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Friday, October 4th, 7pm: DAM in Concert
October 5th, 9am: Join AROC’s team for the Gaza Solidarity 5k
Saturday, October 5th, 12-6: Arab Cultural Festival
October 11-November 17: Arab Film Festival
November 3: PCRF Fundraiser

Friday, October 4: DAM in Concert

DAM Palestinian Hip Hop in Concert – SF

ACCC presents DAM the legendary Palestinian hip hop crew in concert in San Francisco!

DAM’s latest album “Dabke on the Moon” has received world-wide acclaim, with their song, “If I Could Go Back In Time” reaching #4 on the World Music Network charts.
PRICE $10 Advance or for ACCC Members & Students (with valid ID);
$15 at the Door

Purchase your tickets online:
When:   Friday, October 4 @ 7pm

518 Valencia St., San Francisco


Gaza Solidarity 5K Walk/Run in San Francisco!
 Join AROC on October 5th for the 5k Walk/Run for Gaza!
After you register, you can select
team AROC.
When: October 5th @ 9am
Where: Lake Merced, San Francisco
On October 5th American Friends of UNRWA and the Ramallah Club are hosting the first ever Gaza Solidarity 5K walk/run in San Francisco!
The proceeds from this event will benefit UNRWA’s psycho-social support program for children in Gaza suffering from psychological trauma and PTSD due to the devastating November 2012 violence and the prolonged blockade.
Lace up your running or walking shoes, bring your friends, your family, and even your pets and we’ll see you October 5th!

Saturday, October 5: Arab Cultural Festival 


When: Saturday, October 5th, 12 – 6 PM Where: Union Square Park, San Francisco

What:  The oldest and largest celebration of Arab heritage in Northern California. The Festival is a day long event featuring a bustling bazaar marketplace, dynamic performances of live traditional music, theater, and dance from across  the Arab world, and children’s activities, making it a wonderful and educational event for the whole family!

Don’t miss the only screening of Annemarie Jacir’s film at this year’s festival.  Early Bird tickets for next Friday’s Opening Night in San Francisco are available for just $15. Prices will increase to $20 tomorrow, so click here to get yours now!


“When I Saw You” is a fictional story set in 1967 Jordan that follows a young boy, Tarek, and his mother in a touching search for freedom in a world re-emerging with new hope.


Friday, October 11, 2013
Castro Theatre


Reception begins at 6:00pm with VIP ticket, and don’t forget the After Party at Blush! Wine Bar (everyone welcome)

November 3: PCRF Fundraiser

Contact AROC:      
522 Valencia St. San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone: 415-861-7444  Fax: 415-861-7444