If you’re a comic book fan, you won’t want to miss this event!
Geoff Johns, the critically acclaimed DC Comics writer, will be here on Saturday, September 8th, from 4pm-6pm! He will give a presentation about his body of work, culminating in the introduction of the new Green Lantern, Baz, who is the first major Arab American comic book superhero!
The event will be free and open to the public.
Local comic book store Green Brain Comics will be hosting a signing with Geoff Johns on Friday, September 7th, from 5pm-7pm.
Australian Muslim women dress in diverse styles and are increasingly choosing to engage with global fashion trends while also expressing their faith. Faith, fashion, fusion explores Sydney’s emerging modest fashion market and the work of a new generation of fashion designers, retailers and bloggers offering stylish clothing and fashion advice to Muslim women.
Faith, fashion and Muslim identity are further explored through the experiences and achievements of a group of Australian Muslim women. Their stories reflect on the diversity of the Muslim community and the importance of the Muslim faith in all aspects of their lives.
A new exhibit at the Powerhouse Museum in Australia delves into the fashion trends of Australian Muslim women. Many people think Muslim women and fashion do not go together because they’re ignorant about how Arab and Muslim women really live their lives.
Originally written by Rick Cohen for Nonprofit Quarterly
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