Petra Ayar Jahchan
For two Arab women comedians, challenging stereotypes is part of the act—and just being onstage is breaking one barrier.
Mobile-phone technology connected Beirutis to the world in the aftermath of the devastating explosion. It also helps keep memories fresh.
Lebanese University art students create pieces for the one-year anniversary of the explosion that devastated much of Beirut.
Changes forced on the London-based center by Covid-19 were a challenge, but reaching a wider audience online represents a net gain, its chairman says.
Exhibitions at Saudi Arabia’s Misk Art Institute mark the launching of a bilingual book series that seeks to make contemporary Arab artists more widely known.
The Bila Hudood festival invited people to join online discussions of contemporary Arabic literature in genres such as food writing, memoir and poetry.
The festival has a lively but Covid-19-wary schedule in London and is opening up to a wider audience online.