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How this chef’s early years inspired his love for food

How this chef’s early years inspired his love for food

For Chef Sinju Varghese, the newest executive chef to join the ranks at Al Raha Beach Hotel, some of his earliest food memories map the compass points of India. “I’m from Kerala, but I didn’t live there long,” he tells …

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This new movie has its finger on the pulse

This new movie has its finger on the pulse

What does this new drama-thriller tell us about a very real political situation taking place in the US? When Donald Trump was sworn into office, many hoped that the firebrand politics he used to hoist himself to victory and incite …

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What goes on behind the scenes at the city’s biggest iftar?

What goes on behind the scenes at the city’s biggest iftar?

“We run like a German watch,” jokes executive chef Karsten Gottschalk. And so they have to. Because the team at the Armed Forces Officers Club and Hotel, with chef Karsten at the helm, is responsible for providing iftar for between …

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You have to see this long-time resident’s unique story

You have to see this long-time resident’s unique story

After 40 years working at The Club, Kerala native Hassan Kutty is finally retiring to his family in India. Recalling memories from his time in the UAE, Hassan sits with editor Rachael Perrett to talk about first impressions of his …

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Why this fascinating film pushes the right buttons

Why this fascinating film pushes the right buttons

Can I Kill Giants make the painful process of adolescence any more relatable for its teenage audience? Teenage girls often have very little to go on when it comes to finding a relatable role model on the silver screen, especially …

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6 reasons to be excited for Yas Movies in the Park

6 reasons to be excited for Yas Movies in the Park

Whether you’re into action, romance, comedies or fantasy, everyone loves going to the movies.  And while we’re not short of options when it comes to selecting a theatre, wouldn’t you like to see some of your favourite movies in a …

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How has this legendary director broken the mould?

How has this legendary director broken the mould?

As a new true-life thriller is set to drop, we take a look at one director’s decision to break away from Hollywood casting convention Let’s face it: on-screen heroics is a job usually left to the well-muscled professionals. Sylvester Stallone, …

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Gearing up for college? Know what to look for in a university

Gearing up for college? Know what to look for in a university

What to look for when searching for a higher education institute in the UAE The UAE’s diverse population makes it a magnet for university institutes from across the globe. Combine that with the local institutions across the country and parents …

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How do you portray an iconic leader after countless others?

How do you portray an iconic leader after countless others?

Can Gary Oldman bring his own spin to an iconic historical war figure? History often has a way of repeating itself – and that’s particularly true when it comes to the film industry and its love for the biopic. The …

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Better believe it, this teacher is a certified vampire authority

Better believe it, this teacher is a certified vampire authority

University lecturer by day, vampire slayer – or expert – by night, Dale Hudson is a professor of Film and New Media at NYUAD, who recently published a book looking at the evolution of the fanged monsters in film, Vampires, …

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