Location: The Loft, Performance Hall, 1011 Washington Avenue South
Arab Canadian writer and thinker Joe Kadi will be performing a reading as a kick-off to Mizna's new community program, Silaat/Connections.
Joe Kadi is a teacher, writer and editor living in Calgary, Alberta. He is the editor of Food For Our Grandmothers: Writings by Arab-American and Arab-Canadian Feminists, and the author of Thinking Class: Sketches from a Cultural Worker, both published by South End Press. He lived for a number of years in the Twin Cities, and regularly participated in readings and performances of Arab/Asian writers and poets. He believes in the creative force, transformative justice, and the power of community.
Mizna's Silaat will explore the creative and cultural needs of the Twin Cities Arab and Muslim communities through a series of dialogs and writing workshops.
Door is $10, $8 for students.