Workshop . 8 June 2016, 3 PM - 6 PM

CHILDREN'S EMBROIDERY WORKSHOP

WARAQ & STUDIO KAWAKEB

These hands-on workshops invite children to engage in an interactive learning experience by exploring the narratives behind Palestinian embroidery

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Workshop . 11 June 2016, 12 PM - 12 PM

OBJECT-IN-FOCUS

RACHEL DEDMAN

These tactile workshops will bring you up-close and personal with objects from the exhibition

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Book Launch . 15 June 2016, 7 PM - 10 PM

"THE EMBROIDERS" & "AT THE SEAMS"

Rachel Dedman, Tanya Traboulsi and others

A special screening of "The Embroiderers" and the formal launch of the "At the Seams" publication

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Workshop . 18 June 2016, 12 PM - 6 PM

EMBROIDERY SATURDAY

PALESTINIAN CROSS-STITCH

Learn the basics of the Palestinian cross-stitch

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Workshop . 16 July 2016, 12 PM - 6 PM

MARKET MORNING & OPEN EMBROIDERY

SATURDAY MARKET

Shop and stitch in the sunshine!

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Tour . 29 July 2016, 11 AM - 12 PM

CURATOR TOUR

RACHEL DEDMAN & LAMA MAWLA

A guided tour of 'At the Seams'

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Workshop . 23 August 2016, 10 AM - 2 PM

SCREEN-PRINTING WORKSHOP

FARAH FAYYAD

Participating children will create their own illustrations to be printed on t-shirts and back sacks

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Talking Music . 13 September 2016, 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM

FATOU DIWARA

MEET THE ARTIST

Discover Diawara and her musical achievements

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Book Launch . 17 September 2016, 6 PM - 8 PM

VANISHED

AHMED MASOUD

The Mysterious Disappearance of Mustafa Ouda

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Screening . 7 October 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

RECOLLECTION

KAMAL ALJAFARI

The Israeli and American features shot in the town of Jaffa from the 60s to the 90s are the basis for the story of a dream. All protagonists are removed from the original footage, leaving an empty setting formed by the town. Thus, the impossible is made possible from the ‘I’ perspective, namely filming the past and compiling a picture album made of memories

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Talk . 11 October 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

SEA OF STORIES: VOYAGES OF THE PALESTINIAN ARCHIVES

AHMAD BARCLAY & HANA SLEIMAN

The story of the archives of the Palestinian national movement reveals a narrative of exile and fragmentation that reflects the Palestinian experience itself.

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Performance . 13 October 2016, 6:30 PM - 8 PM

A PERFORMANCE DESPERATELY IN NEED FOR AN AUDIENCE

ARAB PUPPET THEATRE FOUNDATION

The story of ‘A Performance Desperately in Need for an Audience’ tells the tale of exile. It delves into the world where thousands upon thousands of people are choosing to bear the burden of migration and to face the ultimate risk of death, leaving behind their homes and loved ones, in the hopes of finding themselves human again beyond the seas

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Screening . 14 October 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

MY LOVE AWAITS ME BY THE SEA

MAIS DARWAZAH

‘My Love Awaits Me by the Sea’ is a poetic documentary narrating the story of the director who takes the first-time journey back to her homeland, Palestine. The screening will be followed by a conversation between Mais Darwazah and Rima Mismar (AFAC).

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Talk . 18 October 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

OFF FRAME: A JOURNEY THROUGH MILITANT CINEMA

MOHANAD YAQUBI

Drawing on recently found film rushes, rare documentary footage and clips of Third Cinema, Mohanad Yaqubi will introduce us to a fascinating and often neglected world that engages with the depth of Palestine’s filmmaking history, its role in shaping Palestinian identity, and its ties to the wider Third Cinema movement

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Talk . 25 October 2016, 6:30 PM - 8 PM

THE SEA IS THIS WAY

DICTAPHONE GROUP

Dictaphone Group was asked to guest edit the Fall 2013 online edition of ArteEast. Based on ‘This Sea Is Mine’ project (2012), they discussed the issue of access to the sea and public space in several Arab cities. They asked the contribution of activists, artists and researchers from Lebanon, Jordan, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Palestine, with an aim to critically and comparatively open a debate about access to the sea as a social practice and as a right to ‘make and remake our cities’ (Harvey, 2008).

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Tour . 29 October 2016, 11 AM - 12 PM

THIS SEA IS MINE

DICTAPHONE GROUP

Taking an audio tour based on ‘This Sea Is Mine’ performance that was conducted in 2012, the audience is invited to a journey with fisherman Adnan al-Oud on a fishing boat from the Ain El-Mreisse port to Dalieh seafront area in Raouche

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Screening . 29 October 2016, 6 PM - 8 PM

REFLECTIONS

SARAH ZEYRAB

It is through the voice notes exchanged with her parents that Sarah discovers that the war has reversed their roles

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Screening . 29 October 2016, 6 PM - 8 PM

HAMULE

MAURICIO MISLE

In audio and video recordings from the 1970’s, Mauricio Misle found strong memories from his family in Palestine, that present a brutal episode of the Israeli colonization. Hamule reflects the trauma inherited by several generations of Palestinian descendants in Chile

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Book Signing . 15 November 2016, 5:30 PM - 7 PM

APOLLO ON GAZA SHORE

HOODA SHAWA

A book signing followed by a conversation with Hooda Shawa

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Concert . 15 November 2016, 7 PM - 9 PM

AMAL KAWASH AND WESSAM ELALI

"QALANDIYA INTERNATIONAL" CLOSING

A music performance by Amal Kawash (vocals) accompanied by Wissam Elali (Oud)

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Performance . 24 November 2016, 8 PM - 9:15 PM

WHERE CAN I FIND SOMEONE LIKE YOU, ALI?

RAEDA TAHA

Written, produced and performed by Raeda Taha | Directed by Lina Abyad | Duration: 75 minutes | All proceeds of the play go to support the Ghassan Kanafani Cultural Foundation

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Talking Music . 7 December 2016, 6 PM - 7:30 PM

KAMILYA JUBRAN

MEET THE ARTIST

A conversation with the artist moderated by Khyam Allami

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Talk . 9 December 2016, 4 PM - 5:30 PM

BEIRUT & BEYOND INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL

PANELS

Two panels organized by the Beirut & Beyond International Music Festival

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Tarab . 8 June 2017, 9:30 PM - 11 PM

DALINE JABBOUR

Live Concert

Daline Jabbour will be performing music from Oum Koulthoum and Abdel Wahab repertory, in addition to Muwashahat

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Tarab . 22 June 2017, 9:30 PM - 11 PM

MUSTAFA SAEED

Live Concert

A lyrical journey with verses of Al-Hallaj, Jamil Sudqii El-Zihawi and Omar Khayyam

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Workshop . 3 July 2017, 10 AM - 1 PM

TYPOEM

REZA ABEDINI

Participants are invited to take classic Arabic poems and use them to make a typographic poetry book

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Workshop . 8 July 2017, 10 AM - 1 PM

LETTERS LETTERS LETTERS!

KHAJAG APELIAN & FARAH FAYYAD

Participants will draw their own using a variety of tools, compiling the results into a functioning Arabic font

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Tribute . 10 July 2017, 7 PM - 9 PM

REMEMBERING GHASSAN KANAFANI AND LAMIS NIJEM

GHASSAN KANAFANI CULTURAL FOUNDATION

Ghassan Kanafani Cultural Foundation and Dar El-Nimer for Arts and Culture invite you on Monday, July 10th, to remember Ghassan Kanafani and Lamis Nijem on the 45th commemoration of their martyrdom

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Tour . 11 July 2017, 10 AM - 12 PM

ARABIC CALLIGRAPHY AT THE BASHOURA CEMETERY

ALI ASSI

A guided tour of the Bachoura cemetery to study the history of tombstones

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Performance . 13 July 2017, 7 PM - 8 PM

THE GIFT

ARAB PUPPET THEATRE FOUNDATION

From overseas, on a journey across three continents, a precious gift arrives from the east to the west... An elephant!

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Talk . 23 July 2017, 10 AM - 4 PM

TALKS AT THE SEAMS

DISCUSSING PALESTINIAN EMBROIDERY

he discussion will engage with concerns surrounding the pictorial role of embroidery in Palestinian art history; the work of embroidery NGOs and craft-production as empowerment; the shaping of identity and embroidery’s role in resistance

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Talk . 25 July 2017, 7 PM - 8:30 PM

BRIDGING ARABIC SCRIPT & TYPE

PANEL ON ARABIC TYPE

The discussion will be centered around the necessity of building bridges between tradition and modernity in order to create authentic and high-quality Arabic typefaces.

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Workshop . 26 July 2017, 4 PM - 7 PM

ART OF ILLUMINATION

NEGIN FALLAH

To discover the art of Illumination and learn its basics

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Talk . 27 July 2017, 7 PM - 8:30 PM

LIBERATING ARABIC

THOMAS MILO & MIRJAM SOMERS

This talk presents a new concept and technology, which offers a comprehensive solution suitable for broad online application, unshackled to specific corporate operating systems

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Tarab . 10 August 2017, 8 PM - 9:30 PM

ELIE RIZKALLAH & JOHN FAYYAD

Live Concert

An evening of classical Arabic songs by Elie Rizkallah accompanied on the piano by Dr. John Fayyad, taking us back to the golden age of Arabic music

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Workshop . 23 August 2017, 11 AM - 1 PM

FAT'HA DAMMEH KASRA

STUDIO KAWAKEB

Kids will be inspired to explore and engage with language and writing beyond speech and text itself

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Talking Music . 11 September 2017, 6:30 PM - 8 PM

SOUAD MASSI

MEET THE ARTIST

Discover Souad’s musical journey, her relation to the Arabic language, which she’s been importing through her songs, as well as her status as an Arab woman and artist

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Book Launch . 19 September 2017, 6 PM - 8 PM

MIDAD: THE PUBLIC AND INTIMATE LIVES OF ARABIC CALLIGRAPHY

ALAIN FOUAD GEORGE

The book invites the reader to explore the worlds of Arabic calligraphy, its ever-changing expressions, and its meaning, from proclamations of authority in the public sphere to intimate beliefs about the power of the Word

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Palestinian Week . 23 September 2017, 5 PM - 9 PM

MOHAMMAD BAKRI

IN BEIRUT

A series of events will be taking place from the 23rd until the 29th of September in the presence of the acclaimed Palestinian actor and director, Mohammad Bakri

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Talk . 3 October 2017, 7 PM - 9 PM

THE NEW EPISTLES

SAMIR SAYEGH

Reading, book launch and signing

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Talk . 4 October 2017, 6:30 PM - 8 PM

THE BIBLE IN THE FACE OF ARCHAEOLOGY AND BIBLICAL STUDIES

LUTFI AL-SUMI

Presentation of 'The Bible in the Face of Archaeology and Biblical Studies'

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Screening . 6 October 2017, 6 PM - 7 PM

TALL AL ZAATAR

MONICA MAURER

Lebanese Premiere of the film

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Talk . 11 October 2017, 6 PM - 7 PM

THE DIALECTIC OF THE LANGUAGE AND THE UNIVERSE

ASSEM AL MASRI

Explore the mysteries of the Arabic alphabet and the meaning of its letters

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Workshop . 13 October 2017, 5 PM - 2 PM

PAPER & THREAD

KARMA TOHME

This workshop proposes to reflect on the construction of the book as a design object

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Tour . 18 October 2017, 11 AM - 12 PM

CURATOR TOUR

RACHEL DEDMAN

Last chance to discuss the exhibition's research and get up close to the extraordinary objects of the El-Nimer Collection

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Book Launch . 21 October 2017, 6 PM - 8 PM

NAWA EL-HAWA

MIDAD CLOSING EVENT

To mark the closing of the exhibition: ‘Midad: The Public and Intimate Lives of Arabic Calligraphy’

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Talking Music . 20 November 2017, 7 PM - 8:30 PM

DHAFER YOUSSEF

MEET THE ARTIST

A conversation between Dhafer Youssef and Pierre Abi Saab

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Screening . 28 November 2017, 6:30 PM - 8 PM

3000 NIGHTS | MAI MASRI

The 1987 Intifada

In collaboration with the Institute for Palestine Studies, followed by a discussion with director Mai Masri, moderated by Leila Shahid

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Screening . 29 November 2017, 6:30 PM - 8 PM

THE WANTED 18 | AMER SHOMALI

THE 1987 INTIFADA

In collaboration with the Institute for Palestine Studies, followed by a discussion with director Amer Shomali, moderated by Rima Mismar, Executive Director of the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture - AFAC

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Conference . 30 November 2017, 9 AM - 2:15 PM

CONFERENCE | THE 1987 INTIFADA

THE 1987 INTIFADA: HISTORY AND MEMORY

In collaboration with the Institute for Palestine Studies, a conference day that aims to examine cultural production during and about the Intifada, with contributions by researchers, writers, artists, and filmmakers

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Talking Music . 8 December 2017, 6 PM - 7 PM

YASMINE HAMDAN

MEET THE ARTIST

A conversation with Yasmine Hamdan moderated by Pierre Abi Saab

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Screening . 13 December 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

MACAM AT DAR

SHORTS SCREENING

In collaboration with the Modern and Contemporary Art Museum — MACAM: Screening of short films, followed by a discussion with Philip Joa

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Film Tuesday . 5 June 2018, 6 PM - 7:45 PM

AS I OPEN MY EYES

LEILA BOUZID

A few months before the revolution, Farah turns 18. She joins a politically-engaged band of musicians and discovers freedom and love against her mother Hayet’s will, who is more conscious of Tunisia and its taboos

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Panel . 7 June 2018, 2 PM - 4 PM

CREATIVE TRANSFORMATION OF TRAUMA

ARTICHOKE STUDIO

How can the creative process be a healing process?

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Film Tuesday . 12 June 2018, 6 PM - 7:45 PM

UNTIL THE BIRDS RETURN

KARIM MOUSSAOUI

Mourad is a businessman who rose to success in Algeria in the 2000s. Now he's a new man who wants to stay away from trouble

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Encounter . 13 June 2018, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

WALK TO PALESTINE

BENJAMIN LADRAA

Meet the Swedish human rights activist who's been walking all the way from Sweden to Palestine

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Film Tuesday . 19 June 2018, 6 PM - 7:30 PM

THE SEA IS BEHIND

HICHAM LASRI

In this ramshackle world, between fantasy and fantastic, lives a man, Tarik. Tarik wears makeup and dresses as a woman

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Beirut Design Week . 23 June 2018, 5 PM - 9 PM

LOCAL INDUSTRIES

ELIAS & YOUSEF ANASTAS

A panel discussion, a guided tour and presentation

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Opening . 25 June 2018, 5 PM - 9 PM

RHYTHMS OF A DIFFERENT TIME

TOUFIC ABDUL-AL

A talk, a book launch and a guided tour

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Film Tuesday . 26 June 2018, 6 PM - 7:30 PM

HEDI

MOHAMED BEN ATTIA

Hedi is a simple young man. He is not very talkative, not very reactive and does not expect much from the life that is traced for him

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