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March 5, 2013

Picasso is known as one of the greatest and most influential creative talents of the 20th century (Picture: nature.com)
07:18 GMT

A never before seen piece by Picasso, ‘Portrait of a lady,’ will go on show in Abu Dhabi next month.

Ahmed El-Saedi's Sinfonietta will take on Beethoven this Sunday (Photo: Ahram Online)
05:25 GMT

The Egyptian Sinfonietta, conducted by Ahmed El-Saedi, is set to perform at the Cairo Opera House this Sunday.

March 4, 2013

Abdelrahman Abou-Zahra Wroclaw as Ibn Battuta Senior / Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Hisham Gabr, dress rehearsal (Photos by Ati Metwaly)
11:07 GMT

Celebrating Manama being chosen as Capital of Arab Tourism 2013, the Bahraini Ministry of Culture is holding several events showcasing Arab culture. And so far, they're going down a storm!

UK band "Noisettes" to headline entertainment stage at annual food festival in Dubai
10:46 GMT

The UK band are set to headline entertainment stage at the annual food festival on March 16.

Pottery (Courtesy of Darb 1718 Facebook page)
09:09 GMT

Egyptian art lovers get ready for the Darb 1718 15-day intensive workshop on the art of ceramics, starting this week.

Yema, the movie.
09:05 GMT

Djamila Sahraoui's film, 'Yema', is a big hit at the African film festival in Ouagadougou.

Nothing to fear but fear itself, by Mohammad Abbas (Photo: Afif-Dimitri Haddad)
08:57 GMT

For Mohammed Abbas, the political situation in his home country inspires his art.

Happy Mondays ready to play Dubai
08:32 GMT

Bez and the Happy Mondays boys continue Manchester's Gulf invasion. They're playing Dubai in April.

Boyce Avenue are a smash hit in Dubai.
08:16 GMT

The YouTube sensations don't fail to live up to their reputation as they hit the glitzy emirate.

Ben Affleck
08:14 GMT

Ben Affleck's four-year-old daughter was terrified after being "swarmed" by paparazzi on Friday.

Strutting their stuff on the catwalk.
08:05 GMT

The show that got Dubai all of a fashion flutter finally airs on the small screen.

Actors Khaled Saleh and Olfat Imam (Photo: Febrayer Al-Aswad Facebook page)
05:20 GMT

Egyptian film 'Black February', starring Khaled Saleh and directed by Mohamed Amin, will hit cinemas across Egypt on Wednesday 6 March.

March 3, 2013

Somaya Al Khashab
15:08 GMT

Egyptian actress, Soumaya Al Khashab, has been spotted out and about in Abu Dhabi shooting scenes for her hot new travel show.

Mohamed Fouad and Mirette Mechail performing “As Usual” (Mohammed Al Nahas)
14:57 GMT

No Point Perspective Dance Theatre keeps dance alive in Egypt by getting movers and shakers across the country on their feet.

Diana Haddad performs live.
11:46 GMT

After an eternity in the Gulf, the Lebanese beauty heads back home to work on some new music.