Middle East News

Zaytun and Winking Beyout

September 22, 2009

Zaytun With a zaytun* pressed to my lips, I imagine the smooth skin is yours. We are walking down the shariya, smelling the roses while we stand in garbage. We are talking of old times. When the light escapes us —because somewhere someone far away argues mindlessly over energy distribution— we huddle around seeds, fruit,… Read more »

World Music Festival Set for April 13-18

March 30, 2009

“Sounds of Globalism,” a free public world music festival, will be held April 13-18 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The festival will be at the FedEx Global Education Center, at the corner of Pittsboro and McCauley streets, on April 13 and April 16, and in Gerrard Hall on Cameron Avenue on… Read more »

Carolina Performing Arts Unveils Its 2009-10 Season

March 24, 2009

Carolina Performing Arts at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill unveiled the lineup for its fifth season today (March 24), offering 38 performances by artists and ensembles from 14 countries between September 2009 and April 2010. Giving audiences a chance to “see the world,” Carolina Performing Arts will welcome artists from across the… Read more »