Lebanese-Russian Blend: Maya Waked Performing Live in Beirut on November 1

She's a talented novelist and singer, she launched her first album back in 2013 and her most recent single back in 2017 and she's coming to perform live in Beirut on November 1st for a first-of-its-kind Lebanese Russian music blend. Maya Waked is a Lebanese Canadian artist who recently performed at the prestigious Place des Arts in Montreal . A close friend of mine shared with me videos of what he called an enchanting night…

Beirut 2049: Gloomy Future Ahead

The alarming levels of pollution in our country are starting to inspire artists. Digital Artist Charles Assaf imagined what Lebanon would look like 30 years from now, stating and I quote that "What was once taken for granted, has become a luxury very few can afford. Welcome to our future. Don't forget to breathe". I really want to say that the artist may have gone overboard with his imagination, but no one knows what the…
Movies & Television

Movie Review: Joker [2019]

1 week ago
After his first appearance in the first Batman and several movies along the years, finally, we have an original story on one of the most popular villains of all time, The Joker. Director Todd Phillips, ...

A Lebanese Family Consumes on Average 1400 Plastic Bags Yearly

2 weeks ago
The Environment Ministry launched today a campaign to reduce the use of plastic bags, encouraging people to use eco-friendly bags and preparing them for the Plastic bags ban which will begin on October 15 (if ...

Walid Mouaness “1982” Film to Represent Lebanon in the 2020 Oscars

2 weeks ago
Culture Ministry has announced that Director Walid Mouannes’ “1982” Film will represent Lebanon at the 2020 Oscars. The drama, which is set in a private school outside Beirut and takes place over a single June ...

Lebanese Army Restores Qornet el Sawda Monument

2 weeks ago
First the monument was vandalized, then cleaned up, then destroyed and now the Lebanese Army has put another one back in place. The new monument is a donation from the Donnieh youth as mentioned here. ...

Lebanese Singer Buzzed Off the Stage at America’s Got Talent

2 weeks ago
Update: His named is Ra’ed Saadeh and took part in the #MBCTheVoice as well. His performance was much better back then. Via @Ghazayel. I’m guessing this guy is Lebanese since he said his name is ...

Get Up to $30,000 in Funding. Apply To Speed Accelerator Before October 11!

2 weeks ago
Speed, one of the leading Beirut-based tech accelerators, has recently launched their seventh acceleration program and are currently accepting new applications. The accelerator offers startups $30,000 in financial support but more importantly, an intensive 3-month ...

A #ClimateMarch was Organized Today at Martyrs Square

2 weeks ago
I asked today on Facebook whether we had any climate marches in #Beirut, and someone linked me to an event planned by AUB students. The group is called Fridays for Future Lebanon, in reference to ...

Dollar Availability is Just Another Diversion

2 weeks ago
As soon as rumors spread about the availability of the dollar currency in the banks, everyone started withdrawing his dollars or looking for ways to transfer them abroad. Same when gas station owners declared a ...