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
Alain Resnais’ classic 1961 flick L’Année Dernière à Marienbad inspired Karl Lagerfeld’s spring/summer 2011 collection for Chanel. The costumes for the film were created by Coco Chanel herself! Tonight at 8pm at Metropolis Empire Sofil, Ashrafieh, tel. 01.204.080. Full Alain Resnais retrospective calendar here.