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July 2022

The Transformational History of Ar-Razzaq Islamic Center in Durham (through December 10th)

July 29, 2022 - December 10, 2022
Perkins Library, Duke University
Durham, NC United States
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The Duke Libraries and Center for Muslim Life invite you to experience an exhibit on the "Transformational History of Ar-Razzaq" at the Islamic Center in Durham which will be on display until December 10th at Perkins Library.   For more information on the exhibit, visit here: https://library.duke.edu/exhibits/2022/ArRazzaq July 29 - December 10

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August 2022

Healing the Emptiness: a Psychospiritual Guide

August 20, 2022 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Raleigh Raleigh, NC United States + Google Map

  This is the final part of a 3-part series featuring Ust. Yasmin Mogahed titled “Healing the Emptiness: A Psychospiritual Guide”. It will be held on Saturday mornings from 10 AM to 12 PM on August 6, 13, and 20 at the Islami Association of Raleigh’s Islamic Center. You can also stream at www.youtube.com/channel/UCNXNLEjZTqpE4ZhXWGqlBnQ/live   808 Atwater St, Raleigh, NC 27607 Islamic Association of Raleigh   For more information, visit here. Sponsored by the Islamic Association of Raleigh

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September 2022

A Night Of Armenian Duduk Music Along With Middle Eastern Poetry

September 1, 2022 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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CONCERT   Join us for a night of music and poetry as our guest musician from Beirut, Raffi Chilingirian, will play the Armenian duduk (wind instrument) while our faculty will read Arabic, Turkish, and Persian poetry. After the music and poetry performance, we will have a panel discussion on the significance of duduk for Armenian heritage and the diaspora, the ways that duduk has traveled to other countries in the Middle East, and how music and poetry serve as great…

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December 2022

Final Exhibit Day of The Transformational History of Ar-Razzaq Islamic Center in Durham (closing December 10th)

December 10, 2022 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Perkins Library, Duke University
Durham, NC United States
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The Duke Libraries and Center for Muslim Life invite you to experience an exhibit on the "Transformational History of Ar-Razzaq" at the Islamic Center in Durham which will be on display until December 10th at Perkins Library.   For more information on the exhibit, visit here: https://library.duke.edu/exhibits/2022/ArRazzaq July 29 - December 10  

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