8 New Year's Eve Parties Happening Around Beirut

While some people prefer to spend New Years Eve with the family, others can’t wait to go out and get their party on. Here is a roundup of some New Year's Eve parties happening around town. 1. ...

 

The Cheesecake Factory Has Opened In Beirut

Guess which restaurant has finally come to Beirut? The Cheesecake Factory. Yes, foodies everywhere can rejoice because The Cheesecake Factory has finally opened in Verdun. Although the...

 

7 Cool Halloween Parties Happening This Weekend

Pick a creative costume and get excited because October 31st falls on a Saturday this year. That means you don’t need to worry about staying up too late and dealing with the consequences early at...

 

Mouna Sehnaoui and the Art of 'Survival' Through Painting

Mouna Bassili Sehnaoui has gained a reputation through her work (and outside of it) for being quite the relentless optimist, and this has been demonstrated time and again in her recent exhibitions...

 

Irtijal Marks Fifteen Years of Experimental Music in Beirut

This year marked the 15th edition of IRTIJAL, Beirut's much-loved and anticipated Festival of Experimental Music. With a hardcore fanbase and a mystique that's drawn the attention of art lovers and...

 

Screening Identity: A Video-Only Art Exhibit at BAC

A video art-only presentation is something of a rarity in Beirut where, although video art is widely practiced, the exhibition stage remains somewhat conservative. And whenever new media emerges as a ...

 

New Exhibit At AUB Shows Art Before Art Was Even A Thing in Lebanon

Nowadays it is common to hear the academic discussion about the origins and history of art in Lebanon and the broader Middle East revert to talk of an exact date from which one is permitted to speak...

 

A Familiar Strangeness

Contemporary photography is essentially more than fine art. The proliferation of digital imagery - and therefore, of digital memories and archives, has shifted the photographic process towards a...

 

Part Two of Mixed Feelings Project Examines Identity, Race and Family in Lebanon

“I’m a human being, so why do you walk past me?” reads one of the white cardboards against the light blue tinge of the walls. It continues, “really, I’m invisible? I’m here! First and...

 

Gazing into the Past and Future: Construction and Self-Construction at Exposure 6

The sixth edition of Exposure, which runs through February, returned to the Beirut Art Center last month. It is one of their signature annual exhibitions, showcasing some of the best emerging artistic...