Art & Performing Arts

FROM TEXAS WITH LOVE

Contributed by Prima Soho on 05.07.2007:

From Texas with Love was filmed in west Texas where Emily Jacir drove for one hour without stopping and filmed the road ahead.

The accompanying sound track is a compilation of 51 songs chosen by Palestinians living in Palestine.

Jacir asked each person. "If you had the freedom to get in a car and drive for one hour without being stopped (imagine that there is no Israeli military(...)

View Contribution

2007 Artas Lettuce Festival: Art and Photgraphy Exhibits

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 08.06.2007:

From the Thirteenth Artas Lettuce Festival Guide

Exhibits

In different nooks and crannies of the Artas Folklore Center complex and other Artas buildings and institutions, you will come across our broad range of exhibits.

A Journey through the Life and Work of Hanna Abdullah Giacaman, Hanna Giacaman Memorial Foundation

Missing from the festival this year in body, bu(...)

View Contribution

2007 Artas Lettuce Festival: Popular Songs

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 08.06.2007:

From the Thirteenth Annual Artas Lettuce Festival Guide

To enhance your enjoyment and appreciation of the folklore performances we sought to provide guidance in interpreting the acts. Bashar Barghouti not only generously offered to share material from his website on Palestinian Folklore, but he translated it for us as well! Bashar says this about himself:

"I was born in Kufr-Ein(...)

View Contribution

2007 Artas Lettuce Festival: Folklore Troupes

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 08.06.2007:

From the Thirteenth Annual Artas Lettuce Festival Guide

(Note: These were the troupes scheduled to appear at press time. We regret not being able to accomodate last minute changes to the program here.)

Debka is the best-known form of Palestinian Folklore. Each troupe has its own history and signature style. Here are some of the troupes participating in this year's festival. We r(...)

View Contribution

2007 Artas Lettuce Festival : Drama Overview

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 08.06.2007:

From the Thirteenth Annual Artas Lettuce Festival Guide

Drama

Brought to Palestine by foreign institutions in the mid-nineteenth century, drama has come into its own, with drama troupes found in many of its cities, villages and refugee camps. Ranging from drama based on traditional puppet theater to participatory theater, Palestinian drama deals with themes of relevance to Pales(...)

View Contribution

2007 Artas Lettuce Festival: Play St. George and the Dragon, Arab Educational Institute Drama Troupe

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 08.06.2007:

From the Playbill of the Thirteenth Annual Artas Lettuce Festival

Thursday, April 12, 2007 3:30

Perhaps no figure symbolizes the shared Muslim/Christian heritage and folk traditions of Palestine, than St. George, or Al Khader, "The Green One," as he is called, just like the village across the Hebron Road from the entrance to Artas with which he is associated, and where throngs o(...)

View Contribution

2007 Artas Lettuce Festival; Tantoura Puppet Theater, Hebron

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 08.06.2007:

From Playbill of Thirteenth Annual Artas Lettuce Festival Friday, April 13, 2007 1:30

Mr. Nidal Al Khateeb established Al Tantoura in October 1995. Ever since then the management of the Theatre has managed to create a wide of network of relations with governmental, non-governmental organizations as well as with schools, kindergartens, clubs, charitable societies as well as summer camps(...)

View Contribution

2007 Artas Lettuce Festival Drama: Ya Baladi :Artas Folklore Center, Al Ain Drama Troupe,

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 08.06.2007:

From Playbill of Thirteenth Annual Artas Lettuce Festival

Friday, April 13, 2007 16:30

El Ain Drama Troupe was established in 2006. Its name, El Ain, meaning "the spring" conjures the many springs in Artas which make it green and fertile, particularly the Artas Spring in the village. The troupe's mission is to portray Palestinian heritage, the problems facing villagers, as well (...)

View Contribution

2007 Artas Lettuce Festival; Ashtar The Story of Mona

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 08.06.2007:

From Playbill of the Thirteenth Annual Artas Lettuce Festival Saturday, April 14, 3:00 Courtesy of Ashtar Theater

Mona is a fourteen-year-old girl who lives in a poor family at one of the villages located near the Wall. Mahmoud, Mona’s father, works inside the Green Line and lives there with his second wife. Every now and then, he visits his family in the village. Abu Shaker, the elde(...)

View Contribution

Drama St George and the Dragon

Contributed by Arab Educational Institute on 23.04.2007:

Youth from AEI's groups in Bethlehem play St George - for Moslems Al-Khader - fighting the Dragon alias the Wall, expected soon to be built in the environment of Artas and the village of Al-Khader to the south-west of Bethlehem.

Played at Artas, 12 April 2007

View Contribution
 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ... 10 11