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January 2, 2013

Visual artist Huda Lufti was one of the workshop leaders (Photo: Art Stormer)
10:59 GMT

A seminar and exhibition will be held at Egypt's Townhouse this week to discuss how four workshops used arts and culture over the course of two years as a platform for political engagement.

Pascale gets set to live every girls dream as she shoots her latest music video (Photo: Facebook)
10:19 GMT

The Lebanese pop princess doesn't just sing about 'Girls Dreams,' she lives them!

Omar Khairat will perform at MUST Opera House on 10 January
09:39 GMT

The popular Egyptian composer and pianist will perform at MUST Opera House on Thursday 10 January.

No need for haunted houses, the female-produced film is causing enough of a scare already!
09:22 GMT

Ayat Al Eisa, the first Saudi woman to produce a horror movie, spills all about the frightening film.

January 1, 2013

Shizzle Dubizzle! Snoop raps Meydan at Dubai's Atelier NY Eve concert (image used for illustrative purposes)
13:01 GMT

When Dubai did it doggy-style: Snoop Dogg raps the New Year in at Dubai's Atelier party. The crowd needed all of the US-rapper's best lady-charms to let him seduce them back after a frustrating wait for their man of the night's star-studded line-up.

December 31, 2012

Here it comes! A new single by crooner Tamer Hosny.
23:58 GMT

Egyptian singer Tamer Hosny recently finished recording a new single and fans can't wait to get their hands on it.

Like a prayer for peace.
13:28 GMT

Known for her controversial performances in the Middle East this year, The Queen of Pop, Madonna, has topped the list of biggest-selling tours in 2012.

James Bond with his Turkish backdrop.
12:16 GMT

Skyfall, the latest Bond flick, set in Istanbul, rakes in a cool billion at the box office.

Ayman Zidan wishes all Syrians would take his approach to life and just be kind.
11:27 GMT

Many say acting is a cushy job. Ayman Zidan would beg to differ after recent death threats made against him.

Haifa with her star choreographer, Kamel Ouali in Beirut.
08:29 GMT

She might have hired a super-choreographer for the hotly tipped performance but the Lebanese megastar seems more interested in her heels than her vocal chords.

Not to be missed.
08:18 GMT

Days after announcing foiling a terrorism plot, and a week after banning its citizen from visiting Lebanon during New Year’s Eve, Dubai has completed its month-long preparations to celebrate the biggest New Year party in the world.

The best of Lebanese theatre in 2012.
08:07 GMT

The city may not have been overflowing with theater over the last 12 months, but the performances have nevertheless covered all the bases.

Ahlam
08:02 GMT

After hitting out at journalists and celebrities alike from her Twitter account, the UAE singer wants everyone to follow her on new social networking site, Keek.com.

Fun in the sun: Rita Ora strikes a pose in Dubai (Photo: Instagram / Rita Ora)
04:00 GMT

It might be a cold December for much of the Middle East but – with a little help from pop sensation Rita Ora – Dubai is still sizzling hot!

December 30, 2012

Cracks are already beginning to show on the Arab Idol 2 judging panel (Photo: Facebool / Arab Idol)
13:32 GMT

The Arab Idol 2 judges put a stop to rumors that they're no longer pals by recording a duet together.