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Draft 1: "you bring out the Palestinian in me"

Almond eyes, quiet skies, Sam smith, coffee dripping, Fayrooz cups

You bring out the Palestinian in me
Warmth under a sun in which capitalism does not exist… 326 more words



Fairuz – painted by Cici Sursock, 1980

What about tomorrow?

Popular Lebanese play, “Bennesbe la bukra chou”, by legendary Ziad Rahbani, painted by the Ashekman brothers in Basta.

Ziad and his genius of a mother, Fairuz, were also graffiti’d onto a wall in Hamra.


Fairuz... the symbol of a country

Here, another impressive graffiti by popular group Ashekman. It is the portrait of iconic Lebanese singer Fairuz, listened to by everyone both in the country and abroad… in hopes of smelling whiffs of the olden days, in hopes of returning to the golden era of Lebanon! 8 more words


Fairuz - Good Friday - Eastern Sacred Songs - 1962 - Parlophone Voix de l'Orient Series

Not one to be shy of the odder side of recorded music I picked up this Arabic Christian collection of Easter hymns for 50 whole pence a few weeks ago. 295 more words

World Music

The colour of the scarf is a mystery...

he undoes his silk cravat

and leans up against

the armoire.  He slips

when he puts a cigarette in his

mouth, just before he

was going to touch flame to… 77 more words