News

November 2018

Nov 27, 2018
As the #MeToo movement galvanizes the globe. the focus on feminism also reveals other discriminations. In music, sexism often works in tandem with exotosim, as experience by the Egyptian musicians...
Nov 17, 2018
Karkade’ Mohamed Abuzekry (L), Dina el-Wedidi and Youssra el-Hawary were nominated and selected for the fourth edition of the cultural exchange program Center Stage - Photos taken by Nourhan Magdi...
Nov 13, 2018
For musicians living and performing abroad, it can be a challenge to avoid being exoticised and framed in an aesthetic prison. The Egyptian musician Mohamed Abozekry has reconciled the traditional and...
Nov 05, 2018
The Portland producing company brings Ukraine's Teatr-Pralnia to town for a 10-day dash of innovative song, theater, puppetry and culture In the Paris Theatre in Portland, Oregon, voices break through...
Nov 01, 2018
Tricklock Company's Global Corridor program is one of the most vital cultural exchange efforts in Albuquerque, putting our community in dialogue with the rest of the world by bringing global...

October 2018

Oct 04, 2018
“We want our programming to be reflective of this city,” Lincoln Center’s Jordana Leigh said succinctly, introducing firebrand Egyptian singer/accordionist Youssra El Hawary this past evening for her...
Oct 02, 2018
Youssra El Hawary and her band performed at the Storefront Theatre Sept. 19, just days after playing at the Kennedy Center in New York City. Susan Skinner/Burt County Plaindealer On Monday, Sept. 17,...

September 2018

Sep 30, 2018
Dina el-Wedidi's band perform at Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in New York - Photo by Nourhan Magdi. Dina el-Wedidi lights up stage at St. John Cathedral in New York By: Nourhan Magdi Sun, Sep....
Sep 24, 2018
Friday night at Roulette, oudist Mohamed Abozekry & Karkade treated the crowd to a dynamic, exhilarating look at the future of Egyptian classical music. Abozekry has immersed himself in the centuries...
Sep 05, 2018
Youssra El Hawary and her five-person band will perform at the Kennedy Center and the U Street club Tropicalia. (David Degner) By Mark Jenkins September 5 In the spring of 2012, Youssra El Hawary...