After winning the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award last night, the Producers Guild Award on Saturday night and the Golden Globe two weeks ago, Ben Affleck’s Argo is a shoe-in for the Best Picture Oscar in February.
If you’re in New York, be sure to check out the latest solo exhibit by French conceptual artist Daniel Buren. The show runs until February 16 and spans two locations: Bortolami Gallery at 520 W. 20th St., and Petzel Gallery at 456 W. 18th St. www.bortolamigallery.com
Try restaurant-lounge 107 Victor Hugo in Monnot. Mini burgers and tuna tartare on a parmesan galette are served in a loft-style setting, courtesy of architect Sari el Khazen. 107 Victor Hugo st., Monnot, Beirut, tel. 76.017.107.
Ayyam, the art gallery that introduced Syrian art to the world, opens its new London location on January 24 with “Shooting the Cloud,” an inaugural exhibit by Lebanese artist and architect Nadim Karam. The show runs until March 9. 143 New Bond St., www.ayyamgallery.com