ALIF Riad Film Club: Theeb
Wednesday, June 7 at 4 PM
ALIF Riad, 6 Derb Drissi, Botha
ALIF and ALC students!
Volubilis and Meknes Trip
Saturday, June. 3rd there will be an excursion to the nearby ancient city of Volubilis and Meknes.
Those interested should meet in the ALIF Garden at 10:00 am sharp!
We will proceed to Volubilis, one of the Roman Empire’s western and southern-most outposts, for a guided tour of the ruins.
We will stop in Meknes to see its Medina and the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, the granaries , and the Christian Prison. You might also like to visit the Palais Jamai rug and cultural museum across from Bab Mansour and the Medrasa Bouanania in the Meknes Medina.
We will go by van and should return by the early evening.
Costs for the trip will be 250 Dh including entry tickets to all the sights. You will have to buy your own lunch.
All interested students must sign up and pay Liz or Abdellatif
“The “Well of Hope” at the ALIF Riad on Sunday, May 21 at 6:30 PM
6 Derb Drissi, Batha, Fes Medina
In keeping with the theme of this year’s music festival, the Well of Hope is a short metaphorical tale about the power of cultural exchange in today’s troubled world.
The text, by Kay d’Astorg, will be read in Arabic by Moroccan actress, Amal Ayouch, accompanied by the Oud of Hamza El Fasiki.
موازاة مع موضوع مهرجان الموسيقى لهذه السنة، ستقوم الممثلة أمل عيوش بقراءة نص “بئر الأمل” لكاي أستورغ بالعربية على أنغام عود حمزة الفاسيقي
بئر الأمل” يسرد حكاية مجازية قصيرة حول قوة التبادل الثقافي في عالم اليوم المضطرب”
المترجم: نور الدين ضرار
Corina Kwami in Concert!
Friday, May 12 at 7 PM
ALIF Riad, 6 Derb Drissi, Batha
Corina Kwami is an entertainer in jazz, swing, soul and funk on stage and dance halls in London, UK. She sings original and standard tunes for jazz dancers, big bands, blues ensembles and funk groups. Her original work combines these genres to tell stories about living in a city and coming of age. The work is strongly influenced by living in different cities – NYC, DC, Rabat, Geneva, Berlin, Kigali and London. Her most recent project includes a tour using song to tell the story of jazz in Berlin.
This concert, organized by the ALC-ALIF Music Club, is free and open to the general public.