Upcoming Events

Discussion: Cities of Salt: Zaid Jabri (composer), Rosalind Morris & Yvette Yvette Christiansë (librettists)

Mon, April 21, 2014 8:00 pm at 754 Schermerhorn Extension

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Studio @ and the Media Working Group present:

Zaid Jabri (composer) & Rosalind Morris & Yvette Christiansë (librettists) speak about their new opera CITIES OF SALT

Monday, April 21 | 8:00 p.m. | 754 Schermerhorn Extension |
Columbia University (directions)

Free and open to the public

Cities of Salt is a large-scale opera with full orchestra, 12 solo voices and mixed choir. Based on the first novel of Abdelrah... Read more

Lecture: "The Syrian Crisis and Media Coverage" by Patrick Cockburn

Mon, April 28, 2014 7:00 pm at The Graduate Center, CUNY

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Alwan & MEMEAC The Graduate Center - CUNY Present

THE SYRIAN CRISIS AND MEDIA COVERAGE
Lecture by Award-Winning Journalist and The Independent Correspondent Patrick Cockburn

Date:
Monday April 28th, 2014
Location: MEMEAC, The Graduate Center-CUNY
(5th Av. @34th) Room 9204 (directions)
Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm

Free and open to the public

As part of the Patrick Cockburn lecture circuit produced by Alwan for the Arts, a lecture enti... Read more

Patrick Cockburn, Foreign Commentator of the Year (2013)
Patrick Cockburn, Foreign Commentator of the Year (2013)

Lecture: “The Struggle for Syria" by Patrick Cockburn

Wed, April 30, 2014 6:30 pm at Schapiro Hall, Davis Auditorium

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The Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies (MESAAS), Alwan for the Arts, the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society, and the Middle East Institute Present

THE STRUGGLE FOR SYRIA
Lecture by Award-Winning Journalist and The Independent Correspondent Patrick Cockburn


Date: Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
Location: Shapiro Hall, Davis Auditorium, Columbia University
(W120th Street and Broadway) (Read more

Patrick Cockburn, Foreign Commentator of the Year (2013)
Patrick Cockburn, Foreign Commentator of the Year (2013)

Alwan Seminar Series: Patrick Cockburn: “Ramifications of the Syrian Conflict on the Middle East"

Thu, May 1, 2014 7:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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Part of the Alwan for the Arts Seminar Series

RAMIFICATIONS OF THE SYRIAN CONFLICT
ON THE MIDDLE EAST
Seminar by Award-Winning Journalist and The Independent Correspondent Patrick Cockburn

By Invitation Only
(Free Event)

For further information on the seminar or to inquire about invitations, please contact Sophie Couche at sophie@alwanforthearts.org

Guest Speaker: Patrick Cockburn


RAMIFICATIONS OF THE SYRIAN CONFLICT ON THE MIDDLE E... Read more

Patrick Cockburn, Foreign Commentator of the Year (2013)
Patrick Cockburn, Foreign Commentator of the Year (2013)

Musical Performance: Fathy Salama, Egyptian Grammy Award-winner at Alwan for the Arts

Sat, May 3, 2014 8:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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The Arab World’s Only Grammy and BBC Awards Winner, Fathy Salama, at Alwan!

Producer, composer, arranger and pianist Fathy Salama has influenced the World Music scene immeasurably. His music reflects his experience of the Middle East and Europe, as he works tirelessly on bridging the gap between traditional and modern music from the Orient.

"There is nothing more interesting than forging new styles, and nothing more exciting. The biggest attraction is being mysterious."
- Fathy Sa... Read more

Fathy Salama
Fathy Salama

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