Dazed & Confused by Mhamed Mrani Alaoui

  No matter the medium, technique or format, the value of the canvas is found in the event it creates and the emotions it brings. At the intersection of Arabic calligraphy and contemporary painting currents, Mhamed Mrani, in his own words “plays with colours in order to extract the poetic spirit so keeping dreams alive. Like […]

Soiré De Gala

The ‘CineClub’ of the Faculty of Science and Technology of Fez is planning on Wednesday, April 27 their 7th edition of  celebrating cinema. The film shown will address the theme “Morocco and the fight against corruption” –  guests of honor will include officials of TLC (MCC) and filmmakers, including those who worked on the feature […]

Tara Stevens discusses her new Clock Book

Tara Stevens, renowned travel writer, published author, foodie and general bon vivant and a good friend of ours no less, spoke to us about her newest book, Clock Book: Recipes from a Modern Moroccan Kitchen.   Tara Stevens, Photo Cred: Julius Honor

Moroccan Artisan Fair

Marche Maroc is an authentic Moroccan marketplace which brings together dozens of artisans from nearly every distinct region of Morocco. This annual fair offers you the unique opportunity to take home a piece of Morocco, handed to you by the artisans themselves. Marche Moroc is a FREE event where traditional handicrafts are sold direct to […]

Hammam Exhibition

Hammam. Hidden Door — Living Treasure is an exhibition opening at Fes’ National School of Architecture this week. The exhibition will include objects, video installations, panoramic photos, architectural models and documentary films all created to give insight into the history, the present and the future of the public hammams. The exhibition shows architectural features, handicraft technologies […]

Moroccan Bling

Fez based visual artist and culture coordinator Jess Stephens time and again seeks materials from her immediate surroundings to use in her artwork. This time the raw Moroccan materials have been transformed into a contemporary jewelry collection under the brand name Moroccan Bling. The current Bling collection is an accumulation of jalaba buttons common in her home […]

Diva's Dinner Sunday, March 6th

Once again, the women of Fes will have an opportunity to celebrate International Women’s Day in grand style at the 2nd annual Diva’s Dinner. And as this is the 100th annual celebration of women, it’s sure to be a night to remember. This year’s Women Only event will take place at the beautiful Majestic Restaurant. A […]

Poetry Connections Morocco

Ten poets – six languages – one encounter in Fes and Casablanca. Five poets from Europe meet five poets from the Maghreb to exchange views on poetry, explore each other’s work through translation in a week-long workshop, and create a joint performance to be staged one evening in Fes and Casablanca. The Fes poetry reading will […]

Beirut 39

Beirut 39 is a collection of writings and poetry from 39 Arab writers all under the age of forty. These writers were chosen from over 450 young authors from across the Arab world in a writing compeition. The selection committe was headed by Egyptian critic Gaber Asfour and this book has flung open the doors […]