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June 5, 2013

Wust El Balad band is ready to rock next weekend (Photo from the band's website)
06:18 GMT

This is 'da week when the summer concert fun begins in Azhar Park's El-Geneina Theatre with bands bustin' out tunes all summer long.

June 4, 2013

The Lebanese didn't pull any punches by performing this French comedy featuring a gay couple.
14:31 GMT

The Lebanese see themselves as always the trendsetter in the MIddle East and this Paris-based comedy about a gay couple adopting is a first in the region.

Diana Haddad is about to give Arab Idols and fans the first live performance of her new single.
13:01 GMT

Lebanese singer, Diana Haddad, is slated for Friday's Arab Idol episode and already her fans are bubbling with anticipation.

British comedian Al Murray throws up the deuces to Dubai.
11:06 GMT

It may not be a once in a lifetime experience, but it's still a one night only chance this year to see ‘The Pub Landlord’ Al Murray, with Done Events today announcing his welcomed return to the city

Amina K knows fashion (Courtesy of AminaK)
10:51 GMT

Heliopolis hosted the newest wares from local designer Amina K at the Eklego showroom last Tuesday and Wednesday, promoting Egyptian workmanship and quality.

Haifa and Hatem al Iraqi both rocked Iraq and the Lebanese Wehbe left with even more of a passion for Kurdish music.
06:51 GMT

Lebanese singer Haifa Wehbe had the time of her life in Iraq and dreams of returning and singing a Kurdish song to boot!

100 Live festival is headed to downtown Cairo.
06:00 GMT

Spotlighting Egypt's underground music scene, 100 Live festival will take place at Rawabet Theatre in downtown Cairo.

Cheb Khaled performed on Arab Idol, shortly before his Dubai gig.
05:08 GMT

In Dubai last Saturday to perform a special gig at Cavalli Club, 'King of Rai' Cheb Khaled was interviewed about his world of music.

June 3, 2013

Hala Fhaker claims innocence to charges of fraud and issuing false checks.
16:31 GMT

Egyptian actress Hala Fhaker may have to spend almost 5 years in jail for fraud charges over a villa in Rehab, Egypt.

No more Morsi, says El-Fan Midan street festival organizers (Photos by Monica Elashy)
12:56 GMT

Organisers of popular Cairo art festival El-Fan Midan support anti-Morsi 'Rebel' campaign by dedicating 1 June event to collect signatures.

Alicia Keys is set to sing to Israel next month.
10:01 GMT

R&B singer Alicia Keys is scheduled to appear in Tel Aviv on American Independence Day next month, but she's getting major celebrity backlash for doing so.

Moroccan Islamist Abdel Bari Zamzami wants Jessie J to hit the road jack.
09:35 GMT

A Moroccan Islamist slams Jessie J’s daring outfit during her gig at the 12th Mawazine World Rhythms International Music Festival in Rabat.

Hassan Al Shafei the new face of Hugo Boss perfumes
09:05 GMT

One of Arab Idol's judges is venturing into the world of advertising. Hassan Al Shafei is ready to represent Hugo Boss perfumes throughout the region.

Khyam Allami comes to town (Photo taken from
07:28 GMT

Khyam Allami, Maurice Louca and Khaled Yassine mix it up with electric and acoustic music in a summer tour starting Friday.

June 2, 2013

Rami Sabri shows he's friends again with Asala Nasri and her husband.
12:06 GMT

At Cairo's happenin' Middle East Music Award Festival, award winning singers and duet performers Asala Nasri and Rami Sabri give every sign that they are indeed friends.