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November 20,2016
Evoking Nostalgia in a Rousing Evening of Turath Music
Evoking Nostalgia in a Rousing Evening of Turath Music

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October 30,2016
Al-Bustan Interviewed by Center for Arab American Philanthropy
Al-Bustan Interviewed by Center for Arab American Philanthropy

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October 23,2016
Support Our Year-End Matching Challenge: Help us Build Cultural Bridges through the Arts
Support Our Year-End Matching Challenge: Help us Build Cultural Bridges through the Arts

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October 11,2016
Arabic Song Tools for Educators
Arabic Song Tools for Educators

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October 06,2016
Creating Community and Culture at Ahlan!
Creating Community and Culture at Ahlan!

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September 13,2016
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DEC
(Dis)Placed Project: Tell us your Story!
(Dis)Placed Project: Tell us your Story!

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July 29,2016
Cultivating Arab Culture Pedagogies for Educators
Cultivating Arab Culture Pedagogies for Educators

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July 13,2016
Al-Bustan ED featured in Generocity
Al-Bustan ED featured in Generocity

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July 07,2016
2016-2017
Tabadul Project: Cross-Cultural Exchange through the Arts
Tabadul Project: Cross-Cultural Exchange through the Arts

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July 04,2016
“Fil Bustan” at Al-Bustan Camp 2016
“Fil Bustan” at Al-Bustan Camp 2016

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July 02,2016
2016-2017
(Dis)Placed Project: Explorations in Poetry, Art, and Music Composition
(Dis)Placed Project: Explorations in Poetry, Art, and Music Composition

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July 01,2016
Reaching New Heights in Second Year of Moffet Arab Arts Program 2015-16
Reaching New Heights in Second Year of Moffet Arab Arts Program 2015-16

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June 14,2016
Al-Bustan in Spirit News
Al-Bustan in Spirit News

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June 14,2016
Celebrating an Amazing Year in the Moffet Garden
Celebrating an Amazing Year in the Moffet Garden

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May 17,2016
Musical Encounters Across Philadelphia
Musical Encounters Across Philadelphia

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May 16,2016
Northeast High School Muslim Girls Culture Club
Northeast High School Muslim Girls Culture Club

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May 16,2016
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Celebrating Arab Arts at Moffet School Garden
Celebrating Arab Arts at Moffet School Garden

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May 04,2016
Musical Encounters Interview with G-town Radio
Musical Encounters Interview with G-town Radio

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April 29,2016
A Soul-Stirring Concert of Sufi Poetry & Music
A Soul-Stirring Concert of Sufi Poetry & Music

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April 14,2016
One Breath, One Soul Featured on WHYY Newsworks
One Breath, One Soul Featured on WHYY Newsworks

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April 05,2016
Blossoming of the Philadelphia Arab Music Ensemble
Blossoming of the Philadelphia Arab Music Ensemble

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March 30,2016
A Day of Arab Music Workshops at Jefferson School
A Day of Arab Music Workshops at Jefferson School

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March 22,2016
Moffet Community Comes Together at Circle of Hope Gallery
Moffet Community Comes Together at Circle of Hope Gallery

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December 29,2015
November 28,2015
The Pew Center’s Q&A with Hazami Sayed
The Pew Center’s Q&A with Hazami Sayed

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November 04,2015
Support Our Year-End Matching Challenge: From Seats to Stage!
Support Our Year-End Matching Challenge: From Seats to Stage!

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October 09,2015
Al-Bustan Community Embraces Arab Arts at Ahlan!
Al-Bustan Community Embraces Arab Arts at Ahlan!

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July 29,2015
Teens Delve into Arabic, Music and Art
Teens Delve into Arabic, Music and Art

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July 22,2015
ED Hazami Sayed interviewed by Stay Thirsty Magazine
ED Hazami Sayed interviewed by Stay Thirsty Magazine

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July 11,2015
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Exhibit of NEHS Students’ Protest Art
Exhibit of NEHS Students’ Protest Art

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July 09,2015
Exploring the Zoo at Al-Bustan Camp 2015
Exploring the Zoo at Al-Bustan Camp 2015

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June 15,2015
Al-Bustan Awarded PNC Arts Alive Grant
Al-Bustan Awarded PNC Arts Alive Grant

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June 12,2015
Celebrating an Artful Year at Moffet School 2014-15
Celebrating an Artful Year at Moffet School 2014-15

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June 10,2015
A Musical-Visual Journey by Ayman Alalao & Kinan Abou-afach
A Musical-Visual Journey by Ayman Alalao & Kinan Abou-afach

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June 01,2015
{De}Perception Collaboration Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer
{De}Perception Collaboration Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer

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May 03,2015
Penn Students From All Walks Enjoy Arab Music Class
Penn Students From All Walks Enjoy Arab Music Class

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May 01,2015
Art-making Transforms the Moffet Garden
Art-making Transforms the Moffet Garden

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April 25,2015
Al-Bustan featured on ART TV’s The Bridge
Al-Bustan featured on ART TV’s The Bridge

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April 20,2015
Arab and Latin Music with Oumeima and Rolando
Arab and Latin Music with Oumeima and Rolando

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March 05,2015
Exhibit Opening Reception at City Hall
Exhibit Opening Reception at City Hall

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March 01,2015
Protest Art at Northeast High School
Protest Art at Northeast High School

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February 15,2015
Installing Looking for Home Exhibit at City Hall
Installing Looking for Home Exhibit at City Hall

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January 27,2015
Looking for Home Book
Looking for Home Book

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January 09,2015
Naomi Shihab Nye Shares Stories of Oman with Moffet Students
Naomi Shihab Nye Shares Stories of Oman with Moffet Students

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January 02,2015
After-school Arab Arts at Moffet 2014
After-school Arab Arts at Moffet 2014

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November 21,2014
Chants of Praise for Marcel Khalife & Abeer Nehme
Chants of Praise for Marcel Khalife & Abeer Nehme

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November 14,2014
Al-Bustan Interviewed on WRTI Radio
Al-Bustan Interviewed on WRTI Radio

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November 14,2014
Inquirer and WHYY feature Al-Bustan and Chants of the East
Inquirer and WHYY feature Al-Bustan and Chants of the East

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October 15,2014
Rihla: Live in Philadelphia
Rihla: Live in Philadelphia

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August 13,2014
Al-Bustan Receives William Penn Foundation Grant for Arab Arts at Moffet School
Al-Bustan Receives William Penn Foundation Grant for Arab Arts at Moffet School

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August 01,2014
Creating Stories of Home at Camp 2014
Creating Stories of Home at Camp 2014

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July 01,2014
Learning From “Passionate and Masterful Musicians and Teachers”
Learning From “Passionate and Masterful Musicians and Teachers”

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June 19,2014
Al-Bustan Awarded Pew Center for Arts & Heritage Grant
Al-Bustan Awarded Pew Center for Arts & Heritage Grant

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June 03,2014
Exploring Arab & Latin Rhythms with Rolando Morales-Matos
Exploring Arab & Latin Rhythms with Rolando Morales-Matos

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May 05,2014
Guest Artist Fathy Salama in the Philadelphia Community
Guest Artist Fathy Salama in the Philadelphia Community

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May 05,2014
Fathy Salama Dazzles with his Egyptian Jazz Compositions
Fathy Salama Dazzles with his Egyptian Jazz Compositions

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April 28,2014
Al-Bustan Music and Fathy Salama Featured by Global Philadelphia Association
Al-Bustan Music and Fathy Salama Featured by Global Philadelphia Association

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April 21,2014
Al-Bustan Music and Fathy Salama Featured in Broad Street Review
Al-Bustan Music and Fathy Salama Featured in Broad Street Review

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March 18,2014
Moffet Students Reflect on “Hamdulillah”
Moffet Students Reflect on “Hamdulillah”

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March 12,2014
Spring 2014 Series Opens with Rousing Hip-Hop Artist
Spring 2014 Series Opens with Rousing Hip-Hop Artist

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March 12,2014
Guest Artist The Narcicyst in the Philadelphia Community
Guest Artist The Narcicyst in the Philadelphia Community

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February 24,2014
Guest Artist Inspires Art-Making at Moffet School
Guest Artist Inspires Art-Making at Moffet School

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February 22,2014
Penn News Covers Arab Music Class
Penn News Covers Arab Music Class

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January 31,2014
Al-Bustan Awarded Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art Grant
Al-Bustan Awarded Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art Grant

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January 10,2014
Al-Bustan Awarded William Penn Foundation Grant
Al-Bustan Awarded William Penn Foundation Grant

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January 09,2014
Learning Palestinian Tatreez at Northeast High School
Learning Palestinian Tatreez at Northeast High School

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October 07,2013
Al-Bustan Participates in GlobalPhilly™ 2013 Exposition
Al-Bustan Participates in GlobalPhilly™ 2013 Exposition

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August 08,2013
Philadelphia Arab Music Ensemble
Philadelphia Arab Music Ensemble

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August 07,2013
Philadelphia Arab Percussion Ensemble
Philadelphia Arab Percussion Ensemble

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June 27,2013
ABS News at 10 – Teen Produced Video at Al-Bustan Camp 2013
ABS News at 10 – Teen Produced Video at Al-Bustan Camp 2013

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June 18,2013
Musicians Kotain and Abou-afach Win Pew Fellowship
Musicians Kotain and Abou-afach Win Pew Fellowship

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June 12,2013
May 10,2013
Sonia M’Barek and Al-Bustan Takht Ensemble Reviewed in New York Times
Sonia M’Barek and Al-Bustan Takht Ensemble Reviewed in New York Times

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May 09,2013
Sonia M’barek and Al-Bustan Takht Ensemble on WFMU
Sonia M’barek and Al-Bustan Takht Ensemble on WFMU

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March 29,2013
Art and Music Demonstration at Northeast High School
Art and Music Demonstration at Northeast High School

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March 15,2013
Roads to Damascus: A Mesmerizing Visual and Aural Journey
Roads to Damascus: A Mesmerizing Visual and Aural Journey

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February 27,2013
Northeast High School Presents Arab Arts & Culture
Northeast High School Presents Arab Arts & Culture

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December 11,2012
Nada Bakri Discusses Anthony Shadid’s Legacy at NEHS
Nada Bakri Discusses Anthony Shadid’s Legacy at NEHS

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July 01,2012
Building Community Through Tatreez
Building Community Through Tatreez

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December 20,2011
Poetics of Suheir Hammad Meet Musicality of Concert Series
Poetics of Suheir Hammad Meet Musicality of Concert Series

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November 17,2011
Arab Arts & Culture Course at Northeast High School
Arab Arts & Culture Course at Northeast High School

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June 12,2011
The Art of Geometry at Northeast High School
The Art of Geometry at Northeast High School

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May 16,2011
National Arab American Service Day
National Arab American Service Day

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November 03,2010
July 15,2010
Successful Pilot of Music Course for Adults
Successful Pilot of Music Course for Adults

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April 28,2010
Youth Videos on Stereotypes
Youth Videos on Stereotypes

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Al-Bustan Programs

Presenting

Led by Music Director Hanna Khoury, Al-Bustan presents a series of concerts that feature internationally renowned guest artists invited to collaborate with Al-Bustan Takht Ensemble, with programs ranging in music genres and disciplines, including visual and literary arts.

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Teaching

Al-Bustan offers educational programs in schools, universities and the community for youth and adults interested in exploring the Arabic language and culture through the arts.



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Digital Education

Al-Bustan Digital Education is an online resource with interactive learning and playing applications to further educators’ and students’ understanding and appreciation of the Arabic language, arts, culture, and history.


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