Bassem Youssef hosts 43rd International Emmy Awards

    Four years later, in 2014, with the country now under military rule, Youssef announced his show “Al-Bernameg” had become too dangerous to produce. He was repeatedly harassed by lawsuits and arrested, and he feared for his family’s safety. On 1 January 2013, the daily Al-masry Al-youm reported that an Egyptian prosecutor was investigatingContinue reading “Bassem Youssef hosts 43rd International Emmy Awards”

Update: New Album OTW + #RiseoftheEasternSonLP

Been in the studio completing finishing touches on my second album. Excited to share this piece with you all. It will be the sequel to #RiseoftheEasternSonLP. The album will be ready for release in January.  For now, you can purchase the precursor, my debut album #RiseoftheEasternSonLP via @iTunes – http://itunes.apple.com/album or stream it via @Spotify – https://play.spotify.com/album. If youContinue reading “Update: New Album OTW + #RiseoftheEasternSonLP”

Full Album: KRIKOS – Rise of the Eastern Son

Danny Krikorian aka KRIKOS was born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He immigrated to the US when he was 6, settling in Orlando, FL, where he would meet fellow musicians Thanks Joey & NIKO IS. Together they formed Colours of the Culture, an ethnically diverse artistic collective.This piece will be the debut album by KRIKOS asContinue reading “Full Album: KRIKOS – Rise of the Eastern Son”

An Open Letter to Liberal American Jews

Dear brothers and sisters of the Jewish faith, my name is Danny Krikorian and I am a Syrian-Armenian American. My ancestors are originally from Palestine and Armenia. My roots are deep in Jerusalem. I am writing you because we have reached a peak in levels of hatred in the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict, and I believe theContinue reading “An Open Letter to Liberal American Jews”

Thoughts from a Syrian-American on the refugee crisis, Palestine & US foreign policy

I am a proud Syrian American who has lived here since 1996. Despite my struggles with immigration, and the reluctance of the US to recognize me as American as any other, I still do love this country. I love it and its imperfections. I know, deep down, the heart of America is pure. It hasContinue reading “Thoughts from a Syrian-American on the refugee crisis, Palestine & US foreign policy”

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