July 30, 2013
It's festival season next month, and Amman is preparing for some beautiful performances at its equally beautiful Citadel in August.
The Jordanian short film "Ismail" has made its way through both the Doha Tribeca Film Festival and the Palm Springs International Short Film Festival and now is gracing the third edition of the Arab Film Festival-Amman with its presence as well.
In the Middle East and North Africa, rap is an accessible and well-established platform for political protest and artistic expression.
July 29, 2013
The 49th International Festival of Carthage in Tunis promises to be a special one this year, as an Iranian band will be playing, joined by Azeri maqami musician Alim Qasimov.
Karl Wolf has chosen Dubai for his latest music vid "Yallah Habibi." But is all the bling bling a tad too cheesy for our Lebanese star?
July 28, 2013
Dina Hayek and Ramy Ayach will make musical madness at the "Jewel of Life" festival in Morocco August 15-17th.
In a mishmash of nationalities and musical styles from tango to circus music, the unnamed Syrian band leave fans enthusiastic and yet idly curious at Metro Al Madina.
July 26, 2013
Rouba is rockin' it all: motherhood, heading a media firm, and now a booming musical career. The Dubai-based Lebanese singer will launch an all-English album this October after the steaming success of her Arabic single.
July 25, 2013
Karima Skalli is labeled as one of the most important religious stanzas vocalists in the Arabic Maghreb, and the Arab world has finally taken notice of her.
The Cuban American rapper that’s full of ‘International Love’ will soon ride into the region with gigs in Tel Aviv and Istanbul.
July 22, 2013
There is a new trend in the indie music scene of gaining crowd funding. Even Lebanese indie band Mashrou' Leils jumps on the bandwagon. But the topic is more than a little controversial.
July 21, 2013
If imitation is truly the sincerest form of flattery as they say, then Dominique should be honored that Haifa has recently posted provocative pics diving in the sea that are just like hers, right?!
The Hayy Festival in Egypt kicked off with a bang when Mauritanian singer Noura Mint Seymali hit the stage and rocked the El-Geneina Theatre with her mix up of beats.
July 18, 2013
It's been a cray-cray month for the citizens of Cairo and now it's time for a break. There are concerts galore, so check out the list of what's happenin' around town this weekend, Thursday through Sunday (18-21 July).
Saber Ribai and his director Fadi Haddad are certainly hoping the songster’s new music video for ‘Kish Malik’ (Checkmate) will be a victory for the songster, not a defeat.