Artist Creates Hamra 'Wishing Fountain' For Panhandlers

It's a familiar sight on the streets of Beirut: women crouched on the sidewalk asking for spare change, children knocking on car windows trying to sell chewing gum or trinkets, young boys ready to...

 

LOL: Deconstructing Painting to Reconstruct Life

Right on the heels of his first solo exhibition in the UK dubbed Complete Freedom, Syrian artist Khaled Takreti, renowned for his innovative approach to painting, arrives in Beirut to kick off the...

 

Meaningful Art for Gaza From This Year's Mishkal Festival

From now until Sunday, aspiring artists from Lebanon and around the region will share a platform to present their plays, poetry, films, music and workshops once again at this year's Mishkal Festival. ...

 

Our 19 Favorite Graffiti Pieces in Beirut Right Now

1. Artist: Yazan Halwani Location: Sin el Fil – facing Station Beirut. Title: “Joumhoriyat el Moz” (The Banana Republic). 2. Artist: Ashekman Location: Sidani Street, Hamra. The...

 

Pierre Geagea's 'Mother Tongue,' and the Liberating Power of Dance

A new performance this week at Monnot Theatre is all about art, individual experience and the liberating power of movement. Though partially deaf, Pierre Geagea, 34, expresses himself not through...

 

Life is Beautiful: A 'Brainwashed' Worldview in Beirut

There's something almost ironic about having a Mr. Brainwash exhibit in Beirut. The artist, whose real name is Thierry Guetta, was a little known figure who popped up in the street art world after his...

 

Funk, Groove and Music from the Soul: The Herbaliser's Ollie Teeba in Beirut

  • Hey, Scenesters!
  • on Jul 15, 2014
  • By Chyno

Ollie Teeba, born Oliver Lawrence Trattles, is a musical veteran and co-founder of the UK-based Hip Hop band, The Herbaliser. On July 19, he's headlining what's sure to be an amazing party at party at...

 

Six Parties You Absolutely Must Hit Up This Summer

Summer is finally here! Bless its little soul, it took long enough. Everyone knows this is the best time to be in Beirut - so make the most of it and do everything. By do everything we don't just mean...

 

25 Events You Don't Want to Miss at Beirut Design Week

 

Beirut Design Week Set to Kick Off Third Edition

Over the past few years, Beirut has earned recognition as a major design hub in the Arab region. At no other time does this become more apparent than during Beirut Design Week, set to kick off on...