ASHEKMAN Taking Part in Saudi Arabia’s First Ever Comic-Con

Saudi Arabia is currently hosting its first ever Comic-con, a three-day festival of anime, pop art, video gaming and film-related events. Two prominent "Game of Thrones" stars attended the event: Julian Glover and Charles Dance , as well as other international stars such as Mads Mikkelsen and American award-winning Science Fiction/Fantasy author Maxwell Alexander Drake. Lebanese street art artists ASHEKMAN are also taking part in the event and selling their ASHEKMAN Clothing collection including geeky…

Transforming Arabic Words Into Illustrations Showing Their Meaning

I'm not really sure who's behind these illustrations to be honest but I love the concept and execution. Basically, they manipulated Arabic words and turned them into illustrations that show the literal meaning of these words. The original article I found was on BoredPanda by Mahmoud El Sayed but the project on Behance.net was published by Mahmoud Tammam. In all cases, you can check out all 40 illustrations . These illustrations would make really cool…
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World-Renowed Street Artist Retna Paints Ashrafieh and Ouzai

1 month ago
Marquis Lewis, known as Retna, is an American contemporary street artist of African-American, El Salvadorian and Cherokee descent. During the holidays, Loft Investments by Ayad Nasser in partnership with curator19.90 flew in Retna to Beirut ...
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#IndeedBetterTogether: Tripoli Kicks Off its Christmas Festivities

2 months ago
#TripoliLB unveiled yesterday its stunning Christmas tree at the Rachid Karameh expo under the #IndeedBetterTogether slogan to send out a message of unity and hope to all the Tripolitans and Lebanese. The tree was set ...
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Beirut Chants: 29 Free Concerts Celebrating Diversity & Promoting A Culture of Peace

2 months ago
This year marks the 9th edition of Beirut Chants, a festival that has become one of the Christmas season’s most anticipated events. Every year during Christmas, concerts are organized in all of Beirut’s historical churches ...
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Four Reasons To Attend Christmas In Action Next Week [December 14-18]

2 months ago
I was introduced to Christmas in Action last year by a friend and had the honor to meet Cynthia Bou Khater few weeks back, the woman behind this year’s biggest Christmas event and IN Action, ...
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Lebanon’s National Library is Open Till November 20

3 months ago
The rehabilitation project of the National Library is supposedly complete but it won’t be opening (officially) anytime soon because the cabinet has yet to appoint an executive board and director. Nevertheless, there’s an ongoing exhibition ...
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“Kafas” By Joumana Haddad: Rawness, Boldness, Comedy and Anger

3 months ago
“Kafas” (“قفص”) 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 ...
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The National Museum’s Underground Floor Officially Reopened!

4 months 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

4 months 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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