What can we do about Lebanon’s food waste problem and waste disposal crisis ? Some individuals have taken this matter into their own hands to find solutions.
“Eat Save Love” is an event organized by Diana Fayad in conjunction with the Beirut-based NGO ACT_4Tomorrow
(Active Advocacy of Communities for Tomorrow). A pop-up restaurant (hosted by GardenState)
where the menu (developed by chefs Bob Deeb and Tina Wazirian) was based on surplus food from supermarkets!
This is such a great initiative to raise awareness, reduce food waste and fight hunger in Lebanon.
Read more in The Daily Star article.
We just read Jessy Moussallem‘s interview in L’Orient-Le Jour and we wanted to share some of her impressive work here with you.
In her interview, the talented filmmaker talks about what led her to work on Damian Lazarus & The Ancient Moon’s video, her relationship with Lebanon, the challenges she faces and her more recent work on Agoria’s clip.
Jessy Moussallem pushes boundaries, her videos are emotional, powerful and edgy.
This is the second collaboration between the 2 Lebanese turntablists, (BBS’ very own) Rami O and Elie Francis aka Dj E.F When Beirut meets Berlin. Check out how it went down. #scratching #practiceyocuts #turntablism http://www.beirutsbrightside.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/IMG_3044.mp4
Music platform Spotify finally launched in Lebanon! This is a great way to discover local talents. Check out for example the selection of tracks from Lebanese indie Label Ruptured’s 2018 releases. Happy streaming everyone!
Meet the talented Lebanese artist Gregory Buchakjian and his fascination for abandoned buildings around Beirut.
Check out his latest book, Abandoned Dwellings: A History of Beirut, published by Kaph Books, a fascinating overview of the city’s recent past, as explained through its buildings.
And don’t miss his solo exhibit at the Sursock Museum, Abandoned Dwellings: Display of Systems, curated by Karina el-Helou.
Check out the article on The National here
We have always supported the work of arcenciel.aec
the non profit organization striving to create a better future for Lebanon through their mobility program, hazardous waste program, health program and many other innovative services helping the most vulnerable citizens.
The social circus cirquenciel
is one of those innovative projects helping the Youth by ‘community building through collaborative learning’.
Check out #arcencielminute
for interesting facts and info.
And tune in to the BBS Stories podcast episode 4
we recorded a while back with our guests from aec, Kim and Miguel Issa sharing their story.
We stumbled upon this amazing picture of Ella Fitzgerald performing on stage at the Baalbeck International Festival in 1972.
Who was there?
Baalbeck International Festival
#EllaFitzgerald #TheFirstLadyofSong #Baalbeck
Located on the beachfront in Chekka El Heri (an hour drive north of Beirut), this new privately owned museum, named after the Mesopotamian god of literacy, is definitely worth the visit.
The Nabu Museum, recently opened in September offers a two-floor 1200 sq. m of exhibition space, a cube-shaped weathered steel and glass structure designed in collaboration with Iraqi-Canadian artist Mahmoud Obaidi and Iraqi artist Dia Azzawi
“Despite the small market size, there are Lebanese podcasts out there. Leyla Nahas has been presenting the podcast Beirut Bright Side Stories (BSS Stories), an offshoot of a blog of the same name, since February 2017. She tells Executive that the podcast—which has produced six episodes so far and is composed of narratives and interviews—was a natural evolution of her and Rami Obeid’s blog, which aims to share positive stories from Beirut.”
‘Lebanese still have the potential to be a part of this podcast boom. We have the stories, and we have the passion, we just need content producers in this country to grab a mic and go for it—and we need people to listen.”
Thank you for the mention and for this in-depth article.
Check out the Executive Magazine article here
BBS is also part of their selection of Lebanese podcasts. Check out our profile here