Month: November 2006

Bush does Jordan

Jordan dominated the news cycle of American news stations this morning. The reason: Bush’s visit to the Kingdom to meet with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al Maliki. Seeing images and sounds from Jordan on American morning shows while sipping my coffee in our Maryland apartment was, of course, exhilarating. "Hey, look, Richard Engel is on …

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Petra inspires the artwork of Marité Vidales

Here is a link to a feature that I wrote about a Costa Rican artist who is currently displaying her Petra-inspired artwork at the Jordanian embassy in Washington DC. The feature was published in The Jordan Times last Thursday. Artist displays Petra-inspired paintings in Washington, DCBy Natasha Twal Tynes WASHINGTON, DC — For Costa Rican …

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In memory of the victims of the Nov 9 terrorist attacks

My musician sister, who recently joined the wonderful blogosphere, is highlighting a concert that will be held in memory of the victims killed in the terrorist attacks that rocked Jordan on 9 November 2005. Performed by the Orchestra of the National Music Conservatory on November 10 and 11, the concert will feature Mozart’s Requiem. Part …

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