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Stage to sitting room: Legendary musician doesn’t miss a beat

For much of 2020, live concerts have been impossible. Unable to perform to the usual crowds, the man once called the Bob Dylan of Arabic music, Marcel Khalife, opened his home in suburban Sydney to offer fans an intimate opportunity to reconnect and to heal. Sean Tarek Goodwin reports.

Video story by Sean Tarek Goodwin



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THE CITIZEN is a publication of the Centre for Advancing Journalism. It has several aims. Foremost, it is a teaching tool that showcases the work of the students in the University of Melbourne’s Master of Journalism and Master of International Journalism programs, giving them real-world experience in working for publication and to deadline. Find out more →

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