lion roar at the scarab club
Date: June 5, 2017
Time: 6:00pm  to  10:00pm


Reaching Out and Advocating for Refugees
A Benefit for Local Syrian Refugees

At the Scarab Club – Detroit’s Oldest Arts Institution

ROAR— Reaching Out and Advocating for Refugees — is a special fundraiser for our newest community members. scarab clubPlease join ROAR and the Scarab Club for a fun and inspiring evening of live World Music, Art and Dance, small plates, silent auction, and libations all in support of Syrian refugees working to build new lives in Southeast Michigan. Refugees who have come to Michigan with literally only the clothes on their backs.

ROAR at the multi-level historic Scarab Club, Detroit’s oldest art institution, located directly behind the Detroit Institute of Arts, brings together activists, philanthropists, neighbors, artists, and world-celebrated entertainers.

ROAR at the Scarab Club will feature:

Blackman Arnold
  • A rare and special performance by: Blackman/Arnold
    Wildly popular guitar duo Sean Blackman and John Arnold  (along with remarkable latin, jazz, and Arab music performers) are reuniting for a very intimate, limited ticket performance for the sole reason to assist and improve the lives of Syrian refugees in Detroit.
  • Featured World Dance
  • Mediterranean Mezza (Small plates, vegan-friendly)
  • Silent Auction
  • VIP Reception
  • Art Exhibit featuring Detroit Artists: Bugs Blooms
    and Beasts
  • Entertainment also in the historic garden, weather pending

Tens of thousands of Syrian families were forced to pack up their lives and resettle in a new and unfamiliar country, but we can help local families to not just survive, but thrive here. Be part of the solution!

Event Location:
The Scarab Club
217 Farnsworth St
Detroit, MI 48202

Your Host: ROAR founder Norma Sabbagh
Mistress of Ceremonies: Lana Mini

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VIP Tickets and Sponsorships: Download and fill out this form

  • VIP and special sponsors includes preferred parking and a private tour of the Scarab Club by gallery director, Treena Flannery Ericson

Individual Tickets: $100 (Fill out form fields below)

See you there!

Proceeds from ROAR will help refugees in the form of household items, medical expenses, transportation, job training, and English language studies.