Camp Claude interviewed by Beirut Today
Quickfire Questions: Camp Claude talks music, movies, and Beirut

France-based Camp Claude’s Diane Sagnier talks about Beirut and her electropop music in a round.

The entrance to Beit Beirut, where the exhibition accompanying the launch of the timeline of the women's movement in Lebanon is on display until Saturday evening. (Laudy Issa)
You can now see the entire history of the women’s movement in Lebanon

For over a hundred years, women have willingly put up with the ridicule, the belittling, and the pushback from the public to advocate for women’s rights in Lebanon. And they had previously been forgotten.

Posters from the Thief of Baghdad exhibition. (Sandra Abdelbaki)
Thief of Baghdad: The meanings behind Western posters of Arab cinema

As you stare at the details of these posters, an orientalist narrative of submissive Arab women and violent Arab men stares right back at you.

Undressing the Lebanese Fashion Design Industry: Education, Support, And Misconceptions

Fashion designers in Lebanon are struggling without educational options, no financial support, and community misconceptions. Here are their options.

Fire shrouds the Notre-Dame Cathedral in France. (Telegraph
The Century of Loss: What the Burning of Notre-Dame Confirms

The threats to our cultural heritage are now greater than ever.

The Smurfs dissociating from their ongoing battles, over cigarettes and talks. Photo taken by George Azar
Civil War photographer tells the stories your history books don’t acknowledge

History blackout: A quick look around George Azar’s office unravels years of untold humanist stories from the war and a history living through the lens of the photographer.

Post-rock band Ilvy –Paul Toubia, Anthony Hakim, Joe Kareh, Gabriel Sarkissian. (Tony Elieh)
Meet local post-rock band Ilvy and their stuffed monkey mascot

Ilvy grip and hook their listeners with a consistently surprising “wall of sound” that ranges from heavy instrumentals to light ambient sounds.

Picture showing paintings, sculptures, and pottery at the Nabu Museum. (Laudy Issa)
Nabu Museum offers both stunning artefacts and breathtaking scenery

Whether you’re heading to Nabu for the wonderful collection of art or for the seaside scenery, the visit is well-worth the drive to Lebanon’s newest museum.

Entrance of the Grand Sofar Hotel, lit up for the Tom Young exhibition in 2018. (Lynn Sheikh Moussa)
The Grandness of the Grand Sofar Hotel: From Umm Kulthum to the Civil War and Beyond

The Grand Sofar Hotel once stood as one of the greatest hotels in the region. Looted and abandoned for 43 years because of the Lebanese Civil War, it now returns as a cultural space.

LAU celebrates communicative arts with Festival NEXT

The university kicked off its annual Festival Next, a celebration of arts through concerts, screenings, performances, workshops, and lectures.