Author: Laudy Issa
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.
The secret services of the world probably never had to hide evidence of extraterrestrial life.
Ilvy grip and hook their listeners with a consistently surprising “wall of sound” that ranges from heavy instrumentals to light ambient sounds.
The Grand Sofar Hotel once stood as one of the greatest hotels in the region. Looted and abandoned for 43 years because of the Lebanese Civil War, it now returns as a cultural space.
Women in Lebanon are angry, and rightfully so. Nationality, criminal, personal status, and labour laws.
The lack of a proper waste management framework and monitoring process leaves room for the illegitimate private gain of authorities in charge of costly waste incinerator projects.
Beirut Today interviews indie band Waynick on making easily relatable music, their debut EP and managing a band.
Postcards on their new dream pop album, the dualities of Beirut, and the waves in the music 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.