Omar Offendum Visits the Detroit Public Library

Join us on Friday, May 30th, 6PM for the dynamic Syrian-American spoken word artist Omar Offendum at the Detroit Public Library.  In collaboration with the Arab American National Museum, Offendum will be introduced by Dr. Matthew Jaber Stiffler for this very special event. 

Omar Offendum has toured the world to promote his groundbreaking music and has been featured on several major news outlets, including ABC News, Aljazeera, PBS and the BBC.

To register for this event, please click on the following link:

Detroit Public Library - Main Library - Midtown Detroit
5201 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202


For More on Omar Offendum, check out these live performances, videos and press about the popular artist ...


Live Performances

Nobel Peace Prize Forum 2013 (Speech + Concert w/ Live Music) |

Dubai TV Live Performance |

Music Videos

Straight Street |


We Have To Change |

Press Coverage


Rolling Stone |

LA Times |

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