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Our writers go potty for this creative workshop

Our writers go potty for this creative workshop

Staff writers Camille Hogg and Colin Armstrong take the wheel and find out pottery is not as easy as it looks What is it? Established in 1994, Abu Dhabi Pottery is your go-to place to get creative with clay. Founder Homa …

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Could you take on the terrifying mountain?

Could you take on the terrifying mountain?

As competitors flock to one of the world’s largest sand hills, the Liwa Sports Festival 2016 sees drivers descend on the Liwa desert to be crowned the king of the (sand) castle. But it’s not all about taking part; the …

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MILESTONE: A look at the UAE’s inspiring journey as a nation

MILESTONE: A look at the UAE’s inspiring journey as a nation

  In the grand scheme of things, 45 years really isn’t a long time; it’s less than half a century. It’s younger than the invention of the first computer you use every day, and also the emails you type on …

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PREVIEW: Exhibition by Mark Luscombe-Whyte

PREVIEW: Exhibition by Mark Luscombe-Whyte

Famed British photographer Mark Luscombe-Whyte has opened a stunning exhibition at The Galleria. Take a look at his award-winning photography inspired by the capital and the Arab world. Presented by The Galleria and Architectural Digest Middle East, the exhibition features …

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CELEBRATION: Happy Thanksgiving!

CELEBRATION: Happy Thanksgiving!

If you’re not American it’s likely your experience of Thanksgiving is informed by Hollywood movies – copious amounts of stuffed turkey and Pumpkin Pie, but there’s more to it than that. To find more we talked to Theresa F Weber, …

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LOUVRE: New museum announces key international commissions

LOUVRE: New museum announces key international commissions

With many impending museums set to fuel Abu Dhabi’s art scene in the coming years, Louvre Abu Dhabi has announced two key collaborations to kick start its art with some international flair. Acclaimed international artists Jenny Holzer and Giuseppe Penone …

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ART: Festival returns to showcase art works from diverse cultures

ART: Festival returns to showcase art works from diverse cultures

From paintings on the walls at home to galleries and a blossoming local art culture and new gallery openings set to come, the drive for creativity in the capital has never been stronger. And to continue that dialogue, from 16th …

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CULTURE: Get another look at the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi collection

CULTURE: Get another look at the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi collection

Start marking your 2017 calendar as Manarat Al Saadiyat is set to host the second exhibition of the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi collection. Running from 8th March next year, The Creative Act: Performance • Process • Presence will gather artworks from …

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ART: Ode meets opera in a unique stage production

ART: Ode meets opera in a unique stage production

From page to stage – a group of UAE students and West End stars come together to put on an opera out of the ordinary From school to the workplace and the morning commute to nights out, life in Abu …

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CELEBRATE: Learn about the festival of lights as Diwali approaches

CELEBRATE: Learn about the festival of lights as Diwali approaches

With Diwali fast approaching, Abu Dhabi World talks to a UAE Hindu leader to find out more about the festival of light and how you can share in the celebrations If you are not Hindu, chances are you associate Diwali …

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