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Tarek Yamani Trio

Tarek Yamani Trio @KingsPlace – Review

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Following his show @KingsPlace, London, I met with Tarek Yamani to discuss his career so far, his latest album, and his performance at Shubbak Lebanese-American self-taught pianist Tarek Yamani, alongside bassist Elie Afif, percussionist Khaled Yassine, and guest performer Trumpeter Yazz Ahmed, produced a mesmerising performance @KingsPlace as part of…
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Interviewing Najwa Benshatwan

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Interviewing Najwa Benshatwan: The Libyan female author ‘Under The Radar’ speaks to Nahla Al-Ageli for Shubbak An ugly shadow side of Libya’s history is that it was a slave market route for centuries under Ottoman rule, way before the Italian occupation and prior to Libya’s declared independence in 1951. Growing…
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Nahla Al-Ageli Interviews Saleem Haddad About ‘Guapa’

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For Shubbak, Nahla Al-Ageli reviews Saleem Haddad’s ‘Guapa’ and interviews the author before he participates in the Literature Programme Living in a politically volatile city in the Middle East, a young Arab drag queen – who is by day a tireless human rights activist – is arrested by the police…
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