Music Reviews

February 11, 2013

Tamer Emad during a performance (Courtesy of Tamer Emad)
10:55 GMT

All you need to know about the British-Egyptian crooner.

Screengrab of Al Masry showing a painting of the faces of several martyrs of the revolution
10:07 GMT

Recently released song, Al Masry, proudly carries a message of conservation of everything that is truly Egyptian.

February 9, 2013

Sir Bob strutting his stuff.
06:00 GMT

Taking a break from saving the world, the Irish superstar will be getting in the Guiness at Dubai's Irish Village for St Patrick's Day.

February 8, 2013

Ali al Deek
05:00 GMT

The Syrian heartthrob will be taking center stage for his romantic special in L.A.

February 6, 2013

Wael Kfoury (L) and Elissa.
08:37 GMT

The pair of romantic Lebanese stars will be performing in their country's capital for the Valentine's Day.

February 4, 2013

Tahrir Monologues from their Facebook page.
09:11 GMT

After putting on dozens of performances over the past two years, Tahrir Monologues showcase a professionally filmed version of their live show.

Laura El-Tantawy's exhibition explores the idea of the Muslim veil.
09:05 GMT

The Egyptian photographer subverts the stereotype of headscarves as tools of oppression in her new Dubai exhibition, 'The Veil'.

January 30, 2013

Judges on The Voice show (Sherine Abdel Wahab center).
08:27 GMT

Coach, Sherine Abdel Wahab, takes her losing contestant to Morocco to put on a show of defiance.

January 22, 2013

Singing a song using a totally different accent and dialect? This is sexy!
08:41 GMT

Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram is preparing to record a new song with a new accent-- she's gone Gulfie!

January 15, 2013

Ragheb Alama figures out the wonders of recycling.
10:54 GMT

The Arab Idol judge decides it's too much effort to create all new tracks so reworks his classics for his latest album.

Carole Samaha
09:50 GMT

The Lebanese singing star is recording tracks for a special Valentines record.

January 14, 2013

Beaming prizewinners collect their awards.
11:43 GMT

The EU's delegation was in town to award prizes for the top photos showing the "Women of New Egypt" in the capital.

What is the future for theater in the Arab world?
08:45 GMT

With the world of Arab film shooting for the stars and story writers on the make, what will become of the Middle Eastern stage?

January 13, 2013

Ragheb Alama goes on the promotion trail.
10:04 GMT

The talent show judge put out his new album as the start of season 2 arrives on our screens.

Ahlam gets stuck into recording music.
09:45 GMT

Taking a breather from her Twitter account, the UAE singer is back to the recording studio for her first album in four years.