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.

The Role of Middle Eastern States: Elites, Interests and Policies

This international move to encourage countries to privatize what were once state-owned industries, or at least decrease their investment in such sectors, clearly impacted the livelihoods of thousands of middle class individuals in countries like Lebanon and Egypt.

The Volunteer Circle: Making Volunteer Work in Lebanon Simple

The Volunteer Circle hopes to create an easy and convenient platform to connect NGOs and volunteers.

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.

Cuba’s charm: Old American cars, conversations in taxis, and no WiFi

Instead of colorful shops inviting the enthusiastic tourist, you find cars. Havana is significantly lacking in shopping centers and stores. There are several shops that sell typical souvenirs, but no clothing stores.

Can you Harness Your Creativity?

“I wrote it because I know that you can harness your own natural creativity and wield it to its greatest extent. These tools will take you step by step to do just that in both your personal and professional life.”

Chief AUBMC Surgeon discusses operating on injured Palestinians in Gaza

Abu Sitta discussed his experience in Gaza chronologically, and provided his own analysis and conclusions on the events taking place.

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.