Besieged by the Syrian government for two years, the city of Madaya has had little contact with the outside world -- barely reachable by aid convoys, let alone video journalists.Full Story
For many rock fans in the 1960s, the choice seemed binary: Is their band The Beatles or the Rolling Stones? But opening a mega-festival of rock legends, the Stones pulled a surprise -- an homage to their supposed rivals.
Mick Jagger, who commanded the attention of a 75,000-strong crowd over two hours to inaugurate California's Desert Trip festival Friday night, told the audience the band wanted to do a "strange thing" -- a cover of a song by "a big band."Full Story
Beyoncé wrapped up her "Formation World Tour" with onstage assists from Jay Z, Kendrick Lamar and Serena Williams, while Hugh Jackman, Tyler Perry and Frank Ocean watched from the crowd.
The pop star performed Friday night at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, singing and dancing to songs from her six solo albums, including her latest effort, "Lemonade."Full Story
Kanye West returned to his tour Friday night after canceling dates earlier in the week when his wife Kim Kardashian West was robbed at gunpoint in Paris.
The rapper resumed the Saint Pablo Tour in his hometown of Chicago without mentioning the crime at the show.Full Story
Hispanic American actress Eva Longoria blasted Donald Trump's runningmate Mike Pence on Friday for claiming their Democrat foes "whipped out that Mexican thing" in criticizing the White House contender's immigration position.
"Governor Pence -- we are not a thing," the "Desperate Housewives" actress says in a video released by the Democratic National Committee.Full Story
With pumping hip hop beats and electrifying dancers, Saudi Arabia has launched what's being hailed as an entertainment revolution for the ultra-conservative kingdom, which usually tightly restricts music, dance and theatre.
Hundreds of men and women, side-by-side, hooted their appreciation and clapped to the beat as New York-based theatrical group iLuminate took to the stage in Riyadh on Thursday evening.Full Story
Turkey Design Week, initiated by the Turkish Ministry of Economy and Turkish Exporters Assembly has invited Beirut Design Week, to participate in their upcoming design exhibition taking place on October 20 - 23 at İstanbul Lütfi Kırdar Congress and Exhibition Hall.
Turkey Design Week will bring Turkish and Lebanese design and industry sectors together in order to facilitate more business opportunities between both countries . During the event, local and international exhibitions, design competitions, design award ceremonies, fashion shows, conferences, panel discussions, and workshops will take place.Full Story
Beirut Design Week has been invited to curate an exhibition of three Lebanese designers at the Downtown Design fair during Dubai Design Week (25-28 October 2016).
The products on display are part of the sustainability program released by MENA Design Research Center in early 2016, and aimed at creating innovative materials for production, using organic and recycled elements.Full Story
Arab Fashion Week opens Thursday with hopes of establishing Dubai as a top destination for the new genre of "ready couture" and as a major fashion capital.
Organisers describe the form as a blend of haute couture and ready-to-wear or pret-a-porter.Full Story
Top names in Latin music will perform next week at the U.S.-Mexico border to send a message in support of diversity before the racially charged U.S. presidential election in November.
Leading Spanish-language U.S. network Univision on Wednesday announced that the "RiseUp As One" concert will take place on October 15 at the Cross Border XPress, the walkway that connects San Diego and Tijuana's airport.Full Story