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Returning film workshop aims to develop young creatives

Returning film workshop aims to develop young creatives

  Abu Dhabi youth are being urged to consider careers in the UAE’s future arts and media sector with the launch of a series of artistic initiatives. From movie-making classes to arts grants and the anticipated opening of Louvre Abu …

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New workshops to highlight UAE’s ancient cultural heritage

New workshops to highlight UAE’s ancient cultural heritage

Ancient crafts are coming back into the spotlight thanks to a new series of events. To share the heritage of the UAE with future generations, weekly workshops are being launched in Al Ain Palace Museum until October. Guests can get involved …

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Bemused by the bus? Here’s how to get from A to B

Bemused by the bus? Here’s how to get from A to B

Staff writer Ferdinand Godinez puts the city’s bus system to the test Unless you have your own car, getting around Abu Dhabi can be done in two ways: by taxi or by bus. The recent increase in taxi flagdown rate …

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Wonderful ways to win at the weekend

Wonderful ways to win at the weekend

Your old friend the weekend is back, bringing with it a world of opportunities. Whether you’re looking to make plans as a family, have a low key weekend or have a laugh, there’s plenty of things to do over the …

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Stuck with Shukran? Time to broaden your knowledge of Arabic language

Stuck with Shukran? Time to broaden your knowledge of Arabic language

Understanding the local language could benefit you in more ways than you think As an expat living abroad, it can be overwhelming when you don’t speak the local language. No doubt there have been times – struggling to communicate with …

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Did you know you already have your new favourite outfit?

Did you know you already have your new favourite outfit?

As a former personal stylist, Filipina Elie Robinson came to see the fashion world as wasteful. Now she’s using her talent to inspire residents to upcycle their clothes to create one-of-a-kind pieces with her concept, Unwasted. Q – How did …

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PREVIEW: Exhibition by Mark Luscombe-Whyte

PREVIEW: Exhibition by Mark Luscombe-Whyte

Famed British photographer Mark Luscombe-Whyte has opened a stunning exhibition at The Galleria. Take a look at his award-winning photography inspired by the capital and the Arab world. Presented by The Galleria and Architectural Digest Middle East, the exhibition features …

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FIVE MINUTES WITH: Caroline Lovell of dog treat business Woofabix

FIVE MINUTES WITH: Caroline Lovell of dog treat business Woofabix

Baking hand-made dog treats, Caroline offers a healthy alternative to canine pals in the UAE. We talk about her inspiration behind the venture and find out how meticulous the process can be Q – Where did the idea for Woofabix …

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INTERVIEW: 5 minutes with… DJ Darryl Rees

INTERVIEW: 5 minutes with… DJ Darryl Rees

Do you remember the exact moment when you thought you’d like to be a DJ? It all started with a cheap DJ console, which I would play around with in my bedroom. Then one day a DJ friend of mine …

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