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8 reasons you need to watch this amazing play

8 reasons you need to watch this amazing play

Performed by award-winning troupe Elevator Repair Service, Gatz isn’t a reproduction, nor is it quite an adaptation. Rather, this is a presentation of F Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel The Great Gatsby, read aloud in a sort of live version of …

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Why the arts are powerful for bringing people together

Why the arts are powerful for bringing people together

What role does the arts play in creating a community? And how does an education institute fit into it? What makes a community? Is it in physical structures? Is it about the people? The sharing of spaces? Or perhaps, it’s …

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You need to check out this new Arabic book site

You need to check out this new Arabic book site

Arabic reading material is set to become more accessible following a $1.34 million grant (AED 5 million) from charity group Arcadia to the New York University Libraries. The donation will be used to support Arabic Collections Online (ACO), a project …

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You don’t want to miss this amazing new arts season

You don’t want to miss this amazing new arts season

Connection, community and the intersection between them form the core of the upcoming fourth season of performing arts at NYUAD. From a multimedia performance combining film, music and dance to cross-cultural collaborations, the new season, due to begin in September, …

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FILM: Aspiring Emirati filmmakers given unique opportunity with new programme

FILM: Aspiring Emirati filmmakers given unique opportunity with new programme

It looks like watching TV is not all students of the capital will be doing this summer. Emirati students are being given the opportunity to attend a filmmaking training programme in partnership with media and entertainment company Image Nation Abu …

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BUSINESS: Meet the angels watching over business start-ups to help them get off the ground

BUSINESS: Meet the angels watching over business start-ups to help them get off the ground

Struggling to get your business idea running? A new breed of financial backers can provide much-needed capital boost So you think you’re the next start-up hotshot, huh? Concept and cash alone won’t get even the brightest idea off the ground. …

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National Day events

National Day events

Looking for something to do to mark the UAE’s special day? We round up what’s happening around the city to help you celebrate… IKEA gets patriotic with free activities such as henna, face painting, complimentary Arabic coffee, dates and sweets. …

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Performance for free at NYUAD

Performance for free at NYUAD

The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi has announced a wide-ranging programme of events for September 2015 onwards. An impressive collection of music, theatre, dance, poetry, and film is on offer, and it’s all free and open to the public. …

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Hamlet unearthed

Hamlet unearthed

Theater Mitu, a New York City theatre company currently in residence in Abu Dhabi, is staging a rebooted version of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet. The original version of the tragedy tells the story of a Danish prince who is eager to …

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