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The Making of the Third Space

May 31, 2009

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Letting Us Down

May 31, 2009

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="640" caption="Tourists in Petra"]Tourists in Petra[/caption] This is a response to an editorial published in the Jordan Times newspaper by a tourist who recently visited Jordan. Dear A.H. Ekker, First of all, thank you for sharing your opinion. I specifically appreciate the token "in Jordan people are very friendly and hospitable" as a introduction to your critique of exactly how Jordanian are not friendly and not hospitable. Thanks for coming to our country and spending your valuable Euros in our hotels, tourist sites, and restaurants. We appreciate the financial support, especially during these difficult financial times. Jordanians and Arabs in general are some of the most welcoming people in the world. Guests are treated as royalty. But there is a point when your welcome is over. As for the rudeness, foul stench, and donkey races, we are very sorry that your experience wasn't...

A Bus You'll Want to Ride

May 31, 2009

Imagine a bus; a traveling project with citizen journalists, who make a local paper in each new city, and share blogged stories from the different cities through focuses on common identity. Journalism made by locals together with the project creators of the bus. Think of a rolling music studio setting out to make a soundtrack of the Middle East, identifying musicians in each city that works on the tracks of the previous city, all under the theme of local communities´ sound. The Middle East Expedition will host an open meeting for people who would like to know more about the project but also people who could see themself engaging in the organizational part of creating such a cool project like this. An unique opportunity to get your-self involved with a one of a kind project that will have a huge outreach.

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The meeting will take place at Makan (Nadim Al-Mallah Street,...

The Middle East Expedition – An Open Meeting

May 29, 2009

The Middle East Expedition will host an open meeting for people who would like to know more about the project but also people who could see themself engaging in the organizational part of creating such a cool project like this. An unique opportunity to get your-self involved with a one of a kind project that will have a huge outreach. Come and hear more about the project and find out if it is something you would like to be a part of. Location: Makan, Nadim Al-Mallah Street, Jabal Luweibdeh
The Middle East Expedition is a caravan of buses travelling Jordan, Syria and Lebanon in the summer 2010 to discover new and creative ways of engagement and involvement in the society that surround us. We belive that the youth of today have ideas and actionbased potential to create dialogue and awareness between the agenda setters...

chronicles of refugee ذاكرة اللجوء

May 28, 2009

Location: lewaibdeh-mohtaraf remal for arts Street: nemer al edwan st. across from feras hotel City/Town: Amman, Jordan Phone: 0795815609 Email: ghazal22@yahoo.com فيلم وثائقي يتحدث عن يوميات النكبة من خلال شهادات شخصية من اللاجئين الفلسطينيين في مخيمات اللجوء وفي الشتات في مناطق العالم المختلفة منذ العام 1967 وحتى الآن كما يكشف عن الأثر الذي يخلفه اللجوء على المجتمعات المختلفة الفيلم من اعداد واخراج بيرلا عيسى اسيل منصور آدم شبيرو يعرض في محترف رمال للفنون بالتعاون مع العربية لحماية الطبيعة يوم الخميس 2009/5/28 الساعة 8:00 مساءً والدعوة عامة A decumantary film by Perla issa Aseel mansour Adam shapiro talking about the daily nakbas documents the repeated explosions of the palestinians from cerious countries and refugee camps around the world since 1967 until today and explore their impact on a comunity under instant of being made refugees a second,third or fourth time. the film will be screend at mohtaraf remal for arts by cooperative with arab group for the protection of nature on thursday 28may,2009 at 8:00 pm its openend for public ...

Jebel alQalaa: Resident Views

May 28, 2009

A short video detailing why the Jebel alQalaa neighborhood is special and deserves to be listened to.

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Cups & Kilos Events Calendar – Summer 2009

May 26, 2009

Location: Cups & Kilos - Rabieh Location City/Town: Amman, Jordan Phone: 0797144011 Email: customer.service@cupsandkilos.com Summer Events Calendar 2009 @ Cups & Kilos Rabieh will feature five events. Every Thursday starting May 28th @ 7pm and concluding with a Live Show on Sunny 105.1 with Greg On June 25th 2009. Collect all your drinks vouchers throughout and win our surprise raffle on the last day! May 28th 2009 @ 7pm featuring Yazan Al-Rousan June 4th @ 7pm featuring KIMA Band June 11th @ 7pm featuring Maher Hanhan Jazz Band June 18th@ 7pm featuring Hani Dabeet Band June 25th @ 7pm LIVE SHOW WITH GREG ON SUNNY 105.1 and featuring Omar Jurf Band. Surprise raffle will be held during the show on June 25th!...

VideoVoice – Call for applications / نداء لتقديم طلبات – فيديوفويس

May 26, 2009

Location: Makan Phone: 0799662868 Email: elkhalidig@hotmail.com نداء لتقديم طلبات المشاركة - للفنانين المقيمين في الاردن مكان يدعوكم لتقديم طلبات المشاركة في فيديوفويس (صوت الفيديو): ورشة عمل لإنتاج الفيديو في عمّان - الأردن لمدة اسبوعين من 13 وحتى 29 حزيران 2009. تجمع ورشة العمل شباب وفنانيين ممارسين للتعاون على مواجهة التسائلات الصحية للمشاركين عبر وسيلة الفيديو ورشة العمل ستقدم للفنانين المختارين الطعام خلال ساعات الورشة، المواصلات، وكل المواد والأدوات اللازمة. ( ساعات الورشة تتراوح ما بين ٣ و ٤ ساعات كل يوم ما بين الساعة ٢ و ٦ مساءا ) متطلبات التقديم: 1. معلومات شخصية: الإسم، العمر، الجنسية، معلومات للإتصال (العنوان، البريد الإلكتروني، رقم الهاتف) 2. نص قصير يشرح أسباب الإهتمام بالورشة وأي خبرة سابقة في الفنون (بأي وسيط كان) و/أو العمل المجتمعي و/أو أي خبرة في العمل مع الشباب 3. سيرة ذاتية أو نبذة شخصية 4. إختياري: تقديم أمثلة عن أعمال سابقة بأي وسيط كان • أقصى حد خمسة (5) صور رقميّة من الأعمال بشكلJPEG وبحجم 650×500 بيكسل لكل صورة • مقتطفات من...

The Jebel alQalaa Misadventure

May 26, 2009

Photo by Nadine Toukan Written by Ramsey Tesdell A debate has been raging on Urdun Mubdi3 regarding a construction project for tourist facilities in Jebel alQalaa. A virtual debate between engaged citizens and employees of the Greater Amman Municipality has sprung and appears to be continuing. I for one, appreciate the direct contact and response of public officials. Despite your position on the issue or the non-issue, several activities should be of concern to the active and attentive citizen of Amman. A quick review is necessary. A bit about Hamzet Wasel:
"Hamzet Wasel is an initiative by and for the citizens of Amman to encourage the diverse people of the city to build authentic relationships and exercise their social responsibility by designing and participating in activities and programs that tackle the complex challenges and explore the unique opportunities which exist within our multi-layered...

Flying Kites for Community

May 24, 2009

videott Hamzet Wasel is an initiative by and for the citizens of Amman to encourage the diverse people of the city to build authentic relationships and engage in social activism by designing and participating in activities and programs that tackle the complex challenges and explore the unique opportunities within this multi-layered city. Kite flying, is one of the ways to build a community, and have fun....