LEBANON FILM ‘German Film Week’ Metropolis Cinema-Sofil Sept. 21 until Oct. 1
01-204-080 This year presents seven contemporary German-language films. The homage section will pay tribute to German entertainment icon Marlene Dietrich (1901-1992). All films are in German with English subtitles.
MUSIC ‘Our Music Renaissance’ AUB Assembly Hall Sept. 19, 8 p.m.
01-350-000 ext. 2685 “Remembering and discovering,” the AUB festival of Zaki Nassif, will hold a concert, conducted by retired Gen. Georges Herro.
Omar Kamal Palais des Congres, Dbayeh Sept 28, 8:30 p.m.
01-999-666 This fundraising event you won’t forget sees “Sinatra alArab” belt out tunes from Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson and Arab greats such as Abdul-Wahab and Fairouz.
ART ‘Photography at Work’ Beirut Art Center, Jisr al-Wati Through Sept. 29
01-397-018 This exhibition of work by late American artist Allan Sekula – an influential photographer, writer, filmmaker, theorist and critic – features over 50 photo works, slide shows and videos from his career, revisited through questions that inform his work with continuing relevance.
‘Of Things to Come’ Mark Hachem Gallery, Rafic Salloum Street Opening Sept. 22, 6 p.m.
01-999-313 The figures and heroic icons depicted in this solo exhibition of work by Nazar Yahya look back on our collective childhood, while predicting our inevitable end of life.
‘Distant Remains’ Ayyam Gallery, Beirut Tower, Zeitouneh Street Through Oct. 28, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
01-374-450 The latest exhibition by Syrian-Lebanese painter Fathallah Zamroud shows the beauty of dilapidated urban architecture and abandoned buildings.
‘Siah’ ARTLAB, Gemmayzeh Through Sept. 30
03-244-577 Iranian artist Ferya Arianezhad’s latest solo exhibition explores human identity, totalitarian systems and the natural environment.
THEATER ‘The Diary of a Mulberry Tree’ Masrah al-Madina, Hamra Sept. 14-16, 8:30 p.m.
01-341-470 Inspired by the Lebanese Civil War and Eastern philosophy, Nadine Abou Zaki’s performance tells the story of a mulberry tree and its relation to its surroundings.