Weekend Passport: Detour Guide & The Nowruz Global Festival
Every Friday, our global citizen Nari Safavi joins us to show you how to travel the world over the weekend without ever leaving Chicago. On this segment, he takes us on a tour of the Arab and Persian worlds. BBC Persian reporter Anahita Shams joins us alongside Master Sommelier Emily Wines and WBEZ's own Monica Eng to talk about the Nowruz Global festival. Karim Nagi, a musician and performer, discusses Detour Guide, the musical on identity in the Arab diaspora he wrote and in which he performs, alongside the show’s director Anna Bahow.