Surrender to Spirit with Nancy

Surrender to Spirit with Nancy

Nancy Zabaneh is a Palestinian-Canadian pioneer of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual fitness in the Arab world as well as an active Kundalini Yoga Instructor, who is on a quest to heal the region by surrendering to a higher spirit.

The Golden Harvest

The Golden Harvest

Filmmaker, screenwriter, author and journalist Alia Yunis is a versatile woman with olive oil in her heart. With her writing appearing in the Los Angeles Times, Aramco World and Sauveur among others, she has also been published in numerous anthologies, featuring both...

Talking Movies Reel Palestine

Talking Movies Reel Palestine

Reel Palestine, an annual film festival screening independent and alternative Palestinian films in the UAE. Increasingly anticipated every year by the community, this not-for-profit, volunteer-based organization was founded by Dana Sadek, Nadia Rouchdy and Noora Husseini.

Stand Up With Mo Amer

Stand Up With Mo Amer

Mohammed “Mo” Amer is an American stand-up comedian and writer of Palestinian descent. He is best known for his Netflix comedy special “The Vagabond” and his role as one third of the comedy trio of “Allah Made Me Funny”.

Hala on Stilts

Hala on Stilts

Hala is an energetic professional who exudes charisma as she mingles with guests and poses for photos from high above the crowd. This ebullient artiste is not only watching us from on high, she is also the creator of many of the beautiful costumes she wears for her performances.

Playlist Palestine

Playlist Palestine

For decades young Palestinians have used art as a voice for their community, a platform through which they can narrate their side of the story and share their resilience with the world. One of the forms of art in which that has been the most evident is music, and with each new generation, a new wave of talented musicians and bands take over the Palestinian music scene with their unique identities and diverse sounds. My playlist is somewhat eclectic with different genres of music, all reveling the complexity of  Palestinian identity and traditions. Through  experimental, jazz, pop and rock and folk, these artist attest to the strong memories of a new generation of Palestinians, and as a result the  cultural production is a scared form of resistance that no colonizer can erase.

Pushing the Limits

Pushing the Limits

With the medium of comedy shedding light on truths that sometimes hard facts cannot bring home as powerfully, Maysoon Zayid has elevated this talent to an art.