Events

Upcoming Events


Beirut and Beyond International Music Festival - BBIMF 2018

Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 20:30

BBIMF 2018
Zoukak Studio
Saturday 8 December 2018
Doors open at 8:30pm

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Past Events

Book Signing - "Heavens" and "Perform Autopsy"

Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 17:00

Book Signing of "Heavens" and "Perform Autopsy"
Part of the Arabic Book Fair in Biel, Beirut, Dar Al Farabi Stand
Sunday 3 December 2017 at 17:00 until 19:00

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Zoukak Studio Opening

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 20:00 to 23:45

Join us in Zoukak Studio on the 14th of December at 8:00pm to celebrate the opening of our new space!

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The Jokers Performance

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 20:30 to 21:30

Join us for the premiere of Zoukak's newest production, "The Jokers" in Zoukak Studio on the 16th of December at 8:30pm. 

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The Jokers Performance

Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 20:30 to 21:30

Join us for the performance of "The Jokers" Zoukak's newest production, "The Jokers" in Zoukak Studio on the 17th of December at

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The Jokers Performance

Monday, December 18, 2017 - 20:30 to 21:30

Join us for the performance of Zoukak's newest production, "The Jokers" in Zoukak Studio on the 17th of December

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Alexander Zeldin: Artist talk followed by a discussion

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 20:00 to 21:30

As part of Zoukak Sidewalks
Alexander Zeldin: Artist talk followed by a discussion

Wednesday 20 Dec, 8:00PM-9:30PM at Zoukak Studio, Karantina.

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Master Class with Alexander Zeldin

Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 15:30 to 17:30

Masterclass: Theater with Alexander Zeldin 
Thursday 21 Dec, 3:30pm-7:30pm at the Saint Joseph University, IESAV, Damascus Road, Beirut.

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Performance: 36 Abbas Street, Haifa

Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 20:30

36 Abbas Street Haifa

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Performance: 36 Abbas Street, Haifa

Friday, December 22, 2017 - 20:30 to 21:45

36 Abbas Street Haifa

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Book Launch: Waiting by Noura Ghazi Safadi

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 18:00 to 20:00

Lawyer Noura Ghazi Safadi will launch her book "Waiting", on Thursday 18 January at 6:00pm at Zoukak Studio. 

 

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Cheers to 2018! at Zoukak Studio

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 20:30 to 23:45

First drinks of 2018 at Zoukak Studio, on Thursday 18 January!

The bar will be open at 8:30pm.

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Performance: Jogging

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 20:30 to 21:30

On 25, 26 and 27 January, Zoukak Studio hosts performances of "Jogging" by Hanane Hajj Ali in collaboration with Abdullah al Kafri and Eric Deniaud.

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Performance: Jogging

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 20:30 to 21:30

On 25, 26 and 27 January, Zoukak Studio hosts performances of "Jogging" by Hanane Hajj Ali in collaboration with Abdullah al Kafri and Eric Deniaud.

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Performance: Jogging

Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 20:30 to 21:30

On 25, 26 and 27 January, Zoukak Studio hosts performances of "Jogging" by Hanane Hajj Ali in collaboration with Abdullah al Kafri and Eric Deniaud.

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Zoukak studio party

Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 22:30 to Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 02:00

On January 27th starting 10:30pm, after the performance of “Jogging”, the disco ball will be set up for yet another Zoukak Studio Party, we will dance to the tunes of Dj Dja7meh. 

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Concert: Kid Fourteen feat. Shams

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 21:30 to Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 02:00

Kid Fourteen (Khodor Ellaik) will perform live for the first time at Zoukak Studio with long-time collaborator Karim Shams Eddine aka Shams- Joining him on guitar and synth. 

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Performance: More Than an Artist by One Hand Puppet Theatre Company

Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 18:30

One Hand Puppet Theatre Company, an experimental interactive puppet theatre formed of Syrian refugee children, will present their performance "More than an Artist" at Zoukak Studio on March 3, 2018 at 6:30pm.

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Beirut Today Fundraiser

Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 20:30 to 23:45

 

Independent newspaper "Beirut Today" is celebrating its 6 months anniversary by having a fundraising event at Zoukak Studio on Saturday March 10th!

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Women's Day Celebration with the Alliance of MDWs in Lebanon

Sunday, March 18, 2018 - 12:00 to 18:00

A week after International Women's Day, the Alliance of Migrant Domestic Workers in Lebanon is organizing a celebration serving as an outreach event for other Migrant Domestic Workers in the countr

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Performance: Dystopia

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 20:30 to 22:00

A permanent conflict and a total affliction that tears up our lives at every moment, while everything rises up and works against our being. Our memories are fragile, the violence is nested, and the infirmity is present, although we are searching for a dream even in tragedies.

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Performance: Dystopia

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 20:30 to 22:00

A permanent conflict and a total affliction that tears up our lives at every moment, while everything rises up and works against our being. Our memories are fragile, the violence is nested, and the infirmity is present, although we are searching for a dream even in tragedies.

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Book Signing: "ya lil Hawl" by Nay el Rahi

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 18:00

"Ya lil hawl: Stories from the darkness of Beirut" is a comic book who's hero is an owl that walks around the neighbourhoods, alleys and homes of Beirut at night, and is witness to many stories tha

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Performance: Dystopia

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 20:30 to 22:00

A permanent conflict and a total affliction that tears up our lives at every moment, while everything rises up and works against our being. Our memories are fragile, the violence is nested, and the infirmity is present, although we are searching for a dream even in tragedies.

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Performance: Dystopia

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 20:30 to 22:00

A permanent conflict and a total affliction that tears up our lives at every moment, while everything rises up and works against our being. Our memories are fragile, the violence is nested, and the infirmity is present, although we are searching for a dream even in tragedies.

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Performance: Dystopia

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 20:30 to 22:00

A permanent conflict and a total affliction that tears up our lives at every moment, while everything rises up and works against our being. Our memories are fragile, the violence is nested, and the infirmity is present, although we are searching for a dream even in tragedies.

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Performance: Dystopia

Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 20:30 to 22:00

A permanent conflict and a total affliction that tears up our lives at every moment, while everything rises up and works against our being. Our memories are fragile, the violence is nested, and the infirmity is present, although we are searching for a dream even in tragedies.

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Irtijal 2018: Day 3

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 20:30

For its 18th edition, the International Festival for Experimental Music in Lebanon IRTIJAL will be held at Zoukak Studio, Beirut Art Center and

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Irtijal 2018: Day 4

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 20:30 to Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 04:00

For its 18th edition, the International Festival for Experimental Music in Lebanon IRTIJAL will be held at Zoukak Studio, Beirut Art Center and Metro al Ma

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Kid Fourteen Album Release

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 20:30 to 23:45

This Friday April the 13th marks Kid Fourteen's official album release (Blood-Thick Silence) by pinyon. April 15th is khodor's Birthday. Not a bad reason to make it into one big party. 

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Performance: Two Heads and a Hand

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 20:30 to 22:00

Two Heads and a Hand
Based on texts by Shakespeare

Zoukak Theatre Company

26-27 April and 3 May 2018 at 8:30pm/
At Zoukak Studio, Beirut

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Performance: Two Heads and a Hand

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 20:30

26-27 April and 3 May 2018 at 8:30pm
Zoukak Studio, Beirut

Ticket price: 25000 L.L 

Tickets are available through Ihjoz, and at the door.

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REDZONE festival 2018: I Once Entered a Garden

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 15:00 to 20:00

I once entered a garden is a one-to-one interactive installation by Bissane Al Sharif (Syria/Palestine), Chrystèle Khodr (Lebanon) and Wael Ali (Syria).

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Performance: Two Heads and a Hand

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 20:30

26-27 April and 3 May 2018 at 8:30pm
Zoukak Studio, Beirut

Ticket price: 25000 L.L 

Tickets are available through Ihjoz, and at the door.

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REDZONE festival 2018: I Once Entered a Garden

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 15:00 to 20:00

I once entered a garden is a one-to-one interactive installation by Bissane Al Sharif (Syria) and Chrystèle Khodr (Lebanon).

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REDZONE festival 2018: Jimi and the Saint

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 22:00

Jimi and the Saint (Egypt)

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REDZONE festival 2018: I Once Entered a Garden

Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 15:00 to 20:00

I once entered a garden is a one-to-one interactive installation by Bissane Al Sharif (Syria) and Chrystèle Khodr (Lebanon).

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REDZONE festival 2018: I Once Entered a Garden

Monday, May 7, 2018 - 15:00 to 20:00

I once entered a garden is a one-to-one interactive installation by Bissane Al Sharif (Syria) and Chrystèle Khodr (Lebanon).

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REDZONE festival 2018: I Once Entered a Garden

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 15:00 to 20:00

I once entered a garden is a one-to-one interactive installation by Bissane Al Sharif (Syria) and Chrystèle Khodr (Lebanon).

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PRAED - followed by DJ Dja7meh

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 21:30

PRAED followed by Dj Dja7meh, on May 11th starting 9:30pm at Zoukak Studio.

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Ogres: Arabic reading of Yann Verburgh's text

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 20:00 to 23:45

As part of the Beirut Pride 2018 events, an Arabic reading of Ogres by Yann Verburgh will take place at Zoukak Studio, followed by a discussion of the text.

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Dance and music performance: Contact

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 20:30

Contact 
Dance and Music Performance
Pierre Geagea and Georg Kroneis
May 31st and June 1 and June 2, 2018 at 8:30 pm
at Zoukak Studio, Beirut

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Dance and music performance: Contact

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 20:30

Dance and music performance: Contact
May 31st and June 1 and June 2, 2018 at 8:30 pm
Pierre Geagea and Georg Kroneis
Zoukak Studio, Beirut

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Dance and music performance: Contact

Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 20:30

Dance and music performance: Contact
May 31st and June 1 and June 2, 2018 at 8:30 pm
Pierre Geagea and Georg Kroneis
Zoukak Studio, Beirut

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Two heads and a hand

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 11:00

Performance of Two Heads and a Hand in Halba as part of the Zoukak tour in Lebanon

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Touring: Two Heads and a Hand

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 20:00

Performance of Two Heads and a Hand in Kfardebian as part of the Zoukak tour in Lebanon

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Performance of a work-in-progress: Ecdysis (working title)

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 20:30

A presentation of a work-in-progress within the Zoukak Theatre Mentorship Program

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Touring: Two Heads and a Hand

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 17:00

Performance of Two Heads and a Hand in Majdal Anjar as part of Zoukak's tour in Lebanon, in collaboration with Women Now

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Performance of a work-in-progress: HamletMachine

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 20:30

Six months after the launch of Zoukak’s Theatre Mentorship Program and Production Support Grant, the two artists selected for the program, Line Itani and Lena Osseyran, are in the midst of developi

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Auditions: Ghalia's Miles

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 16:00 to 20:00

Audition workshop: Ghalia's Miles

Date: Thursday 28 June 2018
Time: 4pm - 8pm
Location: Zoukak Studio, Beirut
 

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Album Release Party: Al Roujoou Ilal Qamar

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 20:30

An experimentation with electronics and Arab vocals

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Party: Khodor Ellaik and Essabbagh at Zoukak Studio

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 22:30

Album Release party and DJ sets by Khodor Ellaik and Essabbagh!

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Touring: Two Heads and a Hand

Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 21:00

Performance of Two Heads and a Hand in Hermel as part of Zoukak's Tour in Lebanon

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Touring: Two Heads and a Hand

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 20:00

Performance of Two Heads and a Hand in Kaa as part of Zoukak's tour in Lebanon

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Touring: Two Heads and a Hand

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 20:00

Performance of Two Heads and a Hand in Sin el Fil as part of Zoukak's tour in Lebanon

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NOT silent

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 21:30

NOT SILENT
An international concert/performance series in support for the people of Palestine. 

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Touring: Two heads and a Hand

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 18:00

Performance of Two Heads and a Hand in Safadi Cultural Center in Tripoli, as part of Zoukak's tour in Lebanon.

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Performance: Two Heads and a Hand

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 19:00 to 20:00

Performance of Two Heads and a Hand in Burj el Chemali Refugee Camp, as part of Zoukak's tour in Lebanon.

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Two Heads and a Hand

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 19:00

Two Heads and  a Hand
Based on texts by Shakespeare

Portal Two, Tyre - 27 August 2018 at 8:00pm
Tour in Lebanon

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Workshop: Sensorial Dance & Oriental Movement Pedagogy

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 10:00 to Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 17:00

Sensorial Dance and Oriental Movement as pedagogic and therapeutic tools : a four day workshop With Souraya Baghdadi 
30 August - 2 September 2018 (see schedule below)

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Concert: Mouniyati

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 20:00

Concert: Mouniyati
By the Graduates of "Action for Hope"'s Music School

Saturday 8 September at 8:00pm
Zoukak Studio, Beirut

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Interbellum Album Release Concert: Dead Pets, Old Griefs

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 21:00

Interbellum Album Release Concert: Dead Pets, Old Griefs

26 September 2018 at 9:00pm
Zoukak Studio, Beirut

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Performance: My Name is Rachel Corrie

Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 17:00

My Name is Rachel Corrie tells Rachel's story: a US citizen and peace activist who joined the International Solidarity Movement in Palestine and was killed by an Israeli Defence Force bulldozer. The play is made from her diaries and emails, edited by Katharine Viner (now Editor in Chief of the Guardian newspaper in London) and the late actor Alan Rickman.

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Arab Short Film Festival

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 19:00 to Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 22:00

Arab Short Film Festival  
14th edition

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Concert: Sandy Chamoun and the Band

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 21:00 to 23:00

Concert: Sandy Chamoun and the Band
Closing of Arab Short Film Festival
Thursday 11 October at 9:00pm
Zoukak Studio, Beirut

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Lecture - Performance: Appendice by Lina Majdalanie

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 20:30

"I once heard that in hospitals, when a diseased organ is excised from a patient's body, or when a member is amputated, it is incinerated. This inspired in me a demonic idea." 

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Workshop: Little things by Lina Majdalanie

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 11:00 to Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 16:00

Based on different personal and not personal documents, objects, photos, articles, that the participants are asked to bring with them, we’ll try to question evidences and power narratives, to construct our own possible stories, to re-construct possible histories, therefore inventing our biography and looking for our rôle in the world in commun.

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Lecture - Performance: Appendice by Lina Majdalanie

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 20:30

"I once heard that in hospitals, when a diseased organ is excised from a patient's body, or when a member is amputated, it is incinerated. This inspired in me a demonic idea." 

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Performance: Illusions

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 20:30 to 21:30

Illusions
Performance
By Carlos Chahine 

Four actors share the stories of two old couples, their love and eventually, their death. They tell us about a past they have never known as if it were their own, and as if they themselves had lived those love stories. Are they inventing it all? Are they imagining their own future? Are they sending hidden messages to each other? This is a play about love, desire, and loss.

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Performance: Illusions

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 20:30 to 21:30

Illusions
Performance
By Carlos Chahine

Four actors share the stories of two old couples, their love and eventually, their death. They tell us about a past they have never known as if it were their own, and as if they themselves had lived those love stories. Are they inventing it all? Are they imagining their own future? Are they sending hidden messages to each other? This is a play about love, desire, and loss.

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Performance: Illusions

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 20:30 to 21:30

« Hello. I want to tell you about a married couple. These were wonderful human beings. They lived together for fifty-two years. Fifty-two years! Always together. Their life was complete. A fulfilling life! Extraordinarily beautiful love. Her name was Sandra, his was Denny… »

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Performance: Illusions

Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 20:30 to 21:30

« Hello. I want to tell you about a married couple. These were wonderful human beings. They lived together for fifty-two years. Fifty-two years! Always together. Their life was complete. A fulfilling life! Extraordinarily beautiful love. Her name was Sandra, his was Denny… »

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BGC Halloween Special with Justin Barwick

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 09:00 to Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 03:00

Party: BGC Halloween Special with Justin Barwick
Friday 26 October at 9:00pm
Zoukak Studio

Entrance fee: LL15,000

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Zoukak Sidewalks – The Festival 2018

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 20:00 to Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 23:00

Zoukak Sidewalks – The Festival 2018 returns this year with theatre, dance and music performances, film screenings, readings, project presentations, public conve

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Performance: Manwatching

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 21:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival: 

Fouad Yammine in Manwatching

A funny, frank, and occasionally explicit insight into heterosexual female desire, read out loud by a man

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MasterClass: Directing New Texts by Lucy Morrison

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 11:00 to 14:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

Lucy will share her experience of working exclusively with new plays, covering dramaturgy, writing, directing and performing new texts. The session will include practical writing and acting exercises. 

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The Festival's Opening Reception & Exhibition

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 19:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival presents :

Opening reception & Exhibition 

Zoukak Studio will host an opening reception for the launching of Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival as well as an an exhibition :  "BOURJ HAMMOUD - Psychogeographic Explorations Beirut #3 , a collaboration between Youssef Tabti, French artist, based in Germany and Rani Al Rajji, Lebanese architect, based in Beirut. Initiated by Goethe-Institut Libanon.

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Performance: Manwatching

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 21:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival presents: 

Joe Kodeih in Manwatching

A funny, frank, and occasionally explicit insight into heterosexual female desire, read out loud by a man

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MasterClass: Conceptual Art in Theatre by Deborah Pearson

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 11:00 to 15:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

A urinal, a decorated phone booth, a glass of water. What can theatre learn from conceptual art?

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Dance Performance: Et Pourtant Elle Tourne

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 21:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

A unique piece where music and movement share equal status, reclaiming strong elements of popular culture.

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MasterClass: Global Realism by Milo Rau and Stefan Bläske

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 11:00 to 15:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

What does it mean to be an artist in the globalized world at the beginning of the 21st century? What are the crimes and tragedies of our time, and how can you tell about them on stage?

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Film Screening: The Congo Tribunal

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 19:00 to 21:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

Milo Rau's movie examines the causes and background to the Congo War in the Great Lakes region in a unique and stunningly political cross-media art project.

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Public Conversation: Milo Rau in Conversation with Junaid Sarieddeen (Zoukak)

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 21:00 to 22:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

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MasterClass: Working on the Texts of Edouard Louis by Stanislas Nordey

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

French director will be conducting a performance-building masterclass based on the text of Edouard Louis “Qui a tué mon père” in which the author decrypts the mechanisms of domination that crush human-beings and their relationships

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Reading: Qui a tué mon père

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 16:00 to 17:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

The reading is the result of the masterclass given by Nordey on the same day and will be performed by the participants.

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Round Table with Stanislas Nordey and Roger Assaf

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 17:00 to 18:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

In collaboration with the French Institute and the Salon du Livre, a round-table discussion with 2 of the theatre’s most prominent figures in Lebanon and in France

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Performance: Breivik's Statement // Followed by a Public Conversation

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 21:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival 

Witness the statement that the terrorist Anders B. Breivik adressed the Oslo Discrit Court, long time banned from television and withheld from the public.

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Film Screening: The Moscow Trials

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 19:00 to 20:30

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

Rau thematises the issue of artists and dissidents' show trials, staged by Putin's system to prevent any form of democratic change, by drawing on the techniques of political theater. 

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Performance: Dreaming Zenzile (work in progress)

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 21:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

Dreaming Zenzile is a play framed as a meta-performance based on the extraordinary life of South African singer and political activist Miriam Makeba, set on the night of her final performance. 

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American Theatre Landscape: Public conversation

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 19:00 to 20:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

Have you ever wondered about the ecosystem of the arts scene in the United States? How does the creative economy in the US engage with art from outside their borders?

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Performance: Pretty Fire

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 21:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

In five autobiographical vignettes, Charlayne Woodard tells of tales of her family's survival through three generations of love, struggle, and triumph.

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MasterClass : Getting My New Play to Fly! by Philip Himberg

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 10:00 to 15:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival 

This intensive is for theatre-makers new to Sundance Institute who want to deepen their knowledge of the play development process

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Performance: Criminal Tribes Act

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 18:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

Criminal Tribes Act is a theatre piece that examines the inescapability of the 'us', 'them' and 'the other' social order.

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Designing the Artist's Experience: Public Conversation

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 19:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival: 

Designing the Artist's Experience
Public Conversation : Christopher Hibma (Sundance Institute) with Omar Abi Azar (Zoukak)

Join Sundance Institute Theatre Program Producing Director Christopher Hibma and Omar Abi Azar for a conversation about how environments for Sundance artists are designed. Learn more about how creativity and community are expressed both in physical space and in the relationships producers have with artists. Introduction by Jumana Al-Yasiri.

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Performance: Criminal Tribes Act

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 21:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

Criminal Tribes Act examines the inescapability of the 'us', 'them' and 'the other' social order.

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MasterClass: Starting with the Actor by Catherine Coray

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 11:00 to 15:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

A workshop for actors, playwrights and directors who would like to explore writing scenes and monologues inspired by improvisational work and specific exercises designed to prompt behavior that can lead to character/relationship/text development.

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Sankar Venkateswaran in Conversation with Maya Zbib (Zoukak)

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 19:00 to 20:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

Join us in a public conversation with Indian theater director Sankar Venkaterswaran to discuss his views on social exclusion in India and how theatre could mend these divisions. 

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Dance Performance: Fa'Addebhou li

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 21:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival 

« Fa'addebhou li » interrogates the construction of the male body in the Arab world.

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Concert: Aya Metwalli

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 22:30

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival
 

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Project Presentation: Under Correction

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 15:00 to 15:30

Zoukak Sidewalk 2018 - The Festival

A tragic yet ironic body hesitates between becoming tamed and well-conditioned to integrate society, or displaying its deformity and reclaiming its unique being.

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Reading: The Date

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 15:30

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

Faced with the desire to travel in search of a better future, it is the character's memories that control their decisions and behavior, and shape the course of this play

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Project Presentation: 077

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 16:00 to 16:30

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival presents:

077
Project Presentation
Wael Kodeih and Randa Mirza

"3amil 77" is an audio video concert by the band "Love and Revenge" that mixes, cuts and rearranges old Arab songs and movies using contemporary electronic aesthetic. The recurrent theme is hybridity; the mixture of two cultures and identities.

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Project Presentation: The Ho-Ha Dance

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 16:30 to 17:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival
 

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Performance: The Confession

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 18:00 to 19:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival 

The Confession takes us into the realities of one day of Jalal's life, a former officer who is asked to return to service after a popular uprising in the country. 

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Performance : Two Heads and a Hand

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 21:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

Based on Shakespeare's texts and his savage political commentaries, this play analyzes and questions the dominant archetypes of patriarchy in our context.

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Concert: Jawab

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 22:30

Zoukak Sidewals 2018 - The Festival

 

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The Story Of The Man Who Inhabited His Shadow

Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 11:00 to 12:30

Invitation only 

An art exhibition and a theatre performance share the same space to alternatively, and each at a time, construct and tell the story of Kevork Kasarian and his unfinished works. 

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Project Presentation: Augurs

Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 15:00 to 15:30

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

Two actresses and an actor reflect on their theater carrier; from the moment they have started working in theater in the early 80s during the Lebanese civil war. 

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Reading: Ghalia's Miles

Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 15:30 to 16:15

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

Zoukak's new creation is an invitation to follow the journey of Ghalia through the Arab World where she will encounter several women who guide her as she sacrifices almost everything she has to make the crossing

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Project Presentation: Playground in Emergency

Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 16:00 to 16:30

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

Evicted from their home, an elderly couple gambles with their lives as they transgress social norms. What will it take for us to blur the lines that separate global crises from those of the everyday variety?

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Project Presentation: Everything is Just Fine

Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 16:30 to 17:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

Two women, in a fake duplication of the "real world" participate in an experiment in which they are asked to fulfill a constructed daily life routine and tell their stories.

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Performance: Illusions

Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 21:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

« Hello. I want to tell you about a married couple. These were wonderful human beings. They lived together for fifty-two years. Fifty-two years! Always together. Their life was complete. A fulfilling life! Extraordinarily beautiful love. Her name was Sandra, his was Denny… » 

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Audiovisual Performance: The Promise of a Field

Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 22:30 to Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 23:30

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

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Installation & Performance: All the names

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 11:00 to 14:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

All the Names is an interactive installation project inspired by Kafka’s Trial and Castle, and All the Names by José Saramago.
 

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Project Presentation: HamletMachine

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 15:00 to 15:30

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

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Reading: Ecdysis

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 15:30 to 16:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival 

The Man is a foetus, his three daughters and concubines take care of his health in an attempt to keep him alive. In exchange, they shed his skin to decorate their home.

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Project Presentation: A Universe Not Made For Us

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 16:00 to 16:30

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

In the global context of chronic depression and massive political failures that the world is facing today, Younes and Allami explore a turbulent point in history from a tiny moment in the vast cosmic arena.

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Performance: 36 Abbass Street, Haifa

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 18:00 to 19:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

36 Abbas Street, Haifa is the story of the Rafa & Abu Ghaida's families - one that stayed in Palestine an another one who was forced to leave and left to wander all corners of the world in search of a country they could call their own.

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Closing Reception

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 20:00 to 21:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival 

Come and join Zoukak Theatre Company's team as well as the participants of Sidewalk 2018 - The Festival to celebrate the end of this year's edition in Z Bar

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Perfomance: Untitled

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 21:00 to 22:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival 

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TASHWEESH - PERFORMANCES BY FARAH BARQAWI AND KHOULOUD YASSINE

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 21:00

BABA, COME TO ME (Farah Barqawi) | HEROES - SURFACE OF A REVOLUTION (Khouloud Yassine)

PERFORMANCE PROGRAM

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TASHWEESH - PERFORMANCES BY FATIMA MAZMOUZ, MONA MOON, DIMA MIKHAYEL MATTA AND FRIENDS

Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 21:00

WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF TASHWEESH - organized by the Goethe Institute

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TASHWEESH CLOSING PARTY: TASH | LUZ

Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 23:00

Techno, Electro, UK Bass

TASHWEESH CLOSING PARTY

Tash (LEB) | Techno

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Film Screening: Tramontane

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 20:30 to 22:00

Film Screening
Tramontane
by Vatche Boulghourjian

105 minutes
In Arabic Subtitled in English 

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Euro Panorama Film Festival for Short Movies

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 19:00 to Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 23:00

Euro Panorama Film Festival for short movies
Happening at Zoukak Studio on the 20th and 21th of November 2018 from 7 pm to 11 pm

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