Our Favorite Home-Based Bakeries in Beirut

Image An ice-cream-cone-studded rainbow sprinkles cake. Yeah, Beirut's home-based bakeries are on top of their game.

February 20, 2015 by Danielle Issa

Experience the Five Koshas with Sarah Warde

Image The body is composed of five sheaths or layers called "kosha", each metaphorically contained in the next (like Russian dolls).

February 20, 2015

Ehden Reserve Snowshoeing with ProMax

Image There's so much more to Lebanon than you know. 

February 20, 2015

Yunkunkun Presents DJ ReeDoo

Image From Kin to Waga through Lagos, Johannesburg and Douala, hop on this soulful Afro train.

February 20, 2015

We All Got Fat, So Let's Agree To Stop Complaining About It

Image We are all equals in this world – because we all got fat.

February 19, 2015 by Nadia Brickhouse

Hello Psychaleppo - The Farewell Party

Image Before he leaves Beirut, Hello Psychaleppo makes one last stop at Metro.

February 19, 2015

Factory Fridays 17

Image Come early or reserve a table because when Jade and Tala are on the decks, the whole neighborhood shows up.

February 19, 2015

Zarkashe at Metro

Image A group of five talented musicians gathered in war-torn Damascus to resist through music.

February 19, 2015

Italian and Vegetarian Cooking Class at Kitchenlab

Image Learn to make: eggplant bruschetta and pasta and beans.

February 18, 2015

Demo's Kitchen: Nour's Cuisine

Image On the menu: beetroot rocca salad, basil zucchini soup and creamy potato gratin with bacon.

February 18, 2015

The Titty-Shakers Club Night

Image A wild night of rockabilly, titty-shakers, '50s, '60s, exotica and the best in R&B stompers.

February 18, 2015

Ammiq Reserve Hike with Vamos Todos

Image Ammik is one the most important places for migrating birds in Lebanon.

February 18, 2015

Marc Romboy at The Grand Factory

Image When it comes to music, this German-born DJ and producer has been there and done that.

February 17, 2015

'Seasonal Winter Foods' Cooking Class at Kitchenlab

Image Learn to make grilled skirt steak with roasted fennel, tomatoes and carrots, plus spicy chocolate truffles.

February 17, 2015

February 17, 2015

Palestinian Brunch at Motto

Image Baked fennel omelets and soujok in pomegranate molasses: this is going to be an incredible meal.

February 20, 2015

SkillPill: Baking and Decorating Cupcakes

Image Learn to make the perfect cupcake.

February 20, 2015

Lebanese Memes Third Anniversary Party

Image Three years of laughter, unity and love all celebrated in one night.

February 20, 2015

Attract Your Soul Mate Workshop by Nissa Hajj

Image Are you ready to find your soul mate, repair your heart and to fill it with new love?

February 20, 2015

Friends for War Child - The Beirut Edition

Image The purchase of a single ticket can teach a child about music and give them a brighter future. Become a friend.

February 19, 2015

Dreamcatcher Workshop with CherryPerry

Image Open to all ages. No special skills necessary.

February 19, 2015

'Out To Sea? The Plastic Garbage Project' Exhibition

Image We are slowly destroying our planet, but you can help make a difference.

February 19, 2015

Five Of Our Favorite Pizzas in Beirut

Image Pizza: even with it's mediocre, it's still really good. But these? These are the best.

February 18, 2015 by Danielle Issa

Al Bustan Festival 2015

Image This year, the festival's theme is inspiration, and features some 300 artists and 22 performances.

February 18, 2015

'Unfinished Conversations' Exhibition

Image A tribute to the late British and Caribbean thinker, cultural theorist and sociologist Stuart Hall.

February 18, 2015

DJ Sha Di at Radio Beirut

Image The versatile talents of DJ Sha Di find their expression in a set of electronic music, Arabic funk, old disco records and rarities.

February 18, 2015

Let's Face It: Christian Grey Is A Better Boyfriend Than Most Guys I've Dated

Image I left the theater thinking: "hey, this guy’s not so bad."

February 17, 2015 by Nadia Brickhouse

Creative Writing Workshop

Image There's no better place in Beirut to learn how to tell an effective and moving story.

February 17, 2015

Red Bull Jump and Freeze

Image Teams will dress up, or create a funky vehicle, slide down the slope, onto a kicker, and land in a freezing pool. 

February 17, 2015

Cocoon Beirut at B018

Image We know how to party. Do you?

February 17, 2015

8 1/3 Poster Exhibition by Stephanie Richa

Image She uses Lebanon as the inspiration for this poster series.

February 20, 2015

Uberhaus Presents: Sharam

Image It's been a while, so they're doing it big. Sharam is in the house.

February 20, 2015

Dance, Dance, Dance at Demo

Image The weekends are getting boring. Monday is where the fun's at. Believe.

February 20, 2015

Forget Nutella and Kittens, Here's How ISIS Can Actually Lure Western Women

Image We need more. We need... free Netflix accounts. For life.

February 19, 2015 by Lama Hajj

Yoga Retreat at Ainab Monastery

Image Enjoy yoga sessions, meditation, a zen walk between the fresh pine trees, and live spiritual music (satsang).

February 19, 2015

Saturday Morning Yoga with Maria Malek

Image I can't think of a more positive start to the weekend.

February 19, 2015

'Where Can I Find Someone Like You Ali?' Play by Raeda Taha

Image Raeda Taha wrote and will perform this play about her late father Ali Taha, a hijacker on Sabena Flight 571 in 1972.

February 19, 2015

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

Image The ethnic composition of Lebanon is changing, and this project wants to bring that to light.

February 18, 2015 by Loulwa Soweid

Bentael Reserve Hike with Vamos Todos

Image This hike is a combination of culture, art, and hiking.

February 18, 2015

Beirut Wave Two: Group C Live Selections

Image The winners get to hit the recording studios and be part of the Beirut Wave Two collective project of 2015.

February 18, 2015

Free Group Meditation at Art of Living Yoga Studio

Image Meditation is the delicate art of doing nothing. Come as you are.

February 18, 2015

Moral Progress: Animal Protection and Welfare Law Finally Approved

Image "You cannot deny that there are social, health and economic benefits that come from laws like this," says Jason Miers, the executive director of Animals Lebanon.

February 17, 2015 by Loulwa Soweid

A Taste of West Africa

Image Delicious food, beautiful handmade arts and crafts and, of course, African music and dance.

February 17, 2015

Tabl wou Zamr Live at Demo

Image A unique Trio playing traditional village songs, revisited. 

February 17, 2015

Weekend Brunch at BistroBar Live

Image Who could resist this deliciousness?

February 17, 2015