Top 10 Cafes in Beirut: Places to Chill, Chat, and Chow

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Visiting coffee shops in Lebanon isn’t just your regular in-and-out trip for a quick caffeine fix. It’s a hobby, a culture, a lifestyle. Coffee shops provide a refuge from the daily grind and chaos of the city. They fill up at all hours of the day and night, leading many to keep their door open […]

Dar al Mussawir: What’s in an Image?

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Transmit a memory. Transform a moment. Capture some part of reality. These elements are the essence of photography, but how is an image projected and received by an audience? And what can we understand from these snapshots? Beirut-based Dar al Mussawir is one of the foremost photography spaces in Lebanon and the Middle East whose […]