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Celebrate National Coffee Day, Islamic Fashion This Weekend at the Muhammad Ali Center

Turkish Coffee Demonstration on Saturday at 9:30 a.m., Islamic Fashion Show on Sunday at 12:30 p.m.

Events held in conjunction with America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (September 27, 2018) — The Muhammad Ali Center, in conjunction with the America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far temporary exhibit, will host two free family-friendly events this week. To celebrate National Coffee Day on Saturday, September 29, from 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., the Ali Center and the American Turkish Friendship Association will do a Turkish Coffee Demonstration in the Ali Center’s Main Lobby. On Sunday, September 30th from 12:30 – 3:00 p.m., the Center will host an Islamic Fashion Show in the Ali Center’s Main Lobby.

Models representing over 12 countries, including Indonesia, Somalia and Jordan, will showcase their culture through global fashion trends and traditions.  Families will have the opportunity to try on some of the apparel in the show, and the models will be in the America to Zanzibar exhibition following the show. The fashion show is in collaboration with Hamza Foy from the Guiding Light Islamic Center.

Both events are free and open to the public. They are held in conjunction with the Center’s current temporary exhibit, America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far, which is open through December 30, 2018. For more information, visit https://alicenter.org/?exhibition=america-zanzibar-muslim-cultures-near-far

About American Turkish Friendship Association
We aim to promote of understanding of American and Turkish cultures, and to foster integrity through cultural and educational activities. Providing an inspiring atmosphere for the friends and helping them getting better integrated with their local communities are some of the primary goals of our association. Any contribution to the peace, prosperity and harmony is greatly appreciated within our association. We believe getting to know each other will build bridges among our community.

About the Guiding Light Islamic Center

“We are dedicated to the advancement of the individual, family, and the community at large through faith, education, and service.” Learn more at http://www.guidinglightcenter.org.

 

About the Muhammad Ali Center

The Muhammad Ali Center, a 501(c)3 corporation, was co-founded by Muhammad Ali and his wife Lonnie in their hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. The international cultural center promotes the Six Core Principles of Muhammad Ali (Confidence, Conviction, Dedication, Giving, Respect, and Spirituality) in ways that inspire personal and global greatness and provides programming and events around the focus areas of education, gender equity, and global citizenship. Its newest initiative, Generation Ali, fosters a new generation of leaders to contribute positively to their communities and to change the world for the better. The Center’s headquarters also contains an award-winning museum experience. For more information, please visit www.alicenter.org.