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How One Arab Arts Festival Transformed Itself to Save Its Season

Sarah Mills | 19 Jun 2020

When it looked like Covid-19 might force it to cancel, the Liverpool Arab Arts Festival got creative. Nearly all its events will go ahead in digital formats.

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As Arab Students Vent Outrage Over Racism on Social Media, Educators Must Be Guides

Zoe Hurley | 13 Jun 2020

Arab celebrities are posting images of themselves in “blackface.” Students are sometimes bewildered about how to participate in the Black Lives Matter movement. Educators must help.

Arabic Arts & Culture Literature & Translation

Online for Free: A Summer Reading List

M. Lynx Qualey | 05 Jun 2020

Publishers and literary websites are making it easy to find good reading material from or about the Arab world, with many free offerings to choose from.

Arts & Culture Coronavirus Internet Literature & Translation Publishing

‘Healing the Distance’: Successful Online Literary Events

M. Lynx Qualey | 29 May 2020

Arab writers and scholars whose events literary events had to move online learned some quick lessons in what makes virtual gatherings succeed.

Arts & Culture Coronavirus Publishing

Arab Publishers Take a Hit From the Covid-19 Crisis

M. Lynx Qualey | 15 May 2020

Publishing houses across the Arab region are looking for strategies to survive the effects of canceled book fairs and bookstore closings.

Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Publishing

Sheikh Zayed Book Award Honors Authors in a Virtual Event

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 08 May 2020

The prestigious prizes could not be presented in person this year because of the Covid-19 pandemic, but the show went on virtually.

Arts & Culture Coronavirus Finances

Relief Organizations Help Artists Affected by Covid-19

Al-Fanar Media Reporting Team | 24 Apr 2020

Funding groups in the Arab world and elsewhere are offering assistance to artists and other creative workers who face difficulties because of the Covid-19 shutdowns.

Arts & Culture Coronavirus Finances

Nonprofit Groups Shift Tactics to Help the Arts Survive the Coronavirus

Burton Bollag | 10 Apr 2020

With artistic productions shut down by the pandemic, cultural organizations are looking for ways to continue their missions and get support to unemployed artists.

Arts & Culture Coronavirus

Arab Artists Respond to a World Disrupted by Covid-19

Heba Elkayal | 08 Apr 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has shut down exhibitions and concerts or forced them to move online. Some artists welcome the changes for their democratizing effect, but others wonder how they’ll pay the rent.

Arts & Culture Publishing

For Sudanese Artist Mohammad Omar Khalil, Black Is All Color

Heba Elkayal | 30 Mar 2020

An exhibition of Khalil’s prints in London honors his international career. With the gallery closed by the coronavirus pandemic, viewers can see only glimpses of it online.




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