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Upcoming Events

Sowing Crisis: The Cold War and American Dominance in the Middle East.
March 12, 2009
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Unfortunately it was Paradise: a Celebration of the Life of Mahmoud Darwish
April 11, 2009
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Mizna's Ten Year Anniversary Celebration
October 2009

Past Events:

DAM in Concert: October 18, 2008.

5th Arab Film Festival: October 16 - 19, 2008.

Latitudes: August 21 -24, 2008

Book Signing, Reading, and Reception with Rabih Alameddine: June 6, 2008

Journal Release Party, with writer Susan Abulhawa: May 22, 2008

Ertijal: Joubran Brothers: February 22, 2008

Ibtisam Barakat: December 7, 2007

Sinan Antoon: November 2, 2007

Walid Raad: October 25, 2007

Marcel Khalife: October 19, 2007

Journal Release Party, 20th Issue: September 22, 2007

Gregory Orfalea, Arab American writer: June 24, 2007

Latitudes: May 18-19, May 25-26

The Twin Cities Fourth Arab Film Festival: March 29th - April 1st, 2007

Film Festival Benefit : March 6, 2007

Journal Release Party, "The Lebanon Issue": February 23, 2007

French Algerian Writer Ahmed Zitouni: November 17, 2006

Betty Shamieh: NY based Performance Artist: October 20, 2006

Lebanon Relief Concert: September 10, 2006

Journal Release Party and Reading: July 14, 2006

Killing Time: An Exploration of the Arab Coffeehouse In America: May 19 - June 2, 2006

Mideast in the Midwest Series featuring Jean Said Makdisi : June 8, 2006

Mideast in the Midwest Series featuring Elias Khoury: March 3, 2006

Mizna's 3rd Annual Arab Film Festival: November 11 - 17, 2005

Mideast in the Midwest series: Friday, May 27th, 2005

The Mideast in the Midwest series is designed to develop and facilitate artists in the Arab, Muslim, and West Asian/North African community. The next event will take place once more at Open Book at the Loft in Minneapolis, Minnesota on January 21, 2005.

Be a part of the Mizna Artist Bazaar!
Mideast in the Midwest: Thursday, November 18th

Mizna's 2nd Annual Arab Film Festival: September 23rd - 26th, 2004

Mizna play, With Love from Ramallah: June 3rd-13th, 2004

Suheir Hammad Spoken Word Performance: March 27th, 2004

Mizna Benefit: Saturday, March 13th, 2004
Special Guest: Simon Shaheen

Mizna hosts "Iron Sheik": September 20th, 2003

Minnesota's First Arab Film Festival: March 27th-30th, 2003

Fearful Verses: October 31st, 2002

Beyond Bellydancers, Bombers and Billionaires: Arabs and Muslims Out Loud!: March 22nd, 2002