Rocking and Rolling Sustainably?

Rock music has been at the forefront of advocating for social change. Since its early inception in the 1940s and 1950s, rock music has expressed the anger of its generation and vocalised their disenchantment with political establishments and outmoded traditions. It is this militant approach that caused a backlash against the music and its proponents.… Continue reading Rocking and Rolling Sustainably?

Elias Khoury: Beirut on the brink of losing its soul

Interview of Elias Khoury by Geneviève Simon Conducted in Beirut, published on La Libre Belgique 22.11.2011 Translated by Cathia Jenainati  For the Lebanese writer Elias Khoury, the fantastic is the essence of literary work. A meeting with this privileged witness of the Arab Spring, anxious to see Beirut on the brink of losing its soul. Interview in… Continue reading Elias Khoury: Beirut on the brink of losing its soul