This is a group for writers, poets, filmmakers, artists, actors, musicians of Middle-Eastern background who want to form an artist community in the Bay Area.
**Please note, if you are not involved in an art and are only interested in a social group, this group is not the best for you. Also, please do not join if you don't plan on attending activities, at least once in a while. Although I would love to include everyone who is interested, the focus of the group is on developing our writing and/or art in the context of our culture. If you are a photographer or visual artist you are also welcome to join. We all have unique stories to tell in various forms.
Whether you were born in the states or overseas, it doesn't matter, and there is no Arabic language requirement. One of our goals is also to put ourselves and our work out there, so open mic, performances, exhibits, etc are encouraged.
This group does not have any religious affiliation, so all artists of Arab background are welcome. It's about community.