A Kids Play That’s Even More Complex than Game of Thrones

Can someone explain what this "Pierre de Lune" play is about? I heard the Bte7la el 7ayet interview like 10 times and I still don't get it LOL! In fact, I first heard about it from a page called w2ekle but I tracked down the full interview just to make sure I didn't miss anything but I still didn't get it. Here's how the play's director summed up the plot: "Pierre de Lune" is about…

Metamorphosis of Beirut From 1870 Till 2052 at Beyt Amir

There's a really interesting exhibition taking place at Beyt Amir entitled "Temporary - Metamorphosis of a city: Beirut 1870 - 2052". The exhibition is a tribute to Beirut through photographs, prints, and installations showing how Beirut has evolved from 1870 until now. Beyt Amir is a beautiful old house built over 100 years ago and one of the last remaining symbols of Beirut's rich heritage. If you're wondering why 2052, it's because there's an illustration…
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Yazan Halwani’s Latest Stunning Mural on Beirut’s Greenline

1 month ago
Yazan strikes again, this time with a beautiful mural painted on building previously destroyed by the Civil War located on Beirut’s Greenline – the former frontline of the Civil War splitting Beirut into the Christian ...
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“Stolen” Salvador Dali Portrait of Mrs. Reeves Seized in Beirut

1 month ago
I’m surprised this story did not make a major buzz locally and internationally. The ISF has apparently recovered this week a painting thought to be an original work by Salvador Dali, a prominent Spanish surrealist ...
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ASHEKMAN #OperationSALAM is Complete

1 month ago
After three weeks of hard work, ASHEKMAN has finally completed a huge project in Tripoli where they painted a gigantic Arabic #Calligraffiti of the word #peace or #سلام on 85 rooftops in Syria street, which ...
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Marble Bull’s Head From The Temple of Echmoun Recovered by the Ministry of Culture

1 month ago
The Minister of Culture announced a couple days ago that the marble bull’s head from the Phoenician temple of Echmoun was finally returned to Lebanon. The head was reportedly looted from an archaeological storage area ...
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Gorgeous New Beirut Mural by Cuban-American Artist Jorge Rodríguez Gerada

1 month ago
Cuban-American Artist Jorge Rodríguez Gerada is in Beirut and has just finished the first of a series of large scale works. The mural is near the Beirut Digital District and is a collaboration between Gerada ...
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2017 Byblos Bank Award for Photography: My Two Favorite Photos

2 months ago
Every year at the Beirut Art Fair, I make sure to drop by Byblos Bank’s stand to check out photos of the Byblos Bank Award for Photography finalists. The annual award was launched in 2012 ...
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ASHEKMAN Awesome new Mural in Baalbeck

2 months ago
ASHEKMAN teamed up with a local independent NGO (الجمعية اللبنانية للتعايش والانماء) in Baalbeck and came up with one awesome mural honoring Lebanon’s titans Fairouz, Sabah and Wadih el Safi. The aim was to beautify ...
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One of The World’s Finest Pieces of Crystallized Gold is in Beirut

2 months ago
I just finished reading a really intriguing story regarding one of the world’s finest pieces of crystallised gold, which was acquired for the Australian Museum in Sydney, got stolen in the late 1940s and somehow ...
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