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Episode 15 in Arabic: Aseel & “You be You”!

الحلقه ١٥ بالعربي: لقاء مع اسيل الحمصي. تكلمنا عن تجربه اسيل في ترجمه كتاب “كن نفسك” إلى اللغه العربي. الكتاب يشرح مفاهيم الجندر و الحب بصوره مبسطه.

Arabic episode 15: An interview with Aseel Houmsse. We talked about Aseel’s experience translating “You Be You,” a book explaining gender, love, and family, to Arabic.

Book by Jonathan Branfman (Author), Julie Benbassat (Illustrator), Aseel Houmsse (Translator)

To purchase this book, go to: https://www.amazon.com/Arabic-Explaining-Gender-Diversity-Justice/dp/1983681776?fbclid=IwAR3nGXQDuUxBA11kwzjs6DHS1W_rXqDlKuWbey87tlAiDvMkDma8ykKAeiA

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Episode 51 in English: Yalla, Meet Amanda Bahia!

We got to talk to an incredible music and visual artist, Amanda Bahia. They’re so creative and talented, and we are grateful to have gotten to talk about their music, drawing, and experience growing up in a Palestinian-American family in the United States. ALSO!! It’s February 15 and today is Amanda Bahia’s EP release party in Cleveland. (If you’re in the area, go to it!!)

Listen on Bandcamp: https://almanak.bandcamp.com/releases

Connect with Amanda on Instagram @almanakmusic_
You can email them at [email protected] re: bookings.

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Episode 50 in English: Saudi Art Talk with Raneen!

It was so fun talking with Raneen, a Saudi art curator who has a lot to say about the art scene in Saudi Arabia! It was great learning about the evolution of art in Saudi Arabia over the recent years. Raneen has been passionate about art her whole life and you can hear that when she talks about curating. She’s an amazing woman and we are honored to have her on the podcast! Read more about Raneen here: https://www.abouther.com/node/15431/people/leading-ladies/meet-9-arabs-included-bbc%E2%80%99s-100-women-list-2018

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