Arab Arts & Culture Forum: "Visions, Inspiration & Big Ideas"
In this public forum, some of the Arab World's leading cultural visionaries examine the forces that are inspiring and shaping contemporary Arab society.
- Thu., Mar. 12, 2009, 2:00 PM
- Family Theater
- 3 hours
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Debbie Allen - Actress, Dancer, Choreographer and Television Director/Producer
Anan Ameri - Director, Arab American National Museum
Shafik Gabr - Chairman and Managing Director, ARTOC, and Group Chairman and Founder, Egyptian-American Chamber of Commerce
Simon El Habre - Filmmaker
Salah Hassan - Professor, Cornell University
Iman Al Hindawi - Deputy General Director, Royal Opera House Muscat
Walter Isaacson - President and CEO, The Aspen institute
Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan - Humanitarian Activist
Mohammed Saeed Harib - Founder, Producer, Director, FREEJ
Cynthia Schneider - Professor, Georgetown University and Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
Ahdaf Soueif - Writer, Novelist and Commentator
James Zogby - President, Arab American Institute
Presented in cooperation with the Aspen Institute's Global Initiative on Arts, Culture, and Society. Performance timing: 3 hours
Part of ARABESQUE: Arts of the Arab World
FREE EVENT. Tickets are required, and can be ordered in person at the box office, or by calling Instant Charge at (202) 467-4600. There is no service charge. There is a limit of 12 tickets per order. At this time, these tickets are not available online; we apologize for any inconvenience.
Note: There is no free parking when attending or picking up tickets for free events.
A. Huda and Samia Farouki
The State of Kuwait
The State of Qatar
The United Arab Emirates Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Additional support is provided by the Ministry of Culture and Information, Kingdom of Bahrain; the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center; The Qatar Foundation for Education, Science, and Community Development; the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art; Alice and David Rubenstein; Saudi Aramco; the Ford Foundation; Elizabeth and Michael Kojaian; Elaine and Steve Wynn; Ambassador Elizabeth Frawley Bagley and Mr. Smith Bagley; The Laura Pels Foundation; and the Kennedy Center International Committee on the Arts.