In Pictures: Christmas Tree & Decoration at City Centre Beirut

Lighting up the Christmas tree is becoming a nice tradition at City Centre Beirut. Last year, I couldn't make it but I made sure to attend yesterday and bring Baby Brian along. The event was scheduled at 7 but people started gathering on all City Centre levels around 6:30 PM, then Minister Alain Hakim and Anabella Helal showed up to push the countdown buzzer and light up the tree amid Christmas chants by a small…

Lebanon’s 73rd Independence Day

Here’s a nice roundup of some of the Lebanese ads, videos and posters about Lebanon’s Independence that were shared in the last couple of days. Google Celebrating Our Independence with a doodle Alfa Telecom: Khallik 3ala Nafs el Khat Semsom Celebrating The Colors of Independence Touch Celebrating Our Independence with a huge Cedar tree raised at their HQ Man2oushe Feena. Wooden Bakery Keep Walking Lebanon Guarding our Future Kababji Ecole Des Arts: Ghassan Yammine Jeep…
Events

iPod Creator & Nest Labs Founder Tony Fadell Coming to the BDL Accelerate 2016

6 months ago
BDL Accelerate 2016 first declared Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak as a speaker at the conference this year, and yesterday they announced that Lebanese-American Tony Fadell, mostly known for being the iPod ‘Godfather’ back when Apple ...
Events

Reunited Guns N’ Roses Are Coming to Dubai Next March, No Stops in #Beirut

6 months ago
The Guns N’ Roses are getting back together after almost 23 years and are coming to Dubai on March 3, 2017 for a live concert at Autism Rocks Arena as part of their “Not in ...
Events

Ziad Rahbani’s “Bennesbeh Labokra Chou?” Showing in Montreal on November 3 & 4

6 months ago
Here’s some good news for all Ziad Rahbani fans in Montreal. The famous play “Bennesbeh Labokra Chou?” which was brought back to theaters earlier this year by M Media will be showing on two consecutive ...
Critiques

In Pictures: Hundreds Protest Peacefully To #SaveKfaraabida

7 months ago
Hundreds joined the event held yesterday at Kfaraabida to protest against the decision to turn the rocky facade into a private yacht club and a huge touristic resort. They came with their boats, enjoyed the ...
Art

Cirque Du Soleil is Coming to Beirut: A Magical Show Not To Be Missed!

7 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 ...
Events

The Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior III Ship is in #Beirut For The First Time

7 months ago
The famous Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior III ship has kicked off its Mediterranean tour and its first spot is in Beirut. The Rainbow Warrior is a sailing yacht owned and operated by Greenpeace and is used ...
Events

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Will Speak at BDL Accelerate 2016

7 months ago
Steve Wozniak is the first announced speaker at the BDL Accelerate 2016. Wozniak has long been overshadowed by Steve Jobs but he’s the man who single-handedly developed the 1976 Apple I and co-founded Apple with ...
Critiques

Saida’s International Festival is Back!

8 months ago
Saida, or Sidon, International Festival, which stopped organizing celebrations since 2009, is finally back this year! The festival will run for four days, starting with a touristic day on September 4th, followed by performances by ...
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