From Lebanon, Songs of Love and Strife

BY Arts Desk  March 2, 2009 at 10:26 AM EST

In another in our series about the Kennedy Center’s Arabesque art festival, Jeffrey Brown profiles Lebanese folk singer Marcel Khalife, who for nearly 40 years has been rousing audiences with songs about love and strife, politics and injustice. This piece aired Friday on the NewsHour.

Link to the transcript and a downloadable audio version right here. More about Khalife and a video of one of his performaces can be found here.