Arabology' is a weekly radio program hosted by Dr. Ramzi Salti, Lecturer in Arabic at Stanford University, which aims at showcasing various cultural productions from the Arab world and (mostly alternative) Arabic music, along with commentary in English. The show also features interviews (in English) with individuals whose work is related to the region. 'Arabology' airs live on Thursdays 3-5 pm (PST) on KZSU Stanford 90.1 FM and streams at http://kzsulive.stanford.edu
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The Feb 28, 2013 episode of 'Arabology' features an interview with Safa Samiezadé-Yazd who is the Arts, Culture, Music and Film Editor at AslanMedia.com and whose work focuses on contemporary art/performance and the Middle East. In this interview, she discusses issues related to Iranian American identity as well as her involvement in curating the first festival of Iranian theater to be presented in the USA.
Playlist for Arabology Thurs 28 Feb 2013 3-5pm DJ: Ramzi S. (Artist/Track/Album/Label)
1. May Matar/ Metlak Mesh 3ayzin/ Rough Guide Arabic Revolution/ World Music Network
2. Donia Masoud/ Mesh Eb Aleky/ Mahatet Masr/ Donia Masoud
**3. Interview with Safa Samiezade/ Part 1/Arabology/ KZSU
4. Ramzi Aburedwan/ Rahil/ Rough Guide Arabic Revolution/ World Music Network
**5. Interview with Safa Samiezade/ Part 2/ Arabology/ KZSU
6. Rim Banna/ The Absent One/ Revelation Of Ecstasy And Rebellion/ Kirkelig Kulturverksted
**7. Interview with Safa Samiezade/ Part 3/ Arabology/ KZSU
8. Ali Akbar Moradi/ Goblet Of Wine/ Goblet Of Eternal Light/ Traditional Crossroads
9. Soapkills/ Marra Fi Ghnina (Soapkills Remix)/ Soapkills Remix/ Zeid Hamdan
10. Jadal/ Zad El Sheib/ El Makina/ Mahmoud Radaideh
11. Ramy Essam/ Al-Masry Al-Asly/ Rough Guide Arabic Revolution/ World Music Network
12. Toufic Farroukh/ Storyboard/ Cinema Beirut/ Emja Records
13. Kamilya Jubran/ Bahib El bahr/ wameed/ Unit Records