This Inspirational Space Is Making Music Accessible In Beirut

From gigs for seniors in Lebanon to lessons for talented kids who can’t afford them,.

La Mer Patrie (Sandra Abdelbaki)
Intimacy and War in Palestine: La Mer Patrie invites you to examine two extremes

Fouad Elkoury and Jeremy Peacock translate their long-present, feverish interest in photographing war into an exhibition.

Quickfire Questions With Lewis OfMan and Melina Leblanc

Before their Beirut Jam Sessions performance, French electronic musicians Lewis OfMan and Milena Leblanc spilled.

Toxic Masculinity’s Take on Online Gaming

Online multiplayer games that need teamwork, voice chats, and other forms of interaction between players have made way for a toxic atmosphere of harassment and misogyny.

The work of Marlene Juliane, an illustrator based in Germany, often redefines femininity using nudity and body hair.
The Artists of Instagram on the Real Women of the World

It’s high time that hegemonic “feminine” standards are ousted by the realities of what it means to be a woman. Marlene Juliane’s art does that.

Here’s What Beirut Jam Sessions Is Like After Seven Years of Music, Filming, and Business

We sat down with the co-founders of Beirut Jam Sessions for their seventh year anniversary.

Jabal Cheikh El-Jabal, the lead character from Ramadan's popular Al Hayba series. (IMDb)
Al Hayba and other Ramadan 2019 dramas: Who are our heroes?

Ramadan series tend to reinforce the gender stereotypes and real-life situations that would usually make our skin crawl.

Jowan Safadi: The Trials and Tribulations of Being An Arab Artist

In Jowan Safadi, radical art meets radical politics. The Palestinian musician makes provocative and accessible political music that’s much lacking in the Arab world.

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.