Mar 31, 2014

Purchasing power!

There are so many upcoming events that seek to promote, celebrate and educate North Carolina residents of the diverse and strong international communities in the state. One event, in particular, is doing a wonderful job of celebrating all that the state […]

Mar 28, 2014

Tomorrow’s event cancelled-Cedars in the Pines on the Plaza

Dear Friends,   I regret to inform you that the inclement weather (heavy rains and thunderstorms) forecast for tomorrow has forced us to cancel the planned Cedars in the Plaza festival.   We apologize for the late notice and deeply regret […]

Mar 28, 2014

Event tomorrow: Cedars in the Pines on the Plaza

TOMORROW Saturday, March 29, 11am-3pm Bicentennial Plaza, Downtown Raleigh As part of our commitment to educating the community of the history of Lebanese-Americans in North Carolina, the Project is hosting an outdoor festival of dance, food, and crafts with activities for […]

Mar 25, 2014

UNC-TV covers museum exhibit

Recently, UNC-TV aired a piece on Cedars in the Pines, the museum exhibition at the North Carolina Museum of History through August 2014. Check out the full coverage here! Here are some screen shots from the piece and quotes from Khayrallah […]

Mar 17, 2014

Upcoming Event: Cedars in the Pines on the Plaza

Cedars in the Pines on the Plaza Saturday, March 29, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. In collaboration with North Carolina Museum of History and co-sponsored by the Triangle Lebanese Association, the Project is proud to present a free event open to all ages. The […]

Mar 12, 2014

Crowdsourced photos from exhibit

The opening reception of the museum exhibition, Cedars in the Pines, at North Carolina Museum of History, was an incredible event, reunion, and community gathering.  As I’m sure you can imagine, so many people took photos to document the wonderful evening. We’ve […]

Mar 3, 2014

Dr. Khater speaks on Fox 50 about exhibit

In continuing coverage of Cedars in the Pines exhibit at North Carolina Museum of History, Dr. Akram Khater spoke with Fox 50’s Tarheel Talk about the origins of the exhibit and its central focus, the Lebanese-American community. Check it out! […]

Mar 3, 2014

Events in Raleigh, March-April

Along with the museum exhibit, we are proud to sponsor 3 free events for participants of all ages in March and April 2014.  These programs are intended to supplement the historical narratives and images brought forth by the exhibit and […]

Mar 13, 2013

Kathryn Findelin sings her heart out (at Meredith College!)

The Lebanese community has made generous contributions to North Carolina from business to politics; from culinary endeavors to science and technology. Kathryn Findlen, daughter of Dorothy Findlen and granddaughter to Alma Farris (the youngest 96-year-old we know!) is making her […]

Mar 8, 2013

Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Today, at the Library of Congress, Dr. Ismail Serageldin, the Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Egypt, delivered an exhilarating talk called  “The Loss and Rebirth of the Library of Alexandria.” His talk began with a discussion of the ancient library in Alexandria […]