and sensibility with a creative vision that draws on modernist and contemporary artistic influences.  Her images of  musicians showcase the charms of  Middle Eastern culture.




Sneak Peak 2014

Here are a few of the artists you'll see in 2014!


Helen Zughaib
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Zughaib

Mona Saudi
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Mona Saudi 2


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