Monday, May 27, 2013

U.S. Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan Return War Medals at NATO Summit

Only May 27 and it is already 117 degrees Fahrenheit!!!

UPDATE: it is already 47 C ( almost 117 degrees Fahrenheit) and it is only May 27!  It is going to be one long hot summer!!

photo by Stephanie McGehee

113 degrees Fahrenheit right now in Kuwait!!!

45 degrees Celsius (that is about 113 degrees Fahrenheit) right now in Kuwait!!!

photo by Stephanie McGehee

Saturday, May 25, 2013


click on Art Kuwait's link for more information:
Opening is Saturday, 25 May 2013 at 7pm. FA Gallery have the great pleasure to present I AM SPRING, a collaborative event which bring together artists and filmmakers in support of women’s rights and empowerment in Kuwait.

If You Are Considering a Teaching Position in Wisconsin...

If You Are Considering a Teaching Position in Walker's Wisconsin, Please Be Aware:

•You Will Be a Probationary Teacher Forever. Walker's Wisconsin is the only state in America where all teachers have lost tenure or career status.

•At the Same Time that Governor Walker Has Made Billions of Dollars in Cuts to Public Education ( the Deepest Cuts in Wisconsin's History), Governor Walker Has Proposed Increasing Aid To Unaccountable Voucher Schools By 32 %. No state in America has made more severe cuts to public education than Wisconsin.

•Governor Walker Specifically Targeted Teachers With a Rule Change Forever Limiting Teacher Raises Well Below the Inflation Rate.

•In Walker's Wisconsin, Many School Districts Are Reducing Salaries, Eliminating Benefits, and Increasing Teacher Workload: Use the information on the District pages to find out which school districts are aggressively repealing the gains teachers made over 40 years of collective bargaining by enacting regressive employment rules requiring extended teacher workdays, 60+ hour workweeks, required weekend work, adding weeks of teaching or inservice training to the contracted year, eliminating preparation time, taking away sick days, eliminating retirement benefits, and making severe reductions in salaries and benefits.
•Governor Walker & his Republican Allies have repealed Equal Pay for Equal Work laws in Wisconsin. This opens the door to paying male teachers significantly more than female teachers as was common in Wisconsin prior to the 1970's.
•Before You Sign a Contract, Find Out the Amount of the Contract Breakage Fee. Many school districts have imposed massive contract breakage fees (often $3,000+) to limit teachers' ability to leave for a better employment opportunity. A good rule of thumb for job candidates: The most demanding, even abusive districts to work for often have the highest contract breakage fees. Once you sign that first contract, they HAVE you and are going to do everything possible to keep you from leaving for a better career opportunity.

Saturday, May 18, 2013

AUK Exhibition opens May 20, 6-8pm

You are all cordially invited to attend the reception for our 2013 Graphic Design Capstone Exhibition. Please see our poster below. The exhibitions, representing the largest number of Capstone exhibitors we have ever had in one exhibition, will fill both the Auditorium and the Multipurpose Room. The reception is next Monday evening, the 20th of May, from 6 to 8 pm, beginning with a ribbon-cutting in the Auditorium, then a ribbon-cutting at the Multipurpose Room.  The exhibition will be open to the public from May 21-23, from 10 am to 7 pm. 

Sunday, May 5, 2013

Opening of BOUNDARIES tomorrow DAR AL FUNOON

cordially invites you to an Art & Fashion Exhibition.

BOUNDARIES by Abdullah AlSaab.

“Boundaries are made to guide us, no to limit us.”

Boundaries is an exhibition by conceptual designer Abdullah Al Saab showcasing a bold photographic series along with an exclusively designed clothing line. Together, the pieces fuse fashion and art
to create bold statements on social issues in region today. The images also represent hope; for it is through the acknowledgement 
of such issues we are able to create a positive future for the country.

Opening 6pm - 9pm, Monday 6th May Tuesday to Thursday 10am - 1pm & 4pm - 8pm

Al-Watiah, Behbehani Compound, House No. 28 For further information call +965 22433138
Gulf Road
American Mission Hospital & Church