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Workshop LC4: Common Islamic Expressions
Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California
Oakland, CA
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Workshop LC4: Common Islamic Expressions
Workshop Code: LC4
Workshop Title: Common Islamic Expressions

This workshop is designed to teach you the most common Islamic expressions that Muslims use daily in different contexts.  You will learn the correct pronunciation, meaning, the proper usage in the different contexts, and will get to practice it with other participants.  You will walk away from the workshop knowing how to insert such expressions in your conversations to surprise your Muslim friends, or if you don't have any, to use them in making many!

Instructor:  Nabila Mango
Ticket Price:  $30 online / $35 at the door
Date:  Sunday, November 11, 2012
Time:  11:00 AM  12:30 PM  (1.5 hours)
Materials provided by Zawaya: a CD recording of how to pronounce the different expressions to practice at home!
Materials you need to bring:  paper and pen

About the Instructor:  Nabila Mango

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This workshop is but one of 34 workshops that are part of a larger event called "Doorway to Islamic Civilization:  Hands-On Workshops on Islamic Art & Culture".  To see the complete list of workshops offered, please visit:  www.zawaya.org

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Islamic civilization boasts an intellectual, artistic, and cultural heritage that spans continents and centuries.   The gradations of shape, color, taste, texture, and sound that exist within and between Muslim peoples and cultures are as rich and diverse as their ideas and attitudes, as well as their languages, races, and ethnicities.  Out of this fertile and potent mix of elements emerged artforms and practices that can enrich and beautify our lives.

Zawaya thus launches an original event:  "Doorway to Islamic Civilization", a weekend collection of hands-on workshops on Islamic art and culture set against the current social backdrop of Islamophobia.  These workshops are meant to give those interested the opportunity to get to know Islam and Muslims by providing a safe space within which to explore and experience the Islamic sense of beauty embodied in art, crafts, music, architecture, and more.  In addition to the workshops, there will be a film showing of "Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World" followed by a panel discussion between the filmmaker, Michael Wolfe, and Islamic art and architecture experts.  The Mevlevi Order of America will also be present to offer a Dhikr (a devotional act) by Mevlevi musicians and dervish turners.

This event is co-sponsored by The Afghan Coalition, The Arab Cultural and Community Center of San Francisco (ACCC), Arab Resource and Organizing Center (AROC), Aslan Media, The Center for Islamic Studies at GTU in Berkeley,  Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SFBA), Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights (CLUE CA), Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (ICCNC), Islamic Network Group (ING), and Ziya Art Studio.

Location

Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (View)
1433 Madison St.
Oakland, CA 94612
United States


Categories

Education > Workshops
Other > Family-Friendly
Other > Spiritual

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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