This week we talk with Canadian Jewish playwright Arthur Milner, whose new play Facts is being presented in Vancouver this weekend. Arthur discussed his personal political journey, as well as his scheduled appearances in Vancouver (check link for info) and performances of Facts in Palestinian cities in late 2012 in conjunction with the Alrowwad Cultural …
April 2013 archive
Conversation with Palestinian Musician Simon Shaheen
This week we talk with renowned Palestinian musician Simon Shaheen. Simon, amazing on both violin and oud, who will be performing his new composition The Call: Songs of Liberation in Vancouver on April 27th. In this candid conversation, Simon discusses his own history and journey as a musician, the influence of Arabic music and also explains the motivations behind his new music.
Remembering Jenin with Susan Abulhawa
This week we talk with Palestinian American author and activist Susan Abulhawa about the 11th anniversary of the Israeli assault on the Jenin refugee camp and her book, Mornings in Jenin. Susan is also a contributor to the book â€œSearching Jeninâ€, and the founder of Playgrounds for Palestine.
This week we talk with Frank Barat from Belgium, a human rights activist and coordinator of the Russell Tribunal on Palestine. Weâ€™ll discuss the work of the Tribunal and the recommendations that came out of the Final Session held last month in Brussels. Our closing piece of music is by Roger Waters, founding member of …