Diary of a woman glued to Ramadan TV
What I'm learning as a woman from Ramadan TV
The author is steadfastly watching a multitude of TV series this Ramadan so that she can share with you here the wisdom she's gleaning on a daily basis.
Source: Mada Masr
Arabic supergroup weave Palestinian literature and history into new album
An album set for release later this summer brings together musical and literary creativity from Palestine and the wider Arab world.
Alif (Arabic for the letter A) are a kind of alternative Arabic supergroup, featuring famously innovative Iraqi oud player Khyam Allami, Palestinian singer-songwriter Tamer Abu Ghazaleh, Lebanese percussionist Khaled Yassine, bassist Bashar Farran and Egyptian keyboard player Maurice Louca.
Source: Electronic Intifada
A tribute to Lebanese dads: men who love to let themselves go
With the recent surge of popularity in the “dad bod”, Father’s Day is more than ever an important holiday. You could even say the most important holiday, ever.
We here at Beirut.com plan on celebrating this holiday to the fullest extent and paying homage to the original creators of the dadbod: Lebanese men. Here’s how our Lebanese fathers have made their mark in the Dad Hall of Fame, so to speak.