Queens University http://wfae.org en Palestinians Celebrate Culture Through Dabke Dance http://wfae.org/post/palestinians-celebrate-culture-through-dabke-dance <p>A flavor of Palestinian culture was on stage last weekend at Queen University. &nbsp;A dozen dancers from the Palestinian territories and Jordan were in Charlotte to perform a traditional folk dance called dabke. The performance was part of an eight-city U.S. tour.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 14:08:33 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 35600 at http://wfae.org Palestinians Celebrate Culture Through Dabke Dance Pen Pals Just Two Miles Away Meet For The First Time http://wfae.org/post/pen-pals-just-two-miles-away-meet-first-time <p>Perhaps you've had a pen pal as a kid. Chances are it was someone who lives far away. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools SchoolMates&nbsp;program has a pen pal program among its own schools. In one case, students from schools less than two miles apart wrote letters to each other throughout the school year. Wednesday, they got to meet each other for the first time.</p><p> Thu, 30 May 2013 13:30:30 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 28314 at http://wfae.org Pen Pals Just Two Miles Away Meet For The First Time