Daily Archives: April 24, 2012

“Diva”–Dana International

The first time I learned about Dana International was on the short lived UK television series Beautiful People. In the episode entitled “How I Got My Plumes,” main characters Simon and Kylie, played by Luke Ward-Wilkerson and Layton Williams respectively, … Continue reading

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#Syria

I recently came across a song called “#Syria” by Omar Offendum. Omar Offendum is a Syrian American who was born in Saudi Arabia and raised in Washington D.C. He is a very popular Arab Hip-Hop artist and activist, who has … Continue reading

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Saida Sultana

As we discussed in class, Dana International is a transgendered Israeli pop star of Yemeni descent who is considered among the most popular musicians in Israel. In particular, I would like to focus on her song “Saida Sultana”.  This track … Continue reading

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