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This man is bringing the classics back on the airwaves

This man is bringing the classics back on the airwaves

After a two-decade hiatus, Capital Radio has made a comeback. At the helm is the station’s programme director and presenter, Roger Paine, who in 1983 came on board to work as one of the original station’s announcers. Features writer Ferdinand …

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What does it take to be an expert pâtissier?

What does it take to be an expert pâtissier?

Affectionately known as the Cake Boy, French pâtissier, celebrity chef and TV presenter Eric Lanlard is internationally renowned for his impressive creations. No stranger to the capital, the London-based chef is coming back to town as an ambassador for Taste …

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Is this tribute act as good as the genuine Gn’R?

Is this tribute act as good as the genuine Gn’R?

Back by popular demand, UK-based tribute band The Guns N’ Roses Experience is returning to Abu Dhabi on 18th October. Before hitting the stage, the five-piece act composed of vocalist Laz Berenyi, lead guitarist Jack Warren, drummer Will Jones, bassist Rikki …

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How this historian made her mark in the community

How this historian made her mark in the community

Exploring the UAE’s rich past has been an enduring passion for dedicated historian Dr Jayanti Maitra. Dr Jayanti Maitra started her new life in the UAE just like any other expatriate. Arriving in Abu Dhabi from India in the winter …

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Find out why you don’t want to miss this funny show

Find out why you don’t want to miss this funny show

First published in 2011, Aliens Love Underpants became an instant classic for imaginative kids everywhere with its cosmic adventure of underwear-stealing extraterrestrials. With an adaptation of the book heading to Abu Dhabi for an all-singing, all-dancing performance, features writer Camille …

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You need to meet this hilarious Emirati comedian

You need to meet this hilarious Emirati comedian

After a lifetime of trying to make people laugh, comedian Omar Kazim talks to online editor Colin Armstrong to explain where his ideas come from, what it’s like to be an Emirati comedian and why the world needs to have …

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Art is a powerful medium to this creative

Art is a powerful medium to this creative

As new exhibition iAM More opens on 20th September, features writer Camille Hogg sits down with participating artist Annik Le Page to talk about feminism and the complexities of representing women in art. Q – Your work focuses on the …

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Let us introduce you to the most inspirational ten-year-old in town

Let us introduce you to the most inspirational ten-year-old in town

At just ten years old, Sainath Manikandan has made it his mission to protect our planet, making sure his peers follow in his eco-friendly footsteps. Having recently won a prestigious Diana Award – an accolade only given to the brightest …

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This brave woman has made her mark in the community

This brave woman has made her mark in the community

As the founder of Stutter UAE, Farah Al Qaissieh heads up a support group to lift the spirits of those struggling to make their voices heard If her memory serves her right, Farah Al Qaissieh’s verbal struggles started at a …

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A urinal for a masterpiece? Find out what this author really thinks

A urinal for a masterpiece? Find out what this author really thinks

As a lecturer in the department of archaeology and history of art at Paris Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, Robert Kilroy recently published his book – Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain: One Hundred Years Later – where he re-examines a classic and controversial work …

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