Yasmine Hamdan: The Daring Diva Who Turns Umm Kulthum Into Electro

This innovative Lebanese-French artist takes traditional Arab music on a journey of discovery and change, offering a fresh take on social and political issues, including feminist ones

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Mid-April, 2008. A thrilling night in Bethlehem. My friends and I, all from Jaffa, and many others, eagerly awaited this day. This is the day Yasmine Hamdan is performing somewhere that's close enough for us...