Here you will find all the past events and resources for the festival.
Movies & Videos
Shuruq 4.5 Live Reading (10/7)
This live reading showcases seven Arab-American authors featured in the Shuruq 4.5 writing showcase. This is the first of a two-part reading series hosted by Samia Saliba.
Cooking With Salima's Kitchen
Moroccan and Puerto Rican food blogger Salima Benkhalti from Salima’s Kitchen is here to share a classic Moroccan Tomato Salad.
This dish is traditionally served as a side salad, but also tastes fabulous on top of omelettes, with any kind of meat or on top of a toasted slice of bread.
Ingredients for Moroccan tomato salad:
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1/4 red onion, minced finely
- 1/4 cup parsley & cilantro, minced
- 2 tsp olive oil
- 2 tsp salt, pepper, cumin
Seattle Arab Feminisms - Then & Now
Join Vancouver, B.C.- based Canadabkeh troupe in this specially-choreographed piece, showcasing the beauty of Levantine folkloric dance! Video is pre-recorded and available for multiple viewing.
Canadabkeh was founded by Haytham and Zaid Alhamaydeh, two brothers from Nablus, Palestine. After both noticing that dabke culture was not active in Vancouver, they decided to look for passionate individuals who would share and pursue the vision of bringing joy to the community through zaffe chants and loud dabke footwork.
Canadabkeh consists of a women’s dabke team and a men’s dabke team who work closely to establish a functional well-rounded dabke representation. Canadabkeh is known for their diverse and energetic performances