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It’s a new superhero film but not as you know it

It’s a new superhero film but not as you know it

It’s been all doom and gloom in the DC cinematic universe so far so an injection of fun and humour could be just what the doctor ordered. Despite making hundreds of millions of dollars at the box office, both Justice …

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A beloved, Disney classic returns to the cinema

A beloved, Disney classic returns to the cinema

A timeless film is returning along with its message of self-love and acceptance in a time when it’s perhaps needed most. Nowadays, our general perception of beauty is seemingly influenced by what we see on social media. Experts have warned …

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Be part of the Dubai World Cup action at The Meydan Hotel

Be part of the Dubai World Cup action at The Meydan Hotel

The eyes of the world turn to Meydan on 30th March as the Dubai World Cup race meeting gets underway. One of the richest race meetings on the planet is famous for its stunning horses, talented sportsmen and dramatic action. …

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This is the story behind this exciting cultural community

This is the story behind this exciting cultural community

When it kicked off in 2012, Rooftop Rhythms ushered in a new flavour of poetry and influenced an entire genre. Now as the event celebrates its seventh season, there’s no doubt the spoken word movement is still gaining momentum in …

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A genetic disorder takes the spotlight in this drama

A genetic disorder takes the spotlight in this drama

A movie centred on a genetic disorder attempts to bring out the positives despite accusations of misrepresentation. Protagonists dealing with serious illness has always been a subject revisited by filmmakers.  From Autumn in New York and The Bucket List to …

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Emirati pop star Balqees is performing the first ladies-only concert

Emirati pop star Balqees is performing the first ladies-only concert

As she prepares to take the stage for the UAE’s first ever ladies-only concert at Yas Waterworld on 21st March, Emirati pop star Balqees Fathi talks to us about women empowerment, overcoming social anxiety and representing Arabs around the world  You come from a family …

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This must-see movie might make you cry

This must-see movie might make you cry

An award-winning drama starring a real-life former refugee seeks to spark discussion about children’s rights. It is said that children suffer the most in times of war and conflict. The ensuing chaos leaves children vulnerable to physical, emotional and psychological trauma …

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Will Captain Marvel be a game changer?

Will Captain Marvel be a game changer?

The first female-led Marvel film is about to take centre stage but this ambitious movie is more than just a debut for a new heroine. It’s fair to say that Marvel has the superhero film genre all figured out. Fans …

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In this new film, bigger is better

In this new film, bigger is better

How two brothers from a poor background asserted their might to single-handedly turn a small industry into a global phenomenon.  When we think about it, most of the things we can’t live without today weren’t particularly well received at first. Thomas …

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Why worlds will collide at this unique event

Why worlds will collide at this unique event

From Egypt to Amsterdam, the returning Barzakh Festival is a musical melting pot of global beats!  Ukranian and Emirati folk, 60s Cambodian pop, North Indian go-go, Mauritian psych rock, Dutch punk, Haitian rock – suffice to say, Barzakh Festival is …

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