“Kafas” By Joumana Haddad: Rawness, Boldness, Comedy and Anger

"Kafas" 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 an exceptional woman to say the least and I've had the pleasure to meet her several times. I haven't seen the play but a friend of mine did and sent me a quick review that is worth sharing. Thank you Zeina!…

Google Celebrates Wadih El Safi

Google's doodle today is a tribute to Wadih el Safi, one of Lebanon’s most prominent cultural icons, on his 95th birthday. El Safi passed away two years ago at the age of 92. El Safi "became known as the “Voice of Lebanon” after winning a national radio competition at the age of seventeen. He was a singer, songwriter, composer, and actor, well known for his mawawil ". During his 70+ years long career, he released…
Lebanon

R.I.P Melhem Barakat :(

4 months ago
Lebanese composer and singer Melhem Barakat passed away today at the age of 74 after a battle with illness. He was one of the most popular singers and composers in the Middle East and was ...
Fun

Messi Meets Lebanese Pop Star Yara but Doesn’t Recognize her

4 months ago
Lebanese pop star Yara flew to Barcelona to watch her favorite team and Messi play at the Nou Camp. She also got the chance to meet the Argentinian football legend and other Barcelona players at ...
Events

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

5 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 ...
Baladi

Jbeil’s Mystery Piano Man’s Identity Revealed

5 months ago
A beautiful music coming out of a dark spot next to Saint Jean-Marc Cathedral’s in Jbeil caught Ralph Aoun’s attention and he decided to share a video on Facebook of this mystery piano man who ...
Fun

Ton Amie Liliane is Ton Amie Lara Now

5 months ago
We all grew up in Lebanon listening to “Ton Amie Liliane” songs and watching her plays. I was more of a “Captain Majed” fan myself but we barely had a couple of TV stations with ...
Fun

Zoom Tube: Your Daily Dose of Dabke

5 months ago
I spent a couple of hours last night watching Dabke videos on ZoomTube. There are some really cool Dabke clips from all over the Middle East. What amazes me about Dabke dancers is how they ...
Baladi

Ana Mech Fenneneh: Bghanne Bi Sawte Mech Bi Hazzit Khasre

5 months ago
I love that song, I love the artist, the lyrics and the message behind it. It’s quite sad that real talent is never highlighted properly in this country while so-called artists get all the hype ...
Lebanon

An Animated Song On Women’s Rights & Gender Equality in #Lebanon

6 months ago
“In My Hand” is an animated song about gender equality and women rights. It was written by Michelle Keserwany & Noel Keserwany, the same girls who wrote “Zaffatleh el tari2” and “Panique bil Parlement“. Women ...
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