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Muhammad Hamdar
Against a backdrop of hip-hop music and scenes from old Arabic films, two Lebanese artists join forces at Metro al-Madina tonight, November 15, for a...
Saturday, November 15, 2014
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A song called, "Hit, hit Tel Aviv" has been circulating social media. This is being dubbed as Part Two. The first version of the song appeared back...
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Cairo - Most Fridays, state-owned and private radio channels blast a single genre of music all day long: national and patriotic tunes. Instead of...
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Rebecca Whiting
When governments wield their power to violate the basic tenets of human rights, communities are at times left bereft of the capacity to challenge...
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
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Boxes & Briefs Guest Post The Lebanese media recently resurrected the crusade against the metal community, a community that yours truly is still...
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Rasha Hilwi
The Edward Said National Conservatory of Music (ESNCM) is launching its month-long Nights of Tarab celebration as part of the Arab Jerusalem Festival...
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
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For people between the ages of 18 and 35, Ziad Rahbani is the biggest celebrity there is. Some non-Lebanese may not be aware of the extent and reach...
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Jihad Ayyoub
Al-Akhbar interviews the 83 year old Lebanese star who rocked the Middle East and beyond with her passionate voice and love lives. Jihad Ayyoub: Do...
Friday, September 21, 2012
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Kamel Jaber
The Rahbani brothers so admired Marwan Mahfouz’s voice when performing the traditional musical genre the ataba, they repeated the mawwal (colloquial...
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
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