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This creative guy stepped on the brakes to become a painter

This creative guy stepped on the brakes to become a painter

One of Formula 1’s most well known artists, Armin Flossdorf has spent years painting live at races, exhibiting his work at motorsport events and providing artwork for VIP lounges at race tracks around the world.  No stranger to Abu Dhabi, …

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Why we need more art galleries in the capital

Why we need more art galleries in the capital

Abu Dhabi-based artists Rachel Emmett, Unni Kriens and Josef Holmes present Colourscapes, a new collaborative exhibition featuring contemporary art and photography encompassing themes of Arabia and Europe. Editor Rachael Perrett sits with the artists to talk about the benefits of …

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Where can you get creative in the Garden City?

Where can you get creative in the Garden City?

La Dolce Vita is a community and cultural centre in Al Ain founded by Omar Sariedinne. A culmination of all of his hobbies, the centre offers everything from yoga and martial arts to music. Editor Rachael Perrett sits with the …

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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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