Onlooker watching Kozo perform at the first Onomatopoeia "On Shuffle" concert. (Laudy Issa)
On Shuffle: Musicians faced with shrinking spaces in Lebanese economic crisis

“Any time one of these places suffer, we all suffer as a community and that’s why we all work together to keep them afloat and keep ourselves afloat.”

A giant "Stop Solidere" sign drapes over the St. Georges Hotel for all to see. (Allan Leonard)
St. Georges Hotel wins license to rebuild after decades of Solidere struggle

The Beirut municipality granted the owner of the famous St. Georges Hotel a license to renovate the damaged landmark after decades of dispute with Solidere.

Political Violence - (PHOTO: Patrick Baz)
How the political violence in Lebanon is building community resilience

Understanding how communities endure political violence helps us understand the dynamic possibilities for growth within and post adverse times.

Demonstrators sit in "Beit El Cha3eb" on the Ring highway during a protest in Lebanon. (Hussein Malla/AP)
Reclaiming Public Space During the Revolution: How We Are Reconnecting With Lebanese Cities

From highways to proactivity, people in Lebanon have taken back their essential right to exist in open, free, and accessible public spaces.

(Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight For Freedom)
From Hong Kong to Beirut, as Inspired by Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom

While the overview of Winter On Fire is not to be wholly discredited, it does present the world with a whitewashed version of Ukraine’s Maidan uprising.

La Mercè 2019 celebrates Beirut heritage and culture in Barcelona. (barcelon.cat)
Barcelona’s “La Mercè” festival celebrates Beirut’s customs and culture

Barcelona celebrates La Mercè, the city’s main festival honoring the Virgin of Grace (Mare de.

Still from Interbellum's Ready To Dissolve music video, directed by Camille Cabbabé.
Interbellum takes you down a winding, nostalgic road with Dead Pets, Old Griefs

Interbellum’s Karl Mattar would much rather let his music speak for itself than sit for.

Performing No Demand No Supply: A Re-reading of Lebanon’s 2016 Sex Trafficking Scandal,” a documentary theatre performance under the patronage of the AUB Theater Initiative and in collaboration with NGO KAFA. (Nataly Hindaoui)
No Demand No Supply: Bringing the sex buyer into the narrative

Three years after its raid, the ring leaders behind the largest case of human trafficking in Lebanon are still at large.

At the Ramsis metro station, women usually prefer to use the ladies metro cars for fear of being harassed. (Photo by Eman Helal, one of the female journalists in Zahra Hankir's anthology.
Our Women On The Ground: Arab women reporting on conflicts in their own backyards

“There is no one Arab woman, there is no one way to be an Arab woman, and there is no one Arab female experience.”

Hammana Artist House, an art residency space situated 40-minutes from Beirut. (hah-lb.org)
Cherries and Snow: Hammana Artist House breathes life back into a small Lebanese village

The history of the Hammana Artist House and its role in revitalising a village known for its cherries and climate.