Ali caressed the curved, pear-shaped body, his fingers running over the fingerboard before resting on the short, delicate neck. The Cedar wood, cool to the touch, gave a beautiful, surprising deep sound that took him back to his childhood in Damascus every time he played a few notes. The Oud was a family affair. Ali’s … More An Ode to the Oud
The Metropolitan Museum of New York, aka “The Met” is one of the most visited art museum in the world. In 2016, 6.7 million people from 190 countries visited the museum. It houses more than 2 million pieces of art. But did you know? You can travel the world in one day, without leaving New … More Did you know? The Met.