Shortages in Lebanon: An Artsy Look

The dollar shortage is starting to severely impact stocks in supermarkets, pharmacies and other businesses as they struggle to refill their shelves. As a result, prices are skyrocketing as people rush to buy whatever is left. If the dollar shortage problem is not handled soon, a lot of products will no longer make their way to Lebanon unfortunately. The below is an artsy take by Moe Sa on what Lebanese people will start missing soon,…
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Amin Maalouf Granted National Order of Merit by French President Macron

2 years ago
During a ceremony held in Paris, French President Emmanuel Macron honored Lebanese-born French author Amin Maalouf with the National Order of Merit (Grand officier de l’Ordre national du Mérite) for his contributions to literature. Amin ...
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Yousra Mohsen (Laila Liberty) First Middle Eastern Dancer At Le Crazy Horse de Paris

2 years ago
Three years after taking part in Miss Lebanon, Yousra Mohsen pursued her passion as a dancer and is now performing at the glamorous Parisian Cabaret “Le Crazy Horse”. Le Crazy Horse de Paris, which is ...
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A Heart Made Out of Tear Gas Canisters

2 years ago
Thawra Artists collected empty tear gas canisters from recent protests and produced a heart-shaped statue filled with these canisters and with rocks as well. The idea was to send out a message of love and ...
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The Lebanese Creativity Day – Martyrs Square

2 years ago
Artists from all over Lebanon celebrated the Lebanese Creativity Day in Martyrs Square over the weekend. The theme was the revolution obviously and there were some pretty amazing displays. Check them out! Pictures taken from ...
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The Silent Leaders: The Lebanese Revolution Art Book

2 years ago
Ever since the revolution started, artists have mobilized to add their marks to the massive movement that has swept across the country and someone is compiling all their works in one art book. The book ...
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Did Metropolis Beirut Shut Down For Good?

2 years ago
When the October 17 revolution begun, Metropolis issued a statement suspending all its activities until further notice in solidarity with the uprising, but three months later, Annahar reported that the theater has shut down for ...
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Artwork Removed in #Beirut Because it Looks Like The Star of David

2 years ago
Few days ago, Beirut’s governor ordered to remove an art sculpture set up on Martyrs Square because someone shared a picture online claiming it resembles the Star of David. The artwork in question is one ...
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Beirut Will Have its “Revolutionary” Christmas Tree This Year!

2 years ago
This year, it won’t be Beirut’s municipality that will set up its ugly, over-priced and fake Christmas decoration on Martyrs Square. Instead, Hayat Nazer, the talented Lebanese artist who built a Phoenix statue out of ...
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