Beirut Design Week brings much needed renovation to the city

BDW’s selected theme, “Design & the City,” focused on the advantages of design, where it was portrayed as far more than just a physical attribute, and was characterized as a tool that could be used to shape the city and the community at large.

Gizzmo on selling what’s fake, EP Easter eggs, and Beirut indie scene

Their characters are the result of distinct backgrounds that found a middle ground as Gizzmo, a band that kicked off playing Gorillaz and Air covers before creating their own music.

Day None on technology and synthesizing interesting music

Beirut Today spoke to Day None about his electronic music, his style, his future aspirations, and all around vibe.

A Boost for Cultural Development in the South: Lebanon International Arts Festival 2018

Organised every year in August for the last 4 years, the International Theatre Festival of Lebanon will be expanding its programme to include other artistic disciplines.

How far can suspending Beirut’s “pride” go?

With so many campaigns,initiatives, and movements supporting LGBTQ+ rights gaining strong ground recently, the question about whether the government is going to take sound measures to protect such a community (among other marginalised ones) resonates beyond the International Day Against Homophobia,Transphobia, and Biphobia.

A look at memory and war, with the Nazra exhibition

The displayed photographs and captions at the exhibition, which is being held in Beit Beirut, offer a representation of the civil war and what remains of it through the lenses of both amateur and professional Lebanese photographers.

Kozo talk post-rock, debut album, and live performances

The diversity in musical styles and interests among the different members of Kozo makes it difficult to categorize the band into any single subgenre of post-rock

Theatre in Lebanon thrives silently, despite lack of support

Despite the legal and financial constraints that they are faced with, through the adaption of local scriptwriters and directors, theatre in Lebanon perseveres.

Catharsis: A Call for Poetry Submission in Lebanon and the Region

When was the last time you exploded? Let all your frustration and angst out into the universe? When was the last time you experienced catharsis?

The “forbidden” taste of Palestine

“I know our craft does not make much money like it used to. People used to rely on us for building their houses, furniture, wooden antiques. But not anymore.”