A Markaz Review bi-weekly roundup of our editors' favorite selections from within the global arts and culture scene.
Sept. 8-10, Exist Festival in London features film, talks, music, performance & dance; Sept. 6-14, also in London at the Mosaic Rooms, check out "In the Shade of the Sun."
Sarah Naili interviews musical artists who meld eastern and western instruments, and forms, to create their unique sounds of beauty.
David Rife reviews the latest fiction from the Sudanese British author of more than a dozen literary and noir novels.
London-based Iraqi playwright Hassan Abdulrazak enthuses on the 2023 Shubbak theatre arts extravaganza, June 23-July 9.
Rana Asfour talks to Syrian-born and raised qanunist Maya Youssef, who now lives and teaches in the UK.
Jordan Elgrably interviews the Algerian-French iconoclast about her first album after Covid and about why she's devoted her life to freedom.
Melissa Chemam attends the première of the new French music series on Arte TV at the Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris.