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Lost In Translation — Album Launch Party + Talkback with Omar Offendum & Thanks Joey
This event if free with RSVP; $10 suggested donation.
RSVP for streaming link here: http://myumi.ch/51VQ2
Journey through the Syrian-Pacific with your own personal dragoman Omar Offendum, along with his partner-in-thyme Thanks Joey. This Shamreeki sonic saga is equal parts nostalgic and futuristic. Featuring samples from some iconic Syrian films, and a dizzying dose of Damascene bilingualism, Lost In Translation is a celebratory love-letter to this very merry and hairy Arabian way of life in the California Califate of Los Shamgeles.
Lyrics by Omar Offendum | Music by Thanks Joey
Sponsors: Arab American National Museum, Alif Institute Youth Board, Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture, Qatar Foundation International, University of Michigan - Dearborn Center for Arab American Studies, University of Michigan Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies.
|Building:||Off Campus Location|
|Tags:||arab american studies, center for middle eastern and north african studies, Middle East Studies, Music, Poetry|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, International Institute|