Top 3 Events for February 27th

By Juliane Girl / February 27, 2019

Arabic Culture Concert

As part of a collaboration between Trinity Arabesque Society, UCD ArabSoc and DIT Arab Society, they bring you a magical night of Arabic culture, filled with singing and music! Join them in a wonderful evening dedicated to the appreciation of the beautiful Arabic culture, with a mixture of original songs, music, and some old classic Arabic songs! Come enjoy the magnificent tunes of our 4 amazing performers!

Farah Elle, a Libyan-Irish singer-songwriter with an alternative pop sound influenced by an eclectic taste of genres from hip-hop to R&B and ska, while featuring Arabian echoes from her Libyan background.

Michael Rishmawi, a Palestinian musician with a classical oriental sound, influenced by the golden genre of Arabic music in the 1960s. Plays multiple instruments, sings known Arabic masterpieces along with his Oud, and performs personal compositions.

Maryam Nya, a Moroccan-Italian vocalist who grew up with a passion for different genres of music from all over the world, from the Arabic rhythms of her culture to the western style R&B, Pop and Dance genres.

Thuraya Shaheen is a 3rd-year Computer Science student and a member of the Trinity Arabesque Society. She will be singing some covers of some classic Arabic tunes; sure to be an evening of nostalgia!

Where: The Grand Social, 35 Liffey Street Lower, Dublin

When: 5:30pm to 9:30pm

How much: €9

LASCWeds: Love & Let Love; Being LGBTI in Latin America

Many Latin American countries are lauded as having progressive laws on gender identity and same-sex marriage. But the region also has some of the highest rates of violence against LGBTI people in the world. Laws clearly aren’t enough to stop violence against LGBTI people.

But what are the root causes of negative attitudes and violence towards LGBTI people in Latin America? What is the lived reality for LGBTI people in Latin America? What about LGBTI Latin American migrants living in Ireland? Join them for a discussion on these issues, with Jessica Tenorio, intersex activist; Lu Saborío, trans nonbinary artist; Rodrigo Souza from Brazilian Left Front; and Jim Loughran from Frontline Defenders.

Where: Outhouse, 105 Capel Street, Dublin

When: 6:30pm to 8pm

The Yemenade Table Quiz 2019

SCOOP/Syrias Vibes is throwing their first #yemenade fundraiser of the year, to announce their new partner organisation there and the combined plans to help the victims of the war and famine in #yemen, and to raise funds for them of course.

For that cause, they are organizing a quiz at Bellobar (basement of the Lower Deck in Portobello). Expect whopper questions/rounds, scoops a plenty, laughs and a bumper raffle as usual (see prizes below), plus Calvin will be filling everybody in on the plans for Yemen in 2019.

Where: Bello bar, 1 Portobello Harbour, Dublin

When: Doors at 7.30pm, 1st question at 8pm sharp



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Juliane Girl

Hey, It's Juliane. I'm from the north of Germany where I study culture, language, and media. At the moment I'm working as an editor with Babylon Radio.

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