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Guy Chookoorian was the novelty record king of Armenian L.A. His death marks the end ...

The Los Angeles Times 23 Feb 2021
For the past few years, the Armenian American musician Arshag Chookoorian has been working through memorabilia stored in his family’s garage that tell a remarkable story of an unsung entertainer’s life in show business ... Press photos show him posing as an effete Frenchman, a sombrero-wearing Mexican, a white sailor and a turban-wearing Arab.
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Jewish communities across the Gulf unite to form new association in UAE

The National 15 Feb 2021
One of the association’s senior figures, Rabbi Dr Elie Abadie, said there was historical precedence for Jewish rule of law in Arab countries ...Within 3 to 5 years trade between Israel and the United Arab Emirates will reach $4 billion.” ... Gargash and Nusseibeh supercharged Arab diplomacy.
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Jewish people across the Gulf unite to form new association in UAE

The National 15 Feb 2021
One of the association’s senior figures, Rabbi Dr Elie Abadie, said there was historical precedence for Jewish rule of law in Arab countries ... In September, Israel’s Intelligence Minister Eli Cohen asserted, “Within 3 to 5 years trade between Israel and the United Arab Emirates will reach $4 billion.”.
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How the oud helped Syrian composer Faraj Abyad find his voice as a tarab singer in New York

The National 09 Feb 2021
However, the musician says he was getting only so far working on his own and was desperately looking for an Arabic teacher ... I’ve even spoken to other musicians from Egypt, Palestine and Syria, who are also eager to try new things in classical Arabic music, and told them about the ...
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At this N.J. events space and film studio, everything — and everyone — is welcome

NJ dot com 06 Feb 2021
One of the leading classical Arabic percussionists in ... Sanchez is a fellow musician as well as a photographer and videographer who shoots for the New York Arabic Orchestra, a nonprofit organization for Arabic music performance and education in New York City co-founded by Centrone.
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Arab-American celebs help raise money for US children’s hospital

Arab News 05 Feb 2021
Several Arab-American celebrities joined forces to raise money for St ... News anchor and journalist Tamsen Fadal hosted the Zoom-based event and introduced performances by a number of Arab-American musicians including Raneem Imam, Amine Hachem, Matt Mardini and Cyril Nehme, all of whom called on viewers to donate to St.
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11 Palestinian independent musicians you need to listen to right now: from The Synaptik to 47Soul

The National 01 Feb 2021
The 11 best Arab independent musicians you should be listening to right now ... "She is an amazing musician, composer, singer and oud player and I was so lucky to work with her on the artist residency ... It was one of the most enriching experiences I have had as a musician." 2.
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11 Palestinian independent musicians you need to listen to right now: from Synaptik to 47Soul

The National 01 Feb 2021
The 11 best Arab independent musicians you should be listening to right now ... "She is an amazing musician, composer, singer and oud player and I was so lucky to work with her on the artist residency ... It was one of the most enriching experiences I have had as a musician." 2.
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The Cairo-trained violinist who wants Saudis to pursue their musical ambitions

Arab News 30 Jan 2021
He is a gifted musician, known for his proficiency at playing the violin, the oud and the qanun ... In the absence of specialist academies and music in the Kingdom’s national curriculum, most Saudi musicians are self-taught, relying on platforms like YouTube to pick up the basics ... “I was raised among musicians,” Yaseen told Arab News.
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Inside Last Floor, the region’s hottest new production house

Arab News 29 Jan 2021
It’s been roughly a year since screenwriter Daniel Habib, writer Nasri Atallah, and musician Firas Abou Fakher (best known as a member of the hugely successful Arabic indie band Mashrou’ Leila), three friends from Lebanon, joined forces as Last Floor Productions to answer that call ... Firas Abou Fakher is a musician.
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Take Shelter: Arts Calendar: January 28 – 31

LA Weekly 28 Jan 2021
There’s a lot of confusing information out there about the safety of going out right now — but there’s a lot of clarity to be had in this week’s almost entirely safe-at-home arts calendar ... MOCA ... Lecture ... Omar Offendum is a unique spoken word artist and musician, well known for his signature blend of hip-hop and Arabic poetry ... .
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How composer Khyam Allami is tackling cultural bias by creating tools to make non-western music

The National 26 Jan 2021
Young Arab and non-western musicians who want to create music rooted in their own cultures often have to choose between studying a traditional acoustic instrument and making western-style music online, Allami says ... and African musicians.” From Arabic maqams to Indian ragas.
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Expo 2020 Dubai: Final call to join AR Rahman-mentored women’s orchestra

Gulf News 26 Jan 2021
The deadline is February 4 and it’s your sole chance to receive training and mentorship by the legendary musician ... This contest is a part of Expo 2020 cultural highlights and they are calling all female intermediate to semi-professional musicians from the Arab world to apply for the Firdaus Orchestra.
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