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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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Saving the planet is all in a day’s work for this man

Saving the planet is all in a day’s work for this man

From working as a public area attendant at Premier Inn Abu Dhabi International Airport to becoming a recycling attendant in the hotel’s housekeeping department, Mohamed Yassar Abdulla Abdul Jappar has wasted no time in making his environmental mark. The Indian …

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Why this athlete is taking on the ultimate test for charity

Why this athlete is taking on the ultimate test for charity

As the only UAE-based triathlete participating in Ultraman Florida 2019, Romeo Puncia is determined to make his mark in the three-day endurance event that sees athletes cover over 500km of terrain. In addition to completing the course, the emergency medical …

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