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The Gathering Restaurant, Gemmayzeh

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Name: The Gathering
Tel: 01 566 196
City: Gemmayzeh
Area: Beirut
Address: Pasteur Str
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The Gathering is a collection of three different restaurants in a beautiful surrounding. Three modernised traditional Lebanese houses welcome you with a restaurant in each. One is butchery, with Americanised dishes and all kinds of meat.

The second is a wine bar, serving delicious cheese platters and has 500 bottles of local and foreign wine. The last restaurant offers an Italian cuisine, with each house being small and cosy, giving diners a fine dining experience. There is an outdoor terrace connecting all three restaurants, and open all year long during beautiful weather.
They do not accept reservations; first come, first serve.



Patrick's Irish Pub

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Name: Patrick's Irish Pub
Type: Pubs
Tel: 01 998 662
Mobile: 71 090 953
Email: patricksirishpub@kazami.com.lb
City: Down Town
Area: Beirut - Beirut
Address: Uruguay Street-Samir Kassir Garden, Beirut, Lebanon
Restaurant Page: [check it]

Pubs in Ireland are a community gathering place – a comfortable place for family and friends to spend some time together. At Patrick’s Irish pub, we’ve tried to create the same genuine atmosphere with a mixture of contemporary Irish dining, fine ales, lagers and stouts, friendly service and a sunny terrace. Our menu includes traditional Irish pub fare. We serve lunch, after work specials and di...nner.
At Patricks, our Irish music plays every night. A wide range of international live sporting events are shown on the plasma screen.

If you can’t go to Ireland come to Patrick’s! Drop in the best pint of Guinness in town... Patrick’s Irish Pub is a great way to relax and connect



Catch Euro 2012 championship fever Beirut-style

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Date: Friday, June 08, 2012
By: Niamh Fleming-Farrell
Source: The Daily Star
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BEIRUT: Love football or loathe it, Euro 2012 is set to invade your life today. So, it’s time to strategize. For lovers, this means sussing out the spots with the best screens and the best atmospheres; for loathers, it’s all about minimizing the pain. While The Daily Star’s bias is definitely on the side of the football-philes in seeking out a selection of viewing venues, it hasn’t wholly forgotten those of an opposing disposition. As of Thursday evening, Hamra was definitely leading the central Beirut neighborhoods for European Championship zeal and preparedness.

On the balmy summer evenings ahead, Euro 2012 is set to be unmissable in this part of town – literally. Flags of the 16 competing nations adorn a multitude of bars and restaurants, and TV and projector screens have popped up on assorted corners, meaning that just by strolling the length of either M…

José Carreras and Monica Yunus performing at zouk mikael festival

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Carole Samaha performing at Zouk Mikael Festival 2012

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The California All Star Blues Revue, performing at zouk mikael festival 2012

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Jounieh International Festival 2012

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Join the festivities at Jounieh International Festival 2012 from 29 June - 8 July! A perfect way to start the Summer season fun! Enjoy our fireworks and boat shows, parades, kids' events and once in a lifetime concerts by Chales Aznavour and Chris De Burgh. Jounieh International Festival 2012 - Nights to remember!

Friday June 29 2012
Night Boat Gathering Lighting Festival (Canon light all over the bay) Fireworks spanning over 15 Km Paramotor Night Flight with Fireworks Show Paramotor Biplace Flight (Free for Public) Montgolfier Attraction (Free for Public) Street Show Parade Friday June 29, Saturday June 30 & Sunday July 1 2012
Kids Playground from 5:00-9:00 pm
Special Entertainment and show for kids


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Zucchero performing at baalbek international festival 2012

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Considered as the biggest Italian pop star, Zucchero has sold over 40 million records worldwide and has achieved numerous awards. His music is a unique mix of blues, soul, gospel and Italian melodies.

In his career, spanning four decades, Zucchero has collaborated and shared the stage with amazing artists such as Miles Davis, Joe Cocker, Ray Charles, the Rolling Stones, Sting, Eric Clapton and Bono.
Zucchero has included Baalbeck in his Chocabeck World Tour, a sold out tour receiving rave reviews. He will be performing songs from his latest album as well as his timeless, chart-topping hits such as Senza una Donna (his famous duo with Paul Young), Wonderful Life, Baila Morena, Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometimes and Miserere, a tribute to his friend, the late tenor, Luciano Pavarotti.

Tickets: 60,000 L.L, 90 000 L.L, 135,000 L.L, 180 000 L.L, 225 000 L.L
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CHICO AND THE GYPSIES performing at Baalbeck Festival 2012

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Founding member of the legendary Gipsy Kings, a group that has given us such rousing hits as Bamboleo, Djobi Djoba and Baila Me, Chico is a true legend.

In 1992 Chico formed a new band, Chico and the Gypsies, which sold over 20 million albums worldwide, with more than 30 certified gold records and 10 platinum. They have been touring the world ever since, making fans dance to the unique sound of their gypsy guitars. Through his music and humanitarian endeavors, Chico continues to support and act as UNESCO's special envoy for peace.

Chico and the Gypsies will play their biggest hits as well as Aznavour's timeless classics. Accompanied by the internationally renowned singer Cheb Aissa, they will also perform a mix of Gypsy and Raï music.

Tickets: 60,000 L.L, 90 000 L.L, 135,000 L.L, 180 000 L.L, 225 000 L.L

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Mashrou' Leila performing at Baalbeck Festival 2012

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Born of a nocturnal encounter at the American University of Beirut in 2008, Mashrou' Leila is a seven-member band that fuses the craft of a music workshop with the punch of stadium rock. With their distinct approach to storytelling and orchestration, they have composed some of the most melancholic ballads and raucous anthems in contemporary alternative Arabic music, and went on to perform them live at sold-out venues and high profile festivals all over Lebanon, the Middle East, and Europe. Their eponymous debut album and the 'El Hal Romacy' E.P. unfold like cinematographic fictions starring lovesick characters in desolate motels or wandering insomniacs in ghostly cities. At times quirky and playful, at others bitter and somber, the songs demonstrate the band's great versatility and sensitivity in dealing with musical form, lyrical narrative, and socio-political concerns.

Tickets: 50 000 L.L

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Jessye Norman performing at Baalbeck Festival 2012

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Jessye Norman is the diva of our times. Recognized by all for her unique voice that has made her the most sought after opera singer in the world, Jessye Norman has marked the field of lyrical song by her unique stamp. Winner of a Grammy Award in 2006 for her entire carrier, the Mayor of Pasadena in California declared the 22nd of September the "Jessye Norman Day". Known for her voice but also for her amazing presence and sparkle, we all remember Jessye Norman wrapped in the French flag singing La Marseillaise a capella in front of one hundred thousand people.

At Baalbek, she will sing Duke Ellington, Bernstein and Gershwin hits, with a tribute to the great legends such as Nina Simone, Ella Fitzgerald… inside the temple of Bacchus.

Tickets: 120 000 L.L, 180 000 L.L, 225 000 L.L, 330 000 L.L
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Saber Reba3i performing at Baalbeck Festival 2012

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Saber Rebaï is an accomplished artist, singer and songwriter, said to be the prince and superstar of the Arab song. He has been touring the world, the Arab countries, Europe, America, Australia and South Korea, performing in the most prestigious venues such as the Olympia in Paris, the Opera House in Cairo and the Carthage Theatre.

Saber Rebaï has won numerous awards. In 2004, he confirmed his title and nomination by winning the Best Arab Singer Award. In Baalbeck, Saber Rebaï is set to perform a varied repertoire that will sure please all generations, from tarab and romantic songs, to his biggest selling hits such as Sidi Mansour, Ya Assal and Atahada el Alam. He will also perform a new song dedicated to Lebanon.  Tickets: 60,000 L.L, 90 000 L.L, 135,000 L.L, 180 000 L.L, 225 000 L.L
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Beirut Spring Festival 2012

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Tinariwen performing at byblos 2012 festival

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Standing: 60 000 LBP; Seated: 60 000 LBP, 90 000 LBP More Info: [click here]
Winners of the 2012 Best World Music Grammy Award, Tinariwen are a truly spellbinding live act. They've built up an international following for their catchy fusion of desert blues with the styles of the Tuareg people of the Sahara. Even if you don't speak their language, the mysticism and the power of their message will translate through their hypnotic beats and grooves: you'll be dancing the night away

Snow Patrol, will be in Byblos on July 17

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Ticket prices Standing: Regular 90 000 LBP, Golden Circle 150 000 LBP
Seated
: Zone D 75 000 LBP, Zone C 112 500 LBP, Zone B 150 000 LBP,  More Info: [click here]
Watch out Lebanon, a snowstorm is heading your way this summer! After playing the biggest European festivals, one of the world's most successful rock bands, Snow Patrol, will be in Byblos on July 17 for a mind-blowing night. They're behind some of the last decade's defining singles ("Run", "Just Say Yes", "Chasing Cars"...) and have just returned with a new album that includes, so far, 2 of this year's hottest songs ("Called Out In The Dark", "In The End"). This concert will be nothing short than epic!

Kadim Al Sahir performing at Byblos Festival 2012

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All seated: 60 000 LBP, 105 000 LBP, 150 000 LBP, 225 000 LBP More Info: [click here]
Celebrated as " The Caesar of Arabic Music", Kadim Al Sahir is one of the most succesful singers in the Arab World. Having sold over 100 million albums worldwide, he's also a talented author and composer in his own right. Live in concert, he holds the audience in the palm of his hand. This sophisticated and elegant crooner will offer his fans an evening of poetry and romance underneath the starry sky.

Ute Lemper performing at Byblos International Festival 2012

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All seated: 60 000 LBP, 90 000 LBP, 120 000 LBP, 150 000 LBP More Info: [click here]
Ute Lemper is the quintessential Femme Fatale. Universally praised for her interpretations of cabaret songs, the German diva's latest show - Ultimo Tango - is a homage to Astor Piazzolla. In this unique collaboration with virtuoso musicians from Buenos Aires, this multi -talented singer embraces the passion of Argentinian culture and makes this vibrant repertoire her own. Her magnetic stage presence will mesmerize her Lebanese audience!

B.B. King performing at Byblos 2012 Festival

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Ticket prices All seated: 75 000 LBP, 112 500 LBP, 150 000 LBP, 187 500 LBP, 225 000 LBP  More Info: [click here]
For over 6 decades, B.B. King has defined the blues for a worldwide audience. This living legend has released over 60 albums, won 15 Grammy Awards and been inducted into both the Blues Foundation Hall of Fame and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The "King of the Blues" continues to bring his music to audiences around the globe with his beloved guitar, "Lucille". His concert in Byblos will be a once in a lifetime opportunity to hear his amazing voice and instantly recognizable guitar style.

Julien Clerc performing at Byblos Festival 2012

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Ticket prices All seated: 60 000 LBP, 90 000 LBP, 120 000 LBP, 150 000 LBP  More info: [click here]
Julien Clerc first shot to fame more than 40 years ago and still enjoys huge popularity to this day. This youthful and elegant-looking 60-something will be in Byblos to perform all of his greatest hits ("Ma préférence", "Femmes, je vous aime", "Ce n'est rien"...), as well as his latest songs, arranged specifically to be accompanied by members of the Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra led by Stephan Gaubert.

Slash performing at Byblos 2012 Festival, Lebanon

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Ticket prices Standing: Regular 90 000 LBP, Golden Circle 150 000 LBP
Seated: Zone D 75 000 LBP, Zone C 112 500 LBP, Zone B 150 000 LBP,  More info, [click here]
With his top hat, his ferocious riffs and his searing solos, Slash is the ultimate guitar hero and one of the most iconic figures of the last 25 years. The greatest living guitar player according to Time Magazine, Slash's has inspired generations of musicians. Coming to Byblos with a full band featuring Myles Kennedy on vocals, this rock legend will be performing songs from his latest solo release as well as some the biggest hits of his two previous bands: Velvet Revolver and Guns N' Roses ("Sweet Child O' Mine", "Paradise City"...). An explosive opening night of dazzling virtuosity and feeling

سـوق دومـا الأثـري فـي البتـرون

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Date: Monday, June 04, 2012
By: لميا شديد
Source: Assafir
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لا يختلف اثنان على أن سوق دوما الأثري في البترون يضاهي معظم الأسواق الأثرية الموجودة في لبنان جمالاً وتاريخاً وتراثاً، ولكن عدم تأهيله وترميمه يفقد البلدة حركة سياحية واقتصادية، قد تعزز كل القطاعات فيها. وذلك ما يتطلع إليه أبناء دوما وكل القيّمين فيها، ومنذ سنوات عدة والمشروع موضع مراجعات ومطالبات واتصالات، ولكن من دون تحقيق أي نتيجة إيجابية.
في سوق دوما أكثر من 125 محلاً تجارياً، وسينما ومسرح. هو سوق حمل في زواياه تاريخاً عمرانياً وتجارياً مزدهراً للبلدة، التي كانت حتى منتصف القرن العشرين صلة الوصل بين بلاد جبيل وطرابلس ومن جهة وبعلبك والشام من جهة أخرى. السوق الذي يعتبر من أكبر وأهم الأسواق التجارية في جبل لبنان، انحسر دوره مع تطور المواصلات في المناطق الأخرى واقتصر استعماله خلال فترة مهرجانات دوما السنوية لعرض «المنتوجات الدومانية». وقد أدّت «الهجمة السياحية» على لبنان ضرورة ملحة لإعادة ترميم وتأهيل سوقها لما لهذه الخطوة من أهمية ثقافية وسياحية لدوما وللجرد البتروني، وكل المنطقة التي أص…

La Bohème on July 26th at Beiteddine Festival

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La Bohème on July 26th 2012
Tickets : USD 250, 200, 140, 80, 50 OR LBP 375.000, 300.000, 210.000, 120.000, 75.000

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Dizzie Gillespie All-Star Big Band on July 17th at Beiteddine Festival

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Dizzie Gillespie All-Star Big Band on July 17th 2012
Tickets : USD 120, 80, 50, 30 OR LBP 180.000, 120.000, 75.000, 45.000

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The Cranberries on July the 14 th at Beiteddine Festival

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The Cranberries on July 14th 2012
Tickets : USD 150 – LBP 225,000: Tink Pink & After Party Seated
USD 110, 80, 50 – LBP 165.000, 120.000, 75.000 Seated
USD 80 – LBP 120.000 Standing

Beiteddine Festival: A night of tarab and Qudud Halabiya on July 12th 2012

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Hamam Khairy : A night of tarab & Qudud Halabiya on July 12th 2012
Tickets : USD 100, 80, 50, 30 OR LBP 150.000, 120.000, 750.000, 45,000


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Push Contemporary dance with Sylvie Guillem & Russel Maliphant

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Push Contemporary dance with Sylvie Guillem & Russel Maliphant on July 7th 2012
Tickets : USD 120, 70, 40 OR LBP 180.000, 105.000, 60.000


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Caracalla Dance Theatre at Beiteddine Festival 2012

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Caracalla Dance Theatre on June 28th, 29th & 30th 2012
Tickets : USD 130, 100, 80, 60, 40, 30 OR LBP 195.000, 150.000, 120.000, 90.000, 60.000, 45.000


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Beiteddine 2012 Art Festival

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PITBULL concert in Lebanon

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Event Information
Theater InformationNamePITBULLDate28/06/2012Time21:00DescriptionONE NIGHT with MR WORLDWIDE...PITBULL... PLANET PIT WORLDTOUR making a stop in LEBANON on JUNE 28 at FORUM DE BEYROUTH. Doors open at 9PM event starts at 10PM SHARP
NameForum de BeyrouthLocation
Hall NameHall PitbullDescription



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Evanescence concert in Lebanon

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Event Information
Theater InformationNameEvanescenceDate23/06/2012Time21:30DescriptionMix FM presents the epic, Multi-Platinum, Evanescence! On Saturday June 23rd - Get set to be blown away by the brilliance of a true rock sensation! A journey that for the first time ever, will lead to Beirut! Prepare to be rocked to the core! Evanescence will be performing their biggest hits including : Going Under, Call Me When You’re Sober, My Immortal, Everybody’s Fool, Lithium, Bring Me To Life, My Heart Is Broken, The Other Side and What You Want! Info line: 01-333688 - Age: 12+ - Doors open at 8:00 PM.
NameBeirut WaterfrontLocation
Hall NameBeirut WaterfrontDescription


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Jason Derulo,Tinie Tempah and Jeremih

Event Information
Theater InformationNameJason Derulo,Tinie Tempah and Jeremih Date15/06/2012Time20:30DescriptionMix FM presents Jason Derulo,Tinie Tempah and Jeremih in one exclusive RNB / Dance concert
NameBeirut Waterfront

Hall NameBeirut Waterfront
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