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Tunis is once again being swept by a revolution – a dance revolution!  Join what Facebook now assures us will be thousands of revelers as they perform the “Harlem Shake” Friday at 3:00 p.m. in front of the Ministry of Education, and Saturday at 3:00pm on Habib Bourguiba Avenue. Festivities continue late into the night with a performance by Saber Rebai at the Hotel Golden Tulip Carthage and “Interfact,” an electronic dance party hosted by student group FNO Tunisia at Hotel Barcelo, Carthage. For something a little different, drop by Le Plug in La Marsa for an evening with Setta Zeet, a local funk and jazz band.

For the urbane crowd, Tahar Haddad Culture Club will be wrapping up its month-long Cafe Culture series with a poetry reading and open mic session in honor of Tunisian poet Aboukacem Chebbi.  He will be celebrating his 104th birthday posthumously.  In La Marsa, a photography exhibition will be running at Espace Mille Feuilles, while Efesto will host “X-Mimi: Evolution,” a visual arts show described as pop surrealist. In Belvedere, a new collection entitled “Forms” will be on display from March 5-18 at El Teatro Aire Libre.

Cafe Culture: Anthology for Aboukacem Chebbi
When: March 1, 2013 at 5:00pm
Where: Tahar Haddad Cultural Club, 20 Rue du Tribunal la Medina
How Much: Free
For More Information: http://www.facebook.com/events/535119666532265/

Cycle of 21 Photographic Works + One
When: March 2, 2013 at 6:00pm
Where: Espace Mille Feuilles, 99 Ave. Habib Bourguiba, La Marsa
For More Information: http://www.facebook.com/events/275822832550184/

Saber Rebai at the Golden Tulip
When: March 2, 2013
Where: Hotel Golden Tulip Carthage, Ave. de la Promenade, La Marsa
For More Information: http://www.kharjet.com/event-1117-saber-rebaii-au-golden-tulip.html

FNO Tunisia: Interfac
When: March 2, 2013
Where: Hotel Barcelo Carthage, Gammarth
For More Information: http://www.facebook.com/events/448736758532682/

X-Mimi: Evolution
When: March 3 – 24, 2013
Where: Efesto – Salon des Artistes – 9, Rue El Nourreddine Kayachi, La Marsa
For More Information: http://www.facebook.com/events/503730513006487/

Jazz Plug with ‘Setta Zeet’
When: March 3, 2013
Where: Le Plug, 1 Rue Mongi Slim, La Marsa
For More Information: http://www.facebook.com/events/514132871970967/

Art Exhibition: “Forms” by Fayza M’Rabet
When: March 5-18, 2013
Where: El Teatro Aire Libre, Belevedre
For More Information: http://www.facebook.com/events/501730226531037/

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  1. Latifa says:

    it is so good that some tunisian children can make their own video of rythmic movements and that some of them can dress in costumes. I am so proud of our tunisian youth. Some of them shook there bodies so well. I am sure it will be very useful for them in their lives. And remember western music is linked to african music so it belongs to all. I hope some of them go on to get jobs as movers and shakers!

  2. April Parker says:

    Ya rabi fadthoulhom kol sghar fi Tunis! I will doing my Harlem Shake over here in NC in support of you guys or else I’d be right there with you!!!!! Too many disparities in schools that go unaddressed everyday and the Ministry is overfocused on dancing?!?!?!?! I am so proud of the youth!

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