Monthly Archives: August 2012

Share Beirut

Originally posted on Ritachemaly's Blog:
  WHAT IS IT? SHARE Beirut is a weekend-long public, free and non-commercial hybrid event blending an Internet culture and technology related daytime conference with dynamic cutting-edge music festival by night. It will bring…

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“Enterrer la haine et la vengeance, un destin libanais” de Ghassan Tuéni

Originally posted on The Cube:
Trois ans avant sa mort, Ghassan Tuéni a rassemblé ses pensées, ses mémoires, sa vie, dans les pages de ce livre. C’est fou comment on commence à s’intéresser à quelqu’un après sa mort. Etant née un peu tard pour avoir vraiment vécu les années de guerres libanaises, je…

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“Dalida Back to Life” event

IDRAAC association is organizing its 4th Annual Fundraising Event, “Dalida Back to LIFE”, that will take place at Club LIFE on Sunday, September 16, 2012.

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Douma, one of Lebanon’s most beautiful villages

Last sunday, I visited Douma for the first time. I stood in awe at the side of the road looking down at this beautiful village sitting peacefully in a valley, surrounded by mountains.

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My week in pictures #3: August

August is here and for many people, august means vacation. Unfortunately, it is not the case for all of us! So for the ones like me, sitting behind their desk for the whole month of August -some days for extra hours- … Continue reading

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Lyrics Alley by Leila Aboulela

Originally posted on The Cube:
Lyrics Alley is the story of a Sudanese family set in the 1950s before and during Sudan independence. Mahmoud Bey, patriarch of the powerful Abuzeid dynasty has two wives: Waheeba, a traditional Sudanese woman and Nabilah, a much younger modern woman…

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My Nokia surprise

2 weeks ago, I got a call from Nokia Lebanon asking for my address to deliver a package. 2 hours later a guy walks in with balloons and a snow ball. I first thought that this thing was related to … Continue reading

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