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The New Arab Meets: Singer, songwriter and composer Juliana Yazbeck whose use of Western and Arabian string arrangements and beats tackles themes of cultural identity, empowerment, decolonisation and gender inequality.

Gingko has unveiled an ambitious poetry project, celebrating the 200th anniversary of Goethe's West-Eastern Divan, which was in turn inspired by the Persian poet Hafez.

Towards A New Divan: a night of poetry

The New Arab

Towards A New Divan: a night of poetry

A night of poetry and music - inspired by an artistic exchange between German author Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Persian poet Hafez - will take place on Wednesday evening.

And Here I Am: Theatre as AK-47

Hadani Ditmars

And Here I Am: Theatre as AK-47

Society: A new one-man-show tells the true story of a refugee jihadist who renounced violence to become an actor thanks to Jenin's famed Freedom ...

Arts Canteen: Stirring the arts, promoting resilience and tolerance

Fardous Bahbouh

Arts Canteen: Stirring the arts, promoting resilience and tolerance

Blog: A London-based group is on a mission to promote Arab arts and culture, transforming the narrative surrounding the Middle East, writes ...

Lana Asfour

Sneak preview: The Shubbak Arab arts festival

Culture: The eagerly awaited festival arrives again in London, promising a mine of treasures from across the Arab world and its diaspora.

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