Stitching Palestine: Resistance Comes In Many Forms

Twelve patterns, twelve regions, twelve women, twelve stories. Stitching Palestine is a documentary directed by Carol Mansour and produced and researched by Muna Khalidi. In the screening at Metropolis Sofil in Beirut, Carol Mansour was hesitant to introduce the movie:…

Neighborhood Novellas

The Sun Also Rises on Sabra and Shatila

It was a warm Thursday morning as I stuffily sat in the taxi next to my friend waiting…

Diaspora Voices

A Twist of Shawarma in Mexico: One Taco de pastor, Please!

Mexican food produced outside Mexico differs exponentially  from what is actually consumed in Mexico. This is mainly due…

Sports

Lebanon’s Rugby: Take The Sect Out Of The Game

There were some rather surreal weeks in Tripoli from 2002 to 2004. For one, the salad bowl-like municipal…

Poetry

Revolution in Existence

  You crash And burn And rectify In attempt to find identity Individuality Humanity A home.   You…

Opinion

The Arab ‘Stepford Wives’: A Deceiving And Ailing Vanity

In 1972, the late playwright and novelist Ira Levin wrote a novel about a city inhabited by women who were…