The Arab American Cultural & Community Center presents Fifth Annual Arab American Heritage Festival
Many events have been canceled or postponed due to coronavirus concerns. Please check with the organization before going to any event.
The Fifth Annual Arab American Heritage Festival will feature the following events:
- "Cultural Treasures from the Cave Shelters of Dhofar: Photographs of the Painted Rock Art" (April 12) - The ACC will exhibit photographs on loan from the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center in Washington D.C. of prehistoric and pre-Islamic cave art taken from deep within areas once used as temporary shelters during the region’s annual monsoon season.
- International Ladies Night (April 20) - attendees will meet women from across the Arab peninsula and beyond, and enjoy a variety of home-prepared national dishes that will take them on a culinary journey from the Levant to Egypt, the Gulf to Morocco.
- Hassan El Fad - Comedy Show “Who is Kabour?” (April 28) - Morocco’s leading comedian comes to Houston for one night only. The performance will be in Arabic and French.
- Arab American non-fiction and poetry reading (April 29) - distinguished Arab American writers Dr. Hayan Charara, Dr. Fady Joudah will read excerpts from a selection of their works followed by a conversation with Dr. Hosam Abul Ela, Associate Professor at UH English department.