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“Break your Ramadan fast together with friends and family at this iftar and dinner hosted by New Muslim Network.

The program starts before iftar with a sharing of Ramadan experiences by fellow converts/reverts and a short reminder by Sheikh Aboo Abdus Salaam. Join us and make new friends by sharing a meal.”

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Vancouver Madinah is happy to announce the second annual Downtown Eastside (DTES) neighborhood house iftar. During this month of introspection and benevolence, we will be having iftar with the Downtown Eastide homeless community on May 25th. Through this opportunity, we will be sharing the joy and experience of Ramadan with those that will appreciate it most. The food, donated by Al-Baraka*, will be distributed to our guests by volunteers, who will have their iftar together after the event.

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Creative Algorithms: From Islamic Art to Digital Mediaby Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies

We are pleased to have Dr. Laura U. Marks for a conversation on her latest work

Pixels, algorithms, and artificial life all trace back to classical Islamic art from 10th-century Iraq, 16th-century Iran, and other creative centres. This entertaining talk traces the Islamic genealogy of digital media. Followed by a conversation with artist-scholar Azadeh Emadi.

We would like to respectfully acknowledge that the land this event takes place on is the unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) nations.

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The Shi’a Ismaili Centre Vancouver (ICV) in Burnaby designed by Bruno Freschi, is a synthesis of traditional Islamic architectural principles and modern construction techniques.

The Centre, inaugurated in 1985, is one of BC’s best kept architectural secrets.

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