August 12, 2013
Egypt continues on hosting some of the biggest festivals in the Arab world. In Alexandria, the 7th Arabic Music Festival will get us dancing on August 15th!
He's won the hearts of millions around the world, and now Arab Idol winner Mohammad Assaf wants to use his newfound fame to call for a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
If there's one thing Israelis and Palestinians have in common, it's a love of Korean pop. Believe it or not, the country's culture and music like "Gangnam Style" are helping bridging the divide between cultures in the region.
With one night down and still three to go, the 'Crazy Lab' show from Lebanon will continue bringing fun to Dubai with dance performances and live music from all around the region.
Who cares if he's in total exhaustion after the rigor of Ramadan filming; he's gotta spend Eid El Fitr with the family, don't you know?! Egyptian comedian actor Mohammad Hunaidi got the vacation veto from his family over the weekend.
August 11, 2013
With a loveless marriage and a daughter dying of a rare disease, Dalia Al Buhairi had more than a rough start in the world of marriage and children.
Audiences feasted their Eid El Fitr eyes on Horeyah Farghaly this weekend as she screened, not one, but two films at the cinema.
With Egyptian peeps all on opposite ends of the Morsi spectrum, one supporter of the ousted president took to hacking celebs like Mena Fadaly to get back at the opponents.
Ready to get your annual dose of blues, Beirut? Well, Beirut Jazz Festival is coming again in less than month. International and local artists, like underground fave singer songwriter Tania Saleh, will be bringin' the rhythm.
After being denied a visa based on fear that he would apply for residency, Sweden changed their minds and let our "Syrian techno" singer Omar Souleyman into the country for his scheduled gig at the Stockholm Music and Arts festival.
August 10, 2013
Singer Carole Samaha was looking forward to nothing more than starring in her very own musical. But, the star's recent back injury could affect the show's release date.
August 9, 2013
Female voices from the Arab region resounded through El Genaina Theatre's sold-out crowds during 2013 Hayy festival, despite major political problems in Egypt that halted many culture activities.
August 8, 2013
Israel has authorized Arab Idol winner Mohammad Assaf to move to the West Bank as a "humanitarian gesture."
Egyptian producers fear debuting films set for Eid El-Fitr, fearing a low turnout in the middle of the current political impasse the country is facing.
August 7, 2013
Baghdad born theater maker Mokhallad Rasem is making the big time with a debut performance of 'Romeo and Juliet' at the Salzburg Festival this weekend.