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Sunday, March 10 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Arts and Music: On Fire and Under Fire

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Musicians and artists shape and are shaped by the world around them. Often they serve as canaries in the coal mine. What unique capabilities do artists and musicians bring to social movements? What are their challenges, frustrations, and rewards? Why is art such an important part of the Arab Spring?


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Omar Offendum

Syrian-American Hip Hop Artist
Omar Offendum is a Syrian-American Hip-Hop artist - born in Saudi Arabia, raised in Washington DC and living in Los Angeles. He has been featured on several major news outlets (Aljazeera, PBS, LA Time, Rolling Stone, VICE, The New York Times, The European), toured the world to promote his ground-breaking music, helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for various humanitarian relief organizations, lectured at a number of prestigious... Read More →


Sunday March 10, 2013 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Kennedy Center: Room 303/305, Augsburg