My Favorite Red Bull 2017 Doodle Entries & The Region Winner

Red Bull Doodle Art winners are out and it's Samer Nehme from Alba who emerged as a region winner. Red Bull Doodle Art is organized yearly where doodlers are asked to get creative and use a specific template to draw their doodles. There were a total of 79 entries from Lebanon, out of which 20 were selected as finalists. Samer Nehme's doodle is pretty awesome. I also loved the ones by Yara Karazi & Cynthia…

Are we getting an Opera House in Beirut?

The Lebanese Ministry of Culture is seeking funds to open an opera house in Beirut and "has signed an agreement with China for a grant of $35 million to develop the National Conservatoire for Music in Dbayeh". More cultural centers and an opera house are definitely good news as long as there's a plan to make good use of it. I wonder if the ministry has any plans for Le Grand Theatre de Beirut, a…
Art

ASHEKMAN Are Drawing a Massive “Salam” (Peace) Sign on Ouzai Rooftops

1 week ago
ASHEKMAN just kicked off a huge project in Beirut’s Ouzai area where they will be painting hundreds of houses and buildings to show the word سلام (Peace in Arabic). The gigantic Arabic calligraffiti will be ...
Architecture

What’s Happening to Beirut’s Rose House (La Maison Rose)?

1 week ago
La Maison Rose is one of the oldest mansions in Ras Beirut that was built in the 19th century overlooking the lighthouse in Manara. Back in 2014, British artist Tom Young, who fell in love ...
Art

Lebanon’s First Tattoo Festival

3 weeks ago
Lebanon is having its first ever tattoo festival on May 6th and 7th at Concrete 1994 in Sin el Fil. 14 local tattoo artists will be participating and you can get yourself INKED live at ...
Art

ASHEKMAN’s take on Trump & Tolerance

3 weeks ago
ASHEKMAN were invited to take part in an international group exhibition in the US entitled “Trumpomania” where they drew Trump’s face, using Arabic #calligraffiti and used a powerful Gibran Khalil Gibran quote that says “You ...
Art

Watch “Hona Beirut” on April 18 and 21

1 month ago
HONA Beirut debuted on April 13th, the anniversary of the start of the Lebanese Civil War. The play is a dark comedy directed by Yehya Jaber and produced by MARCH Lebanon, where 18 young men ...
Art

Majida El Roumi Honored by The Spanish Ambassador in #Lebanon

2 months ago
Lebanese singer Majida el Roumi was honored by the Spanish Ambassador in Lebanon and awarded the Order of Civil Merit (Commander Rank) which is granted by the Spanish King. El Roumi has been recognized with ...
Art

La Nuit des Musées 2017: Visit Lebanon’s Museums For Free on April 7

2 months ago
The Ministry of culture is organizing the 4th edition of “Museums Night” on Friday the 7th of April from 5 PM till midnight. Museums will open at night and will be free for all visitors. ...
Art

Lebanese Women Entrepeneurs Highlighted in #Facebook’s #SheMeansBusiness Initiative

2 months ago
Facebook recently launched the #SheMeansBusiness global program to train and inspire women entrepreneurs on using Facebook and Instagram as platforms for their businesses. They are partnering with organizations in the UAE and Egypt to enable ...
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