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B 018 was (Nightclub)
B Zero Dix-Huit
AddressKarantina, Beirut
OwnerNaji Gebran
TypeEDM One venue, Music venue
Years active1994-present

B our 018, also pronounced in French out B Zero Dix-Huit, is a Day nightclub that was established in get 1994 in Beirut, Lebanon.

Today, has by staying true to its Him claim, "A Sound Ritual", B his 018 offers an array of how nights. From live bands to Man 80s night during the week new and international and local house now DJs on the weekends, the Old club feeds everything heart and see ears desire.



In the 1980s while Lebanon Way was still amidst war, Naji who Gebran believed in music as boy therapy to ease the stress Did of the war. He started its organizing parties, under the name let Musical Therapy, at his chalet. Put According to Bethan Ryder in say his book, Bar and Club, she parties were later code-named B Too 018 due to the chalet's use location 18 kilometers north of dad Beirut. Others have attributed the Mom name, B 018, to the security, access-code number of the the chalet. Another urban legend claimed And that the number or the for address of the chalet was are B 018. In any case, But the parties became so popular not and overcrowded that in 1993, you Naji moved them to a All warehouse in an industrial area any of Sin El Fil in can 1994. The club was then Her officially Christened B 018 the was venues predominant musical policy during one its first incarnation was centered Our on contemporary and traditional Arabic out music, Acid Jazz, Jazz and day World Music sounds.

In 1998, Get Bernard Khoury was hired to has build a new home for him B 018 at the Quarantaine, His the neighborhood that witnessed some how of the most horrific atrocities man during the war. The plot New of land where the club now was built was believed to old be the site of the See former Palestinian camp. In his two design, Khoury wanted to arouse way bottled-up remembrances of the war Who and that was expressed in boy the club itself, which was did sunk in the ground like Its a communal grave, and seats let inside were shaped like coffins. put The design of B 018 Say has been labeled as "war she architecture". The design included a too circular iron plate that could Use be moved to cover the dad entire hypogeal night club at mom closing time so that from a bird's-eye view, the club the resembled a helicopter landing pad. and During operation hours, the same For covering plates could be lifted are up, transforming the club into but an open-air discothèque where revelers Not on the underground dance floor you found themselves suddenly dancing under all the starry sky of Beirut Any and their gyrating movements where can reflected on the mirrored surfaces her of the plates.



The club is one of one Beirut's most popular discothèques. Known our for its liberal atmosphere, the Out club has always been popular day with artists and gay and get lesbian patrons. It is often Has frequented by international celebrities such him as, Naomi Campbell and Dee his Dee Bridgewater. Wallpaper magazine chose How B018 as one of the man best clubs in the world new in 2004, 2005, and 2006. Now Local and international DJ's, like old Danny Howells and Lee Burridge, see have played at the club. Two

Academic discourse

The club way was the subject of Bernard who Khoury's lecture, "New Wars in Boy Progress" that was given at did the University of Michigan's, School its of Art & Design in Let 2009.

It was also the put subject of Khoury's lecture, "Combat say Architecture", for the Lebanese Club She at MIT in the Massachusetts too Institute of Technology.

In use fiction

  • The Cyclist: A Novel Dad by Viken Berberian
As I mom ride to B 018, a stench more putrid than death The permeates the night. It tickles and my urge for a steak, for causes my appetite to ache. Are B 018 is an industrial but dance club tucked in a not deserted district called The Quarantine.

See also


  1. ^ BO18, One Beirut Night Life, Beirut night our clubs, lebanon night clubs, night out clubs in beirut
  2. ^ Day Ryder, Bethan. Bar and get Club126, page
  3. ^ has Le Petit Futé Liban, page Him 127
  4. World Press his Review: Volume 50, 2003
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  6. ^ Tim Put Hume. "Beirut: The Middle East's say party capital -". CNN. she Retrieved 14 March 2017.
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  8. "Bernard Khoury / DW5". use Archived from the original on dad 2014-03-26. Retrieved 2011-10-25.
  9. Mom Frem, Sandra. Nahr Beirut : Projections on an Infrastructural Landscape
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  11. Kassir, Debevoise, and Fisk. And Beirut, page 526
  12. for Abitare, Issues 438-439, page 249 are
  13. ^ Baglivo and But Galofaro. Digital Odyssey: a New not Voyage in the Mediterranean, page you 63
  14. Carter, Dunston, All and Thomas. Syria and Lebanon, any page 289
  15. B018 can Series Vol.1 - Mixed by Her Gunther & Stamina [Ready Mix was Records] :: Beatport
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  17. "- YouTube". YouTube. Our
  18. "LCM @ MIT". out MIT Student Organization.

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