Kassem Abu Ruslan has been working with wicker his whole life. His specialty? Chairs. We go back to the source to discover this dying handcraft that is slowly being replaced by…
Art, History & Culture
Against a stark white backdrop, vibrant works of art invade every corner of Août, a beautiful new gallery in Gemmayze, Beirut. We speak to its founder, Zeid El Amine, to learn more about why he decided to create this refreshing space during such an uncertain time.
Curator and museum specialist, Juliana Khalaf, visits MiM – the brand new mineral museum in the heart of Beirut. Lebanon’s museum scene has a dazzling new addition: the MiM museum of…
Beirut has long played muse to painters, designers, poets, writers, sculptors and musicians, who have traveled from far and wide in search of inspiration.
If these temple walls could speak, they would tell a million stories. We go on another adventure with biodiversity conservationist Elsa Sattout.
Anjar has long been known as a place of refuge for Armenians whose ancestors fought heroically against the Turks in a 40-day battle on the mountain of Musa Dagh in 1915. Today, the town is steeped in history and has become an unexpected art hub.
We celebrate a rich culture, language, church and a tragic page in history that come together to reaffirm the survival of the Armenian people.
Used by numerous religions to mark the repetitions of prayers, chants or devotions, misbaha (prayer beads) are an important part of Lebanese heritage.
Looking at images of Lebanon from the early 20th century reminds us how drastically the landscape has changed over a relatively short period of time.
In Lebanon, backgammon is much more than just a game to pass the time; it’s a cornerstone of Lebanese identity.