Lebanon’s National Library is Open Till November 20

The rehabilitation project of the National Library is supposedly complete but it won't be opening anytime soon because the cabinet has yet to appoint an executive board and director. Nevertheless, there's an ongoing exhibition organized by the Lebanese Foundation for the National Library till November 20 inside the National Library from 11 am till 6 pm so this is your chance to have a sneak peek visit before it closes down again. The "Bitasarrof" exhibition…

“Kafas” By Joumana Haddad: Rawness, Boldness, Comedy and Anger

"Kafas" is the most recent play by the one and only Joumana Haddad. Haddad is a Lebanese journalist, activist, poet, instructor, author and the head of the cultural pages for An Nahar newspaper. She's an exceptional woman to say the least and I've had the pleasure to meet her several times. I haven't seen the play but a friend of mine did and sent me a quick review that is worth sharing. Thank you Zeina!…
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The National Museum’s Underground Floor Officially Reopened!

1 month ago
The National Museum of Beirut’s underground floor has finally risen from the dead after being closed for over 40 years. Rehabilitating the 700 square meters basement was kicked off in 2014 by Lebanon’s Culture Minister ...
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An Exhibition on how #Lebanon Shaped The Modern World

1 month ago
An exhibition on “The Daily life in Ancient Lebanon”, supported by by the British Museum, the American University in Beirut and the National Museum of Beirut, was hosted by Durham University’s Oriental Museum from June ...
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ASHEKMAN Unveil Their Largest Calligraffiti Mural Ever in Kuwait City

2 months ago
ASHEKMAN were off to Kuwait city this weekend to unveil their newest and largest calligraffiti mural ever as part of the city’s urban cultural week. The #Grandizer mural is ASHEKMAN’s first building mural as well ...
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World’s Oldest Scale Found Near Kfaraabida, North Lebanon (Via Beirut Report)

2 months ago
The world’s oldest scale beam as well as other fascinating archaeological finds are currently on display at the American University of Beirut Archaeology museum. The scale beam “dates back to the early third millennium BC ...
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The 2016 Ghosties Awards: Best #Snapchat Artist of the Year is Lebanese Georgio Bassil

2 months ago
The Ghosties Awards were organized yesterday in the W Hotel Leicester Square in London and Lebanese Georgio Bassil (Snapchat: georgio.copter) won the Snapchat Artist of the Year award. The Ghosties, organized by Snaphappen, is the ...
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First Arabic TAG Heuer Digital Watch Face Designed by Lebanese Yazan Halwani

2 months ago
Lebanese graffiti and street artist Yazan Halawani has been commissioned by Swiss luxury watchmaker Tag Heuer to design the first ever Arabic face for its Connected watch. The Arabic watch-face design was launched last week ...
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Cirque Du Soleil is Coming to Beirut: A Magical Show Not To Be Missed!

3 months ago
I remember first hearing about Cirque du Soleil a few years back when they came to Beirut but I didn’t give it much attention or bothered to check it out online. Earlier this year, I ...
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Aishti by the Sea Featured On NY Times’ List of Coolest, Most Cultured New Malls

4 months ago
The New York Times published a list on the World’s coolest, Most Cultured New Malls and featured the new Aishti contemporary museum that opened back in October 2015. I’ve been to that new complex a ...
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