The Arts

Palestine

Gaza Girls: Growing up in the Gaza Strip

Growing up in an environment of war, restriction, boundaries, tradition and many challenges on a daily basis, such as Gaza, is…
Cross-border

“What I’ve Done”, Linkin Park’s Call to Humanity

Linkin Park has been there for many of us, especially as adolescents getting through our teenage angst. We found home…
Egypt, Jordan, Palestine, Syria, UAE

5 Inspirational MENA Social Media Influencers Pt. 1

Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, Snapchat. MENA youths use these social media platforms as a way to express themselves, to break the…
Egypt, Palestine

10 Shirts that Make a Political statement

Youth have created various ways to use their right to freedom of speech, even when it was stolen from them.…
Palestine, Cross-border

Miss Playing Pretend? Come LARP with Bait Byout!

Remember when you were a kid and played pretend with the neighborhood kids? Maybe you were superwoman, a ghoul, or…
Cross-border

Palestine Expo 2017- Biggest Palestine Event in Europe!

Want to notice the biggest and influential Palestinian Event in Europe? The Palestine Expo is the largest culturally immense, socially…
Palestine

Gaza, The Strong City: Through Ibrahim Faraj’s Lens.

“Photography is a way of touching, of feeling, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever. It…
Saudi Arabia, Cross-border

Hilarious Gallery of How Saudi’s Use Photoshop

What better way to use Photoshop than to have celebrities embrace the Arab Gulf culture? Native Abdullah al-Harithy is a master at…
Palestine

Sard Spoken Word: Hand the Mic Over, Express!

  It is often assumed that those who are not heard are voiceless.  In order to be heard, one must…
Palestine

Refuge among the Rubble: Gaza’s First English Library

A library is usually thought to act as a reference service, a portal to boundless knowledge, or the center of…
Cross-border

5 Famous Celebrities with Arabic Tattoos

Throughout history, tattoos have been used in different cultures for multiple purposes such as:to show the person’s social class, for…
Palestine, MENA

Gigi Hadid Expresses her Culture on the Cover of Vogue Arabia

Many celebrities express their cultural diversity through several different aspects, mainly through their work. Gigi Hadid made accountable her cultural…
Egypt

Hello, Shady Needs His Money Back! (Shady Srour Parody)

Whenever our friends are in need of money, we don’t think twice before helping them. But normally we expect them…
MENA

Creative? Here’s your chance to show it off in the Amman Design Week!

Creativity Portrayed When we hear of creativity we naturally encumber ourselves with the thought of reaching outside the box. However,…
Egypt, Cross-border

Come to the Citadel for a day full of music – American Music Abroad 2017

Each year, the American Music Abroad (AMA) program hand picks 10 American musical ensemble to serve as cultural and musical…
Lebanon, Palestine, Cross-border, MENA

“ Ma7boub Al-Arab: Yaqoub Shaheen is the 2017 Arab Idol”

“My pledge and my oath, my blood is Palestinian.” Yaqoub Shaheen sings this line after he was named winner of the…
MENA

Get your daily dose of LOL’s with these 10 Funny Arabic Ads

I’m a marketing major. I’ve spent the past 4 years learning how to best sell things to people. You’d think…
Syria

The Power of Music Unites Both Refugees and Germans in Syrian Expat Philharmonic Orchestra

Whenever we hear the name Syria, all we can imagine is pictures of death and destruction. However, Syrian musicians, who…
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