Tagged: Beirut

Expressing Sexuality Through Art

To commemorate World Sexual Health Day (September 4), an art exhibit entitled “Good Sex/ Bad Sex/ No Sex/ Your Sex” was held at AltCity, in Hamra. “Sexuality is such a...

Green the Grey in Sassine Square

Green The Grey In Sassine Square

On Saturday, June 4, 2011, which coincides with the World Environment Day weekend, Beirut Green Project held a public intervention called Green the Grey in Sassine Square, Achrafieh. The objective...

Handala graffiti in Hamra

Handala Takes A Stand In Hamra

From approximately 1975 through 1987, Naji Al-Ali created cartoons that depict the complexities of the plight of Palestinian refugees, with Handala, the refugee child, as their centerpiece. “The child Handala is...

Mar Mikhael Train Station

Missing The Train

There’s been a lot of talk lately of insufferable traffic jams and endless bottlenecks in and around Beirut. The influx of tourists and visiting Lebanese expats has surely exacerbated the...

International Women's Day March-2010

Take Back The Night

On this year’s International Women’s Day, the feminist collective Nasawiya – of which I’m a member – organized a “Take Back the Night” march through the streets of Beirut, the first such...