Author archives: Ira

  • Q&A: Michel Abboud, Architect of Park 51

    Oct 19, 10 • 1916 Views • Latest NewsNo Comments

    Originally posted on http://enr.construction.com/people/interviews/2010/1013-MichelAbboud.asp ENR reporter Alex Padalka recently sat down with Michel Abboud, a principal at SOMA, to discuss the New York firm’s involvement in the controversial Park51...

  • 12 Angry Lebanese men in Westchester, NY

    Sep 25, 10 • 5470 Views • i Art SceneNo Comments

    12 Angry Lebanese “What kind of a girl saunters in to a maximum security prison and starts telling the inmates what to do? One with a lot of guts—and training.” (Arab Comment) Zeina Daccache, a powerhouse actress and theater director, spent 15...

  • Samia Halaby at Ayyam Gallery

    Sep 21, 10 • 711 Views • EventsNo Comments

    From October 7 – November 27, Ayyam Gallery Beirut will proudly present an exhibition of over a dozen new large-scale canvases by leading Arab artist Samia Halaby. Coinciding with the release of an Ayyam Publication’s new monograph on Halaby, this solo...

  • Upcoming Exhibition: Exposure 2010

    Sep 18, 10 • 721 Views • EventsNo Comments

    From September 24.10 Till November 13.10 Opening reception: Wednesday September 23, from 6 pm to 9 pm Sawsan Al Saraf Weightlessness & Weight. Vartan Avakian Some Things Cannot Be Made in China. Charbel-Joseph H. Boutros Open exhibition. Paul Hage Boutros...

  • FACULTY EXHIBIT in Dearborn, MI

    Sep 13, 10 • 5000 Views • i Art SceneNo Comments

    Mohammad Bazzi will be exhibiting some of his recent work along with the Dearborn Public Schools art teachers (current & retired)  FACULTY EXHIBIT on Sept 20 @ 6:00 pm @ Padzieski Gallery: Phone: 313.943.3095 Ford Community and Performing Arts Center...

  • Book Signing “Serenity”

    Sep 13, 10 • 855 Views • EventsNo Comments

    You are invited  to the signature of the photography book “Serenity” on September 24th, 2010 from 4pm to 9pm at Willow Garden – Antelias All are welcome الكتاب عبارة عن صور فوتوغرافية من لبنان و معها...

  • Arte Laguna Art Competition

    Aug 31, 10 • 623 Views • Latest NewsNo Comments

    Applications are now open for the fifth edition of the Prize Deadline: 16th November, 2010 Prizes: 100.000 euro Winners’ artwork remain property of the artist The Cultural Association MoCA and Arte Laguna invite you to visit www.artelagunaprize.com to...

  • Beirut, Gallery By Gallery

    Aug 25, 10 • 1010 Views • Latest NewsNo Comments

    Originally Published on http://www.papermag.com/ Beirut, Gallery By Gallery Mapping the City’s Booming Art Scene By Shirine Saad Clockwise from top left: Mona Hatum “So Much I want to Say”, Akram Zaatari “Saida, june 6, 1982”,...

  • DURAS FILME

    Aug 25, 10 • 684 Views • EventsNo Comments

    DURAS FILME Screening. Part 3 Wednesday August 25, 2010 at 8 pm Duration: 131 min. Entrance: 3 000 LL Détruire, dit-elle Marguerite Duras 1969. 35mm. Black and White. 94min. French. Marguerite Duras: À propos de Détruire dit-elle. Jean-Claude Bergeret...

  • BEIRUT ART CENTER FUNDRAISING PARTY

    Aug 24, 10 • 515 Views • EventsNo Comments

    TURN 100,000 L.L. INTO ART BEIRUT ART CENTER FUNDRAISING PARTY SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2010 at 10:00 p.m. OPEN BAR Music by ZIAD NAWFAL | Warm up by BASILE GHOSN + surprise guests | VJ’ING by RACHEL TABET By joining us, you will help this dynamic space...