ASHEKMAN Unveil Their Largest Calligraffiti Mural Ever in Kuwait City

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 and is almost 30 meters high and 20 meters wide. It took Omar and Mohamed Kabbani almost 18 hours to complete this gorgeous mural. For those of you who are not familiar with ASHEKMAN still, it was established in 2001…

World’s Oldest Scale Found Near Kfaraabida, North Lebanon (Via Beirut Report)

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 , predating those discovered elsewhere, while the location of the find at Tell Fadous-Kfraabida–believed to be a secondary Bronze Age urban settlement–may indicate that the technology was already widespread in the region at the time". Unfortunately, property owners have bulldozed…
Art

The 2016 Ghosties Awards: Best #Snapchat Artist of the Year is Lebanese Georgio Bassil

5 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 ...
Art

First Arabic TAG Heuer Digital Watch Face Designed by Lebanese Yazan Halwani

5 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 ...
Art

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

5 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 ...
Architecture

Aishti by the Sea Featured On NY Times’ List of Coolest, Most Cultured New Malls

6 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 ...
Art

Texas A&M University To Honor Lebanese Jean-Claude Kalache, DOP at Pixar Studios

6 months ago
Photo Credits: [VentureBeat] Jean-Claude Kalache traveled to the US in 1990 to continue his studies and earned a Bachelor of Environmental Design degree in 1993 and a Master of Science in Visualization degree in 1997. ...
Art

A Bullet Resistant Kefiyyeh (Head Scarf) by Beirut-Based Architect Salim al-Kadi

7 months ago
A Beirut-based architect has created a bullet resistant Kefiyyeh made out of “para-aramid synthetic fibre – otherwise known as Kevlar – which is used in body armor like bulletproof vests to help guard the wearer ...
Art

The Story of Beirut: A Spectacular Start To The Beirut Cultural Festival

9 months ago
The Story of Beirut was the centerpiece of the May 17-22 Beirut Cultural Festival and the best possible way to kick off the first edition of these festivals. Using Nejmeh Square’s iconic clock tower as ...
Art

Beirut Cultural Festivals Kick off Tonight With A Massive Visual & Musical Tribute to Beirut

9 months ago
The Beirut Cultural Festivals will be held for the first time this year from May 17th till May 22nd at Beirut’s waterfront area. The festival will kick off tonight with a tribute to Beirut itself, ...
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