CANCELLED. Syrian-American Hip Hop artist Omar Offendum

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Meet Omar Offendum, a Syrian American Poet and Hip-Hop artist born in Saudi Arabia, raised in Washington D.C. and currently living in Los Angeles. Offendum has been featured on ABC News, Al-Jazeera, the BBC and other major outlets. Most recently he has been involved in creating several critically acclaimed songs about the popular democratic uprisings throughout the Middle East and North Africa.Related exhibit: Bridging Cultures: Poetic Voices of the Muslim World, Main Library, Skylight Gallery, now through May 24. This program and exhibition is presented by Poets House and City Lore in partnership with the American Library Association and the San Francisco Public Library. It is funded by the Bridging Cultures Program of the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the Human Endeavor, additional support from the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, in partnership with the Arab Cultural and Community Center of San Francisco.

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