January 22, 2013
A few years ago Egyptian folk music came close to disappearing but, with the help of El Mastaba, it's back and bigger than ever!
Caesar of Arabic music seeking his Cleopatra.
Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram is preparing to record a new song with a new accent-- she's gone Gulfie!
The famous Beirut Music Hall is set to open in Dubai this January.
Egyptian star, Amr Diab, is heading to Oz to headline Sydney's Arab Music Festival this February.
January 21, 2013
This week, the downtown venue of Messaha Foundation for Community Development hosted a screening of two short films by emerging filmmakers Shereen Talaat and Chakir Lakhlifi, addressing the catastrophic state of Egypt’s education system.
As British heartthrobs One Direction trying to improve their language skills to avoid feeling "embarrassed" abroad, their Mideast fans are left wondering if Arabic is next.
Maqamat Dance Theatre's 'That Part of Heaven' deals with the painful memories of Lebanon's civil war.
The singer-songwriter was in Beirut not long ago, after which she ruminated about collaboration, musical roots and finding her voice.
The organisers of Shubbak: A Window on Contemporary Arab Culture open a call for Arab artists and organisations to submit their suggestions for projects for the 2013 programme, which is currently under construction
In December last year, London-based singer Victoria Aitken featured curvy Sports Illustrated model Kate Upton in her single. This time around, Dubai has a starring role in her latest single, Neon Nights.
Sour Lips by Omar El-Khairy is a play that dramatises the story of Amina Arraf, a fictional Syrian character created by Tom MacMaster in a blog he dubbed A Gay Girl in Damascus.
English play, 'Where Did I Leave My Purdah,' is set to be staged at the First Group Theatre this Friday.
'Five Broken Cameras,' a documentary tackling the peaceful struggle of a Palestinian town against the Israeli separation wall, has received an Oscar nomination for the Best Documentary Feature 2013.
As part of the centennial celebrations of Art Institute of Boston, photography by Remi Ochlik on the Arab Spring will be showcased later this month in an exhibition called 'Revolutions'.