Upcoming Events

Film Screening & Discussion: Infiltrators by Khaled Jarrar

Tue, May 22, 2018 7:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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Alwan for the Arts presents:

Infiltrators | Khaled Jarrar

Feature Documentary | Palestine, Lebanon | 2012 | 70 minutes

In Arabic with English subtitles

View trailer.

Post-screening discussion with Director Khaled Jarrar

Doors open at 6:30 pm

Suggested contribution: $10 General Admission | $5 Students & Seniors

Infiltrators is a visceral and haunting “road movie” that chronicles th... Read more


Book Talk & Discussion: Strangers in the West By Linda K. Jacobs The never-before-told story of the first Arab immigrants

Wed, May 23, 2018 7:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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Free and Open to the Public

Doors Open at 6:30 P.M.

Books will be available for purchase and signing at the event.

Linda K. Jacobs’ Strangers in the West: The Syrian Colony of New York City, 1880-1900 is the never-before-told story of the Arab immigrants who settled on the lower west side of New York City beginning in 1880. They came primarily from what was then known as “Greater Syria,” and arrived in America with little more than their resourcefulness, but quickly built a thriving colony that was the cultural and economic center o... Read more

Strangers in the West by Linda Jacobs
Strangers in the West by Linda Jacobs
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