Obelisque Magazine 2016

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Articles featured in Obelisque Magazine 2016

Indigo and the Turban

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(Text and photography by Lesley Lababidi)

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Kaber Sobhy, The Street of the Food. 

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(Text by Lesley Lababidi; Photography by George Fakhry)

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Raouf Zaidan, Egyptian Opera

 Read article here.

(Text by Lesley Lababidi; Photographs by George Fakhry)

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Mahmoud Mandour, Artist and Potter

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(Text by Lesley Lababidi; Photography by George Fakhry)

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From Lebanon With Love

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(Text and photography by Lesley Lababidi)

From lebanon Dec 2,2015 final pdf-001

Street Art – Ibrahim Pasha

(Text and photography by Lesley Lababidi)

street art final .Nov 29,2015pdf-001

Book Review by Lesley Lababidi: Discovering Downtown Cairo

Book Review 144..pdf Final Nov 5,2015-001

 


 

*Copyright 2016 by Lesley Lababidi. All rights reserved under international copyright laws. To copy or re-produce photography and/or writings, written permission from Lesley Lababidi is required.

**Articles are seen in Obelisque Magazine 2016, all rights reserved. Photographs and text cannot be reproduced without the written permission of Obelisque Magazine and Lesley Lababidi and George Fakhry.

***To purchase the magazine, in Cairo, the best place is at Tanis at the First Mall, Giza. They usually always have a copy. The new, annual 2016 just came out so they should have the 2015 and 2016. Also in Zamalek there is a Tanis on 32 Mohamed Anis and Diwan Bookstore on 26th of July, Zamalek (sometimes sold out but they try to keep it in stock). Outside of Egypt, contact: obelisque_magazine@yahoo.com or info@obelisquepublications.com. Telephone: +201094449762.

Announcements!

copyscape-banner-white-160x56DSC_0262Announcement #1: A new sister blog: nomad4nowheritagecrafts.com features the Durbar celebrations in Nigeria.  Northern Nigeria has a long, rich history that has strong connection North Africa and the Middle East by way of the Saharan trade routes. The history, culture, and traditions celebrated during the Durbar is strongly influenced by trade and diffusion of culture. Beautifully handcrafted and dyed textiles, turbans, leather-works, armor, musical instrument handed down from generations to generations for the yearly celebrations are fascinating to study.  As an appreciator of authentic and traditional handicrafts, Nomad4now – heritage crafts intent is to focus on handmade crafts in Nigeria starting with Durbar heritage.

Announcement #2: New travel magazine, only Africa:
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