Art

  • Events in Amman, May 2 – 8

    You’re in for a double, no, triple-treat this week. Three festivals are taking place, along with plenty of individual events all over town. For the third year in a row Hakaya festival, organized by Al Balad theatre, celebrates the art of storytelling. This year the festival brings a variety of storytellers and artists from around […]

  • Events in Amman, April 25 – May 1

    This week, Zakharef in Motion continues with dance shows from France, the UK, the US, and Jordan. The Holland Festival features Najib Cherradi and his band Weshm at Al-Balad Theater, as well as Dutch Film Days at the Royal Film Commission. Makan and visual artist Ana Pecar invite you to a VJ/Jam session where live […]

  • Events in Amman, April 18 – 24

    If you missed the performance of “Taman Banat” last month, you have another chance to see it this week with three shows scheduled at Al-Balad Theater. It’s a very creative theater performance by eight Jordanian artists who explore what it means to be a woman. (Read Rima Saifi’s review on 7iber here). Also this week, […]

  • Review: Amman Flamencos with Rocio Molina

    By Lara Marto Zakharef in Motion Festival kicked on the night of April 12th at the Hussein Cultural Center with a show by renowned flamenco dancer Rocio Molina. Born in Málaga in 1984 Rocio started dancing as early as age three, when she began her professional training, completing her career in 2002 at the Real […]

  • An Awakening Dream

    By Regina Mamou* To engage in a daydream is to allow the mind to wander while awake and in doing so, to entertain fantasies with limitless creativity. In an improvisation on this meaning, Toleen Touq, an Amman-based artist, creates limitations for the waking dream, confines it, and sets it free again for the listener. Before […]

  • Events in Amman, April 11 – 17

    It may not beat last week’s in number, but this week’s event calendar promises plenty of interesting happenings – with the “Zakharef in Motion” Dance Festival, the Ismailiyah Film Days, the Holland Festival, exhibition openings, a physical theater performance, a book club meeting, Amman’s own farmers market, and numerous concerts and talks. Don’t forget to […]

  • Events in Amman, March 28 – April 3

    The annual Amman International Theater Festival opened yesterday, on world theater day, and for the next ten days brings us a cultural agenda jam-packed with great and diverse performances from Jordan and around the world. It includes theater, music, film, painting, and poetry. Another exciting event, albeit of a different type, to watch out for, […]

  • Events in Amman, March 21 – 27

    This week brings an unusual dose of interesting talks and lectures; on politics, art, neuroscience, and more. You also have lots of great live music from Jordan’s local bands – with Sign of Thyme, Autostrad, Bayt Al-Ruwwad, Chapter 11, and Aziz Maraka’s jazz group all performing different gigs around town this week. Then there’s a […]

  • "منى سعودي تهدي سان جون بيرس "قصيدة اعتدال

    بقلم: ريما صيفي الصور من مها عمرو لماذا تهجر الطيور عشها… تهرب الروح من جسدها …و كيف تضيق البلاد بأهلها …عمان ان كنت قد حملت أحزاني و حضنتني…كيف ابتعدت عنك بنت حجرك و ساحرته ….منى سعودي تعود لمدينتها …لتريها أنها ان غابت فهي بسحر حجارتها فيها …ربما كتبت حكايتها على الحجر ….لتحفر بأغواره أساها وخيبة […]

  • Events in Amman, Feb 21 – 27

    This week’s highlight is Amman’s home-grown comedy festival featuring 14 young local comedians. You also have a great variety of live music throughout the week, and a number of lectures, book events, and film screenings. If you do go to an interesting event and feel like sharing your thoughts and impressions, remember that you can […]

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