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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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How can you be a force for positive social change?

How can you be a force for positive social change?

Respect, coexistence and celebrating the value of a harmonious society will come to the fore with the launch of a new government initiative that aims to inspire UAE residents to become active agents for positive change. Announced by the Ministry …

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Why you should be excited about this historic fort

Why you should be excited about this historic fort

An important fragment of Abu Dhabi’s past will be in the spotlight as a historic landmark reopens to the public following extensive renovations. Opening on 7th December with a full week of activities, Qasr Al Hosn will host art exhibitions …

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This is how to get some good weekend vibes

This is how to get some good weekend vibes

It’s so close you can almost touch it and already we’re excited to make plans for the weekend.  With loads going on over the next few days there’s no excuse for a wasted weekend at home. Thursday 1st November Enjoy …

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Did we see you at this new gallery opening?

Did we see you at this new gallery opening?

Guests gathered for the opening of Al Saadah Art Gallery at Souk Qaryat Al Beri where the UAE’s minister of tolerance, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, was on hand to cut the red ribbon. Owner and artist Dr Ohan …

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All you need to know about the capital’s best food fest

All you need to know about the capital’s best food fest

Food is the best way to bring people together to celebrate the local culinary scene, and that’s exactly what Taste of Abu Dhabi sets out to do. Whether it’s a quick bite from a food truck or a meal under …

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Why it’s important to protect national music heritage

Why it’s important to protect national music heritage

While the music lives on, ensuring that the oud maintains its timeless magic requires dedication and commitment. The calluses on Amro Fawzy’s hands tell the entire story. For 20 years, the Egyptian oud maker has eked out a living by …

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This student performance put sustainability in the spotlight

This student performance put sustainability in the spotlight

Over 80 school children and two visiting professional opera singers recently presented a new work, Water in the Desert: A Zayed Legacy, at The Arts Center at NYUAD. Presented in partnership with Cranleigh Abu Dhabi and the Ministry of Tolerance, the …

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Love culture? This unique internship opportunity is for you

Love culture? This unique internship opportunity is for you

Creative minds are sought for the chance to foster cultural exchange with a unique internship. The Venice Internship is open to both Emiratis and long-term residents aged 21 and over. The unique opportunity is offered by the National Pavilion UAE …

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Save the date for New Year’s – a superstar is coming here

Save the date for New Year’s – a superstar is coming here

Abu Dhabi gets ready to bring in 2019 with a bang as another global superstar is set to headline a gig in the capital. Taking place on Yas Island, the yet-to-be-announced artist will follow the likes of Katy Perry and Coldplay, whose sold-out …

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