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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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Nine ways to make this weekend awesome

Nine ways to make this weekend awesome

It’s what we’ve all been waiting for: It’s the weekend! With live sport, music, get-togethers for your fluffy friends and so much more, it’s time to make some memorable plans for the next few days. Thursday 25th October  Head to …

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This student opera has an important message to share

This student opera has an important message to share

The desert is a hostile place. All things considered, it seems extraordinary that thousands of years ago, man didn’t just survive here, but thrived and created a civilisation in the most barren and inhospitable of places. Back then, water was …

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Don’t miss your chance to see this exciting show

Don’t miss your chance to see this exciting show

A pair of expert musicians are coming to Abu Dhabi for one night only.  Algerian mandolinist and instrumentalist Ptit Moh will take to the stage alongside accomplished flamenco guitarist Juan Carmona on 18th October. Chaâbi Flamenco is just one of the many shows …

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Did we see you at this cool season opener?

Did we see you at this cool season opener?

The city’s first open-mic poetry night celebrated its season seven debut with hundreds of culture fans at NYUAD. Welcoming local talent to the stage, the event, hosted by founder Dorian Paul Rogers, featured original performances from poets, comedians and singers. …

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How can the desert dunes make beautiful music?

How can the desert dunes make beautiful music?

Explore the subtle sounds and movement of the desert at the world premiere of a unique choreomusical. Winds shift particles of sand as they lift and settle on the dune, creating new patterns on the surface. As you look up, …

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Wow! The high tech project that’s out of this world

Wow! The high tech project that’s out of this world

New research from scientists in Abu Dhabi is set to challenge current scientific opinion on how stars rotate. Researchers from NYU Abu Dhabi Centre for Space Science have found evidence that sun-like stars rotate up to two-and-a-half times faster at …

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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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Lace up your shoes – this is why it’s time to get up and get active

Lace up your shoes – this is why it’s time to get up and get active

Spreading the grassroots movement in sport, a growing number of active events are being held in the capital to inspire you to get up, get out and take part. With world-class events like FIFA Club World Cup, ITU World Triathlon …

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