Balad بلد

Balad بلد

When I was writing Balad (بلد : Arabic for country), I imagined actually living in the hearts of the people with whom I feel the most safe and at home. I thought of different cities while writing this piece, mainly: Beirut, Amman, Nablus, and Damascus, cities which...
Gibran Unmasked

Gibran Unmasked

“Gibran Unmasked” is a laser image of Khalil Gibran engraved on a fillet mignon, a creation inspired by a powerful image of Gibran staring out of the destruction onto his city. “I have always been fascinated by his reference to masking and unmasking...
Old Taste Store

Old Taste Store

Palestinian Products brought to Us straight from Palestine I came across this little gem while taking a walk in Sharjah. It is located two streets across  the infamous Buhaira Corniche, near Novo Cinemas Buhaira. I found everything my mother usually has a difficult...
Waking up the Poet

Waking up the Poet

Jamil Adas (JA) is a Palestinian Canadian who founded The Poetryhood Movement, a platform created for the expression and empowerment of grassroots poetry and visual art. With the movement gaining traction with events held across town inviting poets to strut their...
Spoken Words Under the Stars

Spoken Words Under the Stars

Have you ever experienced extraordinary moments that surprise and enchant you? I was recently transported to this ineffable state of being whilst sitting under the stars with two incredibly talented spoken word poets, Farah Chamma and Dana Dajani. We shared a magical...
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