Yes, I am still mentioning Cairo Park (1, 2) because I think it is such an amazing piece of public/private partnership towards reclaiming and rebuilding what a community can and should be. Here’s a conversation with the Aga Khan about the park.
Daisy’s introduction very good introduction to the role of arts in the Islamic tradition. [couldn’t capture it all] Azhar talks about comedy, jazz, and unique American art forms artists are the only ones who can and do speak truth to power Ani musician women’s issues important full music accompaniment Muslim pop Performs song for her daughter Yasmine author not comfortable in in English, asks Rajae to translate works for freedom can be free without losing religion not just one way freedom to be able to make choices Daisy asks “who took away your freedom?” answer later Shahzia [I’ve loved her…
See previous post for basics. See this page for more details. He apparently kept his birth name, Bhanji, for several of his children.
Eid Mubarak and Diwali Mubarak to all our readers.