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May 30, 2013

Majed Al Mohandes dreams of helping aspiring artists
11:56 GMT

Beloved Iraqi singer Majed Al Mohandes tours his way around the region's talent shows. This weekend's stop is a guest performance on Arab Idol 2.

Lebanese model-turned-actress Lamita Franjieh is frazzled and needs a break.
09:43 GMT

Filming is done for Lebanese artist Lamita Franjieh and now she's going to the United Kingdom for a little R and R.

Tattah poster
09:27 GMT

We're laughing at 'Tattah' not with 'Tattah', a lackluster comedy film that offers no creativity, starring Mohamed Saad.

Errybody gettin' crunk with Toot Ard at the Dum Tak Festival (photo by Salem Husseini)
08:52 GMT

Times they are a changin' in Jordan. "Music and concerts are more accepted today," says a Dum Tak operations manager from Art Medium. That's why about a thousand a day are enjoying the open air musical experience just outside of Amman this week.

Hani Adel and Dorra are separate, not together.
08:23 GMT

Ignore the rumors 'cause Dorra’s single, Folks. The Tunisian actress wishes fans and media would stick to the facts and not spread false rumors like a love relationship between her and co-star Hani Adel.

The dress by the UAE based designer as it features in The Mrs Carter Show book
07:37 GMT

Beyonce chooses a Mashrabiya-inspired dress by a Dubai-based designer to wear in her new book "Mrs. Carter Show World Tour".

Hassan Niazi in 'Taan' (Photo from Hassan' official Facebook page)
05:00 GMT

With plots as thick and tricky as same-gender and cross-religious love relationships, Pakistan's 'Taan' is the country's answer to the controversial American TV show 'Glee'.

May 29, 2013

Will audiences choose beauty over humor when Qamar and Hunaidi have competing quiz shows this Ramadan?
17:21 GMT

It is on between the beautiful Lebanese artists Qamar and Mohammad Hunaidi this Ramadan Season.

Mawazine will love Tamer Hosny's treat this weekend.
12:48 GMT

The region’s fave Egyptian boy is headed to the Mawazine Music Festival this weekend with a special treat for Morocco.

Aida El-Ayoubi finally centre stage in El Sawy Culturewheel.
12:45 GMT

Fans have patiently waited for Aida El-Ayoubi's return to Cairo. On Sunday they got their wish.

"Baghdad Messi" star with Barcelona football player (Photo supplied by director Sahim Omar Khalifa)
12:19 GMT

Short film "Messi Baghdad" child actor Ali al-Zaidawi met up with Barcelona football superstar Lionel Messi in Doha, thanks to the film's director.

Jude Law getting his race on at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit (photo from judelawlife.blogspot.com)
11:44 GMT

'Contagion' actor Jude Law swung by the home of the annual F1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix for a race around the circuit.

The review is out for AIDA opera.
06:00 GMT

We knew it was coming, and now the review is here for Cairo Opera House's entertaining performance of Verdi’s materpiece Aida. Apparently, it was a crowd pleaser.

Tsk, tsk, Sherine, for wearing jeans, some say.
05:00 GMT

Haters gonna hate, we suppose. While her outfit may not have been as scandalous as those of other performers, superstar Sherine’s decision to rock jeans at the concert still led to controversy.

May 28, 2013

Rihanna purrs: “All I see is dollar signs, Ohhh… Money on my mind.”
19:43 GMT

Rihanna is raking in a whoppin' $3 million for her upcoming Abu Dhabi concert later this year. That's some serious Gs, dudes!