(Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight For Freedom)
From Hong Kong to Beirut, as Inspired by Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom

While the overview of Winter On Fire is not to be wholly discredited, it does present the world with a whitewashed version of Ukraine’s Maidan uprising.

La Mercè 2019 celebrates Beirut heritage and culture in Barcelona. (barcelon.cat)
Barcelona’s “La Mercè” festival celebrates Beirut’s customs and culture

Barcelona celebrates La Mercè, the city’s main festival honoring the Virgin of Grace (Mare de.

Still from Interbellum's Ready To Dissolve music video, directed by Camille Cabbabé.
Interbellum takes you down a winding, nostalgic road with Dead Pets, Old Griefs

Interbellum’s Karl Mattar would much rather let his music speak for itself than sit for.

Performing No Demand No Supply: A Re-reading of Lebanon’s 2016 Sex Trafficking Scandal,” a documentary theatre performance under the patronage of the AUB Theater Initiative and in collaboration with NGO KAFA. (Nataly Hindaoui)
No Demand No Supply: Bringing the sex buyer into the narrative

Three years after its raid, the ring leaders behind the largest case of human trafficking in Lebanon are still at large.

At the Ramsis metro station, women usually prefer to use the ladies metro cars for fear of being harassed. (Photo by Eman Helal, one of the female journalists in Zahra Hankir's anthology.
Our Women On The Ground: Arab women reporting on conflicts in their own backyards

“There is no one Arab woman, there is no one way to be an Arab woman, and there is no one Arab female experience.”

Hammana Artist House, an art residency space situated 40-minutes from Beirut. (hah-lb.org)
Cherries and Snow: Hammana Artist House breathes life back into a small Lebanese village

The history of the Hammana Artist House and its role in revitalising a village known for its cherries and climate.

Quickfire Questions with Kozo

Kozo (and Alfie’s pillow) sit around a mess of pedals in Tunefork Studios and talk.

With Yo-Yo Ma and Right To Play, Beirut Becomes a Stage for Refugees

Young Syrian and Palestinian refugees recently shared the stage with world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma and.

Egyptian rock band Massar Egbari. (Courtesy of Massar Egbari)
On Egyptian Rock N’ Activism: We talked to Massar Egbari at their Beirut concert

Five Egyptian musicians walk into Bayt Em Nazih and set the crowd on fire with their unique blend of rock and social activism.

Beirut’s historic landmarks between resilience and destruction: the case of Vendome Stairs

In recent years, several civil society groups have fought to protect what little is left of public spaces in Beirut.