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International House offers tango, cooking classes

By From page A3 | August 14, 2014

Tango is back at International House.

One of the I-House’s many popular classes, tango joins a lineup that includes salsa, yoga, zumba, capoeira and tai chi. I-House, 10 College Park, also hosts events and seminars.

May Alkhoury of Syria will offer a cooking class at I-House on Thursday, Aug. 28, at 5 p.m. The cost is $10; attendees will help Alkhoury make and eat fatteh and freekah while learning about Arabic culture. Children are invited.

“From Anubis to the Egyptian Street: Animals in the Middle East” is another upcoming event. Mary Christopher will give the free talk at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at 10 College Park, and will examine some of┬áthe differences between various cultures’ treatment of animals.

Another free workshop, “Teachers Also Learn,” will take place at I-House from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4. Laura Dubcovsky will discuss “the ways of teaching, interacting with students, transmitting content, exploring language and cultural values, reaching students’ families and more,” according to a release.

Teachers, would-be teachers and language students are encouraged to attend.

For more information about I-House, which is open to the public, visit internationalhousedavis.org or call 530-753-5007. Free street parking is available after 5 p.m.



Lily Holmes

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